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Russian nuclear weapons

Stephen Blank

Russian nuclear weapons

past, present, and future

by Stephen Blank

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military doctrine,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Government policy,
  • Military policy,
  • Strategy

  • About the Edition

    This book presents several essays analyzing Russia"s extensive nuclear agenda and the issues connected with it. It deals with strategy, doctrine, European, Eurasian, and East Asian security agendas, as well as the central U.S.-Russia nuclear and arms control equations. This work brings together American, European, and Russian analysts to discuss Russia"s defense and conventional forces reforms and their impact on nuclear forces, doctrine, strategy, and the critical issues of Russian security policies toward the United States, Europe, and China. It also deals directly with the present and future roles of nuclear weapons in Russian defense policy and strategy.

    Edition Notes

    StatementStephen J. Blank, editor
    ContributionsArmy War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA770 .R8485 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 511 p. :
    Number of Pages511
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25330216M
    ISBN 101584875046
    ISBN 109781584875048
    LC Control Number2011506828
    OCLC/WorldCa768822142

      “The Russian Orthodox Church has systematically and openly supported the Kremlin’s foreign policy gambits involving nuclear weapons,” wrote author Dmitry Adamsky in his recently published.   President Trump and Russian Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Osaka this year. The main nuclear weapons control pact between the United States and Russia is .

      Russia has a knack for developing weapons that—at least on paper—are terrifying: nuclear-powered cruise missiles, robot subs with megaton warheads. The Soviets had ab nuclear weapons in their country and in Eastern Europe and about million kilograms of plutonium and highly enriched uranium (the fuel for nuclear bombs), Hecker said. Consider that the bomb that the U.S. dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki in was only six kilograms of plutonium, he added.

    New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin Sunday said his country’s Navy vessels would be armed with hypersonic nuclear strike weapons and underwater nuclear drones, which, according to him, are in the final phase of testing. According to a Reuters news report, Putin has often spoken of the new generation of Russian nuclear weapons, which he has called .   China has just a fraction of the nuclear weapons in the American and Russian arsenals, but U.S. officials warn that Beijing is aiming to .


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