Search: Strategic Nuclear Forces,Nuclear weapons (3 materials)

On the Balance of Strategic Nuclear Forces

... to 86 per cent of Russia’s SNFs in “delivery systems” and 87 per cent in “explosive tonnage”. The development of strategic nuclear forces (SNF) is becoming an increasingly relevant topic in light of the latest United States Nuclear Posture ... ... development of new nuclear delivery vehicles. China is also developing its own SNF. To assess the role and place of various types of nuclear weapons in the overall structure of nuclear deterrence, we have developed a simplified model of SNF “interaction” ...


North Korea’s Two Allies

North Korea's Strategic Nuclear Forces On July 3, 2016, North Korea will mark its first ever Strategic Forces Day. Following the fourth nuclear ... ... by both sides. This article will mention only some of the most important events [1] . Kim Il-Sung was probably interested in nuclear weapons ever since they first appeared, and the 1950–1953 war during which the United States unambiguously threatened ...


Apocalypse Fifth Chinese Horse. China’s Strategic Nuclear Forces

... is usually measured by the number of carriers, and of its readiness to launch a nuclear strike in several waves. Infographics. China marks 50 years of nuclear weapons It is the preemptive strike that attaches any value to China’s strategic nuclear forces. China’s nuclear weapons stockpile of some 300 warheads mounted on strategic delivery vehicles, including fission bombs of 15-40 kt and 3 mt yield as well as 3 to 5 mt and more modern 200-300 kt missile warheads, appears to be a more realistic estimate. Another ...


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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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