To limit—or expand—missile defense

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Since 2002, when the United States withdrew from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, the international arms control regime has included no limits on missile defense. Washington wants to keep it that way, insisting that it “will continue to reject any negotiated […]

China Produces A Guam Killer

Strategy Page

China recently revealed (apparently by accident) the existence of the DF-26 IRBM (Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile.)

Why Do We Need ‘Hypersonic’ Strike Weapons, Exactly?

James Acton

It’s hard to dispute the notion that before spending billions of dollars on a new weapon, the Pentagon ought to be able to explain what it’s for. So it’s surprising how often this rule isn’t followed. Take the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon. […]

India to deploy defence against ballistic missiles by 2016, says DRDO chief

Hindustan Times

India is hurrying up the deployment of an advanced missile defence system to stave off threats from ballistic missiles at a time China’s arsenal is growing in sophistication and numbers. Pursuing its ballistic missile defence (BMD) programme aggressively, the country […]