Whether based on land, aerostats, aircraft, or in orbit, elevated sensors can supplement targeting capabilities.
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The Missile Defense Review sets “the stage for a high-stakes policy debate between those who value missile defense as an enabler of US grand strategy, and those who fear enhanced missile defense may start an arms race with Russia and China,” write Walter Slocombe and Robert Soofer.
On August 17, the CSIS Missile Defense Project welcomed General Glen D. VanHerck, Commander of NORAD and USNORTHCOM, to discuss his approach to rapidly developing and fielding capabilities for the defense of North America. Watch the event.
On June 22, the CSIS Missile Defense Project welcomed back Vice Admiral Jon Hill, Director of the Missile Defense Agency, to speak on the Agency’s FY 2022 programs, priorities, and budgets.
On June 2, Tom Karako spoke with Mike White, Principal Director for Hypersonics in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering OUSD(R&E). The discussion reviewed the programmatic and budgetary implications of both hypersonic strike and defense.
Please join the CSIS Missile Defense Project on Friday, May 21 for a conversation on the U.S. Army’s space and air and missile defense plans with Lieutenant General Daniel Karbler, Commander of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command.
What will it take for Russia and the United States to make progress on arms control? In announcing the Biden administration’s intent to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) for another five years, Secretary of State Anthony Blinkin offered a hint. He noted that the next negotiation must include all of Russian and American nuclear...
The Biden administration is expected to release its first budget request for FY 2022 in May. The request marks the first budget since FY 2011 that is not subject to the discretionary spending limits imposed by the Budget Control Act. While the defense budget request for FY 2022 was developed predominantly under the previous administration,...
On February 23, CSIS Missile Defense Project Director Tom Karako sat down with Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General John Hyten to discuss the future of U.S. strategic deterrence policy.