US Conducts Post-INF Ground-Launched Missile Test

US Conducts Post-INF Ground-Launched Missile Test

On August 18, the U.S. Department of Defense flight tested a ground-launched cruise missile from San Nicolas Island, California. Launched from a MK-41 Vertical Launch System, the Tomahawk cruise missile…

US to Test INF-Range GLCM and Ballistic Missile

US to Test INF-Range GLCM and Ballistic Missile

According to unnamed U.S. defense officials, the United States plans to test fire a ground-launched cruise missile (GLCM) with a range of about 1,000 km range in August, and a…

US Will Begin Manufacturing INF-Range GLCM

US Will Begin Manufacturing INF-Range GLCM

The U.S. Department of Defense announced it will begin manufacturing components for conventionally armed ground-launched cruise missiles (GLCMs) with ranges previously prohibited by the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Though…

US to Suspend INF Treaty Obligations

US to Suspend INF Treaty Obligations

On February 1, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States will suspend its obligations under the INF Treaty, effective February 2, and will leave the Treaty…

Commentary: Leaving the INF Treaty Now Is the Right Call

Commentary: Leaving the INF Treaty Now Is the Right Call

Recent statements by President Trump and National Security Adviser John Bolton indicate the United States may soon withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. The INF Treaty was…