Latest "arms control" stories
Fearing Russian false flag in Ukraine, US launches plan to track arms
The U.S. State Department released plans Thursday to better track weapons supplied to Ukraine.
Most land mine use banned by US military, except in Korea
The announcement reverses a more permissive stance by then-President Donald Trump, and it concludes a review that has lasted for more than a year. Bonnie Jenkins, the State Department’s undersecretary for arms control and international security, said the new policy fulfills “a commitment that President Biden made as a candidate,” when he described Trump’s decision as “reckless.”
NATO members set to say they won’t deploy land-based nukes in Europe
NATO allies are poised to officially oppose the alliance deploying ground-based nuclear missiles in Europe, Defense News has learned.
Air Force aborts test launch of unarmed Minuteman III nuclear missile
The Air Force said Wednesday it called off a test launch of an unarmed Minuteman III nuclear missile at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
A new bill would defund new ICBMs to pay for coronavirus vaccine research
The bill would push the Air Force to extend the life of its Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles.
By Valerie Insinna