Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Center for International Security and Cooperation Stanford University


Shifting From a Nuclear Triad to a Nuclear Dyad

Journal Article

Jeffery H. Richardson - Visiting Scholar at CISAC

Published by
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September-October 2009

Jeff Richardson, a senior scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, outlines the rationale for retiring land-based ballistic missiles and leaving a strategic dyad of submarine-launched missiles and air-delivered weapons as the backbone of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.