LRSO

  • Cancel the New Nuclear Cruise Missile

    The Defense Department has proposed to build a new, powerful nuclear cruise missile called the Long-Range Standoff weapon (LRSO). In our opinion, this weapon is unnecessary, incredibly expensive and would move the United States closer to actually using a nuclear weapon — an unthinkable action...

    November 15, 2016 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • New Report: 10 Big Nuclear Ideas for the Next President

    President-elect Donald Trump will soon have to focus seriously on nuclear policy. With this in mind, Ploughshares Fund invited some of the best thinkers in the field to come up with ten bold ideas to help make America safer and more secure. 

    November 14, 2016 - By Tom Collina
  • Joe Cirincione Testifies before the Democratic Platform Committee

    Ploughshares Fund President Joe Cirincione recently testified before the Democratic Platform Drafting Committee, highlighting the urgent threats posed by nuclear weapons: 

    Ploughshares Fund President Joe Cirincione recently testified before the Democratic Platform Drafting Committee, highlighting the urgent threats posed by nuclear weapons: "The use of one nuclear weapon...

    June 20, 2016 - By Will Lowry
  • Testimony of Joseph Cirincione

    While most of us have forgotten that nuclear weapons still exist today, national security leaders have not. They take seriously former Secretary of Defense Bill Perry warning that we 'are on the brink of a new nuclear arms race' with all the perils, near-misses and terrors many thought ended...

    June 20, 2016 - By Joe Cirincione
  • New Report: Ghosts of the Cold War

    The era when two global superpowers fought for world domination is long over – but the nuclear weapons continue to haunt us. The United States has about 2,000 nuclear warheads deployed on a “triad” of submarines, bombers, and land-based missiles. These doomsday weapons – the ghosts of the Cold...

    April 19, 2016 - By Tom Collina