Sentinel – Studies and Reports

Sentinel (GBSD) – Studies and Reports

Read key studies and reports about the U.S. Air Force’s Sentinel (GBSD) program, which will modernize the ground-based leg of the nuclear triad.

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2022 National Defense Strategy, Nuclear Posture Review, and Missile Defense Review

October 27, 2022 –

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Long Shadows: Deterrence in a Multipolar Nuclear Age

May 2022 – Center for a New American Security

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The Nuclear Posture Review Must Account for a Growing Chinese Nuclear Threat

January 2022 – The Heritage Foundation

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Modernizing the U.S. Nuclear Triad: The Rationale for a New Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

January 2022 – RAND

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Nuclear priorities for the Biden administration

December 2021 – Atlantic Council

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Modernizing the Nuclear Triad: Decline or Renewal?

October 2021 – Hudson Institute

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Understanding American Voters’ Sentiment on Strategic Nuclear Deterrence

September 2021 – Mitchell Institute Studies

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Safety in Diversity: The Strategic Value of ICBMs and the GBSD in the Nuclear Triad

May 2021 – NIPP

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The Downsides of Downsizing: Why the United States Needs Four Hundred ICBMs

March 2021 – Atlantic Council

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Extending New START Makes U.S. Nuclear Modernization Imperative

March 2021 – Heritage Foundation

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Hudson Institute Report Touts the Advantages of GBSD Program

July 2019 – Hudson Institute

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NATO’s Nuclear Deterrence: More Important, Yet More Contested

February 2019 – NATO Defense College

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The Case for the U.S. ICBM Force

Fall 2018 – Strategic Studies Quarterly

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Defending the Record on US Nuclear Deterrence

Spring 2018 – Strategic Studies Quarterly

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Sustaining the U.S. Nuclear Deterrent: The LRSO and GBSD

April 2018 – CSBA

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U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments and Issues

March 2018 – Congressional Research Service

2018 Nuclear Posture Review

Nuclear Poster Review

February 2018 – NPR

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America’s Nuclear Backbone: The Value of ICBMs and the New Ground Based Strategic Deterrent

January 2017 – Mitchell Institute

A Nuclear Strategy and Posture for 2030

A Nuclear Strategy and Posture for 2030

October 2015 – CNAS

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The Cost of U.S. Nuclear Forces: From BCA to Bow Wave and Beyond

August 2015 – CSBA

The Future of the U.S. Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Force

2014 – RAND Corporation

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The Future of America’s Strategic Nuclear Deterrent

December 2013 – CSBA report

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Nuclear Posture Review

2010 – NPR