A BASIC Brief on Russia’s development of the Burevestnik nuclear powered cruise missile – what is it, how does it work, and does it change the strategic calculus?
We are thrilled to announce the launch of the BASIC-N Square Network Map of departments, organisations and scholars working on nuclear threat reduction in the United Kingdom. This map is intended as a ‘gift’ to the community, with hopes that it will serve as a useful tool to build connections amongst those of us based in the UK.
The production of this map was kindly funded by N Square and the New Venture Fund.
This report argues that climate change will exacerbate the challenges Canada faces in the recapitalisation of the Victoria-class submarine fleet.
Chris Spedding argues that developing and testing autonomous nuclear-propulsion reactors for aerial or subsea munitions will lead to a real risk of radiological exposure and contamination, with lethal consequences.
Eva-Nour Repussard and Chris Spedding discuss the finding of a roundtable on the Case for a Proliferation-Resistant Medical Isotope Reactor, convened by BASIC and The Open University.