December 2011 - United States Special Weapons News
- U.S. preparing for tactical nuclear cuts in future arms deal with Russia RIA Novosti 27 Dec 2011 -- The United States is preparing for talks that could lead to cuts in tactical nuclear weapons and warheads in storage in a future arms agreement with Russia, a senior arms control official said in an interview with RIA Novosti.
- Russia, U.S. ink uranium enrichment pact for 2013-2022 RIA Novosti 21 Dec 2011 -- Russia and the United States signed an intergovernmental agreement on Tuesday enabling the contract for uranium enrichment services in 2013-2022 to come into force, General Director of Russian state-controlled nuclear equipment exporter Techsnabexport (Tenex) Alexey Grigoriev said.
- U.S. conducts 12 START inspections in Russia in 2011 RIA Novosti 16 Dec 2011 -- U.S. inspection teams have conducted 12 inspections of Strategic Missile Forces facilities in Russia.
- START Treaty Ushered in New Nuclear Era VOA 16 Dec 2011 -- In 1991, the so-called "Cold War" between Moscow and Washington underwent a historic transformation with the START treaty.
- Cobalt Dragon prepares unit for threat Army News 15 Dec 2011 -- The ever-present threat of without warning disasters and terrorist attacks necessitates the need for qualified specialists.
- U.S. continues close cooperation with Taiwan on nuclear energy CNA 13 Dec 2011 -- The United States will continue its long and close cooperation with Taiwan in the field of nuclear energy.
- U.S. backs Taiwan's participation in global atomic energy agency CNA 13 Dec 2011 -- The United States supports Taiwan in its bid to participate in the International Atomic Energy Agency.
- Missile component damage reported at Minot AFB AFNS 06 Dec 2011 -- A small, replaceable component of a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was damaged Nov. 17 while maintenance technicians at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., conducted routine maintenance. Airmen reported the damage immediately to proper authorities in accordance with standard procedures.
- Obama Moscow Envoy Nominee Blocked RFE/RL 02 Dec 2011 -- U.S. Congressional sources: Approval of President Barack Obama's nominee for ambassador to Russia is being blocked by a senator from the opposition Republican Party.
- Environmental assessment underway for New Start Treaty silo eliminations AFNS 01 Dec 2011 -- An environmental assessment is underway at two Air Force Global Strike Command bases.
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