De-alerting and Reducing Operational Status

Nuclear Force Posture and Alert Rates: Issues and Options, Amy F. Woolf, East West Institute, June 2009

De-alerting Strategic Forces by Bruce G. Blair,
in Reykjavik Revisited: Steps Toward a World Free of Nuclear WeaponsóComplete Report of 2007 Hoover Institution Conference, Stanford University Press. 2008.

Who's Got the Button? Taking Nuclear Weapons off Hair-Trigger Alert, By Bruce G. Blair, Harold Feiveson and Frank N. von Hippel Scientific America, November 1997

Why Russian and U.S. Nuclear Postures Perpetuate Cold War Risks By David E. Mosher and Lowell H. Schwartz

Nuclear Weapons Alert Status Debated, by Wade Boese, Arms Control today, Dec. 2007;
Text of Nov. 28 E-mail from Strategic Command responding to ACT's questions on the alert status of U.S. nuclear weapons November 2007

Bruce Blair Zero Nuclear Weapons presentation in Ottawa (CPAC broadcast)


see also: Ending Launch on Warning/RLOAD page