Mon, 11 June 2018
Back in March, Putin said that Russia has been testing a nuclear-powered cruise missile and showed a little bit of video footage. Throughout April and May, stories have come out questioning the success of these tests.
Jeffrey and his team at CNS have been peaking into the test site and trying to figure out what is actually going on.
Jeffrey and Aaron discuss using satellite images to geolocate the launch site and what that tells about the state of the program.
Links of Note:
The Gertz piece on the possibly failed tests.
The CNBC piece on the testing regime's successes and failures.
Previous Arms Control Wonk Podcast episode on Putin's new cruise missile and other nuclear weapons.
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