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New Research: On Current and Near-Future Missile Defence Systems

British Pugwash Note (Nov 2021) is below and in PDF here. The full report here.


THAAD missile defence system (plus stars)British Pugwash commissioned a study from Harry Spencer, a postgraduate scholar at the University of Birmingham, which addresses the capabilities and effectiveness of current and near-future missile defence against traditional and hypersonic missiles.…

Note on Current and Near-Future Missile Defence Systems

A study commissioned by British Pugwash from Harry Spencer, a postgraduate scholar at the University of Birmingham, has been published online here. The study addresses the capabilities and effectiveness of current and near-future missile defence against traditional and hypersonic missiles.…

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New Video: Hypersonic Missiles vs Strategic Stability

Student/Young Pugwash UK has released a video of Matteo Frigoli discussing his research on developments with hypersonic missiles. The presentation is based on research commissioned by British Pugwash.

The presentation covers:

  • Technical issues
  • Destabilising potential of hypersonics
  • US, Russian and Chinese perspectives
  • Arms control options

Enjoy!…

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POSTPONED – Non-Proliferation Treaty RevCon 2020 – British Pugwash discussion meeting

In light of government advice on COVID-19 and the fact that the NPT RevCon 2020 has been postponed, we have decided to postpone this event (possibly to next year).

We have also postponed the AGM of British Pugwash, which was supposed to precede this meeting.