STS.435J Nuclear Forces and Missile Defenses
Introduces the assessment of strategic nuclear forces. Emphasizes the development of force requirements and methods for analyzing alternative force postures in terms of missions, effectiveness, and cost. The history of the US-Soviet strategic competition provides the backdrop against which the evolution of nuclear strategy and forces is considered. Students taking graduate version are expected to complete additional assignments.
This class has no prerequisites.
STS.435J will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by T. Postol.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
You can find more information at the MIT Subject Listing & Schedule Fall 2014 Search Results site.
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