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- B-2 Spirit (bomber) : U.S. long-range, low-observability "stealth" heavy bomber
- B-52 Superfortress (bomber) : United States Air Force heavy bomber, first version flown in 1952, entered service in 1961, expected to stay operational until at least 2030
- B61 (nuclear weapon) : A thermonuclear fusion device implemented as a "tactical" gravity bomb that has a low to medium variable yield; the B61-11 version has limited ground penetration capability
- B83 (nuclear weapon) : A thermonuclear gravity bomb whose variable yield can be set to the highest (1-2 MtSymbol error) of any deployed U.S. nuclear weapon; uses LX-17 explosive
- LGM-30 Minuteman : In the Minuteman III version, the only operational US land-based intercontinental ballistic missile, fired from ultrahardened underground silos
- W87 (nuclear weapon) : Intermediate yield thermonuclear weapon used to arm LGM-30 Minuteman III ICBMs after arms control treaties changed them from MIRV to single warhead; had been warhead for Peacekeeper single-warhead ICBM; safeguards include enhanced electrical isolation, LX-17 insensitive high explosive and a fire-resistant pit
- Ohio-class : The sole operational class of U.S. ballistic missile submarines, firing the Trident D5; some have been converted for special operations and cruise missile launch
- UGM-133 Trident D5 : Current generation of submarine-launched ballistic missile on U.S. and U.K. submarines; extremely accurate, long-range and equipped with multiple independently targeted reentry vehicles banned from land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles
- Classified information : Material collected or created by a government that is subject to limitations on its release to the general public and may have penalties for its unauthorized release.
- Compartmented control system : A set of controls, in addition to a regular national security classifications, that adds additional security restrictions to especially sensitive information
- Command and control : The combination of lawful authority over people and resources, coupled with the methods of directing their execution of missions and tasks directed at goals set by that authority
- Nuclear weapon : A weapon that produces extremely powerful explosions from principles involving subatomic particle reactions, rather than the chemical reactions among atoms that power conventional explosives
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- Air warfare planning : The set of doctrines and procedures for carrying out all types of air warfare, as an integrated whole
- Atmospheric reentry : The movement of human-made or natural objects as they enter the atmosphere of a planet from outer space, in the case of Earth from an altitude above the 'edge of space.'
- CIA activities in Iraq : Add brief definition or description
- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff : The senior member of the uniformed services of the United States, statutory senior military adviser to the President and Secretary of Defense; currently Admiral Mike Mullen; policy developer and adviser not in the operational chain of command
- Countervalue : A military targeting doctrine, first articulated in the context of nuclear warfare but not restricted to it, in which the attacker plans to attacks civilian populations, and to destroy the enemy industrial capability
- Defense Satellite Communications System : A currently operational U.S. system of military communications satellites, providing worldwide coverage among fixed and semifixed sites, with moderately high data rates
- E-3 Sentry : Airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft, equipped with a large radar and a battle staff, which can detect aircraft and control combat.
- Eighth Air Force : The organization currently "owning" the bombers, information operations, and most intelligence aircraft of the United States Air Force; it conducted strategic bombing against Germany in the Second World War
- Electromagnetic pulse : An intense burst of electromagnetic (EM) energy caused by an abrupt, rapid acceleration of charged particles, usually electrons.
- George Kistiakowsky : (1900 – 1982), leader of the chemical explosives team of the Manhattan Project
- Henry Kissinger : (1923—) American academic, diplomat, and simultaneously Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Secretary of State in the Nixon Administration; promoted realism (foreign policy) and détente with China and the Soviet Union; shared 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for ending the Vietnam War; Director, Atlantic Council
- ITU frequency bands : A terminological scheme by the International Telecommunications Union to broadly classify electromagnetic frequencies used for radio and radar.
- Intercontinental ballistic missile : A ballistic missile, carrying one or more warheads, with a range in excess of 5500 kilometers; the definition traditionally referred to land-based weapons, but some submarine-launched ballistic missiles have this capability
- James Schlesinger : Counselor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; Member, International Security Advisory Board, United States Department of State; Chairman, advisory council, The National Interest; U.S. Secretary of Defense, U.S. Secretary of Energy and Director of Central Intelligence in the Ford Administration
- Key West Agreement : A "roles and missions" agreement, of questionable effectiveness, reached after the United States Air Force was created, and disputed that the United States Army and United States Navy should have aircraft able to carry out, respectively, close air support and strike functions
- Land attack : A range of technologies and techniques used to attack targets on land from the sea; the targets are usually assumed to be well inland, and the weapons to be non-nuclear
- Lee Butler : General, United States Air Force, who retired in 1994 as the first commander of United States Strategic Command and last commander of Strategic Air Command; now an advocate of arms control and nuclear disarmament
- Nagasaki : Please do not use this term in your topic list, because there is no single article for it. Please substitute a more precise term. See Nagasaki (disambiguation) for a list of available, more precise, topics. Please add a new usage if needed.
- National Security Agency : An organization within the United States Department of Defense, with the dual roles of the principal signals intelligence agency in the United States intelligence community, but also having the responsibility for information assurance of military, diplomatic, and other critical communications.
- Operation LINEBACKER II : The most intense air campaign of the Vietnam War, directed against North Vietnam to force it back to the Paris Peace Talks; a peace agreement was signed one month after the start of the 11 days of attacks
- Overpressure : The difference from normal air pressure caused by the shock wave generated by an explosion.
- Robert McNamara : A specialist in quantitative management who became president of the Ford Motor Company, but was quickly nominated as Secretary of Defense, becoming a major architect of policy, especially for the Vietnam War, in the John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson administrations.
- Royal Navy : By long naval tradition, when there is no qualifier but "Royal", the navy being discussed is that of the United Kingdom.
- Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility : A work area with the administrative, physical, and electronic safeguards to allow proper protection of information or materials under the requirements of a compartmented control system
- Signals intelligence from 1954 to 1979 : Technology and history of signals intelligence from 1954 to 1979
- Strategic Air Command : A former major headquarters of the United States Air Force, whose planning and contingency operations are now part of United States Strategic Command, while its aircraft readiness is under Air Combat Command and its missile readiness under Air Force Space Command
- Strategic bombing : Strategic strike attacks against the homeland military forces, population and industry of a nation, conducted by manned bomber aircraft
- Strategic strike : Use of kinetic (i.e., physically destructive) and nonkinetic (e.g., information operations deep into enemy territory, affecting military forces in the homeland, or population, industry, and infrastructure.
- United States Air Force : One of the uniformed services of the United States, with principal responsibility for land-based long-range and high-performance aircraft, as well as land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles
- United States Secretary of Defense : The civilian official with authority over all personnel of the United States Department of Defense, currently Robert Gates
- United States Strategic Command : The U.S. unified headquarters for the missions of worldwide nuclear and conventional precision strike; command, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance in support of strategic operations; global network operations of the Global Information Grid, information operations, ballistic missile defense, and reduction of Weapons of Mass Destruction threats
- Weapons of mass destruction : Weapons that cause death or injury not primarily through kinetic energy of projectiles or the detonation of conventional explosives, but rather produce large-scale effects greater than possible with the same weight of explosives weapons; by means heat, blast and radiation from nuclear weapon; poisoning by chemical weapon; infectious disease by biological weapons; or acute or chronic radiation syndromes from radiological weapons.