How will new technologies and potential risks relating to undersea warfare and nuclear deterrence in the Indo-Pacific evolve over a 20-year timeframe?
Following publication of the 2020 edited volume The Future of the Undersea Deterrent: A Global Survey, this article series consists of selected shortened chapters, published in the Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s The Strategist.
Support for this project was provided by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Undersea deterrence and strategic competition in the Indo-Pacific, Rory Medcalf, 30 April 2020.
The future of China’s nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine force, Adam Ni, 8 May 2020.
Nuclear-armed submarines and the balance of power in the Indo-Pacific, James Goldrick, 14 May 2020.
Nuclear-armed submarines and US defence strategy: the future of the maritime deterrent, James J. Wirtz, 22 May 2020.
The role of nuclear weapons in China’s national defence, Fiona S. Cunningham, 27 May 2020.
Nuclear-armed submarines and strategic stability in the Indo-Pacific, Stephan Fruehling, 4 June 2020.
The US sea-based nuclear deterrent in a new era, Thomas Mahnken and Bryan Clark, 11 June 2020.