The president's expected Nuclear Posture Review implementation study follows release of a "guidance" document from the Defense Department in early January that stated "it is possible that our deterrence goals can be achieved with a smaller nuclear force.
What does NPR stand for?
NPR stands for Nuclear Posture Review
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The seven studies include the National Security Strategy; Quadrennial Defense Review Report; The QDR in Perspective: Meeting America's National Security Needs in the 21st Century; Nuclear Posture Review Report; Ballistic Missile Defense Review Report; and NATO 2020: Assured Security; Dynamic Engagement.
In its Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) released in April, Washington indicated its readiness to issue a declaration to make it clear that the sole purpose of the U.
The Nuclear Posture Review also commits the US not to develop new nuclear weapons, missions, or capabilities.
In referring to the soon-to-be-released Nuclear Posture Review, Obama said in an interview with the paper that the United States would limit the conditions for the use of nuclear weapons, even for self-defense purposes.
Obama is set to announce a new defence strategy, known as the Nuclear Posture Review, which aims to revamp American nuclear strategy to substantially narrow the conditions under which the country would use its nuclear weapons.
The Nuclear Posture Review is released every five or 10 years, and spells out the United States' public position on the use of its nuclear arsenal.