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October 10: Tom Scheber
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM (EDT)
Washington, United States
Breakfast Series Information
Capitol Hill Club (CHC)
300 First Street SE
Washington, DC 20003
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Transportation to CHC
Parking is a challenge. Suggested travel is by METRO. Take the Orange or Blue Line to Capitol South Metro Station. Exit the station on the escalator and the club is on your right across the street with the green awning reading The Capitol Hill Club.
Business Attire or Military Uniform of the Day
Conventional Prompt Global Strike: A Fresh Perspective
Over a decade ago, DoD proposed to develop advanced conventional weapons that could strike anywhere in the world in less than an hour. The concept has been dubbed "Conventional Prompt Global Strike (CPGS)." Both the Obama Administration and the previous administration have endorsed the general need for these weapons. Several unresolved issues, however, have obstructed progress on development and deployment of CPGS weapons.
Tom Scheber, the Vice President of the National Institute for Public Policy will provide a fresh perspective on Conventional Prompt Global Strike (CPGS) . The need for a fresh look at the proposed CPGS capability results from several factors including:
- Technical options now available for CPGS weapons;
- The impact of a new arms control treaty regime (the New START Treaty is in effect; the START Treaty has expired); and
- Newly available information about Russian early warning and attack assessment capabilities. What can the Russians see and how might they respond to the launch of CPGS weapons?
When & Where
Breakfast Series at Capitol Hill Club
703.247.5800 ext. 4877
Make checks payable to:
Air Force Association
Make a note that your check is for the Peter Huessy Breakfast Series