Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



  • 12/17/2018

    The Trump Administration and the Middle East Dr. F. Gregory Gause, III

    The Trump Administration has made some noticeable and important changes in Middle East policy – withdrawing from the JCPOA, moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.

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  • 07/30/2018

    Risk Disposition and Deterrence of Decision-Making:An Empirical Examination Dr. Jeffrey Berejikian and Dr. Zachary Zwald

    US deterrence policy should rest upon a solid empirical foundation regarding risk propensity and the effect of shifting risk disposition on deterrence signaling.

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  • 05/23/2018

    An Insider's Look at the B-52 Stratofortress Maj. Chris "Fridge" Coleman and Maj. Andrew "Mayhem" Paulsen

    The B-52 Stratofortress, affectionately nicknamed “The BUFF” for the Big Ugly Fat Fellow, has been the backbone of the United States’ bomber force for the last 60+ years.

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  • 05/17/2018

    Three Secrets to the Working with the Department of Defense Christopher Cross

    Chris will describe his recent experience as the Technical Director of the Joint Munitions Program in Office of the Secretary of Defense and his current position as the LLNL Technical Liaison to the Missile Defense Agency. He will share his perception of LLNL and DOE through the eyes of the warfighter.

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  • 03/16/2018

    A discussion on the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review: What it means and how the sausage was made COL Paul D. (Ric) Schumacher

    The Trump Administration directed the Secretary of Defense to initiate a nuclear posture review on January 27, 2017. The document was presented to the public on February 2, 2018. This presentation will cover the process developed and followed to analyze, draft, and coordinate the 2018 NPR along with a discussion on outcomes and implementation including regional deterrence issues.

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  • 03/15/2018

    Why is Hypersonics Such a Hot Topic? Richard B. Miles

    The Air Force is pursuing the development of hypersonic boost-glide and air-breathing missiles, and considering the development of platforms for rapid response and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) applications.

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  • 03/1/2018

    ROTC Day

    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's ROTC Day is an annual opportunity for ROTC cadets, midshipmen and cadre to learn about the programs at LLNL that support the Department of Defense, the military and national security, including internships. Learn More »