Department of Defense Nuclear Acquisition Programs and the Nuclear Doctrine

Subcommittee: SUBCOMMITTEE ON STRATEGIC FORCES Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Time: 02:30 PM Location: Room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building

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To receive testimony on Department of Defense nuclear acquisition programs and the nuclear doctrine in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2017 and the Future Years Defense Program.


  1. Honorable Robert M. Scher
    Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities
  2. Dr. Arthur T. Hopkins
    Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs
  3. Vice Admiral Terry J. Benedict, USN
    Director, Strategic Systems Programs
  4. General Robin Rand, USAF
    Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command