Ballistic missiles are short-, medium-, and long-range rocket-propelled vehicles that deliver nuclear or conventional weapons. RAND's analyses help policymakers understand the potential uses of ballistic missiles for warfare and terrorism, the likelihood of their use by combatants, possible defense strategies, and emerging threats to the global security environment.
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RAND National Security Research Division;
RAND Arroyo Center
Senior International Policy Analyst
M.A. in Asian Studies, University of Hawaii; B.A. in psychology, Davidson College
A.B. in biology, University of Chicago
Senior Defense Research Analyst
M.A. in international affairs, School of International Service, American University; B.A. in political science, Tulane University
Ph.D. in aero/astro engineering, University of Michigan; M.S. in aerospace engineering, Pennsylvania State University; S.B. in astronautical engineering, M.I.T.
Associate Director, Strategy and Doctrine Program, RAND Project AIR FORCE; Senior Engineer
S.M. in aeronautics and astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.S. in aerospace engineering, Pennsylvania State University