US NUCLEAR STRATEGY DOCUMENTS

1956

Link | 15 June 1956, Atomic Weapons Requirements Study for 1959

1957

1958

1959

1960

1961

SIOP-62

1 Apr 1961 – 31 Jul 1962

Link | SIOP-62

Link |  SIOP-62 Briefing

Link |  Sagan (1987) ‘SIOP-62: The Nuclear War Plan Briefing to President Kennedy,’ International Security, Vol.12, No.1 (Summer 1987), 22-51

1962

SIOP-63

Base Plan (1-Aug-62 to 14-Feb-63), Revision 1 (15-Feb-63 to 14-Apr-63), Revision 2 (15-Apr-63 to 30-Jun-63), Revision 3 (1-Jul-63 to 31-Aug-63), Revision 4 (1-Sep-63 to 31-Dec-63)

Link | SIOP-63

1964

SIOP-64

Base Plan (1-Jan-64 to 31-Mqr-64), Revision 1 (1-Apr-64 to 30-Jun-64), Revision 2 (1-Jul-64 to 30-Sep-64), Revision 3 (1-Oct-64 to 31-Dec-64), Revision 4 (1-Jan-65 to 31-Mar-65), Revision 5 (1-Apr-65 to 30-Jun-65), Revision 6 (1-Jul-65 to 9-Nov-65), Revision 7 (10-Nov-65 to 31-Mar-66)

Link | SIOP-64

1965

1966

Link | 26 April 1966, Earle Wheeler, Chairman JCS, Philosophy of the Secretary of Defense on Nuclear War

SIOP-4

Base Plan (1-Jul-66 to 31-Dec-66), Revision A (1-Jan-67 to 30-Jun-67), Revision B (1-Jul-67 to 31-Dec-67), Revision C (1-Jan-68 to 30-Jun-68), Revision D (1-Jul-68 to 31-Dec-68), Revision E (1-Jan-69 to 30-Jun-69), Revision F (1-Jul-69 to 31-Dec-69), Revision G (1-Jan-70 to 30-Jun-70), Revision H (1-Jul-70 to 31-Dec-70), Revision I (1-Jan-71 to 30-Jun-71), Revision J (1-Jul-71 to 31-Dec-71), Revision K (1-Jan-72 to 30-Jun-72)

Link | SIOP-4

1967

Link | 25 January 1967, Robert McNamara, Military Posture Statement by Secretar of Defense to Senate Armed Services Committee and the Department of Defense Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee [Extract]

1968

1969

1970

1971

1972

1973

1974

1975

1976

SIOP-5

Base Plan (1-Jan-76)

Link | SIOP-5

1977

1978

Link | 13 December 1978, Leon Sloss, Nuclear Targeting Policy Review

1979

1980

1981

1982

1983

SIOP-6

Base Plan (1-Oct-83), Revision F (1-Jan-89), Revision G (1-Oct-90), Revision H (1-Oct-91)

Link | SIOP-6

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

SIOP-92

Base Plan (1-Oct-92)

Link | SIOP-92

SIOP-93

Base Plan (1-Jun-92)

Link | SIOP-93

1993

SIOP-94

Base Plan (1-Oct-93)

Link | SIOP-94

1994

SIOP-95

Base Plan (1-Oct-94)

Link | SIOP-95

1995

SIOP-96

Base Plan (1-Oct-95)

Link | SIOP-96

1996

SIOP-97

Base Plan (1-Oct-96)

Link | SIOP-97

1997

1998

SIOP-98

Base Plan (1-Oct-98)

Link | SIOP-98

SIOP-99

Base Plan (1-Oct-98)

Link | SIOP-99

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

Link | December 2006, Defense Science Board Task Force, Report on Nuclear Capabilities, Summary

2007

2008

Link | 28 May 2008, CRS Report for Congress, National Security Strategy

2009

2010

Link | 6 April 2010, US Department of Defense, Nuclear Posture Review Report