Nextgov - Authors - Elaine M. Grossmanhttp://www.nextgov.com/voices/elaine-grossman/2336/Elaine M. Grossman is a contributing correspondent at National Journal. Grossman previously served as executive editor and senior correspondent for National Journal's Global Security Newswire. She is a veteran national security and foreign affairs reporter whose articles have won 14 national journalism awards over the past dozen years, including top honors from the National Press Club and Society of Professional Journalists for investigative, analytical, online and breaking-news reporting. In 2009, Atlantic Media recognized her "terrain mastery" with its highest editorial prize, the Chairman's Award. Grossman's articles have also appeared in several major newspapers and magazines, including The Boston Globe and The Miami Herald. In 2003, Grossman served as an Iraq war correspondent for U.S. News & World Report during a six-week stint at ground-combat headquarters in Kuwait. She subsequently wrote about the opening days of the conflict as a visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, winning a top National Press Club award for the article. Previously senior correspondent and chief editor at the independent investigative weekly Inside the Pentagon, Grossman holds a bachelor's degree from Washington University and a master's degree in international affairs from Columbia University.en-usTue, 19 Aug 2014 12:53:22 -0400Key Targeting Tech for Future U.S. Nuclear Missile Has Gone Unfundedhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/key-targeting-tech-future-us-nuclear-missile-has-gone-unfunded/91790/The move may delay Minuteman 3 replacement effort or fail to meet warfighter accuracy standards.Elaine M. GrossmanTue, 19 Aug 2014 12:53:22 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/key-targeting-tech-future-us-nuclear-missile-has-gone-unfunded/91790/Defense2nd Lt. Oliver Parsons, left, and 1st Lt. Andy Parthum check systems in the underground control room at an ICBM launch control facility near Minot, N.D., in June. Charlie Riedel/Associated PressAir Force Brass Confident of Nuclear Base Security Following Deadly Navy Incidenthttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2013/09/air-force-brass-confident-nuclear-base-security-following-deadly-navy-incident/70612/'We’re always constantly self-assessing our security procedures,' general says.Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security NewswireFri, 20 Sep 2013 10:10:51 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2013/09/air-force-brass-confident-nuclear-base-security-following-deadly-navy-incident/70612/DefenseFormer Defense Brass Object to ‘More Restrictive’ Nuclear Trade Policieshttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2013/05/former-defense-brass-object-more-restrictive-nuclear-trade-policies/63222/A half-dozen former U.S. national security leaders implored Obama to avoid tightening restrictions on foreign nuclear cooperation.Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security NewswireThu, 16 May 2013 15:52:58 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2013/05/former-defense-brass-object-more-restrictive-nuclear-trade-policies/63222/DefenseSteam is emitted from the cooling tower at the nuclear power plant in Tihange, Southeast of Brussels. Yves Logghe/AP File PhotoPentagon Weighs Refurbishing or Replacing Ballistic Missileshttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2013/04/pentagon-weighs-refurbishing-or-replaceing-ballistic-missiles/62639/The 450 ICBMs are expected to last through 2030, but could be retained longer.Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security NewswireThu, 18 Apr 2013 16:36:02 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2013/04/pentagon-weighs-refurbishing-or-replaceing-ballistic-missiles/62639/DefenseU.S. Nuclear Lab Ready to Shelve Costly Facility Planhttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2013/02/us-nuclear-lab-ready-shelve-costly-facility-plan/61468/The laboratory would instead permanently parcel out work to an array of smaller buildings.Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security NewswireFri, 22 Feb 2013 14:46:02 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2013/02/us-nuclear-lab-ready-shelve-costly-facility-plan/61468/Emerging TechMilitary could redefine global-strike weaponshttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2013/01/military-could-redefine-global-strike-weapons/60867/Result could be to expand the kinds of conventional arms available to hit targets on short notice virtually anywhere around the world.Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security NewswireThu, 24 Jan 2013 16:00:00 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2013/01/military-could-redefine-global-strike-weapons/60867/DefenseThe Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico is nuclear-powered.United States NavyU.S. may land key Asian nuclear trade deals in 2013http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2013/01/us-may-land-key-asian-nuclear-trade-deals-2013/60628/U.S. envoys could seal as many as three important nuclear trade agreements with Asian nations this year.Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security NewswireFri, 11 Jan 2013 15:59:36 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2013/01/us-may-land-key-asian-nuclear-trade-deals-2013/60628/DefenseDecision on proliferation assessments pending at nuclear agencyhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2012/11/decision-proliferation-assessments-pending-nuclear-agency/59667/Nuclear Regulatory Commission is poised to consider whether to begin requiring license applicants for emerging technologies.Elaine M. Grossman, Government ExecutiveTue, 20 Nov 2012 16:00:00 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2012/11/decision-proliferation-assessments-pending-nuclear-agency/59667/Defenserodho/Shutterstock.com Officials say U.S., Taiwan 'discussing assurances' on sensitive nuclear activitieshttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2012/11/officials-say-us-taiwan-discussing-assurances-sensitive-nuclear-activities/59635/Plan could result in the East Asian nation’s pledge to avoid sensitive nuclear activities as part of a bilateral atomic trade pact renewal.Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security NewswireTue, 20 Nov 2012 08:00:00 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2012/11/officials-say-us-taiwan-discussing-assurances-sensitive-nuclear-activities/59635/Emerging TechA security officer in 2011 walks past a low-pressure turbine rotor at an atomic energy site in Taiwan's Wanli district.Wally Santana/AP file photoPentagon official blames bomb cost hike on “incomplete” Energy agency estimatehttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2012/08/pentagon-official-blames-bomb-cost-hike-incomplete-energy-agency-estimate/57217/New revelations show that a program to revamp the B-61 nuclear gravity bomb has more than doubled in price.Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security NewswireFri, 03 Aug 2012 15:00:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2012/08/pentagon-official-blames-bomb-cost-hike-incomplete-energy-agency-estimate/57217/DefenseA B-61 shell is on display in a Las Vegas museum.AP file photoGeneral: Cost worries could derail plan for next bomber to be unmannedhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2012/05/general-cost-worries-could-derail-plan-next-bomber-be-unmanned/55692/Pentagon leaders have imposed a $550-million-per-unit cost cap.Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security NewswireFri, 11 May 2012 12:50:01 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2012/05/general-cost-worries-could-derail-plan-next-bomber-be-unmanned/55692/DefenseA B-2 Spirit stealth bomberMichael S. Dorus/APDraft House measure demands nuclear capability in bomber from get-gohttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/2012/04/draft-house-measure-demands-nuclear-capability-bomber-get-go/55422/Provision would toss out existing Air Force plans to phase in a nuclear capability only after a Long Range Strike bomber is initially fielded.Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security NewswireThu, 26 Apr 2012 15:11:30 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/2012/04/draft-house-measure-demands-nuclear-capability-bomber-get-go/55422/NewsMatt Slocum/APU.S. Navy to grapple with dip in deployed subs for more than a decadehttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2012/03/us-navy-to-grapple-with-dip-in-deployed-subs-for-more-than-a-decade/50937/Elaine M. GrossmanFri, 30 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2012/03/us-navy-to-grapple-with-dip-in-deployed-subs-for-more-than-a-decade/50937/DefenseOfficials defend delay for next missile intercept testhttp://www.nextgov.com/mobile/2012/03/officials-defend-delay-for-next-missile-intercept-test/50779/Elaine M. GrossmanWed, 07 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/mobile/2012/03/officials-defend-delay-for-next-missile-intercept-test/50779/MobileAir Force plans two-year delay in developing new Cruise Missilehttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2012/02/air-force-plans-two-year-delay-in-developing-new-cruise-missile/50702/Elaine M. GrossmanFri, 24 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2012/02/air-force-plans-two-year-delay-in-developing-new-cruise-missile/50702/DefensePentagon unveils new conventional sub-based missile planhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2012/01/pentagon-unveils-new-conventional-sub-based-missile-plan/50535/Elaine M. GrossmanFri, 27 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0500http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2012/01/pentagon-unveils-new-conventional-sub-based-missile-plan/50535/DefenseGE-Hitachi fined for "significant" security breaches in nuclear fuel efforthttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/2011/10/ge-hitachi-fined-for-significant-security-breaches-in-nuclear-fuel-effort/49988/Elaine M. GrossmanFri, 21 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/2011/10/ge-hitachi-fined-for-significant-security-breaches-in-nuclear-fuel-effort/49988/NewsLatest tumbling satellite fails to warrant space intercept: U.S. officialshttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2011/09/latest-tumbling-satellite-fails-to-warrant-space-intercept-us-officials/49787/Elaine M. GrossmanFri, 16 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2011/09/latest-tumbling-satellite-fails-to-warrant-space-intercept-us-officials/49787/DefenseMinot nukes clear of Midwest flooding, but wrestle with snow melthttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/2011/07/minot-nukes-clear-of-midwest-flooding-but-wrestle-with-snow-melt/49337/Flood water reportedly has hit record high levels not seen for more than 130 years.Elaine M. GrossmanFri, 01 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/2011/07/minot-nukes-clear-of-midwest-flooding-but-wrestle-with-snow-melt/49337/News