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US Air Force conducts nuclear missile test delayed amid China tension
The test was postponed for 12 days in an effort to lower tension with China following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.
US Strategic Command chief: Sea missile cancellation opens ‘deterrence and assurance gap’
Amid U.S. Joe Biden’s plans to cancel the Sea-Launched Cruise Missile-Nuclear development program, the U.S. admiral who oversees America’s nuclear forces warned lawmakers Monday he sees “a deterrence and assurance gap."
No changes coming to US nuclear posture after Russian threat
In the wake of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent nuclear orders to his forces, the top military officer responsible for America’s nuclear arsenal has not made any moves of its own.
The F-35 is one step closer to carrying nuclear bombs. What’s next?
Some disagree that nuclear-armed fighter jets are still a reliable deterrent in a post-Cold War world.
Decision on Minuteman missile to shape US nuclear policy for decades
The head of U.S. Strategic Command says Minuteman is so old that Air Force technicians have had to perform magic to keep it fully functional.
By Robert Burns, The Associated Press