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Navy submarines are now deploying with new ‘low-yield’ nuclear weapons
U.S. Navy ballistic missile submarines — boomers — are now sailing with ballistic missiles armed with new "low-yield" nuclear weapons, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday
The Air Force’s B-52 bombers are done flying with nuclear bombs
The B-52 bomber, a critical component of the U.S. strategic bomber fleet, is no longer approved to carry nuclear gravity bombs
US nuclear forces have quietly kissed their floppy disks goodbye
For more than 50 years, the Defense Department has used 8-inch floppy disks to coordinate the operational functions of the United States' nuclear arsenal — until now
US officials reportedly considered pulling nuclear weapons out of Turkey, effectively ending the US-Turkey alliance
"I think this is a first — a country with US nuclear weapons stationed in it literally firing artillery at US forces."
Defense Secretary Mark Esper indicates there are no immediate plans to nuke Afghanistan
Defense Secretary Mark Esper was asked Wednesday if the US military retains the right to use nuclear weapons against the Taliban
Nukes aren’t f*cking magic, people
President Donald Trump isn't the first person to suggest using nuclear weapon for reasons beyond warfare, and he won't be the last
North Korea threatens to resume nuclear weapons and ICBM tests if US-South Korea military exercises proceed
The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons at...
The Joint Chiefs of Staff published, then quickly deleted, its new nuclear doctrine
The Joint Chiefs of Staff briefly published the Pentagon's official doctrine on the use of nuclear weapons before quickly pulling the document — Joint Publication 3-72, Nuclear Operations — from...
The US claims Russia has been secretly testing low-yield nukes to strengthen its arsenal
U.S. intelligence agencies suspect that Russia has been secretly conducting low-yield nuclear weapons tests in violation of an international treaty prohibiting this type of testing
Trump and Putin discussed a new nuclear accord, Venezuela, and North Korea in an hour-long chat
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for more than an hour on Friday, discussing the possibility of a new nuclear accord, North Korean denuclearization, Ukraine and the...
US Urges The World Not To Freak Out About Withdrawing From The INF Treaty (P.S. It’s Russia’s Fault)
"If there is to be an arms race it is Russia's actions that have undermined the global security architecture and has undermined this particular arms control agreement."