Modernization of the U.S. strategic deterrent
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Modernization of the U.S. strategic deterrent hearings before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, October 5, November 5, 1981. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Strategic forces -- United States.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Weapons systems.

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Other titlesModernization of the US strategic deterrent
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Paginationiii, 76 p. ;
Number of Pages76
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Open LibraryOL17074096M

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May 02,  · The replacement schedule for the long-range strategic bomber, the Columbia-class SSBN [ballistic missile submarine], long-range stand-off cruise missile, and the ground-based strategic deterrent, will provide the nuclear deterrent that we need, provided we modernize on schedule. Sep 19,  · To ensure the U.S. nuclear triad remains robust, flexible, resilient and ready, the Air Force will sustain the ICBM capability by replacing the Minuteman III with the ground-based strategic deterrent, said Rand. According to panel members, Air Force leaders have foresight and vision to pursue modernization in regards to nuclear deterrence. Jan 29,  · The triad of land-and sea-based missiles and bombers maximizes survivability, flexibility and credibility of the U.S. nuclear deterrent; U.S. rough numerical parity with Russian strategic nuclear warheads, deliverable to their homeland, is the absolute minimum necessary to deter the world’s most powerful nuclear menace from exploiting Moscow’s big advantages in conventional and tactical. Jul 15,  · Government, military leaders testify before Congress on nuclear deterrent modernization plans. By Carla Pampe, Air Force Global Strike Command Public Affairs / Published July 15,