Nuclear C3 Looms Vital to Strategic Modernization

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January
8

The U.S. Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3) system needs be to upgraded as greatly as the weapons that have underpinned U.S. strategic deterrence for 75 years, says the head of the U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM). Adm. Charles R. Richard, …

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France conducts improved ASMPA nuclear missile test shot from Rafale

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January
7

France has performed a first test firing of an updated MBDA ASMPA nuclear missile from a Dassault Rafale fighter. Conducted on 9 December 2020, the test activity involved the airframer and weapons provider, plus the flight-test organisation of France’s DGA …

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Why Getting Rid Of U.S. ICBMs Could Make Nuclear War More Likely

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January
5

President-elect Biden has signaled that his administration will review the U.S. nuclear posture with an eye to revitalizing strategic arms control negotiations and potentially reducing the number of weapons in the arsenal. One item certain to receive scrutiny is the …

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Netanyahu: Increased enrichment shows Iran seeks nuclear weapons

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January
4

Iran is continuing to show that it plans to develop nuclear weapons, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned after Iran announced it had resumed 20% uranium enrichment at an underground nuclear facility on Monday. “Iran’s decision to continue violating its commitments, …

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Explainer: How close is Iran to producing a nuclear bomb?

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January
4

A 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is being eroded and efforts to revive the pact face a new challenge with a decision by Tehran to resume 20% uranium enrichment at an underground nuclear facility. The accord’s restrictions …

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Israel’s Nuclear Submarines are Netanyahu’s Ace in the Hole

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January
3

Having three submarines in operation generally means at least one is at sea at any particular time, a necessity for a sea-based nuclear deterrent. The Dolphin class reportedly carries up to sixteen torpedoes and missiles; if the submarines’ primary task …

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