Nuclear Security & Deterrence Monitor Vol. 26 No. 16
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April 21, 2022

Navy killing low-yield nuclear SLCM over cost concerns

By Dan Leone
The Navy is killing its nuclear-tipped sea-launched cruise missile program because it would cost too much money to build the weapon, which the service says cannot be built in time anyway. “The program was cost prohibitive and the acquisition schedule would have…
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