USAF Tested its Nuclear Missiles

USAF Tested its Nuclear Missiles 8 October, 2016

The US Air Force conducted tests with two B61 nuclear bombs, neither carried a live warhead, in Nevada Desert earlier this month. According to a statement released by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), the main aim was to test the reliability, accuracy, and performance data of the bombs under operational representative conditions. The US Air force is also in pursuit of a new nuclear cruise missile known as the Long Range Standoff (LRSO), development cost of which is estimated $20 billion.

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