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US Nuclear Weapons Systems Need an Upgrade. Here’s Why

  • VOA News

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is in the southwestern state of New Mexico Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss upgrading the U.S. military's top deterrent - its nuclear weapons program. The military program is up for a $108 billion makeover planned over the next five years. VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb traveled with Carter to Kirtland Air Force Base: the military’s largest nuclear maintenance facility.

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