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Default Air Force Logo USAF awards contracts for new nuclear missile to Lockheed, Raytheon
The Air Force is on track to replace the aging AGM-86B Air Launched Cruise Missile with modernized weapon capabilities designed for its nuclear bomber fleet, to include the B-21.
0 8/23
2017
Default Air Force Logo AFIT prepares nuclear enterprise to deal with any scenario
With talk of nuclear weapons returning to Americans’ everyday conversations, it might be excusable for the average person to think that the technology somehow had left the mainstream; this couldn’t be further from the truth.
0 8/20
2017
ICBM building at Hill AFB Falcon Hill development. (Courtesy photo) ICBM Country: Hill AFB, Utah workers play key role in future of strategic defense
Editor's Note: Hill Air Force Base units are helping ensure the nuclear triad remains an effective strategic deterrent now and into the future. This is the second in a two-part series.The nation needs a robust nuclear deterrent. Not just any missiles, but the most responsive strategic weapon systems in the world.The Air Force is responsible for two
0 6/26
2017
A new storage container used for maintaining missile launch facilities and control centers sits on display Jan. 25, 2017, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar) ICBM Country: Ogden Air Logistics Complex restoring Air Force’s nuclear launch facilities
Editor's Note: Hill Air Force Base units are helping ensure the nuclear triad remains an effective strategic deterrent now and into the future. This is the first in a two-part series.For more than 50 years, rural American pastures in the Great Plains have housed a key leg in the air-, land- and sea-based strategic deterrent triad – mission-ready
0 6/26
2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force releases request for proposal for nuclear air-launched cruise missile replacement
The Air Force released July 29 a request for proposals to industry for its Long Range Standoff (LRSO) nuclear cruise missile program; up to two contract awards are expected in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2017.
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2016
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