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March 22, 2018

Nuclear Enterprise as Important as Ever, DoD Officials Tell Congress

The nation’s nuclear deterrence enterprise remains as important as ever in light of the return of superpower competition and rogue nation threats presented by North Korea and Iran, senior Defense Department officials said.

Feb. 2, 2018

Deputy Secretary: Nuclear Posture Review is ‘Tailored Nuclear Deterrent Strategy’

The Nuclear Posture Review is a strategy to keep America safe with a deterrent that is modern and credible, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said.

Feb. 2, 2018

Nuke Review Calls for Triad Modernization to Maintain Deterrence

The United States must recapitalize the nuclear triad and accompanying command-and-control system to continue to maintain deterrence into the future, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said.

Feb. 1, 2018

Pentagon Official: Nuclear Posture Review Calls for Credible Deterrent

The Nuclear Posture Review slated for rollout at the Pentagon requires an investment in a "credible nuclear deterrent with diverse capabilities,” a Defense Department spokesperson said.

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