Although the U.S. plans to reduce the number of warheads deployed on its long-range missiles and bombers, consistent with the terms of the New START Treaty, a recent Congressional Research Service (CRS) report notes that the nation also plans to develop new delivery systems for deployment over the next 20-30 years. During the Cold War, the U.S. nuclear arsenal contained many types of delivery vehicles for nuclear weapons, CRS says, including long-range missiles based on submarines, and ...

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