Nuclear Posture Review Outlines DOD’s SLCM-N, B83-1 Rationale

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Credit: Petty Officer 2nd Class Alexander Kubitza
The Biden administration, in its long-awaited outline of nuclear policy, describes its cancelation of the contentious Sea-Launched Cruise Missile-Nuclear (SLCM-N) and the retirement of the B83-1 gravity bomb as needed steps to free up resources for more critical modernization programs. The steps...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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