U.S. Air Force B-21, U.S. Navy Trident D5 Hit Key Milestones

Credit: The Trident can carry eight to 14 thermonuclear warheads, but will only carry four under New Start treaty limits: Lockheed Martin
The U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy announced two major nuclear weapons milestones this week. The Air Force’s still-classified Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider completed its preliminary design review, and the Navy’s first two life-extended Lockheed Martin Trident II D5 missiles have been fielded aboard the...

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