LWI - Land Warfare

Clock ticking for the Minuteman

14th September 2016 - 10:52 GMT | by Trevor Nash in St Louis


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The US strategic nuclear deterrent relies on three key components: air launched weapons, submarine launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) and the ground based strategic deterrent (GBSD).

The latter comprises 450 hardened nuclear silos containing Minuteman III missiles that are located in a crescent across the northern US states and operated by ...

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