USA Strategic Forces Nations // United States of America

OVERVIEW The U.S. maintains a large but declining arsenal of strategic nuclear warheads, many of which are considered deployed and active. In April 2010, the Obama administration made public the record of U.S. nuclear stockpiles through September 2009. The information was later specified as a one-time release. For most of the Cold War, U.S. strategic nuclear posture was based on a triad of long-range bombers, intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and submarine-launched ballistic...


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