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Is Nuclear Deterrence Dead?

October 16 2007

USS Ohio docks at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in Bremerton, Wash., after traveling through stormy waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in January 2006. The Ohio is the first of four U.S. Navy ballistic missile submarines undergoing conversion to guided missile submarines. Instead of carrying 24 Trident nuclear missiles, the Ohio now is armed with up to 154 Tomahawk cruise missiles. The class replaced the ballistic missile subs built in the 1960s, and some of these were...



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