[Strategic Intel] U.S. to loosen nuclear weapons constraints; develop new low-yield weapons

A deck view, looking toward the bow, of the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine OHIO (SSBN-726) with its missile tubes opened during precommissioning activities. The submarine, built by General Dynamics Corp., carries Trident C-4 (UGM-96) submarine-launched ballistic missiles.
The Trump administration is moving to loosen the constraints on the use of nuclear weapons while also committing to the development of a new generation of low-yield nukes for Trident ICBMs The change in policy is a significant break from the Obama administration, according to Jon Wolfsthal, who was special assistant to Barack Obama on arms […]
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