Shifting from a Nuclear Triad to a Nuclear Dyad

By Jeff Richardson, September 1, 2009

A senior scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory outlines the
rationale for retiring land-based ballistic missiles and leaving a strategic
dyad of submarine-launched missiles and air-delivered weapons as the backbone of
the U.S. nuclear arsenal.

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