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Northrop Grumman Meets Rocket Motor Casting Milestone on Road to Sentinel’s First Flight

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Air Force officially designates GBSD LGM-35A Sentinel

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How digital engineering is keeping the US firmly ahead of evolving threats

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US Military ‘Furiously’ Rewriting Nuclear Deterrence to Address Russia and China, STRATCOM Chief Says

By Tara Copp

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AFGSC commander addresses SASC subcommittee

By Carla Pampe

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GBSD Using Digital Twinning at Every Stage of The Program Lifecycle

By Shaun Waterman

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Biden Security Priorities Confirm Critical Deterrence Needs

By Ben Nelson

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AEDC supporting Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program across the complex

By Jill Pickett

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Why the Air Force’s ICBM Infrastructure Needs an Upgrade

September 25, 2021

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GBSD: First Missile Test Flight 2023, Initial Production 2026

September 22, 2021

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Survey Finds Broad Public Support for Nuclear Deterrence, Modernization

September 15, 2021

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Strategy & Policy

July 22, 2021

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New GBSD Will Fly in 2023; No Margin Left for Minuteman

June 14, 2021

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Four things to know about CBO’s nuclear spending report

May 31, 2021

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CSAF Emphasizes Safe, Secure and reliable Nuclear Deterrence During SAC D Chairman Visit to Malmstrom

May 27, 2021

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Is the U.S. Military Facing a Nuclear Missile Gap?

May 20,2021

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Nuclear Deterrence Remains Department’s Highest Priority Mission

May 13, 2021

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Just as the U.S. commitment to defend itself and its allies is unwavering, so too must U.S. nuclear policy remain consistent.
Rep. Mike Gallagher
(R-WI)

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DoD News Release Nuclear Triad Modernization the Nation’s Highest Priority, Admiral Says

April 22, 2021

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Vandenberg AFB chosen as preferred location for GBSD FTU

April 1, 2021

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U.S. nuclear weapons are aging quickly. With few spare parts, how long can they last?

March 29, 2021

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US Senator Jon Tester delivers opening remarks at Advanced Nuclear Weapons Alliance Virtual (video)

March 2021

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Ground Based Strategic Deterrent: USAF Video

March 29, 2021

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Heritage Commentary: Nuclear Modernization Is Our Top Defense Priority, and America Can Afford It

March 25, 2021

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Heritage Report: Extending New START Makes U.S. Nuclear Modernization Imperative

March 16, 2021

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New Threats Demand Nuclear Modernization

March 2, 2021

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Facts Matter, Especially for Nuclear Policy

January 21, 2021

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Modernizing our nuclear triad is an opportunity to live up to the expectations of our constituents…
Former Sen. Ben Nelson
(D-Neb)

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Air Force Acquisition Executive Unveils Next E-Plane, Publishes Digital Engineering Guidebook

January 19, 2021

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Work Progressing on Next-Gen ICBM Program

January 16, 2021

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Minuteman III Missiles Are Too Old to Upgrade Anymore, STRATCOM Chief Says

January 6, 2021

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Our Allies Need US To Modernize Nuke Triad: Gen. Ray

December 10, 2020

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Why We Need a New ICBM by Maj. Shane Praiswater

December 7, 2020

Next-Gen Nuclear Missile Viewed as Pathfinder

December 4, 2020

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Department of the Air Force awards contract for new ICBM system that enhances, strengthens US Triad

Sept. 8, 2020

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Keep modernization of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program on track

June 2020

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Air Force reviews preliminary design for future ICBM

May 15, 2020

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In brief, the land-based deterrent’s principal value rests in its ability to deter an attack…
Andrew Krepinevich
Defense Policy Analyst