Retirement in Sight for United States’ Heavy Hitters

Posted June 26, 2013 at 8:34pm

“In a twist of bad timing, the nation’s venerable triad of nuclear-capable bombers, ballistic missile submarines and intercontinental ballistic missiles all have retirement in sight, just as the Pentagon’s budget takes a sharp downward turn,” Roll Call reports.

“While many details are not known about the platforms that will replace the aging delivery systems, one thing is certain: They will be expensive.”