Air Force nuclear chief: Mattis wants nuclear review completed within six months

By Rachel Cohen  
March 29, 2017 at 10:17 AM
Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Weinstein said this week Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has instructed the military to complete a nuclear posture review in six months -- a time line that could mean the process wraps up around the time the Air Force awards the next phase of nuclear missile modernization. The service intends to award technology-maturation and risk-reduction contracts to up to two companies in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2017 for both Air Force nuclear missile upgrade...

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