Del Toro: No SLCM-N decision until after nuclear posture review

By Aidan Quigley / July 13, 2021 at 2:47 PM
Navy Secretary nominee Carlos Del Toro said Tuesday the service would not make a decision about the nuclear sea-launched cruise missile until after the Biden administration completes its nuclear policy review. Del Toro, in answers to advance policy questions submitted as part of his nomination hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee, said he believes it would be premature to make any decisions on nuclear modernization until the posture review is completed. "If confirmed, I am committed to deferring action...

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