LRSO warhead risk-reduction review may result in production delay

By Sara Sirota / March 17, 2020 at 3:11 PM
The Air Force and National Nuclear Security Administration are evaluating options to minimize potential risks to delivering the Long-Range Standoff Weapon's new warhead and may propose shifting the first production unit delivery date. LRSO is a key program in the Air Force's nuclear modernization portfolio and will replace the Air-Launched Cruise Missile that can penetrate adversaries' air defense systems. NNSA is a partner on the program and overseeing the W80-4 life extension program that ensures the survivability of ALCM's warhead...

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