Inside the Air Force - November 9, 2018

Nuke programs could face renewed scrutiny in Democrat-controlled House

By Rachel Cohen  
November 8, 2018 at 4:35 PM
As the Air Force's multibillion-dollar nuclear modernization programs forge ahead, Democrats are expected to use their new majority in the House to renew the debate over which types of nuclear weapons the United States should own and how to fund their upgrades. The effort to modernize nuclear assets, from weapons to aircraft and submarines to command, control and communications systems, enjoys largely bipartisan support. Experts acknowledge the tone of the House's conversation about strategic assets will shift with new personalities...

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