28 Feb '14, 8pm

Nuclear Bomb Upgrade Could Violate Key Treaty: The Air Force released pictures this week of the new guided tai...

Nuclear Bomb Upgrade Could Violate Key Treaty: The Air Force released pictures this week of the new guided tai...

The Air Force released pictures this week of the new guided tail kit installed on the B61-12 nuclear bomb that improves the bomb’s accuracy. Along with upgrades that allow the U.S. military to lower the warhead’s yield, one analyst said the U.S. is breaking a key nuclear treaty. Carried by U.S. and NATO nuclear-capable bombers and fighter jets, the B61-12 is an upgraded version of the B61, which was designed in 1963. The thermonuclear bomb is guided by an Internal Guidance System and can glide to its target. The B61-12 version has four selectable yields — 0.3, 5, 10 and 50 kilotons — according to the Federation of American Scientists. The U.S. has started an expensive program to upgrade the B61 that Air Force leaders have been spent years requesting from Congress. The upgrades will cost about $10 billion for 400–500 bombs. Along with stockpiles in the U.S., the Air Force h...

Full article: http://defensetech.org/2014/02/28/nuclear-bomb-upgrade-co...

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