Russia and China have advanced in nuclear tech and deployed new nukes, whereas the United States hasn’t deployed anything since the Minuteman III in the early 1990’s… and now, can’t even test. Russia has in fact surpassed the U.S. with its nuclear arsenal.
The U.S. nuclear arsenal is still ran off 70’s floppy disc era technology, too (See also HERE).
This is your America today.
This is how crippled America has become… and the public is too busy following the Kardashians to pay attention, know what’s going on.
Test readiness shortfalls include lack of people, infrastructure to gauge reliability of nuclear arms
The United States is losing the capability to conduct underground nuclear tests that could be needed in the future to gauge the reliability of the nuclear arsenal.
According to John C. Hopkins, former head of nuclear testing at Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Energy Department needs to bolster testing capabilities that could be needed in a future national emergency.
“With every day that passes, the United States grows more out of practice and out of resources—including the most important resource: people with experience—that are critical to nuclear testing,” Hopkins stated in an article published Wednesday in the Los Alamos newsletter. Continue reading