The United State strategic nuclear triad, consisting of land-based heavy bombers, intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), and submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) has been the ultimate provider of security for the US and its allies since the end of World War II. But with decades of neglect it is time for the US government to decide what it wants too do with the triad where recent problems have put the nuclear arsenal in a national light. These new revelations and challenges the US faces for its nuclear forces will be analyzed.
Royal, Todd C.
"Unanswered Questions: Modernizing the US Nuclear Arsenal and Forces?,"
Pepperdine Policy Review: Vol. 8
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.pepperdine.edu/ppr/vol8/iss1/3