The Navy Has 1 Nuclear Missile Submarine That Could Destroy North Korea

May 16, 2018 11:15 am nationalinterest.org
The Navy Has 1 Nuclear Missile Submarine That Could Destroy North Korea

Meanwhile, the New START treaty which came into effect in 2011 imposes additional limits on the number of deployed nuclear weapons. The current plan is to keep twelve Ohio-class subs active at time with twenty Trident IIs each, while two more boomers remain in overhaul, keeping a total of 240 missiles active at a time with 1,090 warheads between them. Don’t worry, restless hawks: that’s still enough to destroy the world several…

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