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Nuclear News | November 2, 2017

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US Nuclear Arsenal to Cost $1.2tn Over Next 30 Years, Independent CBO Report Finds

The cost of the US nuclear arsenal over the next 30 years will be over $1.2tn, even before any new weapons ordered by the Trump administration, and is unlikely to be affordable without cuts elsewhere in the defense budget, according to a independent congressional report.