Archived posts with tag ‘Prompt Global Strike’

AOL Defense: Pentagon’s Global Strike Weapon Stuck In Limbo; Congress Fears Accidental WWIII

As part of its ongoing strategic “pivot” towards the Pacific, early this year the Defense Department announced it would design a new missile able to quickly cross long distances and penetrate sophisticated air defenses, of the kind rapidly proliferating across Asia. The so-called “conventional prompt strike option” would be submarine-launched, the Pentagon said in its January Defense Budget Priorities and Choices release.

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