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STRATCOM Head Says Navy Subs Could Carry New Low Yield Nuclear Missiles

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, said the Navy intends to equip its submarines with the future low-yield nuclear missiles replacing large weapons that adversaries could easily detect, USNI News reported Thursday. “We’ll actually remove big weapons from the submarines and put small ones in,” Hyten told the House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee. “We think that smaller yield actually gives us a better chance to deter our primary adversary.”

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DARPA Conducts Field Test of Mobile Radiation Sensors

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has deployed more than 1,000 networked mobile detectors at the National Mall in downtown Washington as part of an exercise to track radioactive material threats in urban areas. DARPA said Friday the scavenger hunt was conducted as part of the agency’s SIGMA program that aims to create networked …

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