Rapid Fire 2010-05-17: Nuclear Modernization
- President Obama proposes a 10-year, $80 billion plan to modernize the USA’s nuclear arsenal, and comply with the recent arms reduction treaty that he signed with Russia.
- US House Armed Services Committee Republicans unveil the beginnings of a party approach to defense issues and the FY 2011 budget, via their Defend American plan.
- Retiring NORAD chief USAF Gen. Gene Renuart says US radar systems need to be replaced.
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