WASHINGTON— Advancing what could become a near-total rebuild of the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal, the Air Force on Friday solicited industry proposals to build a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles as well as replacements for its air-launched nuclear cruise missile force. The Air Force operates two of the three legs the nuclear arsenal— the bombers and... » Read More
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