US to increase nuclear weapons spending – Pentagon

http://www.legitgov.org/US-increase-nuclear-weapons-spending-Pentagon

US to increase nuclear weapons spending – Pentagon 14 Nov 2014 United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has announced an overhaul of how the US nuclear weapon arsenal is maintained, calling for billions of dollars in investment to address recent security violations and low morale among nuclear-force management. Hagel revealed on Friday the results of two reviews – one done by the Pentagon and another external probe – of US nuclear force maintenance protocol that, in recent years, has been beset by scandal. The reviews were ordered after reporting by AP showed security, safety, morale, and leadership lapses among the nuclear force.

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