10 Aug '17, 4pm

Commentary: Trump, Engineering Advisers, and the North Korea Crisis

Commentary: Trump, Engineering Advisers, and the North Korea Crisis

Someone ought to explain to Donald Trump that modernization of America’s nuclear arsenal, which he bragged about yesterday when issuing fiery threats of doom against North Korea, hasn’t happened yet. As we explained in our Spectral Lines column in the August issue of IEEE Spectrum , thanks to the Obama administration, the U.S. is in the early stages of improving the operational reliability of its force of more than 4,000 nuclear weapons, which can be launched by missiles, planes, and submarines. “An aging nuclear force…has forced the need for a modernization program,” the Defense Science Board declared last December after former President Barack Obama gained rare bipartisan support for one of his initiatives. Military leaders back the move, arguing (as two Air Force generals did in May in Politico ) that more reliable nuclear weapons enhance U.S. security and even “are a c...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/military/com...

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