• The National Nuclear Security Administration is responsible for maintaining and creating the US’ nuclear arsenal.
  • Frank Klotz, the recently-retired head of the NNSA, says that the agency is stretched thin.
  • The statement comes as the Trump administration plans to modernize or increase the number of low-yield nuclear warheads as part of a greater nuclear deterrence.

As President Donald Trump plans to modernize and expand the US’ nuclear program, the outgoing head of the National Nuclear Security Administration said the agency is stretched thin.

 

This article is courtesy of Business Insider.

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