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Pentagon Deploys 1st Low-Yield Nuclear Warhead-Armed Submarine

HeadlineJan 31, 2020

The Pentagon has deployed the first submarine armed with a low-yield Trident nuclear warhead in a move that anti-nuclear activists say increases the threat of nuclear war. The USS Tennessee is currently patrolling the Atlantic carrying a nuclear warhead with a third of the explosive power of the atomic bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima.

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