Should US still make nuclear missiles?

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Yes. The nuclear arsenal of the United States is made so that it must be refurbished every three months or the nuclear warheads will not work. This is done by design so that if a weapon ever comes up missing, after a short time it will become just a large semi-radioactive paperweight.

Other than that, If we did not continue to make nuclear weapons, Other countries who do still have nuclear weapons would be able to attack us with no worries about being hit themselves. Our threat of nuking other countries is what keeps our country safe from nuclear attack.

Is nuclear power still used?

Answer . In the US between 25 and 30 percent of the electrical power is supplied by Nuclear Reactors.

When was the first nuclear missile used?

Nuclear missiles have never been used. The only nuclear weapons ever used were bombs dropped on Hiroshima ('Little Boy' Aug 6, 1945) and Nagasaki ('Fat Man' Aug 9, 1945).

What are nuclear missiles?

It is a nuclear weapon that does not require other means oftransport, such as a plane or carrier. But can be launched and"steered" toward a target or automatically find its ta

Should you still use nuclear power?

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Did they used nuclear missiles in world war 1?

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How would you be warned of a nuclear missile heading toward us?

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How do you make a nuclear missile?

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Can North Korean nuclear ballistic missile reach us?

To reach the USA, North Korea would need to have an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) with a very high payload capacity. Notes indicate that the North Koreans have
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Where nuclear missiles used in either of these wars?

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