Special Report

Nuclear Weapons: Terms You Should Know

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11. Bombers

Long-range bombers have been an essential element in the arsenals of air forces equipped with nuclear weapons. The B-21 Strategic Bomber is an important part of the United States defense.

Source: U.S. Air Force file photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Lee

12. Dual-capable aircraft

The F-35A fighter is an example of “dual-capable” aircraft, able to deliver both conventional and nuclear weapons.

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13. Triad

Since at least the 1970s, U.S. nuclear strategy has been connected to the so-called triad the combined capability of launching weapons from air, land, and sea (including from submarines). Russia and China eventually adopted the same strategy.

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