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75 Years of Nuclear Weapons, by Helen Caldicott, Jay Kvale

“Citizens should tell Congress to stop the nuclear race by opposing the modernization of the nuclear arsenal, cancelling the $85 billion project for 400 intercontinental nuclear missiles (ICBMs), and cancelling the new $10 billion Trident killer submarine which carries the equivalent of 2,000 Hiroshima bombs.”

REVIEW | Nuclear Heartland : A guide to the 450 land-based missiles of the United States (Nukewatch, 2015) revised edition

The updated book… reminds readers that 26 years after the end of the Cold War, the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system, now at less than half its former size, remains on alert with its missiles ready to launch—even though it has been declared useless, dangerous and ripe for elimination by high-ranking military and political officials.