The Reliable Replacement Warhead (RRW1) was what the $88 billion, that Congress cut, was about. So it is out at least for the next budget year. It would have been a new generation. Lawrence Livermore has the contract. One problem though is that a prototype can’t be actually tested because of the test ban treaty.
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The Russians are making a lot of noise about upgrading their strategic weapons and platforms but they neglected everything for so long who knows what will work? For years now, the Russians have been keeping all of their submarines clustered in two ports 90 percent of the year.
Be very careful here talking about this stuff. Everything we talk about must be public knowledge from a trade magazine or anything else in the public domain. You would do best to not say much more and shut up. A clearance means something. Keep it.