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1. Nuclear Threats FROM and TO Vermont
“THE F-35 JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER IS SLATED TO BE ARMED WITH THE B61 NUCLEAR BOMB AS EARLY AS 2020, BUT COULD CARRY THE WEAPON SOONER.” -Lt General Jack Weinstein, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration
By Oriana Pawlyk Jan 10, 2017 The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is slated to be armed with the B61 nuclear bomb as early as 2020, but could carry the weapon sooner, a general said. The stealthy fifth-generation fighter made by Lockhead Martin Corp. is set to be bitted with the B61-12 Mod gravity bomb — […]
In this paper are links to three files from the Administrative Record from the F-35A Operational Basing Environmental Impact Statement, and two articles from military.com regarding the F-35 carrying nuclear weapons. NOTE: Any definitive statement regarding whether and where nuclear weapons will be stored is classified; and would obviously not be released to the public. […]