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The Final B61 Refurbished Warhead Returns to the U.S. Stockpile

January 09, 2009
Washington, DC
The Final B61 Refurbished Warhead Returns to the U.S. Stockpile

The final refurbished B61 strategic nuclear bomb has entered into the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, completing an eight-year effort. This program extended beyond their original intended life both the B61 mod 7 and mod 11 strategic bombs, and was completed almost one year early.