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Nuclear-Armed Drones? They May be Closer Than You Think

Richard A. Bitzinger, Christine M. Leah Security, Asia Especially for the US military, which is seeking so-called “third offsets” capabilities in order to redress its growing vulnerability to long-range strike by such adversaries like China, a strategic drone would probably be quite appealing. The US military increasingly relies on drones to carry out a multitude of tasks, usually those deemed too “dull, dirty, or dangerous” for manned missions.
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