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SUBMARINE LAUNCHED NUKES ARE LIMITED

A new Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (START) between the United States of America and Russia was due to take effect from February 5, with each nation entitled within 60 days to make short notice inspections of the other’s nuclear weapons facilities. The last time such inspections were carried out was December 2009, shortly before the START I, negotiated in 1990, expired. In the new START strategic nuclear warheads held by the USA and former Soviet Union are being ...

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