Northrop Grumman [NOC] said on Oct. 12 that it is expanding its presence in Huntsville, Ala., to support the company’s development of the U.S. Air Force’s Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) under a $13.3 billion contract awarded in September last year. “The newly renovated ...

In a hearing Thursday, no members of the Senate Armed Services Committee said they would oppose Corey Hinderstein’s nomination to the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) top nonproliferation job. Biden on Aug. 9 nominated Hinderstein to be deputy administration for defense nuclear ...

There were 3,750 nuclear warheads in the U.S. stockpile as of September 2020 the State Department and National Nuclear Security Administration said Tuesday, down more than 250 since the final year of the Obama administration. State and the semi-autonomous Department of Energy nuclear weapons agency ...

Air Force pilots in F-35A aircraft recently wrapped up the final two of 10 guided release tests to certify the jet to carry the B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb, the Air Force said Monday in a press release. Two F-35A Lightning II aircraft, piloted by the The 422nd and 59th Test and Evaluation Squadrons, ...