Reviews of U.S. nuclear forces call for changes

Reuters News
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Posted: Nov 14, 2014 9:41 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Internal and external reviews of the U.S. nuclear arsenal show that significant changes are needed to ensure the security and effectiveness of the force, a Defense Department report said on Friday.

The reviews, which Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered after a series of incidents involving nuclear personnel, included more than 100 recommendations to improve the nuclear forces.

(Writing by Bill Trott; Editing by Susan Heavey)