USA will allocate for nuclear weapons $ 1.2 trillion

The United States on the modernization and maintenance of nuclear weapons until 2046 plan to spend about $ 1.2 trillion, 20 percent more than previously planned, according to Defense News.

In the report published by the congressional Budget office USA, said that this amount includes $ 800 billion for operation and maintenance of existing forces and $ 400 billion for modernization.

Modernization and maintenance of nuclear submarines subject to a series of Ohio, bomber Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider, Intercontinental ballistic missile Minuteman III missiles and cruise missiles with a nuclear warhead.

Earlier, the former commander of Russian air force, Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Viktor Bondarev said that the financing of the Russian state armaments program for 2018-2025 years compared to now being realized by the programme 2011-2020 will not be reduced.