Pentagon Builds New "Low-Yield" Nuclear Warhead for Sub-Launched Trident II D5

defensemaven.io - 02-12

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The modifications involve engineering a new reentry body or nuclear “warhead” — Warrior Maven Video Above: How Might Low-Yield Warheads Change Nuclear Attack?. The Pentagon is pursuing modifications to its existing Trident II D5 submarine launched, nuclear-armed ballistic missile as part of a broader strategic effort to engineer a new "low-yield" warhead - in alignment with DoD’s Nuclear Posture Review (NPR).