The National Nuclear Security Administration has completed the first production unit of a modernized warhead

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The National Nuclear Security Administration has completed the first production unit of a modernized warhead.

The W88 Alteration 370 warhead was completed on July first at the Pantex Plant.

It comes after 11 years of design and development.

The modernized warheads are a crucial part of the sea-based leg of the nuclear triad according to Pantex.

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