The Department of Energy and the Pentagon plan deploy W87-0 warheads, without new plutonium pit cores, on some Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) missiles, potentially buying the civilian agency more time to get a pair of planned pit factories up and running. DoE’s National Nuclear Security ...

Northrop Grumman [NOC] tapped Bechtel National and Kratos Defense and Security Solutions to provide construction services and specialized transportation equipment for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) intercontinental ballistic missile program the aerospace giant hopes to win this summer. ...