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The development of the American intercontinental ballistic missile will not stop

The US Department of Defense continues its development program of an advanced ballistic missile despite an 81% increase in its cost.

According to Webangah News quoted by Mehr News Agency quoted Rashatoudi, the US Department of Defense will continue to develop its new Sentinel Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) despite the increase in costs.

The Pentagon said in a statement on Monday that the Sentinel missile development program, which is supposed to replace the aging Minuteman III nuclear missiles, currently requires 140 It costs $9 billion, which is almost double the initial estimate ($77.7 billion).

According to the announcement of the US Department of Defense, despite the 81% increase in costs related to the development of the Sentinel missile, this work will continue.

The US Department of Defense announced that after reviewing the matter, the Pentagon found that there was no viable alternative to the Sentinel missile.

William LaPlante, US Deputy Secretary of Defense, announced that the Office of the Secretary of Defense is fully aware of the expenses.

In this statement, the Pentagon official stated that America is aware of the dangers of not modernizing its nuclear weapons and not addressing real threats.


© Webangah News Hub has translated this news from the source of Mehr News Agency
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