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The U.S. will spend more than $750 billion over the next decade to overhaul nearly every part of its nuclear defenses.
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TAG: Correspondent Jeremy House reporting.
VERBATIM: That includes replacing systems that in some cases are more than 50 years old. Until each of those programs is ready, it’s up to young military troops and government technicians across the U.S. to care for the existing bombs. That will often be done through delicate maintenance performed by hand.
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