USAF Report: “Most” Nuclear Weapon Sites In Europe Do Not Meet US Security Requirements
An internal U.S. Air Force investigation has determined that “most sites” currently used for deploying nuclear weapons in Europe do not meet Department of Defense security requirements.
A summary of the investigation report was released by the Pentagon in February 2008 but omitted the details. Now a partially declassified version of the full report, recently obtained by the Federation of American Scientists, reveals a much bigger nuclear security problem in Europe that previously known.
As a result of these security problems, according to other sources, the U.S. plans to withdraw its nuclear custodial unit from at least one base and consolidate the remaining nuclear mission in Europe at fewer bases.
Continue reading Hans Kristensen's report: http://www.fas.org/blog/ssp/
Time Magazine's coverage: http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1816035,00.html