Washington (CNN) -- A high-level Air Force official defended the capabilities of the U.S. nuclear arsenal Thursday, after the Air Force lost communication with 50 nuclear missiles last weekend.
"I don't think it signals a degradation," Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Carrol Chandler said at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
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More News On This Weekends Nuclear Missile Glitch
Lt. Gen. Jameson: ICBM shutdown had 'no real bearing on the capabilities of our nuclear forces' -- Democracy Arsenal
No Significant Threat From Missile Glitch, Officials Say -- U.S. Department of Defense
Computer problem blamed for missile site malfunction -- CNN
US nuclear missiles go offline after computer glitch: Report -- Economic Times
US Investigates Nuclear Missile Incident -- Voice of America
Mr President we've lost control of FIFTY nuclear warheads: Obama told how his arsenal was hit by 45-minute computer glitch -- The Daily Mail
Drunk American sergeant can press the red button any time -- Pravda
ICBM episode seized by START proponents, critics -- Laura Rozen, Politico
Did the ICBM Fiasco Kill New START? -- John Noonan, Weekly Standard
Nuclear Fail: Is START in Trouble? -- Marc Ambinder, The Atlantic
Nonsense about New START and ICBMs -- FAS Strategic Security Blog