Aging nuclear arsenal grows ever more costly

The 1940s-era Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., responsible for making thermonuclear assemblies for hydrogen bombs, is part of a weapons program that has become increasingly costly to operate because of aging equipment, deteriorating facilities and soaring overhead costs.
Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times
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