On his page on twitter, trump wrote the following: “the United States must significantly enhance and increase its nuclear capabilities. At least until that time when the world will reconsider their attitude to this weapon.”
Position of trump is different from the policy pursued by his predecessors, Reuters reported. So, President Barack Obama on the one hand was engaged in the reduction of the nuclear Arsenal, and on the other hand advocated for the modernization of thousands of missile. The position of the White house criticized the supporters of nuclear disarmament, claiming that investments in the modernization of weapons of mass destruction can lead to a new arms race with Russia and China.
According to the Agency, in the creation of a new generation of Intercontinental missiles interested the company Locheed Martin, Boeing, and Northrop Grumman. The project cost is estimated at $85 billion.
The question of the relation of the tramp nuclear weapons was raised during the election campaign in the United States. In an interview with the expert of TV channel MSNBC Joe Scarborough said that talking with the counselor trump on foreign policy. He admitted that the billionaire is constantly interested in the question why the US did not use nuclear weapons, if the country has.
During one of his speeches on MSNBC trump did not rule out the use of nuclear weapons against the “Islamic state” (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization). The observation that voters don’t like to hear something similar from the mouth of the US President, trump said that in this case, does not understand why America is in principle produce nuclear weapons.
In an interview with Fox News, the candidate said that he is the last person who presses the button to launch missiles and will play the nuclear card. However, he said that it is impossible to remove cards that can be trumps including in the negotiating process, and thus the question need to be “unpredictable”.