F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Russian Media Claims U.S. Sending Next-Gen Nuclear Bombs to Turkey

According to a Russian state media report related by Turkey’s Hurriyet Daily News, the United States is planning to send next-generation B61 nuclear gravity bombs to NATO bases in several European countries, including Turkey. The bomb is said to be compatible with F-35 joint strike fighters, which Turkey is also due to receive amid some controversy.

A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) fighter jet drops a laser-guided bomb during its first guided weapons release test at Edwards Air Force Base, California October 29, 2013. REUTERS/US Navy/Handout via Reuters