Senators Try to Keep ICBMs| 3/28/2012
"Around the world, America`s adversaries are developing and refining nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities. In order to have a truly effective deterrent, we must maintain sufficient strategic forces to guard against these threats simultaneously," the Senators said in a joint statement.
Currently, the U.S. has 450 Minuteman III missiles, 150 of them are at the Minot Air Force Base. The letter also asks that any reductions in missiles be made equally among the three locations.