National Security Directive 48: Nuclear Weapons Deployment Authorization for FY 1990 and FY 1991 [open pdf - 421KB]
Alternate Title: NSD 48: Nuclear Weapons Deployment Authorization for FY 1990 and FY 1991
In National Security Directive (NSD) 48, President H.W. Bush directs that "the Secretary of Defense is authorized to deploy nuclear weapons during FY 1990 and FY 1991 as indicated in the Tables 1 and 2, subject to future policy and programming decisions. Deployment figures are end-fiscal-year levels and are to be achieved in an orderly manner consistent with operational requirements."
NSD 48; National Security Directive 48
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