US Air Force lost 50 nukes

26 October 2010

What could be considered one of the largest national security failures in US history; 50 United States nuclear missiles went offline over the weekend. It happened at the FE Warren Air base, outside of Cheyenne, Wyoming, the home to a ninth of the US missile stockpile. Ploughshares fund President Joseph Cirincione said the missiles could have done 500X the damage of Hiroshima if launched.

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