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Submission + - B-52 send across USA carrying nuclear missiles (bbc.co.uk)

alveraan writes: The BBC reports that an air force B-52 bomber has flown across the US, accidentally carrying "at least" six nuclear missiles mounted to it's wings. Each W80-1 warhead has a yield of five to 150 kilotons. In a Air Force statement, spokesman Lt-Col Ed Thomas explained that "...there was never a danger to the American public.".

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