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2020-10-19 Science & Technology
The nuclear option: Fleet of B-52s - that carry the country's airborne nuclear deterrent - line the runway before taking off within minutes of each other in show of force
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Posted by Skidmark 2020-10-19 09:14|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6497 views ]  Top

#1 Mike K- didn't you work on these?
Posted by Frank G 2020-10-19 10:21||   2020-10-19 10:21|| Front Page Top

#2 
#1 Mike K- didn't you work on these?
Posted by: Frank G 2020-10-19 10:21


Frank,

Yes sir, I had that honor - 379th Bomb Wing(H) at Wurtsmith AFB, MI. We flew B-52Gs (all gone now sadly) and had a reputation as the best G wing in SAC.

Mike
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2020-10-19 17:46||   2020-10-19 17:46|| Front Page Top

#3 ^ Extremely cool
Posted by Matt 2020-10-19 19:56||   2020-10-19 19:56|| Front Page Top

#4 More on the 379th at Kimbolton, UK WWII.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-10-19 20:06||   2020-10-19 20:06|| Front Page Top

#5 
Posted by Besoeker 2020-10-19 20:11||   2020-10-19 20:11|| Front Page Top

#6 Potestas Accuratioque - Power and Precision

Cool indeed, Mike!
Posted by SteveS 2020-10-19 20:38||   2020-10-19 20:38|| Front Page Top

#7 Accuracy. Not same as precision.
Posted by Injun Dingle6475 2020-10-19 20:51||   2020-10-19 20:51|| Front Page Top

#8 No, but it does alliterate.
Posted by SteveS 2020-10-19 20:55||   2020-10-19 20:55|| Front Page Top

#9  Power and Precision

Nothing to do with potatoes, then? Good to know. ;-)
Posted by trailing wife 2020-10-19 21:08||   2020-10-19 21:08|| Front Page Top

#10 You say potestas, I say [peaceful] protestas...
Ahh, let's call the whole thing off
Posted by Boss Snenter4805 2020-10-19 22:29||   2020-10-19 22:29|| Front Page Top

#11 Out sailing, an Ocean Beach pagan
And pacifist priestess of Dagon
Hissed, "Oh, how disgraceful!"
"I know! 'Mostly Peaceful?'"
And then they got swamped by the Reagan.
Posted by Neil the Totally Not Angry at All6006 2020-10-19 23:19||   2020-10-19 23:19|| Front Page Top

#12 And then they got swamped by the Reagan.

I'm literally laughing out loud. In the literal sense of literal.
Posted by SteveS 2020-10-19 23:35||   2020-10-19 23:35|| Front Page Top

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