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The Goldsboro Incident: How the World Might Have Ended

Two professors paint a chilling scenario of what might have occurred in the wake of a real-life 1961 hydrogen bomb accident in North Carolina.

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Heads Roll at Air Force

Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Thursday axed two top Air Force honchos, Chief of Staff Gen. Michael Moseley and Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne, in a bid to do some damage control in the wake of the alarming incident last August in which nuclear warheads were mistakenly flown from North Dakota to Louisiana and another incident in which Air Force electrical fuses for ballistic missile warheads were shipped to Taiwan.

Posted on Jun 5, 2008 READ MORE

MIA Nuke Case Sparks Security Concerns

The disturbing security slip-up at North Dakota’s Minot Air Force Base on Aug. 29, which resulted in the unintentional—not to mention unsupervised and unauthorized—transport of six nuclear warheads across the country to Louisiana, has touched off a major military inquiry and raised serious security concerns.

Posted on Sep 23, 2007 READ MORE


U.S. Bomber Takes Nukes on Accidental Trip

This is the kind of human error story that makes a strong case for worldwide nuclear disarmament: reported Wednesday that five nuclear warheads were mistakenly carried on a B-52 bomber from North Dakota to Louisiana on Aug. 30—which means they were effectively missing for more than three hours.

Posted on Sep 5, 2007 READ MORE

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