Minot/Barksdale Nuclear Bent Spear Incident-Part II

An Analysis & Critique “Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” A. Conan Doyle  B52H bomber loaded with two pylons carrying 6 AGM-129 ACMs each in flight Last month I posted part 1 of my piece on Minot/Barksdale here. In it, I reviewed the incident and the Defense Science […]

Minot/Barksdale Nuclear Bent Spear Incident-Part I

An Analysis & Critique Over 36 hours on August 29-30 2007, six AGM-129_ACM Air Launched Cruise Missiles each containing one W80_(nuclear_warhead) were removed from safeguarded weapons storage facilities at the Minot AFB in North Dakota, loaded aboard a B-52 bomber and flown 1500 miles to Barksdale AFB in Louisiana. While removed from secure storage, these […]