• 7 times the military lost nukes - and 4 times it never found them

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    An ICBM launch-control facility outside Minot, North Dakota.
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    The US military takes any case of missing or misplaced hardware seriously.
    Even with that approach, some of the military's most devastating weapons have still be lost.
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    The military makes a big deal out of when a rifle goes missing, not to mention when a nuke disappears. In spite of the fact the program is designed to be "zero defect," here are seven examples of doomsday devices wandering off (including a few where they never came back): 1. 1956: B-47 disappears with...
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