American nuclear forces in the time of the virus. @PappalardoJoe

Apr 03, 09:32 PM
Image:  Shangdang Campaign, September–October 1945*.  Public domain.

Joseph Pappalardo, @PappalardoJoe , Popular Mechanics, in re: In the time of the virus, our most important deterrents are the nuclear weapons guarded by the USAF.  In Montana, Malmstrom Air Force Base, 341st missile wing, within Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC).  Spreading out these bases is good for security—can keep track of who’s around—and if missiles with multiple warheads arrive, widespread separation of targets is beneficial.
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Graphic is at:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_weapons_of_the_United_States#/media/File:Nuclear_weapon_size_chart.jpg