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The Only Full Scale Test Of A Nuclear Missile Was 57 Years Ago

The Only Full Scale Test Of A Nuclear Missile Was 57 Years Ago

More than half a century ago this week, the United States conducted its only farm-to-table nuclear missile test. The test, code-named “Frigate Bird,” involved the launch of a Polaris missile from a submarine carrying a live nuclear warhead. The missile travelled a thousand miles before streaking down on an uninhabited…

How To Steal A Soviet Helicopter

How To Steal A Soviet Helicopter

Deep in the Sahel, as Muammar Qaddafi’s Libya exploited instability in Chad to expand its territory, a daring operation took place to obtain one of the Soviet Union’s most advanced attack helicopters. It was a complex plan involving Chadian rebel groups as well as French and American soldiers and spies,…