The Week In Defense, Jan. 7-14, 2021

Boeing E-6B “Doomsday”  aircraft
The Boeing E-6B “Doomsday” aircraft facilitates communications between Stratcom and U.S. leaders in the event of a nuclear attack.
Credit: U.S. Navy

Stratcom Considers Alternatives To Airborne Command Post A replacement for the airborne command post (ABNCP) for U.S. Strategic Command (Stratcom) may not require an aircraft to host the mission, its commander, Adm. Charles Richard, said Jan. 5. “I can’t go into that in a lot of detail,” the...

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