What Would Putting Nuclear B-52s On 24-hr. Alert Mean?

Credit: USAF
The U.S. Air Force is vehemently denying that there are any plans or preparations underway to put the nuclear-capable B-52 bomber back on 24-hour alert, a status not seen since the end of the Cold War. What the Air Force is actually doing, they say, is renovating base infrastructure at Barksdale AFB...

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