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Malfunctioning Nuclear Missile and Fear of Accidental Launch (1984)

Air Force Feared Missile Launch - Gadsden Times 10-28-1987
Air Force officials parked an armored vehicle on top of a Minuteman 3 silo in 1984 to prevent what appeared to be the launch of a malfunctioning nuclear missile…. (click and or right click to enlarge image)

     Air Force officials parked an armored vehicle on top of a Minuteman 3 silo in 1984 to prevent what appeared to be the launch of a malfunctioning nuclear missile….
Gadsden Times
10-28-1987

… The guidance system on a Minuteman 3 missile loaded with 3 warheads malfunctioned Jan. 10, 1984.

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