Cold War

US B-57 Nuclear Device

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Built and deployed between 1963 and 1967, the US B-57 was a Tactical Nuclear Device used during The Cold War. The Munition was a Gravity (air dropped) weapon which featur …

US Boeing E-6 ''Mercury'' AEWC Plane

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The US Boeing Aircraft E-6 ''Mercury'', was a late Cold War Era (1987) Airborne Early Warning and Communications Plane. Much like other ''Looking Glass'' Aircraft, The '' …

TACAMO

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''TACAMO” was a Cold War communications code used by The US Military to represent a system of survivable combat communications in the event of a Nuclear War. It sto …

''Emergency Action Message''

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With variants used in The Cold War, The ''Emergency Action Message'' or EAM, is a coded authentication order relayed electronically to those US Military Commanders under …

US ''Crow'' Missile

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An early Cold War US Munition, The ''Crow'' Missile was a short lived, Air to Air Missile System designed by The US Naval Weapons Testing Center in California. (7) such M …

US Cessna T-37 ''Tweet'' Jet Trainer

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Manufactured by The US Cessna Aviation Company, The T-37 ''Tweet'' was an Advanced Jet Trainer used by The US Air Force from 1957 until 2009. It was the primary advanced …

''Hot'' and ''Cold'' Launch Procedure

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In terms of Silo (below ground) or Enclosed Missile Systems, the practice of Active Launch (deployment), is broken down into (2) methods. The ''Cold'' and ''Hot'' Launch. …

Operation: ''Giant Lance''

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The 1969 ''Cold War'' Military Plan called ''Operation – Giant Lance'', was authorized by then US President Richard Nixon as part of His '' Mad Man'' Theory. This ' …

US ''Pye Wacket'' Missile

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An experiment design pattern from 1957, The ''Pye Wacket'' Air to Air Missile System was a lenticular (disc) shaped munition was planned as a defensive device deployed fr …

USS ''Pickerel''

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Deployed late in World War II (1944), The ''Trench'' – Class Submarine USS ''Pickerel'' was deployed to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. She saw no War Service in that Conflic …