• Short Summary

    In that unhappy event, the general in the plane would become the supreme commander. The?

  • Description

    In that unhappy event, the general in the plane would become the supreme commander. The circling plane is supposed to be reasonably immune to a nuclear attack.

    The planes have fifteen tons of communications equipment in them plus a variety of secret devices. The Air Force says the equipment is coded to prevent any possibility of an accidental nuclear war.

    On the fourth anniversary of this program, the Air Force put one of the planes on display at Andrews Air Force Base in Washington and let reporters in to take pictures. The pictures don't show much.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8F98PKGYFBYS3SXUFXAV35QF
    Media URN:
    VLVA8F98PKGYFBYS3SXUFXAV35QF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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