Officers who hold the trigger for US nuclear forces caught leaving the blast-doors open

THEY hold the trigger to the world’s biggest arsenal of nuclear weapons. So why have they been caught napping, with the bomb-proof doors left wide open?

Twice this year alone, US Air Force officers entrusted with the launch keys to nuclear-tipped missiles have been caught leaving open a blast door that is intended to help prevent terrorists or other intruders from entering their underground command post.

It’s also supposed to protect them from a surprise nuclear attack. Continue reading