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by Reticuli
Tue Jan 31, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Launch detected - for real...?
Replies: 13
Views: 2314

USS Woodrow Wilson SSBN 624 from 1966 through 1971. Please be discrete with this information. It may still be a classified incident, as it does not appear to be part of the list of about two dozen such known incidents over the years.
by Reticuli
Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Launch detected - for real...?
Replies: 13
Views: 2314

I don't see how it has anything to do with John Henry or man v. machine. It was human error from one branch of the military getting ahold of codes from the Navy they shouldn't have had and accidentally using them in an exercise.
by Reticuli
Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Launch detected - for real...?
Replies: 13
Views: 2314

Endless wrote:Yea i saw that movie too. It was Crimson Tide.


(edited to remove potentially personal information about the service person) He's one of the most reliable and upstanding people I've ever met.
by Reticuli
Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Launch detected - for real...?
Replies: 13
Views: 2314

I know of one instance where the USA accidentally gave valid launch orders to a ballistic missile sub that had been submerged and quiet for some time. The crew thought all their families were dead and their orders were to launch on Eastern European and Russian targets as belated retaliation. The lau...
by Reticuli
Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: Think Tank
Topic: Anti Air craft fire can shoot down ICBMs???
Replies: 21
Views: 18996

It's just a game.

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