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9 Nuclear Warheads America Lost and Never Found
I’m not sure if this is true or not, but if it is, it makes me downright scared but glad that I’m prepared. It is said that the US has ‘misplaced’ their fair share of nukes. During the search and recovery process, America turned up empty when tasked to recover these nine nukes. A few are in our own backyard, some in other countries, and several lost in the ocean. While regulations and accountability have improved over the years, broken arrow events have occurred not that long ago.
As the story goes, in 2007 a B-52H Heavy Bomber was loaded with six thermonuclear warheads and then flown across the country without base personnel realizing that the six nukes were missing. This type of incompetence used to happen much more frequently. Sometimes mistakes apparently even resulted in unrecoverable nukes. The nine warheads listed in the article below remind us that even with nukes, mistakes can happen.