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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP24 Mar 2020 1:10 p.m. PST

"The Boeing E-6B modification, which entered service in October 1998, was equipped with a system to remotely keep an eye on Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICMBs) via the Airborne Launch Control System.

In an opinion piece for the US magazine National Interest on Saturday, military expert Sébastien Roblin focused on the Boeing E-6 Mercury, the US Navy's airborne command post and communications relay based on the Boeing 707-320. It took its maiden flight back in February 1987…"
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