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Nuclear drill flubbed, report says

Air Force team didn’t recapture seized silo during exercise

Posted: May 23, 2014 at 3:50 a.m.

A Malmstrom Air Force Base missile maintenance team removes the upper section of an ICBM at a Montana missile site. An Air Force security team’s botched response to a simulated assault on a nuclear missile silo has prompted a blistering review and expanded training to deal with the nightmare scenario of a real attack.

An Air Force security team's botched response to a simulated assault on a nuclear missile silo has prompted a blistering review followed by expanded training to deal with the scenario of a real attack.

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