“Looking Glass” Is Airborne

This afternoon at about 4:00 PM eastern US Time, a Boeing E-6B “Mercury” took off from Washington, DC.  This is the U.S. “Looking Glass” – airborne National Command Post to command US nuclear forces worldwide in the event ground stations are all destroyed. As seen in the flight radar image below, the aircraft took off, flew south into southern North Carolina, turned southeast out into … Continue reading “Looking Glass” Is Airborne