It’s Not Just ‘Strangelove’ —Today’s Bombers Rely on America’s Weakest Nuclear Links
War Is Boring

Any attack as noted is this article constitutes an act of war on such as scale as to attempt a first strike, in which case the ability to recall the bombers is irrelevant. The US would already be at war, and our critical nuclear infrastructure would already have been attacked. This kind of scenario is why the system is like this, it’s a deterrent by itself.

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