U.S. Airmen assigned to the 91st Missile Security Operations Squadron Tactical Response Force and Convoy Response Force participate in a recapture and recovery exercise in support of Global Thunder 23 near Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, April 28, 2023. Global Thunder is a training opportunity to exercise all U.S. Strategic Command mission areas and create the conditions for strategic deterrence against a variety of threats.
Air and Space Forces Association Daily Report sent to members 4 May 2023.
Note, the words 'The War Zone" below are a link to another article of interest.
The War Zone
As part of a recently released Air Force video, Security Forces personnel can be seen storming a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile silo, and at several points disarming individuals role-playing the parts of armed intruders. These sorts of ‘recapture and recovery’ exercises, which are relatively routine for U.S. forces, allow security personnel to practice how a captured nuclear missile silo would be retaken if such an event came to pass.
The article linked is
BYOLIVER PARKEN|PUBLISHED MAY 3, 2023 2:42 PM EDT
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