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Air Force officers caught cheating on nuclear missile tests

16
Jan
2014

34 US Air Force nuclear missile launch officers have been accused of cheating on tests by texting each other answers. The monthly exams are designed to gauge the officers abilities to operate the missiles, and the Associated Press reports that those involved have since been stripped of their certification. The AP says the event is believed to be the largest such breach of integrity in the nuclear force. The situation may also be linked to a drug investigation involving 11 different officers across the US and UK. This is far from the first controversy for the nuclear missile program, however.

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