The Nightwatch "Doomsday" jets are joining the 55th Wing RC-135 fleet at a former SAC airfield during 18-month runway rebuild.
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- The 55th Wing Command Post recently earned the 2020 Large Nuclear Command and Control Command Post of the Year award.
The man and his daughter survived the ordeal without serious injury, and the man was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
The museum is about halfway through a two-year, $200,000 program to restore the plane so its fuselage and interior look as they did July 24, 1990 when it landed at Offutt to end the 29-year string of continuous Looking Glass flights.
For decades, battle-watch teams have staffed the underground command post at Offutt around the clock, every day of the year. In recent months, an unprecedented series of North Korean missile launches has kept that team busier than usual.
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He sat in a meeting room at the Strategic Air and Space Museum, a little older certainly, but still active-duty trim, tall, straight-backed an…
On July 24, 1990, EC-135 Looking Glass aircraft 38049 landed at Offutt Air Force Base.
The old "Looking Glass" is looking lonely and forlorn. The airplane, its wings clipped and lying off to the side, sits outdoors on the back lot of the Strategic Air & Space Museum near Ashland. Few ever see it. But officials say that will change.
The old “Looking Glass” is looking lonely and forlorn.