Looking Glass was the Strategic Air Command Airborne Command Post in the air 24/7 for over 40 years. It was aloft as a back up to the HQ SAC Command Post at Offutt AFB should it be rendered ineffective and inoperable...not just in case of nuclear war. Written by
Did You Know?
Michael Boyle states that a "Typhoon" class submarine is heading towards the Persian Gulf. The images accompanying the narration does not show a Typhoon. Also a Typhoon class submarine is a ballistic missile submarine and a vital strategic asset. It would never be used in a volatile situation as depicted. That role would be taken by smaller submarines specialized in attacking enemy ships and subs. See more