Nuclear Rescue 911 : Broken Arrows & Incidents

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Nuclear Rescue 911: Broken Arrows & Incidents

nuclear war cold war strategic air command nuclear radiation nuclear missile nuclear explosion nuclear bomb nuclear nuclear threat broken arrow nuclear weapons lost weapons nuclear accidents accident plane crash archive footage

Nuclear Rescue 911 : Broken Arrows & Incidents

Release Date: January 01, 2001

Year    :   2001
Slogan    :   ┬źDocumentation about nuclear incidents┬╗
Genres    :   Documentary, War, History
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Director    :   Peter Kuran
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RunTime    :   53 mins.

Since 1950, there have been 32 nuclear weapon accidents, known as "Broken Arrows." A Broken Arrow is defined as an unexpected event involving nuclear weapons that result in the accidental launching, firing, detonating, theft or loss of the weapon. To date, six nuclear weapons have been lost and never recovered.Now, recently declassified documents reveal the history and secrecy surrounding the events known as "Broken Arrows". There have been 32 nuclear weapon accidents since 1950. Six of these nuclear weapons have been lost and never recovered. What does this say about our defense system? What does this mean to our threatened environment? What do we do to rectify these monumental "mistakes"? Using spectacular special effects, newly uncovered and recently declassified footage, filmmaker Peter Kuran explores the accidents, incidents and exercises in the secret world of nuclear weapons.




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