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'''Anchorage''' is the largest city in [[Alaska]], the 49th state in the [[USA|Union]]. It sits at approximately 61N 149W, even further north than [[Oslo]], [[Norway]].
 
'''Anchorage''' is the largest city in [[Alaska]], the 49th state in the [[USA|Union]]. It sits at approximately 61N 149W, even further north than [[Oslo]], [[Norway]].
  
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==Major Military Base: A Likely [[Nuclear target structures|Nuclear Target Structure]]==
[[Anchorage Alaska Temple]]
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Anchorage has a major [[United States Armed Forces]] warning [[radar]] [[network]] at Elmendorf [[AFB]] near Fort Richardson. Because of this military base with likely [[nuclear weapon]] capabilities making it one of the [[Nuclear target structures#Primary Targets|primary targets]] among the world's major [[nuclear target structures]] in a possible [[nuclear war]].<ref>[http://www.nti.org/country-profiles/united-states/nuclear/ ''Nuclear Country Profile''], [[Washington, DC]]: Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), Last updated: May, 2014. Accessed January 15, 2015</ref> Anchorage being a "[[first strike]]" [[nuclear war]] target is mostly due to its radar, [[missile]] silos, [[bomber]] bases, [[submarine]] bases, and command and control (C2) centers. The enemy must neutralize these [[asset]]s immediately to prevent or minimize American nuclear or other military retaliation.
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* [[Fairbanks]], Alaska
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[[Category:United States Cities and Towns]]
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[[Category:Alaska Cities and Towns]]
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[[Category:Nuclear Target Structures]]
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[[Category:Most Conservative American Cities]]

Latest revision as of 22:46, 27 June 2016

Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska, the 49th state in the Union. It sits at approximately 61N 149W, even further north than Oslo, Norway.

Major Military Base: A Likely Nuclear Target Structure

Anchorage has a major United States Armed Forces warning radar network at Elmendorf AFB near Fort Richardson. Because of this military base with likely nuclear weapon capabilities making it one of the primary targets among the world's major nuclear target structures in a possible nuclear war.[1] Anchorage being a "first strike" nuclear war target is mostly due to its radar, missile silos, bomber bases, submarine bases, and command and control (C2) centers. The enemy must neutralize these assets immediately to prevent or minimize American nuclear or other military retaliation.

See also

References

  1. Nuclear Country Profile, Washington, DC: Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), Last updated: May, 2014. Accessed January 15, 2015