There has been a lot of talk in the news lately about nuclear bombs, nuclear warhead testing, and possible nuclear war. But did you know that the Department of Energy has a nuclear transport training facility in Arkansas?
Their mission is to transport nuclear warheads from bomber bases, silos and underwater docks to weapons labs across the United States, ensuring that the cargo reaches its destination safely and without harm. incident. For more than 40 years, no cargo has ever been damaged or diverted by a terrorist group. The training exercises at Fort Chaffee are designed to focus on what to do if there was a terrorist group trying to steal a bomb. moreover, Fort Chaffee is no longer an active base but is used for many training exercises of all kinds.
These high security trailers have what is called anti-shock systems, they are equipped with thick walls that emit immobilizing foam and axles that explode so that the trailer cannot be pulled in the event of a collision.
About the National Nuclear Security Administration
The National Nuclear Security Administration oversees the transport of nuclear bombs and other materials across the United States. The United States possesses 4,018 nuclear warheads. About 450 are in underground silos in Wyoming, Colorado, Montana, Nebraska and North Dakota.