- May 11, 2006
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A few weeks ago I was reading in a book that when the Minuteman I ICBM was first deployed, SAC was looking at basing options all over the US,possibly even Alaska. It didn't go into much detail other then mentioning Alaska by name, which didn't make much sense seeing as ,yes, Alaska is RIGHT by Russia, but the range of the Minuteman would seem to negate the need to be that close to an intended target,unless,they wanted to go a pre-emptive strike with little to no warning,but I digress..Does anyone know about where these plannes,or possible Minuteman sites were? I can imagine Plattsburgh AFB,NY was a possibility since they had Atlas ICBMs based there,possibly Davis Monthan AFB as well,but no where else really stuck out. Just wondering if anyone else had any info on this.