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Old 13-06-2014, 02:33 AM   #182
lightgiver
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Preston investigates and finds 3 out-of-place looking metal discs in a tobacco tin in his gunny sack.. He shows the discs to a metallurgist who identifies the outer 2 as aluminium but the other as polonium, a key element in the initiator of an atomic bomb.. Preston reports his findings to his MI5 superior, who ignores them and has Preston taken off the PoliticallY EMbarrassinG case.. Irvine, however, suspects that a major intelligence operation is under way, and has Preston work unofficially for him to search for other Soviet couriers.. At the same time, he uses Brennson to pass a Deliberate piece of disinformation to the KGB..

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Per US Air Force Instruction (AFI) 91-104, "The Two Person Concept" is designed to prevent accidental or malicious launch of nuclear weapons by a single individual..In the case of Minuteman missile launch crews, both operators must agree that the launch order is valid by comparing the authorization code in the launch order against a Sealed Authenticator (a special sealed envelope which holds the code). These Sealed Authenticators are stored in a safe which has 2 separate locks. Each operator has the key to only 1 lock, so neither can open the safe alone. Also, each operator has one of 2 launch keys; once the order is verified, they must insert the keys and turn them simultaneously. A total of 4 keys are thus required to initiate a launch. For additional protection, the missile crew in another launch control center must do the same for the missiles to be launched.. As a further precaution, the slots for the 2 launch keys are positioned far enough apart to make it impossible for one operator to Reach both of them at once...
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http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=147Soon all of you will be like me... And then who will lock you up in a cellar..Someone's in my fruit cellar! Someone with a fresh soooul!..http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=166

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