Cheyenne Mountain Retired
Cheyenne Mountain was the United States' underground command post, designed to survive a direct hit from a nuclear warhead. It's a Cold War relic -- built in the 1960s -- and retiring the site is probably a good idea. But this paragraph gives me pause:
Keating said the new control room, in contrast, could be damaged if a terrorist commandeered a jumbo jet and somehow knew exactly where to crash it. But "how unlikely is that? We think very," Keating said.
I agree that this is an unlikely terrorist target, but still.
Posted on October 25, 2006 at 4:35 PM • 46 Comments