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Solitary Sentinels: Meet Soldiers Guarding America’s Nuclear Weapons

In Wyoming, Nebraska and Colorado states lay a large piece of land where the military keep America Nuclear Missiles.

The missiles are kept underground with each facility occupying a parcel of land not bigger than a football pitch and each facility has control of 10 nuclear missiles. 

According to reports on the internet, the storage facilities are barely noticeable unless told about, making it one of the most guarded real estate in the world.   

While getting ready for their trip to the missile field, the military also identified as Solitary Sentinels pick among other things their armour, gear and weapons that they might need in the course of their work.

They are then assigned to teams and told which missile alert facility they will be guarding. 

At the facility, another section of military men identified as the missileers who are seated some 75-feet below ground in a nuclear bomb proof bunker.  

The missileers are in control of the missiles and should the president ever give the orders, they will be the ones launching them. 

An intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is a missile with a minimum primarily designed for nuclear weapons delivery.

Most modern designs support multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles (MIRVs), allowing a single missile to carry several warheads, each of which can strike a different target. 

India, Russia, the United States, China, the United Kingdom and France are the only countries that have operational ICBMs. 

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