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Curious Mission Flown Over The Baltic Sea By U.S. Air Force Nuke Sniffing Plane

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BY JOSEPH TREVITHICK AUGUST 5, 2021

The U.S. Air Force’s lone WC-135W Constant Phoenix “nuke sniffer” aircraft flew an unusual mission over the Baltic Sea today. This plane is typically used to collect air samples to monitor for spikes in radiation levels in the atmosphere, but can also be employed after nuclear weapon tests and atomic accidents to help glean more information about those events and track the potential spread of dangerous radioactive material. 

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