USS Wright seen in 1967 with a much less cluttered deck, however with an enormous communications dish. US Navy
Had nuclear struggle damaged out, three completely different presidents might have sought refuge aboard the Navy’s distinctive ‘Floating White Homes.’
Among the many U.S. authorities’s ever-evolving plans for what to do in an all-out nuclear confrontation, among the least recognized concerned extremely modified warships that have been deployed throughout one of many tensest durations between the Soviet Union and the USA. Had the Chilly Conflict turned sizzling, the U.S. president doubtless would have known as the photographs within the ensuing nuclear trade from certainly one of these exceptional ‘floating White Homes.’ These fascinating vessels have been in each manner part of the ancestory of right this moment’s ‘doomsday aircraft’ airborne command posts.
WNU Editor: The issue with a doomsday aircraft is that when it turns into not possible to gas it, it should land. A ship can keep out for weeks if not longer.