Malmstrom Air Force Base missile maintenance team
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US nuclear launch officers suspended for 'cheating'

Thirty-four US Air Force officers in charge of launching nuclear missiles have been suspended over accusations they cheated in proficiency tests.

The Air Force said a small number of staff had been texting answers to the routine tests to others, while others had known but failed to report it.

Beth McLeod reports.

  • 16 Jan 2014
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