US Strategic Command tweets over dropping bomb on new year eve
WASHINGTON - US Strategic Command new year tweet of dropping bomb has gone bad with the Nationals.
Strategic Command which oversees the country's nuclear arsenal said it was ready if necessary to drop something "much, much bigger" than the New Year's Eve ball in New York and showing a clip of an aircraft releasing bombs.
"#TimesSquare tradition rings in the #NewYear by dropping the big ball...if ever needed, we are #ready to drop something much, much bigger," the tweet said, hours before the midnight descent of the illuminated ball in New York's Times Square marking the arrival of the new year.
The video showed a B-2 bomber dropping bombs, followed by explosions on the ground went bad with the Americans who criticised the tweet.