US Strategic Command Apolgizes After Tweeting About Bomb Drop

US Strategic Command posted then deleted and apologizes about a tweet showing a video with B-2 bombers dropping bombs

US Strategic Command posted then deleted and apologizes about a tweet showing a video with B-2 bombers dropping bombs

Later, the Strategic Command deleted the tweet and apologized.

The message references the famous ball drop in New York's Time Square. "We apologize", U.S.

"Watch to the end!"

It also included a video showing a B-2 bomber dropping weapons, according to the BBC.

In a message posted - and later deleted - on Twitter, the military command that controls the USA nuclear arsenal released a video in which B-2 Spirits drop bombs, with the message: "If ever needed, we are #ready to drop something much, much bigger".

The US Strategic Command tweet and accompanying video did not go down well. They fall to the ground and crash with a fiery explosion.

"Chatter about dropping bombs is NOT amusing", read another response to Stragetic Command's apology. It has since been deleted (Picture: Twitter) An accompanying video showed a B-2 Stealth Bomber soaring through the skies...

It was deleted soon after being posted.

The incident sparked outrage online.

"What kind of maniacs are running this country?" wrote the former director of Office of Government Ethics, Walter Shaub.

However, it seemed that people were shocked at the sight of seeing how Strategic Command trains for its all-too-serious mission defending the nation, and the suggestion that "if ever needed" it would be ready.

The original post came hours before outgoing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ended his two years as Pentagon chief.

U.S. Strategic Command, which controls the launch of U.S. nuclear weapons, said it was just trying to communicate it is already ready, per CNN.

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