The US still uses a 1970s-era IBM Series/1 mainframe computer with 8-inch floppy drives to control its nuclear forces!
The bomber was flying off the coast of Washington and Oregon when it was intercepted by the aviation enthusiast
A new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) called Sarmat is under testing
US President Donald Trump was briefed while the missile was still in the air
The latest U.S. launches come amid tensions with North Korea as that nation develops its own ICBMs
Critics say Beijing has never fully implemented U.N. sanctions on North Korea
Trump administration officials also recognise that a potential conflict would bring chaos to the region
North Korea's missile demonstrated a range of more than 4.000 miles (6400 km)
The North Korea crisis coincided, oddly, with the final negotiations at the UN on a draft treaty for a global ban on nuclear weapons
"That range would not be enough to reach the lower 48 states or the large islands of Hawaii, but would allow it to reach all of Alaska"