NUCFLASH



[nook-flash, nyook-] /ˈnukˌflæʃ, ˈnyuk-/

noun
1.
a report of highest precedence notifying the president, secretary of defense, or their deputies of an accidental or unauthorized nuclear-weapon launch or of a nuclear attack.

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