With the unpredictable nature of North Korea’s threat looming, the U.S. is ramping up its defences by putting Cold War-era planes back in the air. CBC News went to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana to take a look at the planes being deployed against Kim Jong-un. – The National

Featured image of An unarmed AGM-86B air-launched cruise missile is released from a B-52H Stratofortress Sept. 22, 2014, over the Utah Test and Training Range during a Nuclear Weapons System Evaluation Program sortie by U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Roidan Carlson

b-52-nuclear-cruise-missile-U.S. Air Force photo Staff Sgt. Roidan Carlson

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