Thursday, October 11, 2018

Florida's Tyndall Air Force Base Suffers "Widespread Catastrophic Damage" From Hurricane Michael

Warzone/The Drive: Tyndall Air Force Base In Ruins After Michael, Fighter Jets Seen Inside Roofless Hangars

The sprawling installation has been devastated by Michael, with aircraft having been exposed to the elements after hangar roofs blew away.

Yesterday, we reported that Tyndall Air Force Base—the home of F-22 training and the USAF's full-scale aerial target program—took a direct hit from Hurricane Michael, with its eye passing right overhead. Now we are seeing just how bad the damage is and it is downright horrific.

Supposedly, the wind gauge on the base broke after winds hit 135 mph and are now thought to have reached above 150mph or even greater. A reevaluation of meteorological data from many sources could even result in Michael being retroactively reclassified from a category four to a category five hurricane.

Read more ....

More News On Florida's Tyndall Air Force Base Suffering "Widespread Catastrophic Damage" From Hurricane Michael

Tyndall sustains ‘direct hit,’ ‘extensive damage’ from hurricane -- Air Force Times
A Fighter Jet Flipped. Hangars Shredded. At Tyndall Air Force Base, a 'Complete Loss.' -- The New York Times
Hurricane Michael unleashed ‘widespread catastrophic damage’ at Tyndall Air Force Base, officials say -- FOX News
Florida Air Force base suffers "widespread catastrophic damage" from Michael -- CBS
Michael blasted Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida — a key to homeland security -- USA Today
Florida Air Force base for top stealth fighter-jets takes a 'direct hit' from Hurricane Michael -- Business Insider
Tyndall AFB leveled by Hurricane Michael as most other installations avoid major damage -- Stars and Stripes
There’s ‘Widespread Catastrophic’ Hurricane Damage At Tyndall Air Force Base -- Task & Purpose


Anonymous said...

Ladies and gentlemen, This is what hundreds of billions of dollars of damage looks like.

opit said...

Sidebar. It isn't just bridges and highways that suffer infrastructure degradation from neglect. Link rot affects "My Favorite Blogs and Web Sites"