The E-6B Mercury is a Boeing 747 modified to be shielded from EMPs (electromagnetic pulses) that would result in a nuclear strike, but more recently can also be directed to take out electronic systems. Like submarines, it also has low-frequency communications to communicate, which means it can launch Minuteman III ICBMs buried in mountain fortresses.
An E-6B Mercury was also damaged in February, when it clipped a hangar while being moved but there have only been five accidents involving birds this whole decade. That's pretty spectacular considering how common bird strikes are.
Credit: E-6B Mercury. US Navy
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