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"The nuclear football (also known as the atomic football, the president's emergency satchel, the Presidential Emergency Satchel,the button, the black box, or just the football) is a briefcase, the contents of which are to be used by the President of the United States to authorize a nuclear attack while away from fixed command centers, such as the White House Situation Room or the Presidential Emergency Operations Center. It functions as a mobile hub in the strategic defense system of the United States. It is held by an aide-de-camp". <br />
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Rome, Italy. 29th October, 2021. The 46th President of the United States of America, Joe Biden meets the Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi in Piazza Colonna (outside Palazzo Chigi).
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"The nuclear football (also known as the atomic football, the president's emergency satchel, the Presidential Emergency Satchel,the button, the black box, or just the football) is a briefcase, the contents of which are to be used by the President of the United States to authorize a nuclear attack while away from fixed command centers, such as the White House Situation Room or the Presidential Emergency Operations Center. It functions as a mobile hub in the strategic defense system of the...
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