I hate to be niggly, but here goes.
In the beginning you said,
In the weapons bay of the F-106 Delta Dart was Hughes Nuclear Genie able to hone-in on bomber formations at 2,000 MPH and wipe them out with the nuke.
And later on you identified it thusly,
Two AIR-2B nuclear Genies were carried in first line defense fighters.
The thing is, the A & B had nuke potential, and there was no guidance system. AIR stood
for Air Intercept ROCKET, not a missile at all!
The reason this stands out for me is back in the early 80's, I was going through weapons
system upgrade training, read of this thingmie, and literally howled!
Back in the `50's when it first came out, it was no laughing matter. But by the time I
read about it, the F-106's were being phased out, and such crude, unguided nukes were,
Darned good article, but this bit has been niggling me since I read it...
1800+ posts, prior to Meltdown 20 Oct 02
If at 1st you don't succeed, call in an Air Strike!