WATCH Russia firing off upgraded nuke interceptor

The Russian military has tested a short-range missile meant to defend Moscow from nuclear Armageddon. Video of the test launch conducted in Kazakhstan was published by the Defense Ministry. The interceptor tested at the Sary-Shagan test range is apparently the replacement of the 53T6 anti-ballistic missiles, which serve as part of an ABM shield protecting […]

US general made preparations to nuke Vietnam behind president’s back, declassified memo shows

The commander of US forces in Vietnam had devised a secret plan to use nuclear warheads against the communist North during the Vietnam War, before President Johnson halted the ongoing preparations, declassified documents reveal. General William Westmoreland, who commanded American military operations in the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968 had authorized a nuclear weapons […]

Radioactive sheep boost claims of secret Israeli nuke test

Radioactive isotopes discovered by scientists in Australian sheep have added gravity to longstanding claims that a mysterious flash above the Indian Ocean 39 years was actually an illegal Israeli nuclear weapon test. On September 22, 1979, US satellite Vela 6911 detected a ‘double flash’ near the Marion and Prince Edward islands in the southern Indian […]

‘Qualification flight’: Pentagon test-drops upgraded nuke from B-2 stealth bomber over Nevada

The US Air Force has tested the B61-12 nuclear bomb by dropping a dud from a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber over Nevada, as part of an ambitious project to extend the service life of the bomb, introduced in 1968, by another 20 years. “The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) and the US […]

North Korea could nuke the US as early as July 23, 2018, according to Britain’s Ministry of Defence

KRT via AP Video Kim Jong Un’s regime could launch a fully-capable nuclear strike by the middle of summer 2018, according to an assessment by Britain’s defence ministry. Lord Howe told MPs this January that a missile could be ready in as little as six months, a deadline of late July. The Ministry of Defence […]

Russia may mediate nuke talks between the two Koreas – top MP

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 13:57 Moscow may act as mediator in the denuclearization talks between the two Koreas, as the nuclear issue affects Russia’s national interests, Leonid Slutsky, head of the State Duma’s International Affairs Committee, said. “It highly likely that efforts by international mediators will be required to promote the issue of denuclearization […]

That time a drunk Richard Nixon tried to nuke North Korea

Charles Tasnadi/AP The North Koreans have been provoking the United States for as long as North Koreans have been praising Kim Il-Sung for being birthed from a shooting star. In the 1960’s the Hermit Kingdom was at the height of its power, which mostly came from the Soviet Union, who both supplied it and protected […]

Seoul detects radioactive gas from N. Korea nuke test

A radioactive gas, xenon-133, has been detected from the recent North Korean nuclear test, the South’s nuclear watchdog said, adding that it is still unclear whether it was from a hydrogen bomb test as Pyongyang claimed. Read more Traces of the xenon isotope were detected in the north-eastern part of the country on nine occasions, […]