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That time an airman accidentally prevented a nuclear apocalypse
"Either out of ignorance or luck, he ended the danger.”
Pelosi wants to restrict Trump’s access to nuclear codes. But can she?
"I’m prepared to execute whatever the political leadership of this nation would like to do."
Inside America’s secret nuke tunnels beneath the ice of Greenland
Camp Century had a “Main Street,” a chapel, a movie theater, a gym, and 600 nuclear missiles.
Trump reportedly claimed that the US built a secret nuke. Here’s what he’s probably talking about
Forget the invisible F-35 and the super-duper missile: there's apparently a brand new weapons system that's captured the commander-in-chief's attention — and it's of the nuclear variety
Russia just released classified footage of the largest nuclear bomb detonation in history
A Russian state corporation has released previously-classified footage documenting the development and detonation of the legendary 'Tsar Bomba' hydrogen bomb in celebration of 75 years of Russia's nuclear industry
Meet the only man to witness all three atomic blasts of World War II
More than 600,000 men and women worked on the Manhattan Project nationwide, but only one of them bore witness to all three major atomic blasts in 1945 that led to...
Here’s why the pilot of Enola Gay had no regrets about dropping the first atom bomb
Early in the morning of August 6, 1945, a U.S. Air Force B29 bomber, the Enola Gay, took off with a 9,700 top-secret bomb named Little Boy. Its pilot, Paul...
North Korea has ‘probably’ developed nuclear devices to fit ballistic missiles, UN report says
North Korea is pressing on with its nuclear weapons program and several countries believe it has "probably developed miniaturized nuclear devices to fit into the warheads of its ballistic missiles,"...
The 18th Airborne Corps is releasing previously classified documents about the Army’s Atomic Age on Twitter
The 18th Airborne Corps is telling the story of the Army's Atomic Age on its official Twitter account using previously classified military documents
A new bill would officially prohibit Trump from nuking hurricanes
A bill that would prohibit the president or any other federal agency from using nuclear weapons to alter "weather patterns or addressing climate change," was introduced in Congress on June...
North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, in first appearance in weeks, vows to bolster nuclear ‘deterrence’
The meeting focused on measures to "reliably contain the persistent big or small military threats from the hostile forces."
Nuke the Murder Hornets
Murder hornets look like something out of Satan’s worst acid trip.
North Korea ‘enhanced’ its nuclear weapons program throughout 2019, new report says
"Despite its extensive indigenous capability it uses illicit external procurement for some components and technology."
Russian Orthodox priests not sure if blessing nuclear weapons a good idea after all
"The blessing of military weapons is not reflected in the tradition of the Orthodox Church and does not correspond to the content of the Rite."
Navy submarines are now deploying with new ‘low-yield’ nuclear weapons
U.S. Navy ballistic missile submarines — boomers — are now sailing with ballistic missiles armed with new "low-yield" nuclear weapons, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday
The Air Force’s B-52 bombers are done flying with nuclear bombs
The B-52 bomber, a critical component of the U.S. strategic bomber fleet, is no longer approved to carry nuclear gravity bombs
You can now buy your very own abandoned nuclear missile complex for just $400,000
For 24 years, the complex was home to an armed Titan II ICBM, the largest land missile ever held by the U.S.
US nuclear forces have quietly kissed their floppy disks goodbye
For more than 50 years, the Defense Department has used 8-inch floppy disks to coordinate the operational functions of the United States' nuclear arsenal — until now
Why the US has nukes in Turkey — and why it’s so hard to remove them
During the Cold War, the U.S. stationed B61 nuclear bombs in Turkey, among other NATO countries. Formally, the U.S. controlled the weapons during peacetime, but the host countries' forces trained...
US officials reportedly considered pulling nuclear weapons out of Turkey, effectively ending the US-Turkey alliance
"I think this is a first — a country with US nuclear weapons stationed in it literally firing artillery at US forces."
North Korea says US is ‘misleading the public’ on status of denuclearization talks
The reclusive regime gave the U.S. until the end of this year to change its approach, warning that relations "may immediately come to an end."
The Pentagon’s nuclear weapons are facing a $1 billion setback thanks to a faulty $5 part
An official with the National Nuclear Security Administration told lawmakers that a $5 commercial capacitor it had tested for the Navy's W88 submarine-launched missile and the Air Force's B61-12 bomb...
Trump says the US military has super weapons that are even bigger and better than its nuclear arsenal
Peace On Earth. Purity Of Essence.
Iran to develop centrifuges for faster uranium enrichment
The moves suggested Iran, the United States and the major European powers may be leaving the door open for diplomacy to try resolve a dispute over Iran's nuclear program even...
Defense Secretary Mark Esper indicates there are no immediate plans to nuke Afghanistan
Defense Secretary Mark Esper was asked Wednesday if the US military retains the right to use nuclear weapons against the Taliban