Nuclear weapon
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission or a combination of fission and fusion. Both reactions release vast quantities of ener...
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READY FOR WAR: US Sends SECOND Strike Group to Korean Coast | The Sean Hannity Show
The US deploys a second aircraft carrier strike group to Kim's doorstep; first dual deployment since 1991.
Animation shows the deadly evolution of nuclear weapons
It's been decades since the United States dropped the first atomic bomb. Since then, the exponential increase of the destructive power of nuclear weapons is ...
Pyongyang Parade: North Korea displays new ICBMs & submarine-based missiles
Amid regional “military hysteria,” North Korea has marked the 105th birth anniversary of its founding leader Kim Il-sung with a military parade in Pyongyang,...
Russian nuclear-capable bombers fly near Japan
Fly-by is the latest sign of increasing tensions
North Korea warns of a nuclear attack against the US
President Trump continues to show his willingness to go it alone and punish rogue states; Kevin Corke reports for 'Special Report'
New Nuclear Arms Race? Pres.-Elect Donald Trump: U.S. Must Strengthen, Expand
After deviating often from longstanding U.S. nuclear weapons policy during his campaign, Trump signaled Thursday that he will push as president to expand nuc...
Diver Stumbles Upon Long-Lost Nuke While Hunting Sea Cucumbers
A diver in British Columbia stumbled upon a strange object that may be a long lost nuclear weapon.
Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington| Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium, signaling he is willing to use nuclear disarmament as a new bargaining chip in dis...
Nevada Is Site Of First-Ever Underground Nuclear Explosion - Sep 19, 1957
On this day in History, Nevada is site of first-ever underground nuclear explosion on Sep 19, 1957. Learn more about what happened today on History.
North Korea Conducts Fifth Nuclear Test, Claims It Has Made Warheads With ‘Higher Strike Power’
World leaders condemned North Korea's the test and said they would look for ways to punish Pyongyang.
A secret group easily bought the raw ingredients for a dirty bomb – here in America
A clandestine congressional operation exposed gaps in U.S. controls over sales of radioactive "dirty bomb" materials
N. Korea must be ready to deploy nuclear weapons at 'any moment' - Kim Jong-un
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his country must be ready to use nuclear weapons at “any moment,” while the military should be in “pre-emptive attack mode” to combat external threats. Kim also s...
North Korea Announces Plan To Launch Rocket Carrying Observation Satellite
North Korea said Tuesday that it plans to launch a satellite-carrying rocket as soon as next week, a move that could demonstrate potential progress in the nation’s long-running mission to develop a re...
History of nuclear weapons
Nuclear weapons possess enormous destructive power derived from nuclear fission or combined fission and fusion reactions. Starting with scientific breakthroughs made during the 1930s, the United State...
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Nuclear warfare
Nuclear warfare (sometimes atomic warfare or thermonuclear warfare) is a military conflict or political strategy in which nuclear weaponry is used to inflict damage on the enemy. Compared to conventio...
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Nuclear arms race
The nuclear arms race was a competition for supremacy in nuclear warfare between the United States, the Soviet Union, and their respective allies during the Cold War. During the Cold War, in addition ...
Nuclear weapon design
Nuclear weapon designs are physical, chemical, and engineering arrangements that cause the physics package of a nuclear weapon to detonate. There are three existing basic design types. In most existin...
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Nuclear testing
Nuclear weapons tests are experiments carried out to determine the effectiveness, yield, and explosive capability of nuclear weapons. Throughout the 20th century, most nations that developed nuclear w...
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Effects of nuclear explosions
The energy released from a nuclear weapon detonated in the troposphere can be divided into four basic categories:However, depending on the design of the weapon and the environment in which it is deton...
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Nuclear weapons delivery
Nuclear weapons delivery is the technology and systems used to place a nuclear weapon at the position of detonation, on or near its target. Several methods have been developed to carry out this task.S...
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Nuclear espionage
Nuclear espionage is the purposeful giving of state secrets regarding nuclear weapons to other states without authorization (espionage). During the history of nuclear weapons there have been many case...
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Nuclear proliferation
Nuclear proliferation is the spread of nuclear weapons, fissionable material, and weapons-applicable nuclear technology and information to nations not recognized as "Nuclear Weapon States" by the...
Nuclear terrorism
Nuclear terrorism denotes the detonation of a yield-producing nuclear bomb containing fissile material by terrorists. Some definitions of nuclear terrorism include the sabotage of a nuclear facility ...
Civil defense
Civil defense, civil defence (see spelling differences) or civil protection is an effort to protect the citizens of a state (generally non-combatants) from military attack. It uses the principles of e...
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History of the anti-nuclear movement
The application of nuclear technology, both as a source of energy and as an instrument of war, has been controversial.Scientists and diplomats have debated nuclear weapons policy since before the atom...
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List of nuclear weapons
This is a list of nuclear weapons listed according to country of origin, and then by type within the states.
US nuclear weapons of all types – bombs, warheads, shells, and others – are numbered in...
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Nuclear weapons by country
There are eight sovereign states that have successfully detonated nuclear weapons. Five are considered to be "nuclear-weapon states" (NWS) under the terms of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of...
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