In past negotiations aimed at reducing the arsenals of the world’s nuclear superpowers, chiefly the U.S. and Russia, a major sticking point has been the verification process: How do you prove that real bombs and nuclear devices — not just…
South Korea has developed a pre-emptive attack plan to annihilate the North Korean capital of Pyongyang in case it shows any signs of a nuclear attack, according to reports from Seoul.
There are many countries toying with the threat of war, however it is easy to see which countries may lead to nuclear warfare. While these countries say they don’t want war, it seems no-one is trying to prevent it either.
The Mayak nuclear plant is still one of the dark secrets of the cold war. On September 29, 1957 not far from the town called Chelyabinsk-65, the third biggest nuclear disaster happened — known as the “Kyshtym Disaster.” When we think of…
The M-28 or M-29 Davy Crockett Weapon System was a tactical nuclear recoilless gun that fired the M-388 nuclear projectile, which was deployed by the United States during the Cold War. It held the title of being the smallest nuclear…
Since World War II around 2,000 nuclear weapon tests have been carried out, and an estimated 125,000 nuclear bombs have been made.
If you’ve been monitoring the news, you’d have seen how North Korea has been threatening military action against South Korea over some broadcasting speakers set up near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).
This is probably something you don’t ponder on much, but if World War 3 was to break out, where would you feel safe?
For a moment, I thought the above video was a mere parody on world politics.
On July 9, 1962, a nuclear weapon was detonated in space by the U.S. It had an explosive yield of 1.45 megatons, which is about 100 times more than what was dropped on Hiroshima. It was code-named “Starfish Prime.”