Nov 02, 2021 · The new satellite images show features that reaffirm that the sites appear to be silos in various stages of construction. A few satellite images taken at sites before the shelters were built already showed features strongly suggesting the sites were missile silos, and the first four sites at Jilantai are clearly silos. But with the growing ...
Dec 21, 2021 · The missile launch was part of a five-day annual exercise that began on Monday and came just days after talks to revive Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers concluded in Vienna.
In the National Nuclear Security Administration's 2021 budget request, the agency requested US$53m to begin development of a new W93 warhead for use on Trident II and US$32 million to begin development of a new Mk-7 RV. If approved, the W93 will be the first new nuclear weapon system to receive a type designation since the end of the Cold War.
Jul 04, 2018 · One of the first images of missile bases under construction shown to President Kennedy on the morning of October 16, 1962. Commander Nikolai Shumkov commanded the K-19’s maiden voyage, and his task was to test a torpedo fitted with a nuclear warhead.
NPIC analysts used their expertise in nuclear missiles and launch platforms to determine the radius of the threat posed by the missiles in Cuba. This map depicts the reach of the Soviet’s medium-range ballistic missiles newly installed in Cuba and the threat presented to the U.S. and the Western Hemisphere during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
1944-02: War Department and the Corps of Engineers' Ordnance Department teams looked for a US missile test site. 1945-07-13: McDonald Ranch House, Manhattan Project location for the final assembly of the prototype Fat Man plutonium bomb. 1945-07-16: Trinity test of the plutonium bomb, the first nuclear weapon tested in the world.
Dec 20, 2021 · Opposing efforts by world powers to revive Iran's 2015 nuclear, Israel has long threatened military action against its arch enemy, Iran, if diplomacy fails to prevent it from acquiring a nuclear bomb.