Today, nuclear weapons have retained not only their pride of place but an actual role in Russian military planning. Unlike the Americans, who see little use for nuclear weapons in the absence of the Soviet threat, the Russians—wisely or not—continue to think about nuclear arms as though they are useful in military conflicts, even the smallest.
Mar 01, 2018 · MOSCOW (AP) — An underwater drone armed with a nuclear warhead powerful enough to sweep away coastal facilities and aircraft carriers.
The other basic type of nuclear weapon produces a large proportion of its energy in nuclear fusion reactions. Such fusion weapons are generally referred to as thermonuclear weapons or more colloquially as hydrogen bombs (abbreviated as H-bombs), as they rely on fusion reactions between isotopes of hydrogen (deuterium and …
The following is a list of states that have admitted the possession of nuclear weapons or are presumed to possess them, the approximate number of warheads under their control, and the year they tested their first weapon and their force configuration.
Defense Russia slams new US nuclear weapons proposal. In a new report, the Pentagon proposes increasing the military’s “tactical nukes” to counter Russian threats.
This part of the globalissues.org web site looks into the issue of nuclear weapons around the world. How are the powerful nations dealing with their nuclear …
Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that can’t be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin says, marking a technological breakthrough that would dramatically increase Russia’s military capability and boost the Kremlin’s global position.
Mar 01, 2018 · Russia has developed a new set of strategic nuclear weapons that can’t be intercepted, Vladimir Putin claimed Thursday, marking a breakthrough that could dramatically increase the country’s military capabilities, as U.S. officials told Fox News the missiles are still not operational. The Russian
Russia has developed a new array of nuclear weapons that are invincible, according to President Vladimir Putin. Mr Putin made the claims as he laid out his key policies for a fourth presidential term, ahead of an election he is expected to win in 17 days’ time. The weapons he boasted of included a
Russian President Vladimir Putin boasted Thursday that Russia has developed a new generation of nuclear weapons capable of bypassing any missile defense system — a claim that drew a rebuke from the White House and raised the specter of a rekindled Cold War-style arms rivalry. Some analysts said