The amount of energy discharged from a nuclear bomb recently tested by North Korea may show the device used plutonium, which would mean the country hasn’t yet found the other route to the weapon, according to an arms-control expert. North Korea on Feb. 12 announced its third test of a nuclear device. The underground detonation […]
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta phoned South Korean Minister of Defense Kim Kwan-Jin to discuss the “highly provocative” nuclear test carried out by North Korea last weekend. Panetta renewed the U.S. pledge to defend the South against aggression from Pyongyang.
Today North Korea announced it was conducting a third nuke test in defiance of UN punishment. While the North Koreans claim they’re simply trying to launch satellites, they also allowed that their ultimate goal was to have the ability to reach out and touch the United States. Here’s a quote from the government’s official nuke commission (that […]
North Korea is developing an electromagnetic pulse munition to jam South Korean and U.S. military electronics, according to a Communist Party-controlled journal citing GPS disruptions observed by South Korean aircraft flying near the demilitarized zone separating South and North Korea. An EMP munition can jam electronic-based weapon systems ranging from fighter jets to hand held […]
No, this picture doesn’t show a black and white image of the rebel base on the ice planet Hoth. It’s part of a semi-secret, nuclear-powered U.S. Army base that was built under the Greenland ice cap only 800 miles from the North Pole. The base was officially built to conduct scientific research but the real […]