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Doomsday Testing: These 6 Huge Nuclear Weapons Tests Changed The World

Doomsday Testing: These 6 Huge Nuclear Weapons Tests Changed The WorldYou don't want to be nearby.



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The U.S. Army's Laser Weapons Future Has Arrived

The U.S. Army's Laser Weapons Future Has ArrivedThe Army is preparing to incinerate enemy weapons “targets” in an upcoming in a “laser-off” firing of its emerging Stryker-armed 50-kilowatt laser weapon designed to destroy drones, helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and incoming enemy missiles.



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Low-Yield Nuclear Weapons Won’t End the World

Low-Yield Nuclear Weapons Won’t End the WorldA recent video by Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security, Plan A, suggests that the use of one low-yield non-strategic nuclear weapon, in a NATO-Russia conflict, would lead to the large scale use of strategic nuclear weapons and the death of more than 90 million people. While the video’s makers deserve credit for its production quality and very ominous background music, the scenario they offer, while always possible, is highly unlikely.



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This Means War: How the Kurds Could Fight the Turks with American Weapons

This Means War: How the Kurds Could Fight the Turks with American WeaponsThey won't go down without a fight.



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Graphic: Examining the weapons and tactics used by police and protesters in Hong Kong

Graphic: Examining the weapons and tactics used by police and protesters in Hong KongAs the showdown between police and protesters in Hong Kong has intensified, officers have used increasing force, deploying an arsenal of crowd-control weapons, including tear gas, pepper spray, rubber bullets, sponge grenades and bean bag rounds. Protesters have also stepped up their actions, hurling petrol bombs, vandalizing mainland Chinese banks and businesses believed to be pro-Beijing, throwing bricks at police stations and battling officers in the streets, sometimes with metal bars. Reuters scrutinized hundreds of images of the protests, as well as dozens of police reports and video footage, and combined this research with reporting on the ground to document the weapons used by the police and protesters, and how the violence has increased from day to day.



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India's Nuclear Weapons Arsenal Keeps Getting Bigger and Bigger

India's Nuclear Weapons Arsenal Keeps Getting Bigger and BiggerA large arsenal in a dangerous part of the world.



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US officials are considering pulling nuclear weapons from Turkey, effectively severing the US-Turkey alliance

US officials are considering pulling nuclear weapons from Turkey, effectively severing the US-Turkey allianceThe US-Turkey relationship has soured over the past several years, but the US still stores as many as 50 B61 gravity bombs at Inçirlik Air Base.



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This Sunken Russian Submarine Has Buried 'Nuclear Treasure' (Think Nuclear Weapons)

This Sunken Russian Submarine Has Buried 'Nuclear Treasure' (Think Nuclear Weapons)They can be yours, if you can dive down to crushing depths.



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Russia's Next Military Move: Selling Radar That Can Detect Hypersonic Weapons?

Russia's Next Military Move: Selling Radar That Can Detect Hypersonic Weapons?Russia says it will sell radars in the Middle East that are designed to detect cruise missiles and hypersonic weapons.



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Don't Sleep on India's Nuclear Weapons (They Could Kill Billions)

Don't Sleep on India's Nuclear Weapons (They Could Kill Billions)India has 130 to 140 nuclear warheads—and more are coming, according to a new report. Should the world worry?



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