US Air Force fired 9 nuclear commanders and will discipline junior officers at a nuclear missile base in response to an exam-cheating scandal that spanned a far longer period than originally reported.
US Air Force says 34 missile launch officers have been implicated in cheating scandal and 3 in drug probe, the latest missteps by those who maintain and operate the nation`s 450 nuclear missiles.
The hundreds of nuclear missiles that have stood war-ready for decades in underground silos along remote stretches of America, silent and unseen, packed with almost unimaginable destructive power, are a force in distress.
Foreign diplomats in North Korea appeared to be staying put Saturday, ignoring a warning by Pyongyang that they should consider evacuating their missions amid soaring nuclear tensions.
The diplomats said the find did not necessarily mean that Iran was covertly raising its enrichment threshold toward weapons-grade level.
The missiles carry dummies rather than nuclear warheads as Russia is a signatory of the Comprehensive-Test-Ban Treaty.
Iranian military officers have
talked up their country`s ability to counter-attack if strikes
Two nuclear capable missiles - Dhanush and Prithvi II - were successfully test-fired in Orissa.
Russia will work on a new generation of nuclear missiles to ensure its nuclear deterrent remains effective, President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday.
A new report has revealed that Pak is readying new nuclear facilities and weapons to go with it.
Day in Pics: 25th October
Showbiz World - October 25, 2014
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