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Understanding the Pentagon’s Provocation of Russia

GlobalResearch 01 Feb 2023
In 1962, Kennedy learned that the Soviet Union (i.e., Russia) was installing nuclear missiles in Cuba ... officials were going to permit the Russians to install nuclear missiles pointed at the United States from only 90 miles away ... That was when he ordered a military blockade against Soviet ships carrying nuclear weapons to Cuba.

NT-Tao raises $22M to explore way to generate energy from nuclear fusion

Venture Beat 01 Feb 2023
NT-Tao has rasied $22 million to explore a way to generate clean energy from nuclear fusion in an efficient way. The Israeli startup is an example of newfound excitement around nuclear fusion, which generates clean energy by fusing atoms together, in contrast to the existing nuclear energy generated by splitting atoms.

Here's what happens when US Navy special operators go up against dolphins trained to keep ...

Business Insider 01 Feb 2023
Beginning in the 1960s, the Navy implemented the Marine Mammal Program to defend ports and the important ships berthed there, especially nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarines, both of which are key to US power-projection and deterrence.

Small reactors, big hang-ups

The Manila Times 01 Feb 2023
When SMR technology was first considered in the 1950s and 1960s because it worked so well in naval submarines and surface ships — where costs are irrelevant — it was found to be fundamentally uneconomical, which is why every country in the world that uses nuclear power moved toward reactors of gigawatt-scale.

Radioactive capsule that fell off truck in Australia’s Outback is found

The Los Angeles Times 01 Feb 2023
PERTH, Australia —  ... It could cause skin burns, and prolonged exposure could cause cancer ... nuclear dump in New Mexico. An area at a federal nuclear waste repository in New Mexico was evacuated after workers handling a shipping container found radioactive liquid in it ... betrayed the Marshall Islands, kindling the next nuclear disaster ... 10 ... 16 ... 25.

Panel Denies ECAN Petition For NFS Process Hearing

The Greeneville Sun 31 Jan 2023
A petition by the Erwin Citizens Awareness Network requesting a public hearing to gather information about a new production process planned at Nuclear Fuel Services in Unicoi County has been denied ... ECAN monitors actions of the nuclear industry in the Erwin area ... Navy ships and commercial domestic operations.

Little lost radioactive capsule rings big alarm in Australia

Asiatimes 31 Jan 2023
Each month, the Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO) ships some containing nuclear medicine around Australia ... At the national level, this is overseen by the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA), while each state and territory also has its own regulator.

U.S. General’s Prediction of War With China ‘in 2025’ Risks Turning Worst Fears Into Reality

Time 31 Jan 2023
maintains a strong lead in aircraft carriers, nuclear-powered submarines, and larger ships, China’s navy is now the world’s largest by raw numbers ... In November 2021, the that China was set to quadruple its nuclear stockpile and “have at least 1,000 warheads by ...

Sergey Lavrov to choose between illusions and reality for Africa

B & FT Online 31 Jan 2023
Lavrov and Antonio have ultimately agreed to expedite the coordination of several new intergovernmental agreements, including those on the opening of cultural centres and on the nuclear power industry, humanitarian missions and merchant shipping.

5 Employees Medically Evaluated After NFS Incident

The Greeneville Sun 30 Jan 2023
At least five nuclear Fuel Services employees were medically evaluated after an incident about 10.30 a.m. Monday at the Erwin facility ... The Nuclear Regulatory Commission was notified ... Navy ships and commercial domestic operations. It also processes weapons-grade uranium into nuclear reactor fuel ... ....

China's missile proliferation and nuclear breakout loom threateningly

Beijing News 30 Jan 2023
China possesses one of the most impressive missile inventories in the world, ranging from cruise missiles all the way up to nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) ... The DF-26 is capable of hitting ships at sea, plus its conventional warhead can be replaced with a nuclear one.

5 Medically Evaluated After NFS 'Minor Chemical Reaction' Incident

The Greeneville Sun 30 Jan 2023
At least five Nuclear Fuel Services employees received medical attention after an incident about 10.30 a.m ... The Nuclear Regulatory Commission was notified by NFS ... Navy ships and commercial domestic operations. It also processes weapons-grade uranium into nuclear reactor fuel.

New defense authorization act isn’t perfect, but it will boost nation’s preparedness

Norfolk Daily News 30 Jan 2023
Even so, the funding will be vital as the U.S ... Among other things, it prohibits the early retirement of combat platforms, such as the F-22 fighter; calls for the procurement of 11 Navy ships; restores funding for the sea-launched nuclear cruise missile; acquires a 12th Coast Guard national security cutter; and reforms the National Defense Stockpile.

Pacific news in brief for January 30

RNZ 29 Jan 2023
Cargo ship plan in Samoa. Samoa's government is planning to buy a cargo ship to help bring down the cost of freight. Minister for Works, Transport and Infrastructure, Olo Fiti Va'ai, told Parliament a plan will go to Cabinet soon to purchase the cargo ship following discussions within the transport sector ... Teen's nuclear message.

First shipment of downblended surplus plutonium from SRS’s K Area leaves S.C.

The Post and Courier 29 Jan 2023
... oxide with a multicomponent adulterant to enable DOE to produce a proliferation-resistant form that can never again be readily used in nuclear weapons, which meets requirements for shipping and disposal of the surplus plutonium as contact-handled transuranic waste at WIPP.

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In this handout photo taken from video released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, a Sineva intercontinental ballistic missile is test-fired as part of Russia's nuclear drills by a Russian nuclear submarine from the Barents Sea.
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