Another Russian nuclear accident? Seven scientists killed by experimental nuclear-powered cruise missile explosion.

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Any thoughts? I know fuck all about nuclear weapons or Middle technology, anyone want to chip in with some observations? Is this nothing, or bigger than they are saying?

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Any thoughts? I know fuck all about nuclear weapons or Middle technology, anyone want to chip in with some observations? Is this nothing, or bigger than they are saying?

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Sounds like a big advancement to me. A missile that could avoid all defenses is a game changer of sorts.

I've always felt that nuclear subs are enough, very difficult to track and carry enough to wipe 10's of cities off the map each.

Also incredibly dangerous. The us tried to turn a b-36 into a nuclear powered bomber and dropped it due to the danger. Perhaps that was the test bed for a missile?
 

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Sounds like a big advancement to me. A missile that could avoid all defenses is a game changer of sorts.

I've always felt that nuclear subs are enough, very difficult to track and carry enough to wipe 10's of cities off the map each.

Also incredibly dangerous. The us tried to turn a b-36 into a nuclear powered bomber and dropped it due to the danger. Perhaps that was the test bed for a missile?
Yup, I read it was a nuclear powered cruise missile.

Edit I just read the article, should have done that before commenting :lol: