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Lockheed Martin Resume Transition of US Nuclear Facility Management

Lockheed Martin Resume Transition of US Nuclear Facility Management

Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) will resume its transition to manage and operate the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., effective immediately. CNS, which includes Bechtel National, […]


Iran’s comprehensive nuclear accord — a big deal

Iran’s comprehensive nuclear accord — a big deal

Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany began talks on Tuesday in Vienna on reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal. Iran is under UN and Western sanctions because of suspicions — denied by Tehran — […]


Excavation at North Korea nuclear test site: US think-tank

Excavation at North Korea nuclear test site: US think-tank

Recent satellite imagery suggests North Korea has stepped up excavation work at its main nuclear test site, but there are no signs of an imminent test, a US think-tank said Friday. The images indicate a “significant acceleration in excavation activity” […]


Iran demands ‘proof’ of nuclear weapons allegations

Iran demands ‘proof’ of nuclear weapons allegations

Iran said Wednesday it would not accept longstanding allegations that its nuclear program once had a military dimension without seeing the secret documents on which the charges are based. “We will not accept any of the (International Atomic Energy) Agency […]


Hagel orders review of troubled US nuclear force

Hagel orders review of troubled US nuclear force

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered a sweeping review of the US nuclear force after a series of embarrassing incidents including cheating on an exam by missile officers, officials said Thursday. The Pentagon chief also planned to summon top commanders […]


US to Spend $1 Trillion on Nukes, but Payoff Unclear: Study

US to Spend $1 Trillion on Nukes, but Payoff Unclear: Study

The United States plans to spend $1 trillion on upgrading and maintaining its nuclear arsenal over the next 30 years, but delays in replacing current systems threaten to weaken US nuclear deterrence, according to a new independent study. “The new […]


North Korea warns of nuclear disaster, threatens US

North Korea warns of nuclear disaster, threatens US

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Wednesday the Korean peninsula would be engulfed by “massive nuclear disaster” if war breaks out there again, warning the US it will not be safe in the event of a conflict. “If the war […]


Iran nuclear accord means NATO missile defence unnecessary: Russia

Iran nuclear accord means NATO missile defence unnecessary: Russia

The accord with Iran to curb its nuclear program means a planned NATO anti-missile system in Europe, hotly opposed by Moscow, is no longer necessary, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavarov argued Wednesday. Moscow fears the system would compromise its own […]


India expands nuclear weapons site: think tank

India expands nuclear weapons site: think tank

India has expanded a secretive site that could be used to enrich more uranium for nuclear weapons, a US think tank said Wednesday, citing satellite imagery. The Institute for Science and International Security, a private group opposed to nuclear proliferation, […]


 
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