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US aerospace command moving comms gear back to Cold War bunker

US aerospace command moving comms gear back to Cold War bunker

The US military command that scans North America’s skies for enemy missiles and aircraft plans to move its communications gear to a Cold War-era mountain bunker, officers said. The shift to the Cheyenne Mountain base in Colorado is designed to […]


China blasts US panel for ‘Cold War’ thinking

China blasts US panel for ‘Cold War’ thinking

China hit back at the US Thursday over a document that called Beijing’s growing military a threat to Washington’s armed dominance in Asia, accusing its authors of a “Cold War mentality”. China’s military spending is soaring and the modernisation of […]


Russia calls on NATO to review Cold War methods of arms control

Russia calls on NATO to review Cold War methods of arms control

Russia’s deputy defense minister has suggested updating the agreements on conventional weapons control, which no longer match the political situation and the effectiveness of modern high-precision arms. Speaking at a session of the Russia-NATO council, Anatoly Antonov said that the […]


US Air Force gives U-2 spy plane another lease on life

US Air Force gives U-2 spy plane another lease on life

The aging U-2 spy plane of Cold War fame has avoided retirement and will stay in the air until 2025, the Air Force said Monday, because the costly drone due to replace it turned out to be less effective. As […]


US dismantles last big Cold War nuclear bomb

US dismantles last big Cold War nuclear bomb

Technicians in Texas closed a chapter on the Cold War on Tuesday, dismantling the oldest, biggest and most powerful nuclear bomb in the US arsenal, officials said. The last B-53 bomb — built in 1962, the year of the Cuban […]


Code War replacing Cold War: security experts

Code War replacing Cold War: security experts

A US counterterrorism expert warned that the Cold War has given way to a “Code War” in which cyber weapons can be unleashed with devastating consequences. Nations will launch online attacks and extremist groups will add cyber attacks to their […]


New UK Minister Promises ‘Clean Break’ from ‘Cold War Mindset’

New UK Minister Promises ‘Clean Break’ from ‘Cold War Mindset’

In a speech to the Royal United Services Institute in London this morning Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox has said that the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) will make a clean break from the thinking of the past and […]


British Cold War nuclear bunker up for sale on eBay

British Cold War nuclear bunker up for sale on eBay

LONDON: A Cold War-era nuclear bunker in Britain has been put up for sale on online auction site eBay, and by Monday bidders had pushed the price up to 19,300 pounds (21,500 euros, 29,000 dollars). “A rare opportunity to acquire […]


E-4 commemorates 35 years on alert

E-4 commemorates 35 years on alert

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb: To say there have been a lot of changes in the past 35 years would be a bit of an understatement. To give a frame of reference, gas was roughly 50 cents a gallon, the […]


 
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