Category: Nuclear War

SKILL: Surviving a nuclear attack – Irwin Redlener (TED Talk)

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/surviving-a-nuclear-attack-irwin-redlener The face of nuclear terror has changed since the Cold War, but disaster-medicine expert Irwin Redlener reminds us the threat is still real. He looks at some of history’s farcical countermeasures and offers practical advice on how to survive an attack. Talk by Irwin Redlener. Related posts: THREATS: A Nuclear Weapons Will […]

SHELTER: Survival Bunkers – The Reality Of Life Underground

Survival Bunkers – The Reality Of Life Underground Source: survivalbased.com By: Capt. William E. Simpson Posted on: January 21, 2014 The concept of using a bunker for shelter during times of disaster is nothing new. However the technologies that affect bunkers have changed radically over the past 20 years! For the purposes of temporary shelter, most basic underground […]

PREPS: Top 3 Reasons You Should Prepare for Nuclear War

Source: americanpreppersnetwork.com  By: Adrienne Posted on: February 13, 2014 These are frightening times. Of course, every prepper knows this – which is precisely why the individual in question is a prepper in the first place. However, one of the biggest reasons for the fear is the fact that the world is a place full of uncertainty. This is […]

DHS SCENARIO: Scenario #1- Nuclear Detonation , A 10-Kiloton Improvised Nuclear Device

Source: globalsecurity.org By: Global Security Posted on: Feb. 10, 2014 Homeland Security Planning Scenarios Scenario 1: Nuclear Detonation – 10-Kiloton Improvised Nuclear Device Summary  Casualties Can vary widely Infrastructure Damage Total within radius of 0.5 to 1.0 mile Evacuations/Displaced Persons 450,000 or more Contamination Approximately 3,000 square miles Economic Impact Hundreds of billions of dollars Potential […]

THREAT: Radiological Terrorism: A Sochi surprise?

Source: thebulletin.org By: Jerry Sergei Davydov Posted on: 5 FEBRUARY 2014 With the Sochi Olympics less than a week away, there has been growing anxiety about the security of the athletes, Olympic personnel, and spectators attending the Games. Security has been stepped up in recent weeks following the double suicide attacks in Volgograd that killed over 34 people. […]

THREAT: China To Deploy Submarines This Year With Capability To Strike At U.S. Targets, Says U.S. Navy

Source:  blogs.ottawacitizen.com February 6, 2014. 9:34 am  Section: Defence Watch The U.S. Naval Institute is reporting this: China is set to deploy submarines sometime this year armed with nuclear tipped missiles capable of striking Alaska or Hawaii, according to a January assessment from the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI). The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Jin-class […]