Report to Congress on Hypersonic Weapons

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July
14

The United States has actively pursued the development of hypersonic weapons—maneuvering weapons that fly at speeds of at least Mach 5—as a part of its conventional prompt global strike program since the early 2000s. In recent years, the United States …

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Chinese nuclear scientists urge readiness for electromagnetic pulse attack

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July
12

China should bolster its defences so that critical infrastructure could withstand potential future electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attacks that can wipe out power grids and communication, according to a Chinese military nuclear research institute. The United States is vulnerable to damage …

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US Air Force releases new image of the B-21 Raider nuclear bomber

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July
11

The US Air Force has released a new digital rendering of its B-21 Raider heavy strategic nuclear bomber, along with more information about the warplane. It’s being built by Northrop Grumman as part of the Air Force’s Long-Range Strike Bomber …

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US Envoy Warns China ‘Looking At’ New Nuclear Technologies

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July
9

A U.S. diplomat focusing on disarmament said Thursday that China is “looking at” developing naval and aerial autonomous nuclear weapons systems, warning any such development could disrupt strategic stability. Ambassador Robert Wood, the U.S. envoy to the Conference on Disarmament …

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The U.S. says it can answer cyberattacks with nuclear weapons.

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July
9

Over the July 4 weekend, the Russian-based cybercriminal organization REvil claimed credit for hacking into as many as 1,500 companies in what has been called the largest ransomware attack to date. In May, another cybercriminal group, DarkSide, also apparently located …

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