Skip to comments.Letters To Leaders-Suit case nukes in the USA?
Posted on 07/13/2005 1:41:21 AM PDT by coffee260
Letters To Leaders
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Subject: Suit case nukes in the USA
To: President George Bush
July 13, 2005
What the hell are you doing? I am deeply concerned about the reports of 12 -20 nuculer weapons that are already here in the united states of america. The borders are wide open. The ememy is here and they are waiting to destroy us!!!
Why are you not telling this problem to the people? It's time to take matters in to our own hands, if you're not going to protect us then it's time to get rid of you.
Close the borders and round up the illegals and all of these radical muslims!!!
-or our we the bait!!!
-are we expendalble???
-time is running out!
Thousand Oaks , CA
Doubt it. Unless somebody's making new ones and you have to be pretty advanced for suitcase nuke.
Are you the author of this letter?
There were tactical, battlefield artillery shells that were essentially micro nukes (almost). They require accelerometers, I believe (like ICBM's when they arm).
I don't know if that's the current technology but was at one time.
According to Williams, former CIA Director George Tenet informed President Bush one month after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that at least two suitcase nukes had reached al-Qaida operatives in the U.S...
"Each suitcase weighed between 50 and 80 kilograms (approximately 110 to 176 pounds) and contained enough fissionable plutonium and uranium to produce an explosive yield in excess of two kilotons," wrote Williams. "One suitcase bore the serial number 9999 and the Russian manufacturing date of 1988. The design of the weapons, Tenet told the president, is simple. The plutonium and uranium are kept in separate compartments that are linked to a triggering mechanism that can be activated by a clock or a call from the cell phone."...
Go here http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=45253
Thanks I think I had read that before. It's a good read. In 1979 (IIRC) off the tip of South Africa a US NORAD VELA satellite caught a double-flash of a nuclear weapon detonating over the ocean. Guess it was fission-fusion. It was the Israelis and the South Africans testing nuclear artillery shells from warships. Supposedly the third one fired but the clouds broke just before firing and the VELA Hotel satellite saw it and relayed it as designed.
I know that General Alexander Lebed made a big deal about this in the late 1990's. Later, he had an "accident" aboard a Russian helicopter resulting in his death (among others).
However we can sniff out Russian plutonium. Not a smart thing to do. There is a shelf-life, don't know exact parameters, but the radioactive decay can lead to a non-event, so they have to be replaced on schedule. I am not aware of those schedules though. More likely, I think, is a Pakistani nuke sailed into a harbor, either in a slow boat or dropped off in a fast boat dropped offshore from a mother ship like a freighter. A high speed boat like the drug runners used.
Yesterday, Modern Marvels was about cannons & it included a little bit on "Atomic Annie".
"Accident", "death trap", and "Russian helicopter" are synonyms.
Crazy stuff. If al qaeda had nukes here, they'd already have used one to demonstrate the threat.
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