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  • Russia Is Building the Largest ICBM Ever (and America Should Be Worried)

    05/10/2016 5:58:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 46 replies
    National Interest ^ | May 9, 2016 | Dave Majumdar
    Russia’s will deploy its new RS-28 Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missiles to units in Siberia and the southern Urals when the enormous new weapon becomes operational in 2018. The massive liquid-fueled missiles will replace the existing Cold War-era R-36M2 Voyevoda (SS-18 Satan) ICBM—which is the largest such weapon ever built. “The development of the Sarmat silo-based missile system with a heavy missile is nearing completion,” Col. Gen. Sergei Karakayev, commander of Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces told the Moscow-based TASS News agency. “It will replace the Voyevoda missile system in the Uzhur missile division and the Dombarovsky position area.”
  • U.S. sources: Signs of North Korea mobile ballistic missile launch

    04/12/2016 1:21:03 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | April 12, 2016 | Barbara Starr
    U.S. sources: Signs of North Korea mobile ballistic missile launch By Barbara Starr, CNN Pentagon Correspondent Updated 1807 GMT (0107 HKT) April 12, 2016 CNN) — U.S. intelligence satellites have spotted signs that North Korea may be preparing for an unprecedented launch of a mobile ballistic missile which could potentially hit portions of the U.S., CNN has learned. Opinion: Impose sanctions on North Korea's enablers Two U.S. officials told CNN that if the regime proceeds with a launch, the latest assessments are the most likely scenario is the launch of the so-called Musudan missile, which the U.S. believes could potentially...
  • (2nd LD) N. Korea claims success in new ICBM engine test

    04/09/2016 2:30:03 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 13 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 2016/04/09
    (2nd LD) N. Korea claims success in new ICBM engine test 2016/04/09 11:04 (ATTN: ADDS photo, details in last 5 paras) SEOUL, April 9 (Yonhap) -- North Korea claimed Saturday that it has successfully conducted a ground test of a new engine for an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the latest in a series of Pyongyang's claims of progress in its nuclear and missile programs. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un issued an order to conduct a "jet test of a new type high-power engine of intercontinental ballistic rocket and personally came to the Sohae Space Center to guide the test," the...
  • The Iran Agreement: Yet another violation...

    03/14/2016 12:16:15 PM PDT · by ManHunter · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 12, 2016 | Lucas Tomlinson
    Iran is preparing to launch a new long-range rocket into outer space as soon as this weekend, U.S. officials told Fox News. The missile is known as a Simorgh, and officials are watching the missile on the launch pad as it is being fueled at an undisclosed location inside Iran. Officials told Fox they have not seen this specific type of rocket launched in the past. Iran has conducted four previous space launches. Any test of a new ballistic missile would be an apparent violation of a UN resolution forbidding Iran from working on its rocket program.
  • Russia to Launch Massive Ballistic Missile Test From Nuclear Subs

    03/04/2016 7:07:08 PM PST · by Sawdring · 20 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 3/3/2016
    Russia is about to test-launch a volley of intercontinental ballistic missiles from nuclear-powered submarines, during an exercise to test the combat readiness of its nuclear deterrence forces, according to a report in the newspaper Izvestia. The missiles will include the new Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile, which is intended as the future cornerstone of Russia's nuclear capability and is the country's most expensive weapons project.
  • U.S. test-fires ICBMs to stress its power to Russia, North Korea

    02/26/2016 9:32:52 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 33 replies
    Reuters ^ | 26 Feb, 2016 | VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, CALIF. | BY DAVID ALEXANDER
    The U.S. military test-fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile in a week on Thursday night, seeking to demonstrate its nuclear arms capacity at a time of rising strategic tensions with Russia and North Korea. The unarmed Minuteman III missile roared out of a silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California late at night, raced across the sky at speeds of up to 15,000 mph (24,000 kph) and landed a half hour later in a target area 4,200 miles (6,500 km) away near Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands of the South Pacific. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work, who witnessed...
  • Minuteman ICBM soars over California as US Air Force run test-launch - but this time without causing

    02/22/2016 12:14:13 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 12 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Published: 00:00 EST, 22 February 2016 | By James Wilkinson
    A Minuteman 3 missile was test-launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los Angeles Saturday at 11.34pm PST The unarmed missile's destination was 4,200 miles into the Pacific OceanIt was carrying a test re-entry vehicle to the Marshall IslandsTest-launches are a common sight at the base
  • While John Kerry was playing Secretary of State on TV North Korea developed ICBM that can hit us

    02/18/2016 9:06:53 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 28 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/18/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    A veteran Heritage Foundation (HF) researcher who has studied data from North Korea has very serious news for all Americans: The North Koreans now have the capability to hit any place in the United States with a nuclear loaded warhead. Thanks to the silly, bowing, scraping and time wasting charade the very phony John Kerry has carried out over his pointless tenure as Barack Obama’s Sectary of State, every single person in America is now in genuine danger. The (HF) researcher concluded that since North Korea has successfully put another satellite into orbit she has the technological ability to launch...
  • Seoul retaliates, China pays price for North Korea rocket launch

    02/12/2016 3:25:53 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 20 replies
    Asia Times ^ | February 10, 2016 | Shim Jae Hoon
    Seoul retaliates, China pays price for North Korea rocket launch By Shim Jae Hoon on February 10, 2016 in Asia Times News & Features, China, Koreas SEOUL-North Korea's satellite rocket launch has claimed its first casualty amid a changing and increasingly volatile regional security landscape that's dragging in China, the US and Japan. South Korea announced on Feb. 10 that it's closing down the inter-Korean economic project at Kaesong Industrial Complex which Seoul set up 12 years ago to provide hard currency earnings for the North Korean regime. /snip Meanwhile, the Park government has come under pressure from conservatives who...
  • North Korea's new satellite flew over Super Bowl site

    02/08/2016 11:26:48 AM PST · by familyop · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 8, 2016 | ERIC TALMADGE
    TOKYO (AP) -- Here's a bit of Super Bowl trivia: North Korea's newest satellite passed almost right over the stadium just an hour after it ended. Whatever motives Pyongyang may have about using its rocket launches to develop nuclear-tipped long-range missiles, it now has two satellites circling the Earth, according to NORAD, the North American Aerospace Command, which monitors all satellites in orbit. Both of the Kwangmyongsong, or "Shining Star," satellites complete their orbits in about 94 minutes and based on data released by international organizations tracking them, the new one passed almost right over Levi's Stadium about an hour...
  • N. Korea moves up planned rocket launch to between Feb. 7-14: report

    02/06/2016 1:55:15 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 12 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 2016/02/06
    N. Korea moves up planned rocket launch to between Feb. 7-14: report 2016/02/06 18:45 TOKYO, Feb. 6 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has moved up its plan to launch a long-range rocket to between Feb. 7 and 14, Japanese media reported Saturday, citing a Tokyo government announcement. Earlier this week, Pyongyang informed the International Maritime Organization (IMO) of its plan to launch a satellite between Feb. 8 and 25. Japan's Kyodo News reported that the North has informed the IMO of its change of plan. Experts earlier expected that the North would likely launch the rocket around Feb. 16, the birthday...
  • U.S.: N. Korea Injecting Fuel into a Missile, Readied For Launch in a Few Days

    02/05/2016 12:56:39 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies
    Asahi Shimbun ^ | February 5, 2016 | Atsushi Okudera
    /begin my excerpts U.S.: N. Korea Injecting Fuel into a Missile, Readied For Launch in a Few Days Washington = Atsushi Okudera February 5, 2016 15:00 N. Korea, which issued notice to launch a satellite, which is a de-facto ballistic missile launch, have started to inject fuel into its rocket, which was revealed to Asahi Shimbun by a U.S. defense official. It is said to be "readied for launch as early as within a few days." It could be fired in the period starting at Feb. 8, which N. Korea had set. /end my excerpts
  • (5th LD) N. Korea tells U.N. agencies it will launch satellite between Feb. 8-25

    02/02/2016 8:10:09 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 25 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 2016/02/03 | Chang Jae-soon
    (5th LD) N. Korea tells U.N. agencies it will launch satellite between Feb. 8-25 2016/02/03 04:49   (ATTN: ADDS U.S. reaction) By Chang Jae-soon WASHINGTON/TOKYO/SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Yonhap) -- North Korea notified a U.N. maritime agency Tuesday that it will launch a satellite later this month, confirming widespread concern the communist nation is readying for a banned long-range rocket launch just weeks after its fourth nuclear test. The North said in a letter to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that an "earth observation satellite" will be launched between Feb. 8-25. It also provided coordinates for three maritime areas where rocket...
  • China Tests New ICBM from Railroad Car

    12/22/2015 10:23:10 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 23 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 21, 2015 | Bill Getz
    U.S. intelligence agencies recently monitored a Chinese test of a new rail car-based long-range missile capable of hitting targets throughout the United States. The canister ejection test of a DF-41 missile from a rail-mobile launcher was detected on Dec. 5 in western China, said defense officials familiar with reports of the test. Few details were available on the DF-41 launcher ejection test.
  • Iran tests another mid-range ballistic missile in breach of UN resolutions

    12/07/2015 12:51:57 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    FOX News ^ | December 7, 2015 | by Jennifer Griffin
    Iran has carried out a new medium range ballistic missile test in breach of two United Nations Security Council resolutions, a senior U.S. official told Fox News on Monday. The missile, known as a Ghadr-110, has a range of 1,800 – 2000 km, or 1200 miles, and is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. The missile fired in November. Iran appears to be in a race against the clock to improve the accuracy of its ballistic missile arsenal in the wake of the nuclear agreement signed in July.
  • Obama’s Iranian Nuke Deal: The Glaring Contradiction

    09/07/2015 5:10:46 AM PDT · by RightSideNews · 4 replies
    Right Side News ^ | September 7, 2015 | Col. Tom Snodgrass (Ret.)
      Development Is Key To Understanding Iran’s Nuclear Intentions By Col. Tom Snodgrass (Ret.), Right Side News Obama: “I made clear that Iran would not be allowed to acquire a nuclear weapon on my watch”  According to Obama, In July, we reached a comprehensive plan of action that meets our objectives.  Under its terms, Iran is never allowed to build a nuclear weapon.  And while Iran, like any party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, is allowed to access peaceful nuclear energy, the agreement strictly defines the manner in which its nuclear program can proceed, ensuring that all pathways to a bomb are cut...
  • (LEAD) N. Korea completes upgrade of rocket site, shows no signs of launch preparations yet

    07/29/2015 3:26:29 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 2 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 2015/07/29 | Chang Jae-soon
    (LEAD) N. Korea completes upgrade of rocket site, shows no signs of launch preparations yet (ATTN: RECASTS dateline, lead; ADDS more info in paras 10-11) By Chang Jae-soon WASHINGTON/SEOUL, July 29 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has completed construction to upgrade its main rocket launch facility, but is still showing no signs of preparations to launch a long-range rocket or missile from the facility, a U.S. research institute said Wednesday. The website 38 North made the assessment citing recent satellite imagery of the North's Sohae Satellite Launching Station. South Korean officials said last week the North completed upgrading the facility to...
  • Key Nuclear Installations Missing from Iran Deal (bomb could be built in weeks)

    07/15/2015 8:13:29 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    INN ^ | 7/15/2015, 11:32 AM | Ari Yashar
    As experts got a chance to examine the details of the 159-page Iran nuclear deal signed Tuesday, they warned that it ignores various key aspects of the Islamic regime’s nuclear program, and that the lifting of arms sanctions may pave Iran’s path to nuclear-capable missiles. A glaring omission is seen in the absolute lack of any reference to the highly covert Parchin military base located southeast of Tehran, which is suspected of being the center of Iran’s secret nuclear weapons program, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Iran has admitted to testing exploding bridge wire nuclear detonators at...
  • Scott Walker On The Dana Show 5-22-15

    05/22/2015 12:56:54 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 1 replies
    FM News Talk ^ | May 22, 2015 | Dana
    29:00 [click on picture then click on red dot to listen]
  • State Dep’t: Concerns About Iran’s Ballistic Missiles ‘Don’t Go Away’ Even If Nuke Deal Happens

    04/11/2015 9:09:41 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 9, 2015 - 4:06 AM | Patrick Goodenough
    The State Department said Wednesday that U.S. concerns about Iran’s ballistic missile program will remain, even if a final agreement on Iran’s nuclear program is implemented. “As we’ve said, we have concerns about Iran’s conventional weapons, including ballistic missiles, separate from the nuclear program, obviously,” said spokeswoman Marie Harf. “That doesn’t go away—those concerns don’t go away with the nuclear agreement.” […] On Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in another pointed attack on the nuclear agreement asked on his Twitter feed: “Why doesn’t the framework address Iran’s intercontinental ballistic missile program whose sole purpose is to carry nuclear payloads?”...
  • Malmstrom tests second Minuteman III missile this week at Vandenberg

    03/30/2015 3:39:16 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 26 replies
    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle today at 3:53 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The test reentry vehicle impacted in a pre-established test area in the Pacific Ocean near the island of Guam approximately 40 minutes after launch. All test launches verify the accuracy and reliability of the ICBM weapon system, providing valuable data to ensure a safe, secure and effective nuclear deterrent. The launch team, under the direction of the 576th...
  • Israel Releases Footage Of An Iranian ICBM That Could Reach And Strike The US!

    01/30/2015 6:24:31 PM PST · by xzins · 81 replies
    RightWingNews ^ | 30 Jan 15 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    So, tell me again why our President is threatening to veto any new sanctions against Iran? Why our Marxist leaders are insisting that Iran has a right to nuclear power, which in reality is nuclear warfare capability? Are we on the wrong side, suicidal or both? Obama is knowingly releasing the worst of the worst from Gitmo to go back and actively command and assist these terrorists. This isn’t some far off battle that doesn’t affect us. Iran’s missiles can now reach the United States! And it isn’t just them – it’s Russia and China too. They are literally salivating...
  • America Has a Very Expensive Plan to Replace Very Old Nukes

    01/27/2015 11:24:25 AM PST · by C19fan · 14 replies
    War is Boring ^ | January 26, 2015 | James Drew
    The U.S. Air Force has announced its strategy for replacing America’s Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles—which have stood alert, awaiting Armageddon, for nearly five decades. Making nukes is hard. But squeezing another multi-billion-dollar project into the Air Force’s already bulging budget is perhaps the bigger challenge. We’re talking about the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent, an effort to replace the stockpile of Minuteman nuclear missiles Boeing built for the Pentagon back in the late 1960s.
  • Russian Navy successfully tests new missile

    11/28/2014 7:30:57 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 14 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | November 28, 2014 | By Vladimir Isachenkov
    The Russian Navy on Friday successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile for a second time in as many months, proving its reliability following a troublesome development. The Defense Ministry said the Alexander Nevsky nuclear submarine test-fired a Bulava missile from an underwater position in the Barents Sea. The missile's warheads reached designated targets at a testing range in Russia's far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula. The Bulava suffered many failures during a decade of tests, raising doubts about the fate of Russia's most expensive and ambitious weapons program since the Soviet collapse. But a series of recent launches has been successful...
  • US air force fires two more nuclear commanders amid leadership crisis

    11/04/2014 4:08:38 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 39 replies
    AP, via the Guardian ^ | November 3, 2014 | AP
    The US air force has fired two more nuclear commanders and disciplined a third, fresh evidence of leadership lapses in a nuclear missile corps that has suffered several recent setbacks including the removal of its top commander. The most senior officer to be relieved of command was Colonel Carl Jones, second in command of the 90th Missile Wing at FE Warren air force base, Wyoming, in charge of 150 of the air force’s 450 Minuteman 3 nuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles. He was dismissed on Monday “for a loss of trust and confidence in his leadership abilities” and reassigned as a...
  • North Korea Closer to Building Nuclear Missile, Pentagon Says

    10/25/2014 4:45:32 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 5 replies
    WSJ ^ | Oct. 24, 2014 | Felicia Schwartz
    North Korea Closer to Building Nuclear Missile, Pentagon Says Nation Now Capable of Building Miniaturized Warhead, U.S. General Reports By Felicia Schwartz Updated Oct. 24, 2014 7:04 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—North Korea probably has the capability to produce a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on a rocket, a top U.S. commander said Friday, moving it closer to building a nuclear missile. Speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, commander of U.S. forces on the Korean peninsula, said North Korea now is capable of building a miniaturized nuclear warhead, a step needed to complete development of a nuclear-tipped missile....
  • China Conducts Flight Test of New Mobile ICBM

    10/02/2014 6:05:18 AM PDT · by lbryce · 3 replies
    Washington Beacon ^ | October 2, 2014 | Staff
    China’s military has conducted the first flight test of a new variant of one of its road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles in a sign that Beijing is increasing its strategic strike capability against the United States. The test of a new DF-31B missile was conducted Sept. 25 from a missile test range in central China. A Pentagon spokeswoman declined to provide details of the test.
  • Russia Reignites Its Rocket Industry with New Angara Booster

    08/19/2014 8:39:24 PM PDT · by wetphoenix · 35 replies
    Space ^ | Leonard David
    Russia's recent maiden launch of its new Angara rocket is a harbinger of bigger boosters to come. The successful test flight also marked the country's first new launch vehicle to be built from scratch since the fall of the Soviet Union. The July 9 suborbital flight of the light-lift Angara 1.2ML rocket lifted off from Russia's Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the country's northern Arkhangelsk region. (The "ML" stands for "maiden launch.") The test flight, which lasted roughly 21 minutes and was not intended to reach orbit, launched the Angara rocket over Russian territory on a ballistic trajectory. A "mass/dimensional payload simulator"...
  • New Chinese First-Strike Missile Directly Threatens U.S.

    08/04/2014 5:44:29 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 14 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | August 4, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Nuclear Threat: Beijing's strategic military buildup continues with the unveiling of a road-mobile missile capable of delivering up to 10 atomic warheads anywhere in America. Time to show some flexibility, Mr. President? While President Obama was playing the back nine, and as it was confirmed that the Russians had developed a cruise missile, the R500, which violates 1987's Intermediate Nuclear Forces treaty, the Chinese were busy as well. They now have a mobile intercontinental nuclear missile with no other purpose than to make war against the U.S. The announcement of the DF-41's existence was not exactly approved by the Chinese...
  • China confirms new class long range missiles: report

    08/01/2014 11:22:03 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 12 replies
    Agence France Presse ^ | August 2, 2014
    BEIJING -- China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States, state-run media reported Friday. A government environmental monitoring center in Shaanxi said on its website that a military facility in the province was developing Dongfeng-41 (DF-41) missiles, the Global Times reported. The DF-41 is designed to have a range of 12,000 kilometers (7,500 miles), according to a report by Jane's Strategic Weapon Systems, putting it among the world's longest-range missiles. It is “possibly capable of carrying multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles,” the...
  • Russia Tests Multi-Warhead ICBM

    04/15/2014 1:30:39 AM PDT · by Libloather · 35 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 4/14/14 | Bill Gertz
    Russia’s military carried out a flight test of a new multi-warhead intercontinental ballistic missile on Monday amid growing tensions with the United States over the crisis in Ukraine. The SS-27 Mod 2 road-mobile ICBM was launched around 2:40 a.m. EST from Russia’s Plesetsk launch facility, located about 500 miles north of Moscow. “The main purpose of the launch is to validate the reliability of a batch of this class of missiles made at the Votkinsk Plant,” Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Yegorov told state-run Interfax-AVN. An unspecified number of simulated nuclear warheads landed at an impact range on the Kura test...
  • Hubble Spies an Amazing Cosmic Spiral....

    09/07/2010 2:41:00 PM PDT · by TaraP · 51 replies
    Universe Today ^ | Sept 6th, 2010
    The Hubble Space Telescope’s Advanced Camera for Surveys has captured a remarkable image of a spiral in space. No, not a spiral galaxy, (and not another Norway Spiral!) but the formation of an unusual pre-planetary nebula in one of the most perfect geometrical spirals ever seen. The nebula, called IRAS 23166+1655, is forming around the star LL Pegasi (also known as AFGL 3068) in the constellation of Pegasus. The image shows what appears to be a thin spiral pattern of amazing precision winding around the star, which is itself hidden behind thick dust. Mark Morris from UCLA and an international...
  • Russia Admits Failed Missile Launch Caused 'UFO' Lights In Norway

    12/10/2009 11:30:18 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 47 replies · 2,241+ views
    tpmlivewire ^ | December 10, 2009, | Jillian Rayfield
    Turns out they're not "out there" after all. Those UFO sighting in Norway this morning weren't actually UFOs -- just a Russian missile test gone wrong. The Russian Defense Ministry admitted today that its Bulava intercontinental missile failed a test launch, following reports of unusual lights in Norway that caused an influx of UFO sightings. Russia's submarine-based Bulava (Mace), which is designed to carry multiple warheads up to 5,000 miles, failed its 13th test launch, something Alexander Khramchikhin, chief analyst at the Institute of Military and Political Analysis in Moscow, called "a catastrophe." "Billions of dollars have been flushed down...
  • Hubble Spots Space Spiral ( for this can't be a failed missile launch. )

    09/12/2010 10:32:29 PM PDT · by American Constitutionalist · 27 replies
    Discovery News. ^ | September 7 , 2010 | Ian O'Neill
    http://news.discovery.com/space/hubble-spots-ghostly-space-spiral.html
  • Mystery as spiral blue light display hovers above Norway

    12/09/2009 7:54:46 AM PST · by IronKros · 77 replies · 2,628+ views
    The Daily Mail ^ | 12/9/2009
    A mysterious light display appearing over Norway last night has left thousands of residents in the north of the country baffled. Witnesses from Trøndelag to Finnmark compared the amazing sight to anything from a Russian rocket to a meteor or a shock wave - although no one appears to have mentioned UFOs yet. The phenomenon began when what appeared to be a blue light seemed to soar up from behind a mountain. It stopped mid-air, then began to circulate.
  • Spiral UFO puts Norway in a spin (Russian Bulava launch?"

    12/09/2009 8:31:56 AM PST · by Eurotwit · 77 replies · 4,357+ views
    The Sun ^ | December 9th, 2009 | VIRGINIA WHEELER
    A MYSTERIOUS giant spiral of light that dominated the sky over Norway this morning has stunned experts — who believe the space spectacle is an entirely new astral phenomenon. Thousands of awe-struck Norwegians bombarded the Meteorological Institute to ask what the incredible light — that could be seen in the pre-dawn sky for hundreds of miles — could possibly be. The phenomenon has been dubbed 'Star-Gate' — as the world's top scientists and the military lined up to admit they were baffled. Read more: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/2764647/Spiral-UFO-puts-Norway-in-a-spin.html#ixzz0ZD4IN4Rd
  • Mysterious Giant Spiral Dominates Norway's Sky

    12/10/2009 4:17:11 AM PST · by ETL · 70 replies · 3,492+ views
    A mysterious giant spiral of light that dominated the sky over Norway on Wednesday has stunned experts — raising the possibility of an entirely new astral phenomenon. Thousands of awe-struck Norwegians bombarded the Meteorological Institute to ask what the incredible light — which could be seen in the pre-dawn sky for hundreds of miles — could possibly be. Theories have ranged from a misfired Russian missile, meteor fireball, never-before-seen type of northern light, black hole and even alien activity. Witnesses across Norway all described seeing a spinning "Catherine wheel-style" spiral of white light, centered around a bright moon-like star....
  • Mystery as Spiral Blue Light Display Hovers Above Norway

    12/09/2009 3:47:45 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 36 replies · 1,623+ views
    Mail Online ^ | 12/8/2009 | Mail Online
    A mysterious light display appearing over Norway last night has left thousands of residents in the north of the country baffled. Witnesses from Trøndelag to Finnmark compared the amazing sight to anything from a Russian rocket to a meteor or a shock wave - although no one appears to have mentioned UFOs yet. The phenomenon began when what appeared to be a blue light seemed to soar up from behind a mountain. It stopped mid-air, then began to circulate.
  • Mystery as spiral blue light display hovers above Norway

    12/09/2009 4:34:20 PM PST · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 17 replies · 1,173+ views
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 12/09/2009 | Daily Mail UK
    A mysterious light display appearing over Norway last night has left thousands of residents in the north of the country baffled. Witnesses from Trøndelag to Finnmark compared the amazing sight to anything from a Russian rocket to a meteor or a shock wave - although no one appears to have mentioned UFOs yet. The phenomenon began when what appeared to be a blue light seemed to soar up from behind a mountain. It stopped mid-air, then began to circulate.
  • Mystery as spiral blue light display hovers above Norway [Faked UFO Messiah Obama Nobel Prize]

    12/09/2009 1:16:48 PM PST · by bethybabes69 · 56 replies · 2,261+ views
    A mysterious light display appearing over Norway last night has left thousands of residents in the north of the country baffled. Witnesses from Trøndelag to Finnmark compared the amazing sight to anything from a Russian rocket to a meteor or a shock wave - although no one appears to have mentioned UFOs yet.
  • Mysterious Spiral over Norway threads take over Free Republic

    12/09/2009 11:02:06 AM PST · by GSWarrior · 23 replies · 1,592+ views
    12/9/09 | vanity
    What does this portend?
  • Strange Spiral light phenomena over Norway coincides with Obama peace prize reception

    12/09/2009 9:03:51 AM PST · by Scythian · 54 replies · 2,949+ views
    Head the hills, it's all over, it has begun ....
  • Anyone for some Arctic roll? Mystery as spiral blue light display hovers above Norway

    12/09/2009 10:41:11 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 74 replies · 2,416+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/10/2009 | By MAIL FOREIGN SERVICE
    What's blue and white, squiggly and suddenly appears in the sky? If you know the answer, pop it on a postcard and send it to the people of Norway, where this mysterious light display baffled residents yesterday. Curiously, it appears to be unconnected with the aurora borealis, or northern lights, the natural magnetic phenomena that can often be viewed in that part of the world. . . . The mystery began when a blue light seemed to soar up from behind a mountain in the north of the country. It stopped mid-air, then began to move in circles. Within seconds...
  • Giant Mysterious Spiral Takes Over the Skies of Norway

    12/09/2009 10:49:42 AM PST · by Reaganesque · 116 replies · 5,985+ views
    Gizmodo.com ^ | 12/09/09 | Jesus Diaz
    People are freaking out all over Norway because of what you are seeing here. According to Norwegian news outlets, the spooky giant spiral was seen, photographed, and recorded on video from all over the country. Updated with video. Could it all be a hoax? Maybe it's a massive joke, but all kinds of Norwegian news sites are reporting on it. According to NKR—Norway's national TV channel—it could be related to a rocket fired from a Russian submarine in the White Sea. The Russians are denying any part on it at this at the moment. Nick Banbury, a witness located...
  • Pravda hides link between Kremlin UFO pyramid & Norway light spiral

    12/19/2009 12:28:13 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 11 replies · 2,637+ views
    examiner ^ | December 19, | Michael Salla, Ph.D.
    On December 18, the English edition of Russia’s Pravda newspaper ran a story on a pyramid UFO sighting over the Kremlin, Moscow that day. The report cited amateur videos taken of the sighting by hundreds of cell phones. The only problem was that the pyramid UFO actually appeared on December 9, the same day of the mysterious Norway Spiral Lights, and one day before President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize speech. Was it simply a mistake or was Pravda deliberately trying to confuse the public over the Moscow sighting reported 9 days earlier by various Russian and Western media sources? More...
  • Two researchers attribute Norway light to HAARP, anti-ET space-based weapon of mass destruction

    12/13/2009 8:45:07 AM PST · by FromLori · 41 replies · 2,392+ views
    Examiner ^ | 12/12/09 | Alfred Lambremont Webre
    Following a cross-volley of interpretations of the Dec. 9, 2009 blue-green light vortex over Norway on the eve of Barack Obama’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech (Russian missile; ETs destroying Russian missile), two researchers have independently posited that HAARP, a space-based weapon of mass destruction one of whose antenna fields is close to the site of the Norwegian spiral light. According to one of the researchers, David Wilcox (see below), one of his confidential sources stated the Norway spiral light was part of Project Blue Beam. One of the alleged purposes of Project Blue Beam is the use of advanced electromagnetic...
  • Mysterious light appears over Norway before Obama Peace Prize speech....

    12/09/2009 2:16:09 PM PST · by TaraP · 65 replies · 2,910+ views
    The Examner ^ | December 9th, 2009
    A mysterious spiral of light has appeared in northern Norway one day before President Obama arrives to give his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in Oslo. The spiral has baffled experts who do not believe it is related to the Aurora Borealis. Speculation that it is a rocket launched by the Russian Northern Fleet has been denied by Russian authorities. Similarly the Norwegian military has claimed no knowledge of any rocket launches in the area. There has been speculation that it may be some exotic weapon system, the opening of a space-time portal, or even UFO activity. Obama’s arrival in...
  • Russian nuclear missile test fails, visible in Norway

    12/10/2009 10:26:10 AM PST · by jmcenanly · 22 replies · 1,492+ views
    comcast.net.news ^ | December 12,2009 | Dmitry Solovyov, Reuters
    MOSCOW — Russia admitted on Thursday another failed test of its much-touted Bulava intercontinental missile, after unusual lights were spotted in Norway across the border from the launch site. The submarine-based Bulava (Mace) missile has been billed as Russia's newest technological breakthrough to support its nuclear deterrent, but the repeated test failures are an embarrassment for the Kremlin. The missile failed in its 13th test on Wednesday morning, Russia's leading economic dailies Vedomosti and Kommersant reported on Thursday, quoting sources in the military-industrial complex. Hours later, the Defense Ministry admitted the failure, saying the launch had been made by the...
  • Commanders fired in nuke missile cheating scandal

    03/28/2014 3:07:23 AM PDT · by kingattax · 54 replies
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 3-27-14 | ROBERT BURNS
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force took the extraordinary step Thursday of firing nine midlevel nuclear commanders and announcing it will discipline dozens of junior officers at a nuclear missile base, responding firmly to an exam-cheating scandal that spanned a far longer period than originally reported. A 10th commander, the senior officer at the base, resigned and will retire from the Air Force. Air Force officials called the discipline unprecedented in the history of America's intercontinental ballistic missile force. The Associated Press last year revealed a series of security and other problems in the ICBM force, including a failed safety...
  • Russia Launches ICBM Despite Rising Tensions

    03/04/2014 1:27:37 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    ABC News ^ | 03/04/2014 | Luis Martinez
    Russia test fired an intercontinental ballistic missile today amid growing tensions between Moscow and Washington, but a U.S. official said the launch was planned in advance of the current crisis in Crimea. The Russian Ministry of Defense announced the test of a RS-12 M ICBM that it said was designed “to test a promising start warheads of intercontinental ballistic missiles.” A U.S. official confirmed the ICBM launch and said it was carried out through the protocols of the START Treaty. Per the treaty requirements the official said the United States was notified of Russia’s planned launch long before the current...