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Learn How A Titan Missile Is Fired In This Video 

At the height of the Cold War, the United States and Soviet Union had thousands of Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles trained on one another. In this video, we get a tour of a Titan missile silo, and learn exactly what would happen when the order came down to launch an attack. http://io9.com/watch-lord-kel...

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August 1st

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China’s New Hypersonic Missile Can Scream Past US Air Defenses

China's New Hypersonic Missile Can Scream Past US Air Defenses

Just what we need, another arms race. China's stepping up its bid for ballistic missile superiority, having just successfully test-fired the country's first hypersonic missile delivery vehicle, one capable of penetrating American air defenses to potentially deliver nuclear warheads. The Pentagon is not amused.

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Andrew Tarantola

January 15th

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This is how the sky would look seconds before nuclear holocaust

This is how the sky would look seconds before nuclear holocaust

Death falling from the sky: This unique video shows the warheads from a Russian Intercontinental Ballistic Missile re-entering Earth's atmosphere and hitting their targets at the Kura Test Range, located in northern Kamchatka Krai, a Russian Federation territory north of Japan.

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December 27th

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Aegis Missile Defense—a Floating Iron Dome [Video]

While the US Navy is generally immune to IED attacks (the USS Cole tragedy notwithstanding) it must remain vigilant against ballistic missile strikes launched by hostile nations. When that happens, even before the Phalanx system begins to spool up, US warships engage the Aegis BMD—a nearly impenetrable ship-based missile shield. More »


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Andrew Tarantola

July 3rd

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Hot Missile Porn: Hawaiian ICBM Blowed the Hell Up [Video]

American missile defense often fails spectacularly—but in one of these occasional interception wins, it looks pretty spectacular. Enjoy the slow motion flames and fanfare while it lasts, courtesy of the Navy's newest toy. More »


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Sam Biddle

May 10th

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North Korea Shows Off Glorious New Weapons that Probably Won’t Work [North Korea]

To celebrate the Immortal Perfect Rocket Glory Leadership of chubby dictator slug Kim Jung-un, North Korea threw itself a parade. Unlike, say, the Thanksgiving Day Parade, this one was mostly goose-stepping soldiers and new weapons, including a fat new ICBM. More »


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Sam Biddle

April 15th

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Why Iran’s Missiles Can’t (and Won’t) Hit the East Coast [Military]

Israel is claiming that Iran is thisclose to developing a missile that can hit American soil. But missile and intelligence experts say Tehran has a long, technically complex road to travel before it can threaten Manhattan. More »


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Spencer Ackerman - Wired

February 24th

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The Air Force’s Crazy Plan to Launch Nuclear ICBMs from a Cargo Plane [Nukes]

When you think ICBM, things get Freudian—a long, slender missile erupting from an underground silo or submarine bay, gliding upwards. You probably don't consider a giant missile dumped from the back of a plane. The Air Force did. More »


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Sam Biddle

February 18th

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The Air Force’s Crazy Plan to Launch Nuclear ICBMs from a Cargo Plane [Nukes]

When you think ICBM, things get Freudian—a long, slender missile erupting from an underground silo or submarine bay, gliding upwards. You probably don't consider a giant missile dumped from the back of a plane. The Air Force did. More »


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Sam Biddle

February 18th

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It’s Do or Die Time For The Mach 20 Missile [Science]

DARPA has a plan called Prompt Global Strike that'll knock out any terrorist target within an hour using a remote aircraft. Sounds great, except the first trial of this advanced weapon failed miserably. The defense agency now has one more try to get it right or the project will be canceled. More »


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Kelly Hodgkins

August 10th

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