Russia’s Nclear Propulsion Experiment a Cause for Worry


Nuclear propulsion

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In March last year President Vladimir Putin first announced his country’s new nuclear-powered cruise missile. He accompanied his speech with an animated video showing the guided-missile flying over oceans, avoiding air defense systems, circumnavigating Cape Horn, and then hitting a target on Hawaii. RT, Russia’s government-funded propaganda broadcaster, referred to the new weapons system as 9M730 Burevestnik in a YouTube clip.

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