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Report: Hawaii Wasn't Ready for Threat Alert

4 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Hawaii's nuclear missile scare showed that the state began testing alerts before fully developing a plan to address the ballistic missile threat and that a public outreach campaign months earlier wasn't effective, said a report released Tuesday. (Feb. 21)        

Lawmakers dismiss NATO calls to disclose location of Russia’s newest ballistic missiles

last monthLocal Interest / Russia : RT

Senior Russian politicians say the country’s military must not and will not inform NATO about the exact location of ballistic missiles moved to western borders in reply to external threats. Read Full Article at

US Missile Defense Agency Wants Laser-Drones & Hypersonic-Weapons In Biggest-Ever Budget Boost

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has requested the largest-ever budget increase of $9.9 billion in funding for the 2019 fiscal year, citing growing intercontinental-range ballistic missile (ICBM) threats from North Korea and ballistic...Show More Summary

Iran Unveils Two Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missiles After Israel Attack On Syria

Following Israel's dramatic airstrikes on Syria on Saturday, seen by many as a "dramatic escalation" in regional tensions, and the most direct threat against Tehran in years, over the weekend Iran unveiled a series of new homemade nuclear-capable...Show More Summary

U.S. and North Korea Debate Whose Nukes Present Biggest Threat to the World at Disarmament Conference

"North Korea may now be only months away from the capability to strike the United States with nuclear-armed ballistic missiles,” U.S. envoy Robert Wood said.

Hawaii Worker Who Sent False Ballistic Missile Alarm Fired, Reportedly Receiving Death Threats

The man responsible for sending out the emergency alert text message to all Hawaii residents that urged them to take shelter due to an incoming ballistic missile attack has been fired. The former state employee, who is in his 50s, has...Show More Summary

FCC Explains How That Nuke Alert Happened In Hawaii

Two weeks ago, residents of Hawaii kissed their loved ones goodbye or huddled in confusion after emergency warnings of an incoming ballistic missile threat were sent out in error. Forty minutes later, they were told it was all a mistake, and that an employee clicked the wrong button. But an FCC investigation has concluded that wasn't actually what happened. More »      

The false-alarm missile alert in Hawaii was much more of a disaster than previously thought

The Hawaii employee responsible for transmitting an emergency alert falsely warning of a ballistic missile earlier in January has been fired. The employee believed the threat was real, and had made the same mistake twice before, state...Show More Summary

Warning officer believed Hawaii missile threat was real: report

A warning officer who sent an alert that a ballistic missile was headed towards Hawaii believed the threat was real, according to a report on the January 13 incident which sparked widespread panic. The Federal Communications Commission...Show More Summary

Hawaii Gov David Ige Forgot His Twitter Password During That Fake Ballistic Missile Alert

Earlier this month, the state of Hawaii descended into a brief if existentially terrifying panic as its Emergency Management Agency dispatched a mass text message warning of an imminent "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT" after an employee pressed the wrong button. Show More Summary

I Was In Hawaii When An Alert Warned Of An Impending Missile Attack

I was in Hawaii on a family holiday the day of the ballistic missile threat. The alert interrupted our breakfast at Denny’s and we returned to chaos in our hotel, where we were advised to shelter in the bathroom. I started writing aShow More Summary

India's Ballistic Missile Test Is a 'Direct Threat,' a Chinese State-Owned Newspaper Says

India's Agni 5 missile test traveled for 19 minutes and 3,000 miles, putting China's eastern coastal cities in range

China Wants Missile Defenses To Stop India (And Kill Satellites)

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

India conducted a successful test of its most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), a nuclear-capable Agni-5, on Thursday, underscoring a potential threat to China as well as Pakistan. China is also within range of nuclear-armed North Korean missiles and Japan is mulling whether it should develop similar capabilities.

India Test Fires Nuclear-Capable ICBM, Poses Major Threat To China

On Thursday, India successfully conducted the “first pre-induction trial” of its over 5,000-km range Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), reported The Times of India. The nuclear-capable ICBM paves the way for India to join an "elite" group of countries who can strap a nuclear bomb to an ICBM and fling it across the globe. Show More Summary

India Tests Ballistic Missile, Posing New Threat to China

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The successful trial of a long-range rocket capable of transporting nuclear weapons puts major cities like Shanghai within reach.

Hawaiians Flood Pornhub Moments After Doomsday Threat Revealed False

Following last weekend’s erroneous ballistic missile alert – an accident that sent crowds of people fleeing restaurants and stores in a frenzied panic – millions of Hawaiians took to to ease their tension. In the minutesShow More Summary

North Korea Will 'Trigger' War If It Doesn't Give up on Nuclear Weapons, Tillerson Warns

Twenty nations gathered in Vancouver to discuss the threat of North Korea nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

Media Blames Trump For False Missile Alarm in Hawaii

An employee involved in a drill at a state emergency agency in Hawaii last Saturday accidentally pushed out a message the state was under imminent threat from an incoming ballistic missile. President Trump, who was golfing in Florida, did not know about the push message. He did not know it had been corrected 38 minutes […]

38 minutes of terror: How the ballistic missile threat changed me

Our family's experience in Hawaii reminded me that we are all vulnerable and fragile, tomorrow is never promised, and today is precious.

Now, a Missile-Alert Goof in Japan

It's deja vu all over again. Following Saturday's erroneous alert of an incoming "ballistic missile threat" in Hawaii comes a similar gaffe from Japanese national broadcaster NHK. A message was sent out via the NHK app Tuesday that read: "NHK news alert. North Korea likely to have launched missile. The...

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