Russia plans to search lost nuclear missile in Barents Sea, - U.S. intelligence

Source : 112 Ukraine

The nuclear missile launcher was lost in the sea after the unsuccessful testing in November 2017
16:00, 22 August 2018


The U.S. intelligence found out that Russia is preparing for the search of the nuclear missile that was lost in the sea a few months ago after the unsuccessful testing as CNBC reported.

“The operation will include three vessels, one of which is equipped to handle radioactive material from the weapon's nuclear core,” the message said.

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The area of the search is in the Barents Sea, north down Norway and Russia.

The date of the mission is unknown.

The document did not mention any potential risks for the health or environment that can be caused by the possible pollution from the missile.

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As we reported Russia has suddenly begun checking the combat readiness in the formations and military units of Central and Eastern Military Districts, Long-range Air Force and Military Transport Aviation under the order of the Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Also, we reported that the DPRK did not stop developing a nuclear program. It is noted that independent experts within six months assessed the situation with the nuclear and missile programs of North Korea and came to the conclusion that Pyongyang continues to develop both programs.

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