Welcome To The Nuclear Command BunkerKNPRThese two train constantly to launch a massive nuclear strike at a moment's notice. But they're unlikely to ever get that order. Shannon sees it differently. "I wouldn't say our job is not to do something; the job of deterrence is actually working ...and more »
WYG wins role on Polish nuclear jobBuilding.co.ukConsultant WYG has been appointed as a partner to engineer Amec on its £255m Polish nuclear new build job. WYG is working as a subconsultant to Amec, which was awarded the role of supporting the Polish government's special purpose vehicle PGE EJ 1 ...and more »
To Stop Cheating, Nuclear Officers Ditch The GradesNorth Country Public RadioThe young officers at F.E. Warren Air Force Base have an enormous job: to keep 150 nuclear-tipped missiles ready to launch at a moment's notice. Understandably, they're expected to know exactly what they're doing. Three times a month, they're tested on ...and more »
NRC mum about security problem at Limerick nuclear plantThe Mercury“The reason being that if you are a terrorist, and you're looking across the nuclear power plant landscape, you might conclude it is better to go after a plant that has a yellow or red security issue, as opposed to one that doesn't have anything ... |
A small cadre of officers is responsible for keeping America's nukes on alert 24/7. Here's a peek into their world, and what it takes to do the job.
A trip to an underground Air Force nuclear bunker becomes a unexpectedly delicious culinary experience. Just don't order the gravy bowl.
Americas nuclear power industry needs to do a better job of planning for rare but catastrophic events such as the Fukushima disaster in Japan, according to a panel of scientists… Click to Continue »
It has emerged that an Indian-American finger is on the US nuclear launch button, illustrating Washington’s vote of confidence in the country’s diversity.
A report issued last week by IHS CERA demonstrates that existing nuclear energy plants, which provide one-fifth of the country’s electricity and are part of our diverse energy mix, help lower the cost of generating electricity for consumers by more than $93 billion a year.
Lt Raj Bansal: The Indian-American finger on US nuclear button
Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority has vouched for the safety of Kyushu Electric Power Co.'s Sendai nuclear plant in the prefecture of Kagoshima about 1,400 kilometers (870 miles) southwest of Tokyo. The move sets the stage for the revival of Japan's nuclear industry, which was effectively shut down by the Fukushima disaster more than three years ago. Japan had 36 of its reactors with a total ...