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This is being called a Nuke! Can someone identify this weapon? Yemen Conflict.

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posted on May, 30 2015 @ 06:49 PM
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originally posted by: johnwick

originally posted by: neformore
This is what a small nuke looks like (14kt)



I do wish people would actually research things before they come up with these bull# claims. Half of them wouldn't know a nuke if one actually dropped on them.


BTW, that artillery piece is "atomic Annie", I have pics of me standing next to it are the FORT Sill artillery museum.

The only artillery cannon in recorded history to actually fire a nuclear round.


If the Atomic Annie shot is 14 kilotons, I would like to see a test explosion from a 1 kiloton suitcase nuke for comparison. If anyone can find a video of a suitcase nuke test, I would love to see it.

Missing Russian Suitcase Nukes

^ That's a link to a Youtube video about the 84 missing Russian suitcase nukes. I ask because if ISIS or any other fanatical terrorist group wanted to get their hands on nukes off the black market, one of these could be what ends up in their hands.

Personally I don't believe the Yemen explosion was a nuke - I think it was an Israeli airstrike on a weapons cache. The explosion we see in the video is the larger secondary explosion from all the weapons and bombs in the cache blowing up. But the "victims" are trying to spin it into a nuclear strike on an innocent village by the big, bad Israelis.

But I could be wrong - it could be a test of a black market suitcase nuke. I'm certainly not an expert on these things.




posted on May, 30 2015 @ 07:09 PM
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The video says a suitcase nuke would destroy everything in a 1 kilometer radius. It doesn't look like the Yemen explosion is that big - about how far away do you think the camera is?

But if it was a Russian suitcase nuke it could also have become less potent due to the half life of the nuclear material in them - they would be like two decades old right now.



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 06:57 AM
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Thank you to everyone for your thoughts, The main point of this thread was to identify what type of munition was used in the attacks. I will admit to my ignorance as I have not seen this type of explosion before.

One point I will raise is that no one has mentioned Depleted Uranium as a possibility. As far as I am aware the UK, US and Israel have agreed to refrain from using this type of weapon I.e. DU bombs.

I cannot find and videos of such a weapon being used but I did read a description of the effects in the following link, I don't propose that the source is reliable but then what source is?
[url=]Israel used depleted uranium shells in Syria strike



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 07:59 AM
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This was a Saudi-led airstrike on a munitions storage facility on a Yemeni military base in Sanaa on 23May2015. It created a HUGE explosion and launched rockets into the air and into civilian areas around the base. This is based around Yemeni government being reluctant to enter UN-based peace talks.



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 08:19 AM
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a reply to: bharata

This again?
If any Nuke goes off anywhere on this planet in an act of war every world leader would instantly be moved to a secure location and every army on this planet would be on full alert, and likely ready to attack whoever was responsible within hours.

There are systems in place to alert all governments in the Western world the moment a nuclear device is fired, and that's not limited to specific nations or locations. If any nuclear device is fired in aggression (anything other than testing for example) we would know about it within hours and it would be all over our news networks, with every major government making statements, and every military preparing for war.

Trust me on this, if any nuclear device is activated in anything other than a test by a nation, we would know about it.



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 09:31 AM
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originally posted by: Rocker2013
a reply to: bharata

This again?
If any Nuke goes off anywhere on this planet in an act of war every world leader would instantly be moved to a secure location and every army on this planet would be on full alert, and likely ready to attack whoever was responsible within hours.

There are systems in place to alert all governments in the Western world the moment a nuclear device is fired, and that's not limited to specific nations or locations. If any nuclear device is fired in aggression (anything other than testing for example) we would know about it within hours and it would be all over our news networks, with every major government making statements, and every military preparing for war.

Trust me on this, if any nuclear device is activated in anything other than a test by a nation, we would know about it.


Are DU munitions counted as nuclear? I don't think they are.



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 11:05 AM
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a reply to: bharata

DU is INERT and will not reach critical mass.



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 11:07 AM
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Not a nuke. Nuclear explosions (even tactical ones) are way larger.

If the cameraman was that close to a nuclear explosion, he'd be a shadow on the sidewalk.

Confirmation of a Saudi / Israeli nuke being used in Yemen? Hardly.



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 11:10 AM
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originally posted by: Rocker2013
a reply to: bharata

This again?
If any Nuke goes off anywhere on this planet in an act of war every world leader would instantly be moved to a secure location and every army on this planet would be on full alert, and likely ready to attack whoever was responsible within hours.

There are systems in place to alert all governments in the Western world the moment a nuclear device is fired, and that's not limited to specific nations or locations. If any nuclear device is fired in aggression (anything other than testing for example) we would know about it within hours and it would be all over our news networks, with every major government making statements, and every military preparing for war.

Trust me on this, if any nuclear device is activated in anything other than a test by a nation, we would know about it.


In this day and age of the 24 hour news cycle, we get to know about it even if it is only a test.

CNN is likely to report that "North Korea is preparing a site for a test".

However, if Israel were to set off a nuke in the Middle East, I suspect that the (mostly pro Jewish) media in the west would do their utmost best to completely cover it up.



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 01:32 PM
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a reply to: bharata

Depleted Uranium doesn't do anything for the explosion. It's incredibly dense and hard, so it penetrates armored and reinforced structures that would stop a normal bomb. That's all.



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 01:58 PM
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Actually, most people think a nuclear blast has to have a huge flash, along with the entire destruction of a city in seconds like the ones in the movie Terminator. This doesn't always hold true. If you look at some of the tests performed during the cold war, many nukes didn't emit a flash at all, and the observers were often just a few miles away. If that camera man is about 5 miles from the blast (especially if it's a small nuke), he could survive it, but radiation could likely kill him later on. One thing I found strange about one of the videos, is the ring of particles that the camera picked up surounding the explosion, I've never seen anything like this from a conventional weapon.

We'd think a nuke would be reported by MSM, but if it originated from Israel, I'm sure it would be hush hush since the West doesn't want to confirm they have nuclear weapons, even though we all know that they do.

This particular explosion probably isn't a nuke, but it's certainly powerful. I admit though that the scintillation effect against the CCD sensor of the camera does give me pause regarding this conclusion. Then again, who knows, they don't tell us anything.
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posted on May, 31 2015 @ 04:12 PM
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a reply to: JonStone

This is an example of a W-388 "Davy Crocket" 1kt warhead.

youtu.be...



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 05:22 PM
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originally posted by: greyhat
a reply to: JonStone

This is an example of a W-388 "Davy Crocket" 1kt warhead.

youtu.be...


Ok guys what do you say to this? 1kt. Looks very similar.



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 05:35 PM
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originally posted by: bharata

originally posted by: greyhat
a reply to: JonStone

This is an example of a W-388 "Davy Crocket" 1kt warhead.

youtu.be...


Ok guys what do you say to this? 1kt. Looks very similar.


Well considering the DAVY CROCKETTS were never sold to anyone outside the US army it might not be. Ive seen soem ammo dumps blow in similiar ways.



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 05:42 PM
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a reply to: bharata

Still not a nuclear explosion. Where are the thermal and radiation effects?



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 05:52 PM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: bharata

Still not a nuclear explosion. Where are the thermal and radiation effects?


Look at this image

That is scintillation that is visible around the blast, which is indicative of high energy radiation hitting the camera’s CCD sensor. This is something that does not occur when filming conventional explosions.

For all we know, people will start getting Cancer in coming days. Could be one of the newer, less dirty weapons.

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posted on May, 31 2015 @ 05:55 PM
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a reply to: JonStone

A 1kt detonation has thermal effects that weren't seen, and 500 rems out to almost half a kilometer. People would already be sick if this was nuclear.



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 06:06 PM
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a reply to: Zaphod58

How do we know that their not sick? Not like ABC would report it. This could be a new kind of weapon with limited nuclear effects, like a bunker buster or something. Ain't no telling what the military has that we don't know about. Something produced those effects on the camera's CCD chip.
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posted on May, 31 2015 @ 06:13 PM
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a reply to: JonStone

And of course no one else would either right?



posted on May, 31 2015 @ 06:14 PM
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a reply to: Zaphod58

Not if they're dead. BTW, I edited my last post while you were posting. Maybe its some new semi-nuke device.
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