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According to People’s Network report, the U.S. military on June 30 from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base launched a “militia” -3 based ICBMs, and hit targets more than 7000 km away. Missile in local time at 3:40 on the 30 June (that Beijing at 6:40 p.m. on the 30 June) launched, in the atmosphere across the Pacific outside and hit the reef in the Marshall Islands boast Delin near the target.
Originally posted by C0bzz
I think that there are bigger fish to fry than an object hitting the size of a fridge hitting a reef at a few thousand kilometers an hour - no explosives or nuclear weapons are involved. Also I highly doubt the 'People’s Network report', would precisely know where any re-entry vehicle landed other than the general area which the missile was aimed at.
The US set off 67 nukes in the Marshall islands. Just one of those was 1000 times more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb:
Originally posted by ZombieOctopus
Didn't America already nuke the **** out of the Marshall Islands anyway? It probably looks like that because of the radiation... that's not choral eh, those are the mutated island natives whose DNA has been fused with various sea creatures.
During the period from June 30, 1946, to August 18, 1958, the United States conducted 67 nuclear tests in the Marshall Islands, all of which were considered atmospheric. The most powerful of those tests was the "Bravo" shot, a 15 megaton device detonated on March 1, 1954, at Bikini atoll. That test alone was equivalent to 1,000 Hiroshima bombs.
While the Bravo test is well known, it should be acknowledged that 17 other tests in the Marshall Islands were in the megaton range and the total yield of the 67 tests was 108 megatons, the equivalent of more than 7,000 Hiroshima bombs.
For the sake of comparison, it may be noted that from 1945 to 1988, the U.S. conducted a total of 930 known nuclear tests with a combined yield estimated to be 174 megatons. Approximately 137 megatons of that total was detonated in the atmosphere. In other words, while the number of tests conducted in the Marshall Islands represents only about 14% of all U.S. tests, the yield of the tests in the Marshalls comprised nearly 80% of the atmospheric total detonated by the U.S.
In 1956, the Atomic Energy Commission regarded the Marshall Islands as "by far the most contaminated place in the world".
In 1986, the Compact of Free Association with the United States entered into force, granting the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) its sovereignty. The Compact provided for aid and U.S. defense of the islands in exchange for continued U.S. military use of the missile testing range at Kwajalein Atoll. The independence procedure was formally completed under international law in 1990, when the UN officially ended the Trusteeship status.