Teaching Deterrence: This Nuclear Missile Bunker Takes Visitors

The rickety elevator atop former Air Force Missile Site 8 slowly teeters its way 35 feet underground, opening up to a nuclear missile bunker filled with Cold War-era technology, fixtures and decor. It makes you feel like you’ve stepped into an old sci-fi movie — or perhaps the hatch from the show “Lost.” Except the nuclear warhead on the other end of the 250-foot tunnel is real — although no longer functional — and the best part? Anyone can visit it. Missile Site 8 is now a National Historic Landmark…

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JMSDF Statement on launch of ballistic missiles by North Korea

1. North Korea seems to have launched one ballistic missile in the east direction from around Pyeongseong on the western coast of North Korea around 3:18 am today. Although the details are currently being analyzed, the ballistic missile launched flies approximately 53 minutes and reaches the Japan Sea (in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of our country) about 250 km west of Aomori prefecture around 4:11 It is estimated that it fell. It is estimated that the flight distance is about 1,000 km and the maximum altitude greatly exceeds 4,000 km. 2. In response…

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