During the height of the Cold War
history of 1950s SAC or the Strategic Air Command, America’s nuclear strike force
was looking at the next generation of nuclear delivery systems, bombers were
the backbone of SAC but were slow and vulnerable to Soviet air defenses, ICBMs
were still in their early stages had not yet reliable enough but from research
into nuclear powered jet engines came an idea for one of the most insidious
weapon systems ever devised. As the Cold War developed and deepened
both the US and the Soviet scrambled to create ever more effective ways to
deliver and defend themselves from nuclear attack. In the US a system was
proposed that the nuclear planners would call “The big stick”. In a little over ten
years since the first atomic bombs had been dropped on Japan, the technology
moved on rapidly SAC had a fleet of long-range nuclear bombers using the
B-52, keeping a number of these in the air 24 hours a day 365 days a year
flying around the Arctic on constant alert. One of the problems with the
bombers at the time was that they were limited by their fuel capacity to fly
around whilst on alert. To combat this the U.S. set out to develop a
nuclear-powered bomber, if this could be done then their flight time and range
would only be limited by how long we could keep the crew up there. However
they soon found out that the shielding required to protect the crew from the
nuclear powered engines weighed so much for it made them slow and used up most of
the payload capacity, not to mention the handling problems of such a dangerous
propulsion system for the ground crew. But from this research came a ceramic
reactor core small enough to be used in an unmanned plane or cruise missile that
wouldn’t need any heavy shielding. In 1955 the US Atomic Energy Commission
asked for Lawrence radiation laboratory to do a feasibility study on using the
new ceramic reactor to power a ramjet engine and in 1956 the USAF issued
system requirement No. 149 for a nuclear-powered winged missile. The
project was called Pluto after the code for the ceramic reactor developed by the
Lawrence radiation laboratory and the name given to the cruise missile was
SLAM or Supersonic Low-Altitude Missile but also it was unofficially known as
the big stick. Although ramjets were quite well known
at the time no one had proposed using a nuclear reactor as the heat
source instead of the usual solid rocket fuel or liquid fuel. A ramjet works by
using the forward speed of a vehicle to compress the air instead of using a
turbofan compressor in the engine like a normal jet does. This compressed air is
then mixed with a fuel which when burned expands and creates its thrust. Although
a ramjet can achieve speeds of up to Mach 6 they don’t normally start working
efficiently until its speed is over Mach 2 and as such they are normally launched
by small rockets to bring them up to speed before the ramjet takes over. In a
nuclear-powered ramjet to the compressed air is channeled through the reactor
core which would heat up the air in the same way as if you burned the fuel. This
expanded hot air is then what produces the thrust required. Even a small reactor
core will create an immense amount of heat for weeks or months effectively
providing an almost unlimited fuel supply as far as the mission duration
was concerned. Nuclear reactors of the time we usually large structures
surrounded by lead and concrete so to make one that will be small enough and
light enough to fly would rely upon some radical advances in material technology
and this is where the ceramic core came in. The nuclear ramjet engine would also
have to operate at temperatures higher than any conventional jet or rocket
engine while also been exposed to the intense radiation which would affect its
electronic control systems and it would also have to be able to fly for extended
periods of time in any weather. With no pilots or active remote control like we
see in military drones of today it would also have to find its own way around. To
do this a new groundbreaking guidance system was developed called TERCOM. This used a downward looking radar which compared its results to a terrain map
which it carried onboard. The flight path to the targets were then plotted onto
the terrain map and this would enable it to fly unaided deep into enemy territory.
SLAM would also use an electronic inertial guidance system control and
telemetry but these had to be made to withstand the intense radiation as any
standard electronic components would have been fried in a matter of minutes.
With a fuel supply but could last for weeks or months this gave it the
possibility of being launched in a time of emergency to fly around the oceans in
a holding pattern close to the target until the order was given to carry out
its mission. Slam was designed to carry not one but multiple nuclear warheads
the idea being that it would fly to its designated target release its nuclear
weapon before moving on to the next target releasing his weapon and in so on
and so forth until all the targets had been hit and doing so whilst traveling
at Mach 3 just a few hundred metres above the ground. This is all pretty
advanced stuff even today but this was the mid-1950s. To test the prototypes a
section of desert locally known as Jackass flats which was around 310
square kilometers or 120 square miles was set aside at the Nevada national
security site where the US tested its nuclear weapons and ultimately where all
the nuclear engines including the NERVA nuclear Rockets would be developed. In
order to test a system they had to simulate the volume and temperature of
the air that would be expected during its Mach 3 flight at sea level. This was
well beyond anything any wind tunnel could provide so they built pressurized
air supply using miles of 10-inch oil pipes bolted together to create a total
capacity of 545,000 kilograms of air at a pressure of 3600 psi. This was
then passed through a massive heat exchanger to raise the temperature to
500 degrees Celsius at a flow rate of 325 kilograms of air
second to simulate the conditions that the ramjets
Inlet diffuser will be expected to handle. So much air was required to do a
90 second test but it would take two days to pressurize the system using huge
compressors borrowed from the US Navy’s submarine base in Connecticut. To create
enough energy to propel slam and carry a payload it was calculated to require a
500 megawatt reactor but to test its viability they first had to build a
smaller prototype this was called the Tory-IIA and would be one-tenth of a
power at 50 megawatts.Because the reactor core would be cooled by incoming
air, the pressures involved at Mach 3 inside the reactor core not only from
the compression of the air but also the rapid heating would be up to thousands
of pounds per square inch in certain areas. To do this the Tory-IIA’s air
cooled core would be made up of over a 100,000 pencil-sized hexagonal
ceramic fuel elements made from beryllium oxide and enriched uranium
dioxide. These were stacked in to end in the thousands of airflow channels in the
core and because they were unattached to each other this minimized the thermal
stress on the system. The reactor was then attached to a ramjet
and the whole thing was mounted on a rail car that was shunted from its
disassembly building to the test area by a remote-controlled locomotive. In 1961
the Tory-IIA was test-fired for 45 seconds, although the results would consider
success it wasn’t a complete fly ready system, its power was too low
and it had external water-cooled control rods in the reactor. The final test would
need a full sized version that was completely air-cooled with the inlet and
exhaust ducts fitted to prove they had a flight ready nuclear ramjet engine. It
would take three more years before the full-sized 500 megawatt version called
the Tory-IIC was ready for testing. This will be the size of a locomotive
and weighed about 6300kg. Because everything in
the reactor was air-cooled the pneumatic actuators that operated the control rods
which increased or decreased the power had to operate at 650C if these failed or jammed it would prove impossible to shut down the
reactor once at full power. On the 20th of May 1964 the Tory-IIC was rolled out
to the test area and connected to an expanded air supply. The test ran for
five minutes at full power and after they have brought back the reactor and
stripped it down for inspection, they found it it worked perfectly there was no
damage to be inside of a core all the pneumatic actuators or the electronics.
The next stage would be to flight test it with a missile airframe but the
problem was where they couldn’t fly over populated areas of land as a crash could
spread the highly radioactive material so the plan was to launch it in the
Pacific Ocean and in fly it around and then crashed into one of the nuclear
test sites where the atomic bombs have been detonated.
But slam would never reach his flight test stage and on the 1st of July 1964
the program was cancelled. The world was changing fast, the shock of the Cuban
Missile Crisis had led the U.S. and the Soviets to banning above-ground nuclear
tests and as such this would also affect slam. By 1964 ICBMs had advanced to such a point where they were seen as a superior system that was both easy to
build and maintain reducing the need for such a super cruise missile. There was
also another reason during the development it was found that if they
changed the design of a fuel rods slightly the exhaust of ramjet could be
made highly radioactive this would make it a vengeance weapon that would not
only fly around dropping its nuclear bombs on its targets but afterwards it
could continue to fly at just a hundred meters above the
ground not only causing damage with the huge shockwave it created but also
spewing out radiation and poisoning everything in its path until its reactor
core failed which could take weeks or months. The government decided that it
was just too provocative and dangerous and if they deployed this effectively
unstoppable weapon then the Soviets will be forced to develop their own version.
Although slam was never made much of its technology especially the guidance
system is now used in modern cruise missiles. So what do you think of
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SLAM – America’s Big Stick & Doomsday Weapon

100 thoughts on “SLAM – America’s Big Stick & Doomsday Weapon

  • August 16, 2019 at 7:45 pm
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    Where would we be without the cold war? Would technology have advanced as quickly? We might still be in the 90s if it weren't for that.

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  • August 16, 2019 at 8:04 pm
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    Wasn't the recent nuclear mishap in Russia, which killed five scientists, due to their development of their own version of SLAM? It would seem that the American hope that by abandoning this hideous weapon the Russians would not feel motivated to develop their own was a forlorn hope.

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  • August 16, 2019 at 8:29 pm
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    Looks like the Russians have just tried to fly one but it blew up.

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  • August 16, 2019 at 9:42 pm
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    Project Pluto. An ICBM with a nuclear ram jet engine. Trying to update it to scram. A Drone that flys by program only several hundred feet off the ground. That was Pluto of the 1950's. The nuclear ram jet flattened everything underneath it. It could fly around for months on its own with around 20 warheads of smaller type.
    Unfortunately it can also be shot down.
    So far sram jets are best on missiles like the HIFIRE and not developed for aircraft yet.

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  • August 16, 2019 at 11:34 pm
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    US gov in the 60s: "no this is too provocative and too extreme. Don't do it".
    Russian gov in 2019: "hold my beer".

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  • August 17, 2019 at 12:00 am
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    1950's tech? You have to assume this has been perfected and miniaturized & will be used on the area 51 gate crashers.

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  • August 17, 2019 at 12:17 am
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    It is amazing how intelligent and determined Americans were back from 1940 to 1970.

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  • August 17, 2019 at 1:34 am
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    Big blonde guy at :11="Excuse Me Sir! Is the base BBQ still on for Sunday?"

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  • August 17, 2019 at 2:04 am
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    We need these now using modern technology to counter our rivals.

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  • August 17, 2019 at 3:32 am
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    Humanity oh so clever, eventually may destroy themselves …… how dumb ….

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  • August 17, 2019 at 3:33 am
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    How did the salt reactors compare?

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  • August 17, 2019 at 6:18 am
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    AND NOW THE RUSSIANS ARE MAKING THE SAME WEAPON THANKS TO DICTATOR PUTIN.

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  • August 17, 2019 at 7:23 am
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    I was thinking tomahawk missle the whole video, pre planned way points …

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  • August 17, 2019 at 7:25 am
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    I still like the idea of the Rods of God zero fallout and impossible to shoot down.

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  • August 17, 2019 at 11:13 am
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    Trillions & Trillions have just been wasted by these war monger omg ass holes!

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  • August 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm
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    That these weapons exist at all is a glaring indictment on humanity. Makes me want to puke, what’s wrong with a species that would pour so may resources into devices to destruct itself. FUBAR

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  • August 17, 2019 at 1:51 pm
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    I'm glad the U S A didn't carry on developing the Big stick cuz once it started flying, it seems as if there no way to stop it or control it to land & who knows, it could or would still be flying around only above 300 meters above the earth poisoning everything.Man the responsibility that comes with increase technology of a atom, amazing & dangerous at the same time!

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  • August 17, 2019 at 2:10 pm
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    Soviets,,, umm er RUSSIANS, just blew one up last week.

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  • August 17, 2019 at 2:11 pm
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    America's Big Stick was the definition of insanity. It was this sheer arrogance that propelled the Cold War for decades before sensible heads prevailed. Back then, it was almost un-American to think of using nuclear energy for something useful like generating cheap energy. Even today, everyone kind of knows that nuclear bombs are so powerful, so destructive that are completely impractical as far as strategic weapons go. Also, at one point, in Operation Plowshare, nuclear bombs were actually seriously considered for digging out ground for fascillitating the progress of large canal projects. Again: all complete insanity.

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  • August 17, 2019 at 2:30 pm
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    WOW … This was too provocative for the USSA and it's jewish leadership? Come a long way since they love ripping arms off Palestinian boys for throwing rocks!

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  • August 17, 2019 at 3:24 pm
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    Very good video. Can only imagine what's still tucked away

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  • August 17, 2019 at 3:39 pm
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    We do not have to guess as to why are taxes are so high, just start a project and then throe it away.

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  • August 17, 2019 at 4:13 pm
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    Im sure it was abandoned….

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  • August 17, 2019 at 4:28 pm
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    Remember the SNARK? Unlike SLAM, it actually existed and was deployed.

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  • August 17, 2019 at 7:11 pm
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    Where does a person even find a shirt like that (0:37)?

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  • August 17, 2019 at 8:43 pm
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    July 4th, i launched my BOTTLE ROCKETS!!

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  • August 17, 2019 at 9:58 pm
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    Inertial guidance and terrain following radar in 1950's. Science fiction. The Inertial guidance systems used in conventional aircraft in the late 60s were unreliable and crews found them useless.

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  • August 18, 2019 at 1:06 am
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    Bang, bang you’re dead…. It’s pathetic….

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  • August 18, 2019 at 1:07 am
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    Just imagine all of the Technologies of things the United States military has we know nothing about. I'm sure they would withhold the technology or release of information and not use it unless it was absolutely absolutely necessary. China and Russia have another thing coming if they think they can stop us with Hypersonic missiles!

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  • August 18, 2019 at 3:05 am
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    Yeah! It’s strange that the loving socialist and communist also developed their crap jus as fast? In fact, who threatened who first?

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  • August 18, 2019 at 5:13 am
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    My nightmares of the '50s

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  • August 18, 2019 at 5:41 am
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    A rebirth of the Hound Dog.

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  • August 18, 2019 at 6:26 am
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    America's BIG STICK is really big, strong, and powerful.

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  • August 18, 2019 at 6:49 am
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    Pretty dumb idea. Its not a first strike weapon. Its called signing your own death warrant. You can't kill everyone and the survivors will drill you out of your bunkers.

    David Adair was bragging he built something like this and destroyed it because he thought it was a first strike weapon. He lives in his own fantasy world and let his ego become larger than life?

    Whatever. Boring. Aliens would have little interest in a species capable of world annihilation and actively pursuing it. Very skeptical of his claims.

    The more advanced civilizations would be able to create their own worlds and planets conveniently avoiding suicidal interactions with hostile and destructive races. Again, humans have their egos based in fantasy, not reality?

    Shrug.

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  • August 18, 2019 at 8:25 am
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    They could have solved how to feed the crew if they programmed the rocket to fly by and scoop up flocks of birds. The birds go in the tube at super sonic speed, bounce around the reactor chamber and land on the dinner table. "Waz fo dinner?" " Chicken, chicken, always chicken"…

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  • August 18, 2019 at 8:56 am
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    сказочные долбаёбы…

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  • August 18, 2019 at 9:58 am
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    Apparently Russia just crashed such a system in Siberia.

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  • August 18, 2019 at 10:00 am
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    Another great video. Another fucked up shirt.

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  • August 18, 2019 at 1:11 pm
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    AMERICANS DO NOT HAVE BIG STICKS..
    BUT
    THEY SURE … HAVE A BIG STINKY
    MOUTH…

    ALLEZ SALUT

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  • August 18, 2019 at 4:41 pm
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    Want new material…..there is still time to buy the last few secrets from the trump admin.
    Nuclear engined cruise missile tech? …didnt one just crash in russia this week?…. wanna bet it was US technology?….wanna bet a trump cronie got paid?

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  • August 18, 2019 at 5:29 pm
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    https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/did-russia%E2%80%99s-bizarre-nuclear-powered-missile-just-blow-7418

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  • August 18, 2019 at 11:08 pm
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    Putin's trying to make this nonstarter work and convince us its new.

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  • August 19, 2019 at 2:18 am
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    The Russians seem to like these frightening nuclear doomsday weapons. It was probably a test of their touted Burevestnikk nuclear powered cruise missile that resulted in the death of seven or more scientists recently. Imagine, the US essentially had this technology 60 years ago. Let's see if we can't push that doomsday clock to midnight!

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  • August 19, 2019 at 3:52 am
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    Lol, and Putin claims over and over that they have pioneered this technology in Russia and are far ahead of the US in this area when we came up with it almost 65 yrs ago…

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  • August 19, 2019 at 5:31 am
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    And Putin is trying to build one today.

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  • August 19, 2019 at 4:45 pm
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    I wonder if this is what Russia is building while they had their latest nuclear accident.

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  • August 19, 2019 at 7:29 pm
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    In propaganda free Slovenia, we know that Russians also did it in 60s, and they had far more succesful engine than Americans, but also decided it was too dirty.

    Modern day engine they developed does not spread radiation untill it explodes.

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  • August 19, 2019 at 9:40 pm
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    1956, what do they have now in 2019??

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  • August 19, 2019 at 10:00 pm
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    NUKE the eyes shirt

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  • August 20, 2019 at 2:15 am
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    Hmmm, has Russia seen this?

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  • August 20, 2019 at 5:05 am
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    cant manage trash and excess waste but we can kill people for sport new toy kewl

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  • August 20, 2019 at 7:40 am
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    Now I know what I saw on display at Minot air Force Base at age elevan

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  • August 20, 2019 at 7:41 am
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    Crazy, such Technologies must not ever be developed!

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  • August 20, 2019 at 7:57 am
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    I don't understand why it had to be such a "largess" system. Wouldn't it have been better to build a much smaller system with a single thermonuclear warhead similar to what the Russians were playing with a few weeks ago when it went awry?

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  • August 20, 2019 at 1:05 pm
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    So its one of those shit that exploded in Russia?one of Poutine's secret weapon….

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  • August 20, 2019 at 2:47 pm
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    What a colossal and diabolic waste of resources.

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  • August 20, 2019 at 2:51 pm
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    So this is what blew up in Russia recently? They are now working on this tech and what are we doing about it? This was a bad idea then and it's a bad idea now. Thanks for posting.

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  • August 20, 2019 at 6:20 pm
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    Irresponsible and suicidal.

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  • August 20, 2019 at 7:45 pm
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    Russia is not Japan, the usa will not drop a nuke on Russia and walk away like they did in Japan. They may do it but will not survive!

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  • August 20, 2019 at 8:37 pm
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    Yea ok. One of these days one of the assholes is going to push that button. We the people have no control over that asshole. In fact, none of the people of the world, working people, can stop the asshole from pushing the button. I think the whole working world should unite and get rid of ALL the assholes that want to push that button. I say put them ALL, from all over the world, into a nuclear powered rocket and send their stinking butts out into the blackness of oblivion so the rest of the world can get on with the business of living!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! While I am still alive, I just want to say to hell with all of those ASSHOLES!

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  • August 21, 2019 at 11:26 am
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    So now the Russians have built their own operational hypersonic version of SLAM

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  • August 21, 2019 at 5:17 pm
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    It was not cancelled from my knowledge, insider information , it was continued on with the Canadian military though changed in design a bit ( defensive )and not as devastating and is now their secret weapon to go along with their scorched earth policy if ever attacked.

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  • August 21, 2019 at 7:27 pm
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    cobrapub here,odviously a Vlad Putin foolish venture!

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  • August 22, 2019 at 8:54 am
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    Years later russians started developing “Burevestnik”.

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  • August 22, 2019 at 9:32 am
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    Humans are doomed to self destruct. We are well and irreversibly on our way. What a fucking waste.

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  • August 22, 2019 at 10:34 am
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    Wow! The ultimate weapon, how awesome! God Bless America!

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  • August 22, 2019 at 10:40 am
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    Trump would build them if he knew of them.

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  • August 22, 2019 at 10:40 am
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    Jesus christ. In my opinion the guys who even considered using such a weapon have to be arrested for crimes against humankind for live. Thank god, the us gov reconsidered the plans of that shit

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  • August 23, 2019 at 6:42 pm
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    Yet another interesting video on Cold War madness. Let’s hope the current Russian “nuclear” missile that just blew up is not developed…🤦‍♂️

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  • August 23, 2019 at 11:45 pm
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    DIDN'T RUSSIA JUST HAVE ONE BLOW UP ON THEM

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  • August 24, 2019 at 2:22 am
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    Isn’t this the same thing the Russians are trying to do today. did they not have a massive explosion of nuclear material that killed several of there TOP scientists and that has caused the evacuation of a small city /region . This type of propulsion system is not wise and very dangerous for everyone . Pray for peace .

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  • August 24, 2019 at 7:16 am
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    Lex Luther…lol

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  • August 24, 2019 at 3:55 pm
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    That shirt attacks the eyes, like a SLAM would have attacked the russians 🙂

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  • August 25, 2019 at 12:42 pm
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    I love this thing. It just so devilish, weaponized spite.

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  • August 26, 2019 at 11:41 pm
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    So how do cruise missiles navigate over water if they use a terrain map for guidance?

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  • August 27, 2019 at 8:41 am
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    I think ANY government or countries leaders even THINK about putting this system to use should be locked up for life. Or worse! Dont worry the way mother natures been revolting against mankind we dont have longer any way.

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  • August 27, 2019 at 8:46 am
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    Yep! Duck and cover! And kiss your butte good bye!

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  • August 27, 2019 at 7:26 pm
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    Looks like Russia is now developing their own version. Codename: Skyfall

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  • August 29, 2019 at 5:23 am
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    CAN'T STOP WON'T STOP

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  • August 29, 2019 at 2:25 pm
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    Who knows what they are hiding at Groom Lake…Don't ever think it doesn't exist…

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  • August 31, 2019 at 11:03 pm
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    This is a great, first-class, fact filled documentary, as usual. And one has to wonder, why such systems could be seriously pursued beyond the drawing board, without considering the instrinsic dangers for the operating country and all the territories it would fly over. We are still trying to find safe long-term disposal sites for radioactive nuclear waste, and some are willing to take chances flying it around over our heads. The russians having had their own accident recently with a similar system, do not seem to have learned either. A nuclear power plant could, perhaps make sense in space,, but it is certainly not a good choice for low-altitude supersonic flight.

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  • September 1, 2019 at 2:50 am
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    Trump is a time traveler and these weapons will be made to launch in 2020

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  • September 3, 2019 at 2:27 am
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    Only men have this kind of imagination to create this

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  • September 3, 2019 at 3:14 am
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    What do I think of it? I think our nations are led by psychopaths. They whine "how ya gonna pay for it?" if we talk about health care, education, or clean water, but not a word as they blow untold amounts on shit like this.

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  • September 3, 2019 at 8:42 pm
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    Usa never ceases to amaze me

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  • September 4, 2019 at 6:56 am
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    Trippy shirt

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  • September 4, 2019 at 7:05 am
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    This is scary… Can't imagine what they are up to now

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  • September 5, 2019 at 8:48 pm
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    WW II & The Korean War became the justification for some of the most creative energy in the development of massively destructive weapons that continues to threaten the sustainability of our planet and the survival of the human species and most other life-forms as we know them today.

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  • September 5, 2019 at 8:54 pm
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    Never mind the weapons, your shirts scare the hell outta me! :-))

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  • September 6, 2019 at 1:32 am
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    Russia is now building these nightmares! We should have ended them when we could

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  • September 6, 2019 at 3:13 am
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    Russia is building it now with the same things u just talked about.Putin was very happy to show it to his people in a speech he has made,along with all of their new weapons.Now will we build one?

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  • September 6, 2019 at 6:06 pm
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    I think Russia watched this video

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  • September 7, 2019 at 4:04 am
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    My friends and I have ‘Ugly Shirt Day’. We meet at the pub wearing the ugliest shirts we can find. The worst drinks free. I need your shirt, I like it! Hahaha actually it’s an unusual shirt and I like that. Please tell me who made it and where you bought it. I must have one! Thanks

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  • September 7, 2019 at 2:27 pm
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    Sorry to turn a science piece into a political comment: "We" (the west) considered it too provocative. But apparently, in recent years the Russians (Putin) has no conceptual problem with it. And they claim "we" are igniting a new arms race by responding with pulling out of INF treaty.

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  • September 8, 2019 at 7:36 am
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    More ways for America to kill people..wow. Americans killing people is as American as apple pie.

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  • September 8, 2019 at 8:21 am
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    Looks like the big stick was designed by a guy who called himself you know what

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  • September 8, 2019 at 4:18 pm
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    We should have built "Project Orion". We could have reached the stares by now.

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  • September 9, 2019 at 2:32 am
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    It sucks your not on game of thrones anymore you were my favorite character

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  • September 9, 2019 at 2:59 pm
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    Never thought a modern missile with no recall and MIRV warheads would less frightening and insane than ANYTHING they might come up with in the 1950-60s. This Doomsday Device is a Weapon right out of Star Trek—launch a half-dozen and let’s Poison the Entire Atmosphere shall we! “Provocative” hardly describes it.

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  • September 10, 2019 at 1:03 pm
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    Makes you wonder how more advanced we could have been if the sabre rattling and provoking of one another between America and Russia had never started especially given that it has come to light in recent years that they never needed to drop the A bombs as the Japanese were close to surrendering anyway and the bombs were mainly to show the Russians that America had the biggest toys so do as we tell you.

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