TENSIONS in the South China Sea are set to become nuclear after Beijing unveiled secret plans to float an atomic reactor to the hotly-contested region hidden inside a shipping container.
A nuclear plant is under development in China that would be the world’s smallest – capable of fitting inside a small steel box.
Experts say the technology – dubbed the “portable nuclear battery pack” – could be ready within five years. Continue reading
Amid escalation of simmering tension along the LoC in the wake of unprovoked killing of jawans leading to heightened resentment across the nation, India is contemplating to go for the maiden trial of its long range nuke-capable undersea missile K-4, which had been kept secret so far.
If things go as per the programme, defence sources said the indigenously built submarine launched ballistic (SLBM) missile, which has a strike range of 3000-km to 3,500-km will be test fired from a submerged pontoon, which is almost identical to submarine, off the Vishakhapatnam coast next month. Continue reading