Hawaii tests cold-war nuclear sirens in the face of North Korea threat

A Hwasong-12 intermediate range missile launches in North Korea on Aug. 30, 2017. Hawaiian emergency agencies are resuming testing of nuclear sirens used in the cold war in case of an attack by North Korea. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service/AP)

 

With tensions surrounding North Korea still rising, Hawaii plans to reactivate its early warning system in the event of a nuclear attack. Along with the siren testing, emergency officials hope to inform residents of how to protect themselves in their homes.

Hawaii this week will resume monthly statewide testing of its cold war-era nuclear attack warning sirens for the first time in about 30 years, in preparation for a potential missile launch from North Korea, emergency management officials said. Continue reading

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NEW YORK — The voice over the speakers at New York City’s emergency command center calmly stated the unthinkable: a nuclear explosion had gone off in Times Square.

More than 100,000 people are feared to have died instantly. A massive radiation cloud is being blown north by the wind, toward Westchester County and Connecticut. The city’s subway system has been shut down and the region’s cellphone service has largely failed.

“Is Washington on the phone?” said one worker outside the center’s situation room. “Has the mayor arrived?” asked another.

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China, US armies to begin joint disaster exercise

Specifics of the exercise scenario starting Tuesday have not been publicly released. U.S. Army Pacific officials have only described it as a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operation requiring U.S. and China military cooperation in a fictional third country.

On Thursday, U.S. and Chinese soldiers will train in a field exercise at Bellows Air Force Base, on a Marine Corps training area on the east side of Oahu. Continue reading