Nuclear warfare Current Affairs, GK & News

Pakistan’s National Security Policy (NSP)

Pakistan launched its first-ever National Security Policy (NSP) on January 14, 2022. Highlights With this launch, Pakistan makes it imperative to deter war and defend its territorial integrity and sovereignty by using all elements of national power, at all costs. The NSP 2022-26 has been framed after seven years of rigorous analysis and diligent, with ..

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UNSC Statement on Nuclear War

UNSC statement on Nuclear War was published by Kremlin on January 3, 2022. Five nuclear powers, namely Russia, China, Britain, the United States and France, stated in a joint statement that further spread of nuclear arms and a nuclear war should be avoided. Key Facts These five nations further look to avoid war between nuclear ..

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US tests Hypersonic Nuclear capable missile

On March 20, 2020, the United States successfully tested nuclear capable hypersonic missiles. The test challenges Russia’s missile testing capabilities. Recently, Russia tested a hypersonic weapon in December 2019 and China has already showcased its DF-17 hypersonic glide vehicle. The glide vehicle flew at five times more than the speed of sound. Anti-Ballistic Missiles Treaty ..

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Effects of an Indo-Pakistan Nuclear War

A recently published study outlined the immense effects that even a limited nuclear war between India and Pakistan would have on the world. Temperature Drop The study hypothesised that a nuclear war between the two South Asian neighbour states would send 5 million tonnes of soot into the stratosphere. This would spread across the world. ..

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List of Nuclear Installations exchanged between India and Pakistan

On January 1, 2020, India and Pakistan exchanged their nuclear installations under an agreement that prevents them from attacking each other’s atomic facilities. The practice is being followed for 29 years for now. Highlights India and Pakistan exchanged the list of nuclear installations under the Agreement on Prohibition of attack against nuclear installations. The exchange ..

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No First Use Nuclear Policy

The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s statement about India’s ‘No First Use’ of nuclear arms pledge has raised the questions on whether India is revisiting its No First Use Policy on Nuclear Weapons. What did the Defence Minister Say? A tweet by the Defence Minister stated that “Pokhran is the area which witnessed Atalji’s firm resolve to make ..

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