nuclear warfare

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nuclear warfare

Warfare involving the employment of nuclear weapons. See also postattack period; transattack period.
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Summary: Paris, [France], July 12 (ANI): France on Friday launched the first nuclear attack submarine of the Barracuda Class named 'Suffren' at the Naval Group facility in Cherbourg.
In a latest development, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has threatened Pakistan of nuclear attack, saying that India's nuclear capability has not been kept for Diwali.
"If Pakistan launched even a single nuclear attack on the neighboring country, India could finish us by attacking with 20 (nuclear) bombs," (https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/if-pakistan-attack-with-1-nuclear-bomb-india-may-finish-us-with-20-pervez-musharraf-1998507) Musharraf warned Imran Khan.
India is also said to be planning on building six nuclear attack submarines, which would contain the Brahmos missile.
But Greater Manchester Council produced its own chilling pamphlet called Emergency Planning and Nuclear War in Greater Manchester, which laid out in terrifying detail the utter devastation of nuclear attack.
Pakistan has been working hard on developing this capability -- to carry out a retaliatory nuclear strike even after an enemy's nuclear attack destroys or neutralizes its land-based nuclear arsenal -- which India already has.
"It was certainly unfortunate to have watched the video animation that depicted a nuclear attack on the United States," Nauert told a news briefing."We don't regard that as the behavior of a responsible international player."
Speaking weeks before an election he is expected to win, Putin also said that a nuclear attack on any of Moscow's allies would be regarded as an attack on Russiaitself and draw an immediate response.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian President Vladimir Putin said in his annual State of the Nation Address to the Federal Assembly on Thursday that any attempt to use nuclear weapons against Russia and its allies will be regarded by Moscow as a nuclear attack and its retaliation will be instant.
Trump's perceived volatility has raised more concerns among Americans about the president's exclusive authority to order a nuclear attack.
NEW YORK A generation of Americans knew just what to do in the event of a nuclear attack or during a major false alarm, like the one over the weekend in Hawaii.