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Veterans' long battle for nuclear tests' compensation

The UK Court of Appeal's decision to deny ex-servicemen compensation for the injuries they say they suffered during Cold War nuclear tests more than 50 years ago, is a setback for the thousands who were watching the test cases...

Category: Radiation, Weapons


Fire in bunker at atomic weapons site in Aldermaston

"A fire broke out at the atomic weapons base which maintains warheads for the UK's Trident nuclear deterrent."

Category: Weapons


A laser that works when wet

"Super-weapon has long featured in science fiction – but now it's for real"

Category: Weapons


Armed Forces and turbines can co-exist

"The MoD has said the military and wind farms could "co-exist" following news of a Norwegian firm's search for an offshore test site."

Category: Energy sources, Weapons


US army heat-ray gun in Afghanistan

"A newly-developed heat-ray gun that burns the skin but doesn't cause permanent injury is now with US troops in Afghanistan."

Category: Radiation, Weapons

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