How a Soviet Doomsday Master Missile Looks and Works

Yesterday we learnt that the Soviets still have a working doomsday system in place. This is an SS-17 ICBM master missile, which are launched first. Once they are in the skies, they activate the launch for all the Russian nukes. » 9/25/09 11:00am 9/25/09 11:00am

Get Nervous: Rusty Soviet Doomsday System Still Turned On

Wired Magazine has a fascinating article on the doomsday system that was built by the Soviets 25 years ago. It was designed to obliterate the US no matter what happened to the USSR—and it still works today. Shiver. » 9/23/09 10:00am 9/23/09 10:00am