Nuclear

First daytime test in 57 years for French nuclear air forces

For the first time in 57 years, France was able to carry out Operation Poker, which simulates a nuclear raid, in broad daylight thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic,...


Helicopter to conduct radiation survey ahead of Super Bowl

A radiation-sensing helicopter will fly at low-altitude over Tampa, United States, as part of counterterrorism surveillance ahead of the Super Bowl game....


France shows teeth of nuclear deterrence using Rafale

The Strategic Air Force, branch of the French Air Force dedicated to airborne nuclear deterrence, successfully conducted a test of the Rafale nuclear deterrence capability....