Fukushima Reactor No.2, THE most Vulnerable Design

Fukushima Reactor No.2, THE most Vulnerable Design

The nuclear power reactor of Unit No. 2 at the Fukushima I (Daiichi) power plant, is a General Electric Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) completed during 1974. The containment designs are referred to by the names Mark I (oldest), Mark II, and Mark III (newest). The No. 2 reactor at Fukushima Daiichi is a Mark I…

Cyber Terrorism – Nuclear Power Plants – Grid

Cyber Terrorism – Nuclear Power Plants – Grid

Permalink The recent discovery of the “Stuxnet” computer worm cyber-weapon, apparently designed and used to infect Iran’s nuclear development control systems, presents a very powerful and dangerous new threat to our current way of life. Stuxnet, first discovered during June 2010 is the first worm of its kind to take aim at the foundation of…

Will Kim Jong il Respond With Nuke?

Will Kim Jong il Respond With Nuke?

Permalink The Korean peninsula tensions have escalated to the point where North Korea has said it would counter the U.S. and South Korean joint military exercises beginning this weekend with “nuclear deterrence”   according to Bloomberg News. North Korea will “legitimately counter with their powerful nuclear deterrence the largest-ever nuclear war exercises to be staged…