Greenland Air Base Unharmed By Apparent Meteor Explosion

Discussion in 'In the News' started by Frank Sanoica, Aug 4, 2018.

  1. Frank Sanoica

    Frank Sanoica Veteran Member

    Feb 21, 2016
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    Been seeing this report in various forms since yesterday, some embellished with bright-based mushroom clouds. Evidently, it has leaked out that the US military blocked publication of the hit from media, until now. Not a small thing, the hit carried an energy level of the equivalent of 2.1 kilotons TNT. For comparison, Hiroshima was ~ 18 kilotons, so this thing WAS frightening.

    "Meteor explodes with 2.1 kilotons force 43 km above missile early warning radar at Thule Air Base," tweeted Hans Kristensen, director of the Nuclear Information Project for the Federation of American Scientists. Kristensen this week tweeted about the event after a user, named "Rocket Ron," publicized that a "fireball was detected over Greenland on July 25, 2018 by US Government sensors."

    NASA, which tracks meteor, comet, asteroid and other space debris movements, confirmed these details."


    "Kristensen downplayed the idea that the explosion may have been something else -- for example, a Russian missile aimed at Thule, which operates the Upgraded Early Warning Radar (UEWR), formerly known as the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System.

    "We're still here, so they correctly concluded it was not a Russian first strike," Kristensen tweeted Wednesday.

    "There are nearly 2,000 nukes on alert, ready to launch," he added."
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