The Arrow-3 hypersonic anti-ballistic missile launches from an undisclosed location in Alaska, US. Photo: Israeli Ministry of Defence via AFP The Arrow-3 hypersonic anti-ballistic missile launches from an undisclosed location in Alaska, US. Photo: Israeli Ministry of Defence via AFP
The Arrow-3 hypersonic anti-ballistic missile launches from an undisclosed location in Alaska, US. Photo: Israeli Ministry of Defence via AFP

US discussed holding first nuclear test in decades citing threat from China, Russia: report

  • Such a test would be a significant departure from US defence policy and dramatically up the ante for other nuclear-armed nations
  • The discussion, which took place on May 15, came after officials reportedly claimed that Moscow and Beijing were conducting their own low-yield tests

Topic |   United States
The Arrow-3 hypersonic anti-ballistic missile launches from an undisclosed location in Alaska, US. Photo: Israeli Ministry of Defence via AFP The Arrow-3 hypersonic anti-ballistic missile launches from an undisclosed location in Alaska, US. Photo: Israeli Ministry of Defence via AFP
The Arrow-3 hypersonic anti-ballistic missile launches from an undisclosed location in Alaska, US. Photo: Israeli Ministry of Defence via AFP
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