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National Interest: in the event of a nuclear strike on Washington, about half a million people will die

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After another rocket test in North Korea, analysts of National Interest assessed the possible consequences of a nuclear strike on Washington, reports RIA News.




As experts in the field of rocket development, do not underestimate the possibilities of Pyongyang. After a recent launch, the scientists carried out calculations and concluded that the statements of the DPRK that Khwansson-15 can reach any point in the United States are absolutely correct "provided that the rocket keeps the desired trajectory and equips it with a light warhead."

They took the 250 kiloton bomb in TNT as a basis for the analysis. It turned out that the explosion of such a charge in the center of the American capital "will kill almost 413 thousands of people, 527 thousands more will suffer."

In addition, "the White House, the International Spy Museum, the Washington Monument, the Capitol and all other buildings and landmarks within the shock wave range" will be completely destroyed.

According to calculations, “people in the central part of the city will not have a chance for survival,” and as for the outskirts of the city, “the explosion will take lives from 50 to 90 to the percent of people in these areas”.

At the same time, the publication notes that the DPRK continues to develop its own missile and nuclear programs “not to strike a first strike in a nuclear war, but to deter the United States from a military operation or to prevent a regime change in the country”.
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  1. Anarchist
    Anarchist 1 December 2017 09: 32
    23
    Why Washington? Need to hit New York! Generally industrial centers!
    Just not smart will plan a priority strike on the capital, in which, except for the oval office, there is nothing!
    1. Chertt
      Chertt 1 December 2017 09: 36
      +4
      Or in New York and Washington
      1. maxim947
        maxim947 1 December 2017 10: 09
        +3
        They as masochists beg, or provoke?
        By the way, an interesting fact is that S. Korea leads in the number of submarines, of course, it is necessary to take into account the technical condition, class, etc. but still))
      2. Slovak
        Slovak 1 December 2017 13: 43
        +2
        Do not limit your imagination! For some reason, this National Interest expects only 1 rocket. The USA is a country in whose territory there are a lot of places attractive to Korean missiles. Therefore, it is advisable (if necessary) to visit everything.
    2. Jedi
      Jedi 1 December 2017 09: 37
      12
      Sasha, all these American recognition of the DPRK’s capabilities serve to justify further escalating the situation on the Korean peninsula. negative
      1. CAT BAIYUN
        CAT BAIYUN 1 December 2017 09: 43
        12
        Good day, dear. hi
        As it seems to me - they are preparing public opinion. Or just look at the presence of a "social request" about the war from the UK.
        One of the factors causing a nuclear strike against Japan, for example, was precisely the “social demand”.
        Another thing is that such "social requests" are being successfully prepared in our time. Forming public opinion in the presence of so many media is quite simple and not problematic.
        1. Jedi
          Jedi 1 December 2017 09: 46
          +8
          Hello, Vasya! hi Maybe you're right, but in 1945, Japan could not fight back due to the lack of nuclear weapons. But the DPRK has it, so there will be an answer.
      2. 210ox
        210ox 1 December 2017 09: 45
        10
        They are trying to find a reason .. And they themselves can blow up Washington. Experience is
        1. Jedi
          Jedi 1 December 2017 09: 49
          +8
          Quote: 210ox
          And maybe they themselves can blow up Washington. Experience is

          That's for sure, in order to achieve their goals, the United States will not consider its own victims.
          1. IL-18
            IL-18 1 December 2017 10: 30
            +4
            Everyone will be counted, and they will also be attributed for persuasiveness.
            1. Jedi
              Jedi 1 December 2017 10: 35
              +6
              Just in their style. And Hollywood does a dramatic performance.
              1. Nikolai Grek
                Nikolai Grek 2 December 2017 01: 43
                +2
                Quote: Jedi
                Just in their style. And Hollywood does a dramatic performance.

                Hollywood also needs to be torn down like Washington !!! repeat repeat wassat wassat laughing laughing laughing
      3. Leeds
        Leeds 1 December 2017 09: 45
        +4
        Quote: Jedi
        Sasha, all these American recognition of the DPRK’s capabilities serve to justify further escalating the situation on the Korean peninsula. negative

        Absolutely. To stir up a hot spot near Russia and China, thousands of miles from its territory, with complete safety, since any Korean blank will be taken on take-off without causing any harm to the states.
        1. Anarchist
          Anarchist 1 December 2017 09: 51
          14
          Quote: Leeds
          any Korean blank will be taken out on takeoff without causing any harm to the states.

          Figs knows him! North Korea and air defense have it! But they will bring down or not, this is unknown to science ...
        2. Geisenberg
          Geisenberg 1 December 2017 10: 35
          +3
          Quote: Leeds
          Quote: Jedi
          Sasha, all these American recognition of the DPRK’s capabilities serve to justify further escalating the situation on the Korean peninsula. negative

          Absolutely. To stir up a hot spot near Russia and China, thousands of miles from its territory, with complete safety, since any Korean blank will be taken on take-off without causing any harm to the states.


          They will then be muddied over the San Andrea fault and along the Yellowstone caldera.
      4. Azim77
        Azim77 1 December 2017 09: 59
        +4
        Most likely they are preparing a pillow for Trump, suddenly the return line will have to be turned on. If you fail to bend Eun, they will say that "freedom and democracy are above all, but we cannot make such sacrifices." In order not to be suspected of underdevelopment. Well, if it succeeds, then, but the coolness will just roll over.
    3. Finches
      Finches 1 December 2017 09: 46
      +8
      It will not be enough ....! laughing As soon as it comes to the United States, the bloodthirstiness that does not honor me wakes up in me!
      1. 210ox
        210ox 1 December 2017 10: 23
        +4
        But I generally become a cannibal! angry
        Quote: Finches
        It will not be enough ....! laughing As soon as it comes to the United States, the bloodthirstiness that does not honor me wakes up in me!
    4. Vend
      Vend 1 December 2017 09: 53
      +3
      Everything is in the hands of the USA. If they continue to provoke the DPRK, they can also get a rocket.
      1. Chertt
        Chertt 1 December 2017 10: 16
        +4
        Quote: Wend
        Everything is in the hands of the USA.

        Well, the Patriarch strained, He was explained differently in the seminary wink
        1. Vend
          Vend 1 December 2017 10: 19
          +3
          Quote: Chertt
          Quote: Wend
          Everything is in the hands of the USA.

          Well, the Patriarch strained, He was explained differently in the seminary wink

          Why should he strain, "If God wants to punish someone, he makes him" blind and deaf " hi
    5. Geisenberg
      Geisenberg 1 December 2017 10: 33
      +4
      Quote: Anarchist
      Why Washington? Need to hit New York! Generally industrial centers!
      Just not smart will plan a priority strike on the capital, in which, except for the oval office, there is nothing!


      And why isn’t the target? San Francisco ? Saltleyksiti ?? Are there few people there? Fushington and New York will devour themselves after these cities with the whole population go to hell.

      If we talk about logic, then a blow must be done to populated cities and industrial centers, and this is not phishington at all.
      1. Mestny
        Mestny 1 December 2017 11: 55
        +2
        By nuclear power plants and large energy nodes, industrial areas. Maximize possible damage, create the most unfavorable conditions for survivors. Which, in the conditions of a destroyed connection, energy supplies, and transport, begin to kill each other in the infected territories.
        It's not me so bloodthirsty. This is exactly what nuclear attacks on the USSR were planned for, and now they are probably planned for Russia.
  2. Wolverine
    Wolverine 1 December 2017 09: 37
    +1
    At the same time, the publication notes that the DPRK continues to develop its own missile and nuclear programs “not to strike a first strike in a nuclear war, but to deter the United States from a military operation or to prevent a regime change in the country”.

    Finally, common sense from American publications, the point is not iron ...
  3. askort154
    askort154 1 December 2017 09: 42
    +2
    They intimidate the "inaccessible" so that they do not arise and do not skimp if the White House decides to war with the DPRK,
  4. pavelty
    pavelty 1 December 2017 09: 44
    +2
    But what about missile defense crap, which should bring everything down?
    1. IL-18
      IL-18 1 December 2017 10: 33
      +2
      Here is the keyword MISSILE or HORSE? Or SHOULD? They may not bring down.
  5. andrej-shironov
    andrej-shironov 1 December 2017 09: 46
    +1
    Another attempt to push their foreheads?
  6. Black water
    Black water 1 December 2017 09: 50
    +3
    they’re stupid, they’ll only frighten their own population .... I won’t be surprised if after this "news" they buy everything in supermarkets)))) ... psychologists get ready for the influx of patients with atomophobia .... or whatever the fear of JV is correctly called .. ..y the Yankees probably have one)))) ... and if not, you need to urgently come up with and treat !!!! 413 thousand customers !!!! Klondike right ...
    1. Orionvit
      Orionvit 1 December 2017 10: 21
      +1
      Quote: Black Water
      urgent need to come up and treat !!!! 413 thousand customers !!!! Klondike right ..

      You forgot about the most terrible option, in which a good half of the population sacredly believes in America. Zombo Apocalypse. Which will definitely come, in case of something there. Already in all seriousness, schools conduct classes on how to defend themselves against zombies. laughing
      1. IL-18
        IL-18 1 December 2017 10: 35
        +2
        So, you need to drop the virus there for zombies. Computer laughing
  7. Fight
    Fight 1 December 2017 09: 52
    0
    Counts the victims! This is a bad call!
    1. Geisenberg
      Geisenberg 1 December 2017 10: 35
      +1
      Quote: Fight
      Counts the victims! This is a bad call!


      It’s just whipping up hysteria.
    2. IL-18
      IL-18 1 December 2017 10: 39
      +3
      For Americans, yes. And American missiles aimed at the DPRK will bring down the Russian and Chinese missile defense under the pretext that the trajectory of the flight of American warheads made it possible to assume that they could enter the territory of both countries.
  8. Alexey-74
    Alexey-74 1 December 2017 09: 57
    +2
    Hypothetically, Eun will not launch one missile, but will launch almost everything that he has .... if the US missile defense system fails, the consequences for the USA will be catastrophic, although for the DPRK too ... the Yankees won’t just leave it and soon total North Korea will disappear.
    1. IL-18
      IL-18 1 December 2017 10: 40
      +3
      It is a pity that the DPRK is not on the Gulf of Mexico.
  9. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 1 December 2017 09: 57
    +1
    “The White House will be completely destroyed, International espionage museum, Washington Monument, Capitol and all other buildings and attractions within the radius of the shock wave "
    Well, the United States will definitely not survive such a loss. For the sake of completeness and comparative analysis, they still had to bring the possible number of losses from one Russian missile arriving at the same place. Then draw the appropriate conclusions.
    1. max702
      max702 1 December 2017 10: 12
      +1
      Quote: rotmistr60
      “The White House will be completely destroyed, International espionage museum, Washington Monument, Capitol and all other buildings and attractions within the radius of the shock wave "
      Well, the United States will definitely not survive such a loss. For the sake of completeness and comparative analysis, they still had to bring the possible number of losses from one Russian missile arriving at the same place. Then draw the appropriate conclusions.

      It has long been considered one “Satan” and minus 80% of the industrial potential of the United States with corresponding human losses ..
      1. Vadim237
        Vadim237 1 December 2017 10: 38
        +2
        This can only be in a fairy tale.
  10. rocket757
    rocket757 1 December 2017 09: 59
    +4
    Quote: pavlentiy
    But what about missile defense crap, which should bring everything down?

    But this is an interesting question ... they’ve “defended themselves” against us and China, but there’s NO protection from Kim’s man’s missile ??? It’s funny, but it’s clear that you need more dough for military corporations, and public opinion should be “untwisted” for a preemptive strike !!!
    Shot guys "exceptional" want to win too much for one, or a little more, of Comrade Kim's rockets !!! Here are entertainers ... as it seems to me, they might even have a "similar" scenario, at least for the loot, for sure.
  11. ROM1077
    ROM1077 1 December 2017 10: 03
    0
    Americans knock a rocket and then erase the People's Republic of China from the face of the earth
    1. shans2
      shans2 1 December 2017 14: 09
      0
      they have nothing to shoot down, and the DPRK does not put beacons on its missiles)
  12. anjey
    anjey 1 December 2017 10: 06
    +1
    At the same time, the publication notes that the DPRK continues to develop its own missile and nuclear programs nevertheless “not to launch a first strike in a nuclear war, but to deter the United States from a military operation or to prevent regime change in the country”
    it is surprising that sometimes nevertheless sound thoughts are voiced by the media of the usa ....
  13. Altona
    Altona 1 December 2017 10: 10
    +3
    Quote: Anarchist
    Why Washington? Need to hit New York! Generally industrial centers!

    --------------------------------------
    California with Alaska is quite enough. Further, the rest of the amers will be considered unacceptable losses. By the way, North Korea has the right to bombard the United States. Such is the allegory to them from the 1950s.
  14. Altona
    Altona 1 December 2017 10: 13
    +1
    Quote: Leeds
    since any Korean blank will be taken out on take-off without causing any harm to the states.

    ----------------------------
    Is it like that? So far, the United States knows how to bring down what is known in advance. In general, the global strike system is built on the application of a preemptive disarming strike and knocking down the remaining potential of the enemy.
  15. Dimy4
    Dimy4 1 December 2017 10: 19
    +3
    Museum of espionage, yes, without it they certainly will not survive, and the rest is so, statistics of losses.
  16. prior
    prior 1 December 2017 10: 24
    +5
    "in the event of a nuclear strike on Washington, about half a million people will die"
    If a person, then yes, it is unthinkable, sorry, unacceptable, and if the Americans, well, to hell with them. It has long been deserved.
  17. sergo1914
    sergo1914 1 December 2017 10: 26
    +1
    Outrageous pigs
    On earth, of course, there is.
    But I’m sure
    Humanity does not eat.

    S. Marshak
  18. Egorovich
    Egorovich 1 December 2017 10: 26
    +4
    Why counted only one rocket? Maybe ten can fly to the whole mattress, Yes, they scared them hard, the consequences are already being calculated. Bravo Eun !!!
    1. screw cutter
      screw cutter 1 December 2017 11: 48
      +1
      He needs to play poker. (Eun)
  19. Seraphimamur
    Seraphimamur 1 December 2017 10: 27
    +1
    And what do the Americans generally do not hope from the word for their air defense system, which will not be able to bring down one missile?
  20. Old26
    Old26 1 December 2017 10: 31
    +2
    Quote: max702
    It has long been considered one “Satan” and minus 80% of the industrial potential of the United States with corresponding human losses ..

    Such calculations speak only of one thing. Either the counting is custom-made, or the one who considered barely passed the exam
  21. rocket757
    rocket757 1 December 2017 10: 57
    +4
    Quote: ROM1077
    Americans knock a rocket and then erase the People's Republic of China from the face of the earth

    And here is the question - Who will press the start button first?
    Whatever noise comes from various statements, Kim says that he will defend himself exactly ... he doesn’t look like a maniac and a suicide, so there is no reason to doubt it.
    But the Yankees, do not cause any confidence. There were precedents in the past and most recently .... so a big BOOM, at the very real prospect!
  22. Atenon
    Atenon 1 December 2017 11: 58
    0
    Are there people there?
  23. faterdom
    faterdom 1 December 2017 12: 19
    +2
    Yeah, put aside a megaphone with ultimatums and took up the calculator. This is already encouraging, because the calculator, if the brain does not replace it, then its results will come up with some conclusions.
  24. den3080
    den3080 1 December 2017 13: 07
    0
    Reasoning / calculation of the variety: And if in Washington ...., then ....
    Fiction designed for the media and the general public.
    smile
  25. ul_vitalii
    ul_vitalii 1 December 2017 17: 49
    +6
    If they shoot, then we, too, need to send a couple of little things in the general heap, so to speak, to improve accuracy.