The United States, Russia and China have built new facilities and dug tunnels at their bases in recent years aimed at testing nuclear weapons. This is evident from satellite images obtained by CNN, the American news site writes.
It is about an area in the Chinese region of Xinjiang, a Russian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, and a place in the desert of the US state of Nevada. According to CNN, images taken over the past three to five years show new mountain tunnels, new roads and warehouses and more traffic leading to and from these test areas.
“We actually see a lot of evidence that Russia, China and the United States may resume nuclear weapons testing,” said Jeffrey Lewis, an associate professor at the James Martin Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation, a nongovernmental organization that fights nuclear weapons. Weapons of mass destruction.
According to CNN, retired US Air Force colonel and former intelligence analyst Cedric Leighton comes to a similar conclusion. “It is very clear that all three countries, Russia, China and the United States, have invested a lot of time, effort and money not only in modernizing their nuclear weapons, but also in preparing for the necessary operations. A test,” he says.
The news site notes that there is no evidence that Russia, the United States or China are preparing to test nuclear weapons.
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