Posted on August 19, 2012 by Disarm Now Plowshares
By now Participants in the Walk for Nuclear Disarmament: From Lockheed to Lock-Up are on their way. Earlier this morning they met at the Lockheed-Martin facility in Sunnyvale, California, where the Trident II D-5 submarine launched ballistic missiles are assembled. Continue reading
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Posted on March 14, 2011 by susandnp
Reflection by Susan Crane
As the sentencing date approaches, I’m thinking about our walk onto the US Naval Base Bangor, and thinking about the nuclear weapons at the Strategic Weapons Facility, Pacific. Where do these warheads and missiles come from? Where are they made?
We know that the secondaries for the nuclear warheads are made at the Y-12 plant in Tennessee, and locally, both Bix and Jackie Hudson are both awaiting trial for walking onto the Y-12 property.
We know, from the discovery papers that the government gave us before the trial, that Lockheed Martin maintains the Reentry Bodies that carry the warheads from the D-5 missile to their target. The day we walked into SWFPAC, Lockheed Martin said that they couldn’t work on the re-entry bodies (RB lockheed martin) and the cost impact was $40,000 dollars that day. Continue reading
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