Attack siren blares across Hawaii for first time since Cold War

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Attack siren blares in Hawaii for first time since Cold War

- cbc.ca
02 Dec 2017
A Hawaii Civil Defence Warning Device, which sounds an alert siren during natural disasters, is shown in Honolulu on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. The alert system is tested monthly, but on Friday Hawaii residents heard a new tone designed to alert people of an impending nuclear attack by North Korea. (Caleb Jones/Associated Press)

Hawaii reinstates Cold War attack warning system amid N Korea fears

02 Dec 2017
The attack warning tone was once an air-raid siren during the Cold War that prompted shelter-in-place exercises. Decades later and with North Korea recently re-designated as a state sponsor of terrorism, HEMA no longer has designated fallout shelters, including ones used during WWII and the Cold War which ended in the early 1990s, because of lack of funding.
- english.kyodonews.net

North Korea Threat Has Hawaii Testing Warning Sirens

- theepochtimes.com
02 Dec 2017
Some 180 sirens played on Hawaii's most populated island of Oahu while a further 385 were heard across the state, reported the Star-Advertiser . The local paper said residents first heard the typical attention alert (used for hurricanes and tsunamis) which was followed by the new one-minute attack warning tone.
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