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The U. S. Air Force’s special sniffer plane is capable of detecting evidence of a nuclear explosion, NBC News reports.
The U. S. continues to take active measures to prepare for the possibility of a nuclear test by North Korea, U. S. officials told NBC News, including the deployment of a special nuclear “sniffer” aircraft, drones, and U-2 spy planes.
The U. S. Air Force’s special sniffer plane is capable of detecting evidence of a nuclear explosion.
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Two U. S. intelligence officials told NBC News that North Korea is in a position to conduct a nuclear test with little or no warning.
“We expect that they are able to do it at any time, without any real warning, ” one official said.

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