An investigation has concluded that the surface-to-air missile system used on a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane over Ukraine two years ago, costing 298 lives, was trucked in from Russia at the request of Russian-backed separatists and returned to Russia the same night. Show More Summary
Dave Majumdar Security, Part of a much bigger problem? Russia’s R-30 Bulava submarine launched ballistic missile (SLBM) continues to be plagued with problems as a recent test failure shows. On Sept. 27, K-535 Yuri Dolgoruky, the lead...Show More Summary
Americas A MQ-8B Fire Scout was used to laser designate a moving target for an AGM-114N Hellfire missile fired from an MH-60S for the first time. Conducted on September 14, the test was part of a program to use the drone as a remote designater for the helicopter to shoot moving targets. The successful […]
QF-16: 1st flight(click to view full) QF-16s are former F-16 fighters that will be fitted with equipment for remote-controlled flight, and used as aerial targets and decoys for testing against air-air missiles, radars, surface-air missiles, etc. Could they be used for more than that? The QF-16 is a follow-on to the QF-4 aerial target drone, […]
A Dutch-led investigation team said it had "irrefutable" evidence that a Russian-built missile shot out of the sky a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people, 193 of them Dutch citizens. It said the launch was in an...Show More Summary
More than two years after it was destroyed the MH17 criminal inquiry hasn't identified any person involved in the launch The post MH17 criminal probe yet to identify missile launch culprits appeared first on Plane Talking.
The final exciting moments from A New Hope revolved around Luke and company flying through the Death Star's trenches in order to fire a missile into the reactor core, destroying the station. But it turns out, The Death Star only had certain features completely by accident.
Prologue: Today, a Dutch-led team of prosecutors from the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine released a report concluding that “the powerful surface-to-air missile system used to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine two years ago, killing all 298 on board, was trucked in from Russia at the request of Russian-backed separatists and [...]Show More Summary
Dutch prosecutors, for the first time in their long inquiry, on Wednesday released the names of two Russian-speaking men in connection with the MH17 disaster after investigators found the missile to down the plane had been transported from Russia. Show More Summary
Even in the face of overwhelming forensic evidence, Moscow is denying that the missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was of Russian origin. A Dutch-led investigation into the flight that left Amsterdam on July 17, 2014...Show More Summary
Donald Trump has nothing but praise for Vladimir Putin: "If he says great things about me, I'm going to say great things about him. I've already said he is very much of a leader," Trump said. "The man has very strong control over his...Show More Summary
A Russian missile fired from a Russian launcher in territory controlled by Russia-backed separatists in southeastern Ukraine in 2014 brought down flight Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, killing 298 civilians, a … Click to Continue »
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's defense ministry on Wednesday said it had received a proposal to secure the contract for a $4.5 billion missile defense system from European arms maker MBDA and hoped to submit it to parliament for approval next spring.
The Dutch-led team confirmed what most had already suspected.
Who could have possibly imagined that the Russians might have been involved? The post Investigation shows MH17 brought down by Russian missile, surprising nobody appeared first on Hot Air.
Russia on Wednesday flatly dismissed a report from international prosecutors which concluded that Malaysian airliner MH17 had been downed by a Russian-made missile launched from a Ukrainian village held by pro-Russian rebels in 2014. In...Show More Summary
The missile that downed Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine was transported from Russia, a criminal inquiry revealed Wednesday, adding that more than 100 people were under investigation for the 2014 disaster. The investigators also confirmed that the missile which slammed into the Malaysia Airlines...
Russia counters that the missile may have been fired from Ukrainian-held territory.
In July 2014, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine . Today, in their preliminary findings, officials have confirmed that the plane was hit by a missile fired from a village under the control of pro-Russian rebels. Read more...
Prosecutors say evidence shows Malaysian jet shot down by missile fired from Russia-backed rebel area in east Ukraine.