Ukraine concluded its final day of missile tests near Crimea, despite Russia threatening to shoot them out of the sky. The two-day S-300 surface-to-air missile exercises came and went without incident, but did nothing to calm fears of a possible full-scale war between the two nations. Read more...
Not so silent nights in 2016.
Americas Following the completion of afterburner engine runs last week, Boeing has announced that the first flight of the Boeing-Saab T-X trainer will take place before the end of the year. However, several tests remain to be carried out prior to the full flight, including low, medium, and high-speed taxi tests, as well as takoff, […]
HQ-9 launcher (click to view full) Kanwa Asian Defense reports that the China Precision Machinery Import-Export Corporation has put CASIC’s HQ-9 surface-to-air missile on the export market, under the name FD-2000. “Brochures advertising China’s latest missile appeared at the most recent African Ground Force Equipment Exhibition in Cape Town, South Africa and also at the […]
Americas An undisclosed member of the Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System program has contracted Raytheon to provide additional Patriot missile capabilities. The $225 million deal comes just 45 days after Poland requested the same product from the US government, and when Raytheon received another contract from the Netherlands to upgrade their own systems. […]
VLADIMIR Putin’s warships have been dispatched to Crimea’s western coastline in response to the start of Ukrainian missile tests nearby, as tensions in the region reach fever pitch. By TOM BACHELOR – Warships from Russia’s Black Sea Fleet have taken up position near the disputed Crimean peninsula – which was illegally annexed from Ukraine in […]
Dave Majumdar Security, More like jets and gunships. Have you ever wanted to own your own Mil Mi-24 Hind helicopter gunship or Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot close air support aircraft? How about a small arsenal of anti-tank guided missiles? Well, I know I have. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea blacklisted senior North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong Un's top aides, on Friday in fresh unilateral sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile tests.
Kris Osborn Security, Aegis radar, a technology now on destroyers and cruisers, is aimed at providing terminal phase ballistic missile defense and an ability to knock out or intercept attacking enemy cruise missiles. The Navy is modernizing...Show More Summary
Anas al-Basha, 24, dressed up as a clown for kids trapped in Aleppo
His supervisor explained that he dressed as a clown so he could act out skits that would help traumatized kids break down their walls.
Ukraine’s military said its two-day missile drill starting on Thursday would avoid the airspace over Crimea, sidestepping a possible confrontation with Russia which annexed the peninsula in 2014. News of the tests had angered the Kremlin,...Show More Summary
As the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad tightens the noose on rebel-held enclaves in the city of Aleppo, its relentless shelling of civilian areas claimed yet another casualty. According to news reports, Anas al-Basha, a 24-year-old social worker who dressed as a clown to entertain children, died in a suspected regime or Russian missile strike […]
FASTER, PLEASE: The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency Will Test-Fire its New Larger SM-3IIA Interceptor Missile in Space. The new missile, called the SM-3IIA, is slated to fire from a land-based missile defense site planned by the Pentagon for Poland by 2018, a Missile Defense Agency spokesman, told Scout Warrior in a statement. SM-3 missiles, first […]
France called for restraint between Russia and Ukraine after warships from Moscow's Black Sea Fleet took up position off Crimea's western coastline in response to the start of Ukrainian missile tests nearby. "France is concerned about the deployment of Russian warships off Crimea's coastline…
Ukraine has launched a missile drill in the south, near Crimea, despite repeated warnings by Russian state media that this risks incurring Moscow’s retaliation. The two-day drill off the Black Sea coast of Ukraine’s Kherson region started...Show More Summary
The latest World War 3 News reports hint at Russia possibly launching nuclear missiles soon on Europe. Russia’s target has now become several European nations after the growing conflicts with NATO. The latter’s entry into the Baltic region has already come under fire from Russian President Vladimir Putin. Show More Summary
Beijing will "seriously" implement new United Nations sanctions imposed on North Korea over its nuclear and missile programmes, it said Thursday, with the measures set to hit Pyongyang's lucrative Chinese coal exports hard. UN Security...Show More Summary
Ukraine on Thursday unleashed a barrage of missile tests near Russian-annexed Crimea in a show of strength and defiance bound to irritate Moscow. The two-day military drills near the Black Sea peninsula are a first for the former Soviet republic and it was not immediately clear what sparked them. Show More Summary