The Philippines says only "some" Asia-Pacific leaders condemned North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles when they gathered for an annual summit in Manila last week despite President … Click to Continue »
China’s next-generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) – the Dongfeng-41 – could be in the People Liberation Army’s (PLA) lineup as early as the first half of 2018. Media reports say that the Dongfeng-41 ICBM recently underwent another test, the eighth since it was first announced in 2012. The missile must have matured considerably if it
Turkey’s access to NATO technology will be restricted if it acquires Russian S-400 air defense system as the current system is not “interoperable” with Russian missiles, a senior U.S. Air Force official said Thursday. Speaking to Defense News, Heidi Grant, the deputy undersecretary of the Air Force for international affairs, said the U.S might consider
If the Merkava IV offers any lessons to the U.S. military, it should be regarding the importance of fielding effective countermeasures against more advanced anti-tank missiles such as the Kornet, which the U.S. military has so far only encountered in limited numbers. Show More Summary
Dave Majumdar Security, Europe And it involves nuclear weapons. Russia is starting to move away from relying on its non-strategic nuclear weapons as it starts to field new long-range precision guided weapons such as the Kalibr cruise missile. Show More Summary
BEIRUT – The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah said on Monday his Iran-backed group had not sent any weapons to Yemen and denied that it was behind the firing of a ballistic missile at Riyadh from Yemeni territory held by Tehran-allied Houthi forces. In a televised address, Hassan Nasrallah also urged followers to listen to recent […]
The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Monday categorically denied accusations that his group is sending weapons to Yemen or that it was responsible for a ballistic missile fired by Shiite … Click to Continue »
The United States is poised to significantly expand its ballistic missile defense (BMD) capabilities in the coming years thanks to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). A compromise version of the bill passed Congress on...Show More Summary
HAVANA (Reuters) - North Korea’s foreign minister will arrive in Cuba on Monday, in search of support amid unprecedented pressure from the United States and the international community to cease its nuclear weapons and missile progra...
South Korea's spy agency says North Korea carry out more ballistic missile tests by the end of the year to boost its ability to threaten the U.S. Democrats in Washington are asking questions about President Trump's authority to launch nuclear weapons. They worry he might do it on a whim. Major Garrett reports.
Russia's Baltic Fleet has put its newest rockets and artillery on display in the middle of Kaliningrad.
RIM-162: sections (click to view full) The RIM-162 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) is used to protect ships from attacking missiles and aircraft, and is designed to counter supersonic maneuvering anti-ship missiles. Compared to the RIM-7 Sea Sparrow, ESSM is effectively a new missile with a larger, more powerful rocket motor for increased range, a […]
Americas The US Marine Corps (USMC) is in the market for a “readily available shore-based, coastal” anti-ship missile system. In a Request for Information (RFI) posted by the service on the Federal Business Opportunities website last month, the platform must be equipped with its own Over the Horizon (OTH) target acquisition capability and be capable […]
Romania's defense minister says the country will purchase Patriot missiles worth $3.9 billion from the United States in the first half of 2019. The comments from Defense Minister Mihai Fifor … Click to Continue »
More than two months have passed since North Korea held one of its missile tests - the longest period of tranquility this year, although it may be ending soon: South Korea’s National Intelligence Service warned on Monday that it hasShow More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may conduct additional missile tests this year to polish up its long-range missile technology and ramp up the threat against the United States, South Korea's spy agency said on Monday, adding that it was monitoring developments closely.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's spy agency said on Monday it is possible North Korea can develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland this year and that it is monitoring developments closely.
Sebastien Roblin Security, Imagine this. If the Merkava IV offers any lessons to the U.S. military, it should be regarding the importance of fielding effective countermeasures against more advanced anti-tank missiles such as the Kornet, which the U.S. Show More Summary
The Saudi government and the Pentagon believe Iran was directly behind the missile launch, even though some Iranian government officials deny any involvement. Did the Houthis Have Iran's Blessing before Launching a Missile at Riyadh?...Show More Summary
Thus, each Ohio-class SSBN could carry up to 192 nuclear warheads on board. Altogether, America’s sea-based deterrent boasts 336 nuclear-armed missiles, with about half of America’s deployed nuclear warheads on board.