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Russia Wants Missile Defense Guarantees – Putin

Russia Wants Missile Defense Guarantees – Putin

Russia will hold partner-like dialogue on missile defense with Western countries if it has guarantees that the missile shield is not directed against it, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday. “We are constantly being told that the missile defense system […]


Russia tests next generation missile

Russia tests next generation missile

On May 23, Russia successfully tested a new intercontinental long-range missile at the Plesetsk space center which is located in its northwestern Arkhangelsk region. According to Russia’s Defense Ministry, the missile’s dummy warhead landed on target at the Kura testing […]


Missile defense system for Europe and potential threat to Russia

Missile defense system for Europe and potential threat to Russia

The first phase of the missile defense system deployment possesses something of a “preparatory” nature. The main task at this stage is to work out the warning and target designation systems, and to organize interaction between command instances. The third […]


Pakistan Tests Short-Range Nuclear-Capable Missile

Pakistan Tests Short-Range Nuclear-Capable Missile

Pakistan’s military says it has successfully tested a short-range missile capable of carrying conventional and nuclear warheads. Military spokesman Major General Athar Abbas said the Hatf IX (NASR) missile, test-launched on May 29, has a range of 60 kilometers. It […]


Taiwan deploys anti-China missiles: report

Taiwan deploys anti-China missiles: report

Taiwan has for the first time deployed cruise missiles capable of striking key military bases along the southeast coast of the Chinese mainland, local media reported on Monday. Mass production of the Taiwan-made “Hsiungfeng” (Brave Wind) 2E, which have a […]


UGM-84L HARPOON Missiles for South Korea

UGM-84L HARPOON Missiles for South Korea

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Korea for 18 UGM-84L HARPOON Block II All-Up-Round Missiles and associated parts, equipment, logistical support and training for an estimated cost of […]


Russia Test Fires New Ballistic Missile

Russia Test Fires New Ballistic Missile

Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces test-fired a new prototype ballistic missile from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Arkhangelsk Region on Wednesday, Defense Ministry spokesman Vadim Koval said, but did not name the new weapon. “The training round landed in the western region […]


NATO Declares Interim Missile Defence Capability

NATO Declares Interim Missile Defence Capability

NATO leaders declared that the Alliance now has an interim ballistic missile defence capability at their Summit in Chicago on 21 May, marking the first step in the development of a NATO missile defence system. At the last NATO Summit, […]


NATO Regrets Russia’s Stance on European Missile Shield

NATO Regrets Russia’s Stance on European Missile Shield

NATO member states voiced their regret over Russia’s stance on the military alliance’s mooted missile shield in Europe, reiterating that the shield is not threatening the Russian national security. “NATO missile defense is not directed against Russia and will not […]


 
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