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Secret new Russian missile fails in testing: reports

Secret new Russian missile fails in testing: reports

A new intercontinental Russian missile whose development has been kept as a state secret failed in its first test-firing and crashed back into the launch zone, reports said Wednesday. Reports published on Russian news agencies about the failed test firing […]


Russia tests new ballistic missile

Russia tests new ballistic missile

Russia carried out on Thursday a successful test of a new sea-based intercontinental ballistic missile, the Defense Ministry said. The Liner missile was launched from the Tula (Delta IV class) strategic submarine in the Barents Sea targeting the Kura test […]


Russia Wants Missile-Defense Legal Guarantees

Russia Wants Missile-Defense Legal Guarantees

Russia’s foreign minister has reiterated concerns over U.S. missile-defense plans in Europe, saying his country needs “solid legal guarantees” the deployments won’t upset the strategic and regional nuclear balance. “It is not enough to make statements that the increase in […]


New Surface to Air Missile Ready for Action: PLA

New Surface to Air Missile Ready for Action: PLA

Official military media for the first time acknowledged Monday that China’s new land-based mid-range Surface to Air Missile (SAM) system has reached operational capability. Military observers say that deployment of this missile system will boost China’s air defense capability. The […]


Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile Successfully Test-Fired

Prithvi-II Ballistic Missile Successfully Test-Fired

India on Monday successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Prithvi-II’ ballistic missile, with a range of 350 kms, as part of user trial by the armed forces from Chandipur off Orissa coast, about 15 km from Balasore. “The indigenously developed surface-to-surface […]


Boeing CHAMP Missile Completes 1st Flight Test

Boeing CHAMP Missile Completes 1st Flight Test

The Boeing Company and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Counter-electronics High-powered Microwave Advanced Missile Project (CHAMP) today announced that they successfully completed the missile’s first flight test earlier this year at the Utah Test and Training Range at Hill […]


US sold bunker-busting bombs to Israel: report

US sold bunker-busting bombs to Israel: report

President Barack Obama secretly authorized the sale of 55 powerful bunker-busting bombs to Israel, Newsweek magazine reported Friday. Israel first asked to buy deep-penetrating GBU-28 bombs in 2005, but were rebuffed by then-president George W. Bush. At the time the […]


Russia, Kazakhstan to set up joint air-defense system

Russia, Kazakhstan to set up joint air-defense system

Russia and Kazakhstan are planning to set up a joint air-defense system in the very near future, a senior Russian military official said on Thursday. “We already have such bilateral regional air-defense systems with Belarus and Armenia and in future […]


Turkey’s NATO radar to protect Israel: Iran

Turkey’s NATO radar to protect Israel: Iran

Turkey’s hosting an early-warning radar as part of NATO’s missile defence system is to protect Iran’s arch-foe Israel, the official IRNA news agency cited the defence minister as saying on Thursday. “Installation of the radar system is to defend the […]


 
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