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New Iran launchpad for ballistic missile tests: experts

New Iran launchpad for ballistic missile tests: experts

Iran has developed a second rocket-launching facility which will likely be used to test ballistic missiles, a London-based defence analysis group said Thursday. IHS Jane’s said it had pinpointed the site outside the city of Shahrud, around 350 kilometres (220 […]


South Korea to step up missile defence after North test

South Korea to step up missile defence after North test

South Korea said Wednesday it would accelerate the development of longer-range ballistic missiles that could cover the whole of North Korea in response to a third nuclear test by Pyongyang. “We will speed up the development of ballistic missiles with […]


Israel tests rocket amid talk of possible Iran strike

Israel tests rocket amid talk of possible Iran strike

Israel on Wednesday successfully tested what local media called a “ballistic missile” as speculation in the Jewish state grew over the possibility of an attack on Iranian nuclear facilities. A defence ministry official described the launch to AFP as a […]


Topol ballistic missiles may stay in service until 2019

Topol ballistic missiles may stay in service until 2019

The service life of Topol mobile ballistic missile systems could be extended until 2019, Commander of Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) Lt. Gen. Sergei Karakayev said on Friday. “The road-mobile Topol missile systems may remain in service with the SMF […]


Iran says fired missiles into Indian Ocean

Iran says fired missiles into Indian Ocean

Iran said it fired two medium range missile into the Indian Ocean six months ago under the eyes of “American spy planes,” local media reported on Saturday, quoting a top military commander. “In Bahman (Iranian month which runs from January […]


US, Russia nuclear arsenal data released

US, Russia nuclear arsenal data released

The United States has 30 percent more deployed long-range ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads than former Cold War foe Russia, according to new data released Wednesday by the State Department. Both countries are required to report key figures from their […]


Iran arms elite Guards with ballistic missile: report

Iran arms elite Guards with ballistic missile: report

Iran has equipped its elite Revolutionary Guards with a new surface-to-surface ballistic missile, the Qiam-1, which was built locally and test-fired in August, Iranian media reported on Monday. “Mass production of the Qiam (Rising) missile, the first locally built missile […]


Missile Defense Technology Moves from Testing to Fielding

Missile Defense Technology Moves from Testing to Fielding

WASHINGTON: Boosted by a few strong years of testing successes, much of the United States’ missile defense technology that once was questioned is now ready to be fielded. “A few years ago the question was, ‘Could you even hit a […]


Gates meets Soldiers on front lines of US missile defense

Gates meets Soldiers on front lines of US missile defense

FORT GREELY, Alaska: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates stepped down inside a missile silo here yesterday to get an up-close look at the system he says will protect the United States from an intercontinental ballistic missile threat. Gates stopped here […]


 
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