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Russia Tests-Fires Yars Ballistic Missile

Russia Tests-Fires Yars Ballistic Missile

The Russian Strategic Missile Forces test-fired on Monday an RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile from a launch site in northwest Russia, the Defense Ministry said. According to a ministry’s spokesman, Col. Igor Yegorov, the launch was carried out at 10.40 […]


North Korea test-fires two ballistic missiles

North Korea test-fires two ballistic missiles

North Korea on Wednesday test-fired two Nodong-type ballistic missiles into the sea, upping the ante after a series of short-range missile and rocket launches in recent weeks, the South’s defence ministry said. The tests came as US President Barack Obama […]


Modernization of Minuteman III Needs to Begin Now

Modernization of Minuteman III Needs to Begin Now

The Minuteman missile is a core component of the U.S. nuclear triad originally created in the late 1950s. Minuteman missiles were deployed in underground silos in the Great Plains in the early 1960s to deter a Soviet nuclear attack. Some […]


Russia Test-Fires ICBM to Target in Kazakhstan

Russia Test-Fires ICBM to Target in Kazakhstan

Russia test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from a test site in southern Russia on Tuesday evening, a Russian defense ministry spokesman said. Kapustin Yar is about 450 km (280 miles) east of the Ukrainian border. The launch coincided with […]


Air Force officials address systemic problems in ICBM force

Air Force officials address systemic problems in ICBM force

After meeting with thousands of Airmen in the ICBM community, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said she believes there is a systemic problem among missile launch officers. James and Lt. Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, the commander of the Global […]


China conducts long-range nuclear missile drill: military

China conducts long-range nuclear missile drill: military

China’s military has released images of an intercontinental ballistic missile with enough range to reach the United States, as Beijing is involved in a series of rows threatening to embroil Washington. The pictures of Chinese soldiers test-firing a Dongfeng-31 missile, […]


North Korea progressing on ICBM to strike US: think-tank

North Korea progressing on ICBM to strike US: think-tank

North Korea is making progress on an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a first-generation nuclear warhead to the continental United States, a leading US think-tank said Tuesday. The closely followed 38 North website of the Johns Hopkins University’s US-Korea […]


Russia to Resume Bulava Missile Tests by Year End

Russia to Resume Bulava Missile Tests by Year End

New test launches of the troubled Bulava missile will start later this year following a recent unsuccessful launch that forced the Russian military to suspend sea trials of new Borey-class subs, a senior government official said. Russian Defense Minister Sergei […]


Growing Chinese Missile Threat Argues for Investment In Long-Range Strike

Growing Chinese Missile Threat Argues for Investment In Long-Range Strike

A new report by the National Air and Space Intelligence Center warns that China is trying to expand its offensive missile forces and solidify its first-strike advantage in the Western Pacific. According to the report, China “is developing and testing […]


 
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