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Russia’s Angara rocket not to be used as ICBM

Russia’s Angara rocket not to be used as ICBM

Russia’s new Angara launch vehicle will not be used as an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) First Deputy Head Alexander Ivanov said on Monday, July 14, reports ITAR-TASS. “This will not be done. This is a space […]


Malmstrom AFB Completes Final Minuteman III Missile Configuration

Malmstrom AFB Completes Final Minuteman III Missile Configuration

Air Force Global Strike Command met a major milestone June 16, when maintainers at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, removed the last multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle in the Air Force intercontinental ballistic missile inventory from a Minuteman III. The […]


Air Force Secretary Outlines Changes for Nuclear Force

Air Force Secretary Outlines Changes for Nuclear Force

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James today outlined new incentives and measures designed to change the culture of the service’s nuclear force. Following a cheating scandal involving intercontinental ballistic missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, and the […]


Russia conducts test-launch of ballistic missile

Russia conducts test-launch of ballistic missile

Russia on Tuesday carried out a successful test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, news agencies reported citing the defence ministry, amid a standoff between Moscow and the West over Ukraine. Interfax and ITAR-TASS quoted the defence ministry as saying a […]


Russia test-fires ‘several’ ballistic missiles

Russia test-fires ‘several’ ballistic missiles

Russia on Thursday test-launched several ballistic missiles during planned exercises overseen by President Vladimir Putin, news reports said, as a crisis raged in neighboring Ukraine. The Russian military fired a Topol intercontinental ballistic missile from its northern test site in […]


North Korea ICBM engine tests stoke nuclear fears

North Korea ICBM engine tests stoke nuclear fears

North Korea has been testing engines for an inter-continental ballistic missile, a US think-tank said Friday, as Pyongyang announced a top military reshuffle that coincided with signs of a looming nuclear test. The US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University said […]


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 […]


 
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