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India test fires nuclear capable strategic missile

India test fires nuclear capable strategic missile

India on Tuesday test-fired its nuclear capable strategic missile Agni-4 from a test range off eastern state of Odisha’s coast. Supported by a mobile launcher, the sleek missile was flight tested from the launch complex-4 of Integrated Test Range at […]


US Air Force fires nine in nuclear missile cheating scandal

US Air Force fires nine in nuclear missile cheating scandal

The US Air Force said Thursday it sacked nine nuclear missile officers and will discipline dozens of others over an exam cheating scandal that has sparked concerns about lax ethics. The officers, including chiefs of four squadrons, were all working […]


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 […]


Russian Navy to Get 40 New Ships in 2014

Russian Navy to Get 40 New Ships in 2014

Russia’s Navy is expected to receive 40 new warships and auxiliary vessels in 2014, a high-ranking official said Friday. In addition to surface ships of various classes, the navy will also commission the third Borey-class nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine, […]


Pakistan Tests Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missile

Pakistan Tests Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missile

The Pakistan Army carried out a successful test-firing of a Hatf-7 (Babur) nuclear-capable cruise missile on Monday, DawnNews reported. The launch, the site of which was not disclosed, was made from a mobile launcher according to media reports. Babur, which […]


Pakistan tests nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Successful conduct of the launch of the intermediate Range Ballistic Missile Hatf IV Shaheen-1A Weapon System today. (25-04-2012) – Photo ISPR

Pakistan successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable intermediate-range ballistic missile on Wednesday, the military said, less than a week after India tried out a long-range missile. The exact range of Pakistan’s missile was not revealed, but retired General Talat Masood, a defence […]


North Korea seeking to develop nuclear missile: South Korea

North Korea seeking to develop nuclear missile: South Korea

South Korea accused North Korea Monday of trying to develop a nuclear-armed missile through a satellite launch next month, after Pyongyang dismissed international calls to abandon the exercise. “Our government defines North Korea’s so-called working satellite launch plan as a […]


Pakistan test fires short-range ballistic missile

Pakistan test fires short-range ballistic missile

Pakistan said Monday it had successfully test fired a short-range ballistic missile capable of carrying atomic warheads. The Hatf II (Abdali) has a range of 180 kilometres (113 miles) and carries nuclear as well as conventional warheads with “high accuracy”, […]


India to Test Launch Agni-5 ICBM in March

India to Test Launch Agni-5 ICBM in March

India plans to test launch its new Agni-5 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), capable of carrying nuclear warheads, in the second half of March, The Times of India reported on Tuesday. The Agni-5 has a striking range of up to 5,000 […]


 
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