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Major concern if North Korea launches long-range missile: US

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Washington: The United States warned Friday that it would be a major international concern if North Korea launched a long-range missile, amid reports Pyongyang may be preparing to test-fire the weapon. “If in fact North Korea did launch […]

U.S. Consults Europeans on Anti-Missile Site

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, The United States is consulting European allies about deploying missile defenses in Europe to thwart a Middle Eastern ballistic missile threat, a Pentagon spokesman said May 22. The New York Times said the administration

New extended range cruise missile takes first flight test

US Air Force, EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE: When the Air Force successfully launched its newest cruise missile for the first time on May 18, it marked a significant step toward making the job of the pilots who deliver the weapon […]

US moves to establish anti-missile site in Europe: report

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, WASHINGTON: The United States is moving to establish a new anti-missile site in Europe designed to stop attacks by Iran against the US and its European allies, The New York Times reported Monday. The newspaper said the administration's […]


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North Korea may fire long-range missile: Japan

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, TOKYO: North Korea may be preparing to test-fire a long-range ballistic missile capable of hitting the US mainland, but the threat is not imminent, Japanese ministers said Friday. The communist regime, which is boycotting nuclear disarmament talks, could […]

Russian Army Chief Warns Over Non-Nuclear ICBMs

RIA Novosti, Moscow: Russia's most senior army officer issued a grim warning Thursday that the use of inter-continental ballistic missiles with conventional warheads could lead to devastating consequences. Gen. Yury Baluyevsky, chief of the General Staff of Russia's Armed Forces, […]

Taiwan plans to produce supersonic anti-ship missiles: report

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Taipei: Taiwan plans to make 130 supersonic anti-ship missiles beginning next year to counter rival China's continued naval buildup, a newspaper and military expert said Wednesday. The defense ministry has drafted the five-year project called “Chui Feng” (Pursuing […]

Restraint and not pressure stops ICBM test: India

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, New Delhi: India on Monday said “self-imposed restraint” and not Western pressure prevented it from testing its longest-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. The assertion came a day after India's top military scientist M. Natarajan […]

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