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Russia confirms sale of S-300 missile systems to Iran

Russia confirms sale of S-300 missile systems to Iran

Russia on Tuesday confirmed its decision to deliver S-300 air defence missile systems to Iran, but said it could not yet announce a date. “The decision on delivering S-300 to Iran has been taken but the realisation of the project […]


North Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

North Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

North Korea ramped up its nuclear threats on Wednesday, boasting of its ability to deliver miniaturized warheads on high-precision long range rockets — a claim denied by the United States. At the same time, the North denounced “reckless” remarks made […]


US Navy Declares Initial Operational Capability for New Rolling Airframe Missile

US Navy Declares Initial Operational Capability for New Rolling Airframe Missile

The U.S. Navy successfully achieved Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for the Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) May 15. RAM is a highly successful, 39-year U.S. cooperative program with the […]


Russia conducts field-testing of maneuverable S-400 Missile

Russia conducts field-testing of maneuverable S-400 Missile

The Russian military has carried out successful field testing of a new rocket with maneuverability capability for the S-400 surface-to-air air defense system, Aerospace Defense Forces told Russian Radio on Saturday. “Testing is still underway at present. Three days ago […]


US Missile alert facility life: 60 feet under

Members of the 10th Missile Squadron meet prior to dispatching to the missile field March 16, 2015, at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. Before each dispatch, missileers meet with each other to discuss any pressing matters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Dillon Johnston)

MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE: For 24 hours, two officers are confined 60 feet below a missile alert facility (MAF), to a metal pill no larger than an average bedroom. Containing a vast array of Cold War-era technology, the capsule houses […]


US Military Option In Iran ‘Intact’ Despite Russian Missiles

US Military Option In Iran ‘Intact’ Despite Russian Missiles

The top U.S. general says the military option to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon remains “intact” despite Russia’s decision to supply the Islamic Republic with surface-to-air S-300 missiles. Speaking at a news conference on April 16, General Martin […]


China’s YJ-18 Missiles a ‘Major Threat’ to US Navy

China’s YJ-18 Missiles a ‘Major Threat’ to US Navy

A recent report from the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) has confirmed the Chinese government’s own claims that “the newest class, the LUYANG III, destroyer is fitted with the new vertically-launched YJ-18 ASCM [anti-ship cruise missile].” The revelations about the […]


US Troubled By Possible Russian Missile Sales to Iran

Russian s-300 air defense system

Russia’s decision to lift a self-imposed ban on supplying an advanced air defense system to Iran is reverberating in Washington, where officials worry the move could lead to a series of complications, some of which could further destabilize the Middle […]


Russia Sells S-400 Air Defense System To China

Russia's S-400 Triumf Air Defense System

China has purchased S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, director general of Russia’s major arms exporting company Rosoborobexport Anatoly Isaykin has told the Kommersant daily in an interview. Isaykin refused to disclose terms of contract but confirmed that China had […]


 
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