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June 23, 2017 | Other News

Russian warships launch six cruise missiles against ISIS positions in Hama countryside

SANA: Moscow, SANA- Russian Navy warships and a submarine in Mediterranean Sea launched six Kalibr cruise missiles against positions of ISIS terrorist organization in the eastern countryside of Hama. Russian Defense Ministry said Friday in a statement that ” The Russian Navy’s Admiral Essen, Admiral Grigorovich frigates and Krasnodar submarine launched six Kalibr cruise missiles… read more

June 21, 2017 | Other News

US-China to meet as ‘activity detected’ at North Korea nuclear test site

Senior officials from China and the US will meet on Wednesday to discuss North Korea’s military ambitions, amid concern that the rogue state is preparing a sixth nuclear test. The US is seeking to ramp up pressure on Beijing to help rein in its wayward neighbour at the meeting in Washington where Pyongyang’s missile programme… read more

June 20, 2017 | Other News

When it comes to North Korea, the best offense is a good defense

The Baltimore Sun: There is wide and bipartisan agreement that North Korea’s nuclear weapons and missile programs pose a grave threat to the United States and our allies. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called it an “imminent” threat. His predecessor John Kerry said North Korea’s nuclear program would be one of the top challenges for… read more

June 19, 2017 | Other News

How Could The Navy Destroyer Collision Happen?

NPR: The headline shocked the close-knit world of the surface Navy: Seven sailors aboard the destroyer USS Fitzgerald were killed, and other crew members injured, when the warship collided with a cargo vessel off Japan. As the Navy family grieves, both it and the wider world are asking the same question: How did this happen?… read more

June 15, 2017 | Other News

DeepStrike: America’s Answer to Russia’s Iskander Ballistic Missile

The National Interest: The United States Army has awarded Raytheon a contract to technologically mature and reduce risks on its DeepStrike missile system. The company is developing the potent new weapon for the service’s Long-Range Precision Fires (LRPF) program. The contact is worth $116.4 million. The U.S. Army’s LRPF program aims to develop a new… read more

June 7, 2017 | Other News

Turkey, Russia agree on technical details of S-400 missile systems supply deal

Daily Sabah Defense: Russia and Turkey agreed on the technical specifications of a contract that would supply Turkey with long-range air defense systems S-400 Triumph, Russian state conglomerate Rostec’s Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Viktor Kladov said Wednesday. According to Kladov, a Turkish delegation visited Rosoboronexport, Russian state intermediary agency for the export… read more

June 2, 2017 | Other News

Indian army successfully test fires nuclear capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II off Odisha coast

The New Indian Express: BHUBANESWAR: India on Friday successfully test-fired the land version of the short range surface–to–surface ballistic missile Prithvi-II from a defence base off Odisha coast. Defence sources said that it was mounted on a Mobile Tatra transporter-erector Launcher (MTL). The indigenously built ballistic missile Prithvi-II was fired from the launching complex –… read more

June 2, 2017 | Other News

Russia ready to supply advanced S-400 air defense missile systems to Turkey

TASS: ST. PETERSBURG, June 1. /TASS/. Russia is ready to supply cutting-edge S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to Turkey, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with the heads of world news agencies on Thursday. As for the S-400 production in Turkey, this is the issue of the Turkish industry’s readiness, the Russian leader said.… read more

May 12, 2017 | Other News

North Korea protests House-passed sanctions in letter to Congress

CBS News: A North Korean parliamentary committee sent a rare letter of protest to the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday over its new package of tougher sanctions. The sanctions were condemned as a “heinous act against humanity” by the foreign affairs committee of the North’s Supreme People’s Assembly, according to a state media report.… read more

May 11, 2017 | Other News

South Korea urges ‘parallel’ talks and sanctions to rein in North Korea

Reuters: South Korea’s new president launched international efforts to defuse tension over North Korea’s weapons development on Thursday, urging both dialogue and sanctions while also aiming to ease Chinese anger about a U.S. anti-missile system. Moon Jae-in, a liberal former human rights lawyer, was sworn in on Wednesday and said in his first speech as… read more

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