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June 21, 2016 | Other News

India accused of nurturing N. Korea’s weapons scientists

Korea Times: India is nurturing North Korean scientists despite United Nations sanctions, according to Al Jazeera, a Qatar-based news network. Beginning with Hong Yong-il, the first-secretary to India, more than 30 scientists have been sent to the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP), set up by the U.N.… read more

June 21, 2016 | Missile Defense News | Other News

Yemen missile launch, deadly air strike shake truce

Reuters: A Saudi-led military coalition said it intercepted a missile fired in Yemen on Tuesday and residents said an air strike by the alliance killed and wounded eight civilians, straining a civil war ceasefire. The ballistic missile was fired toward the central city of Marib, which is controlled by Saudi-backed government forces, but was intercepted… read more

June 21, 2016 | Other News

Russia Successfully Tests Short-Range Anti-Missile System

Moscow Times: The Russian Air Force has successfully carried out tests of a new short-range anti-ballistic missile system, the Defense Ministry said in a statement Tuesday. The launch took place at the Sary-Shagan missile testing site in Kazakhstan. The missile “successfully completed its task, hitting the target at the scheduled time,” said Aerospace Force Air… read more

June 20, 2016 | Other News

Object identified as North Korea missile part found near Japan

UPI: An object that is possibly a fragment of a North Korean missile propellant was found near the coast of Japan. The piece was located offshore, near Tottori Prefecture on the southwestern coast facing the Korean peninsula, South Korean news network YTN reported Friday. The fragment, discovered Thursday, had a width of six feet, measured… read more

June 20, 2016 | Other News

Putin Calls U.S. Missile Shield ‘Great Danger,’ Vows Russian Response

Radio Free Europe: Russian President Vladimir Putin has called the U.S. missile shield in Eastern Europe a “great danger” and vowed that Moscow will respond by enhancing its own missile strike capability. While NATO insists the shield is a defensive system aimed in part at thwarting possible Iranian missile strikes, Putin said it can be… read more

June 20, 2016 | Other News

Third Borey class Nuclear Submarine To Join Russian Pacific Fleet By Year End

Defense World Net: The third Borey class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine, Vladimir Monomakh, will join the Russian Navy Pacific Fleet by this year-end. The Vladimir Monomakh Borey class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (Project 955) will complete the voyage to the Pacific Fleet before the yearend, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Vladimir Korolev told TASS… read more

June 17, 2016 | Other News

Lockheed Might Offer Miniature Hit-to-Kill Missile Internationally

Defense News: The US Army has delayed its plans to move forward with a capability it was developing to launch a variety of missiles against rocket, artillery and mortar (RAM) threats, so Lockheed Martin is turning to the international market to sell its Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) missile designed to combat the worldwide threat. Lockheed’s MHTK missile… read more

June 16, 2016 | Other News

U.S. Senate votes to approve National Defense Authorization Act

This bill provides critical funding for our military, including equipment, pay, and programs to protect this nation from the many threats we face as a nation – and it again prohibits the administration from transferring terrorists at Guantanamo Bay to the mainland”, said Roberts. Additionally, due to Tester’s efforts, the bill included authorization for a… read more

June 15, 2016 | Other News

India’s Anti-Satellite Weapons

The Diplomat: The utility of space as a medium for war has grown exponentially since the days of the Cold War Space Race. The military potential of satellites is manifold: communications, navigation, early-warning systems, reconnaissance, and signal intelligence. Any state that manages to get the upper hand in this frontier can be expected to dominate… read more

June 15, 2016 | Other News

Air Surveillance on the Move

Janes: Thales has unveiled the latest member of its Ground Master air defence radar family. Drawing on technology from the larger Ground Master 200 and 400 radars, the Ground Master 60 multimission radar offers exceptional range in a fully mobile system that provides forces with a search on-the-move air picture capability. Ground Master 60 is… read more

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