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May 4, 2016 | Other News

Korea, U.S. to hold high-level defense talks in Washington next week

Yonhap: South Korea and the United States plan to hold an annual high-level defense meeting in Washington next week to build up their deterrence plan against North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile threats, the Ministry of National Defense here said Wednesday. The two-day Korea-U.S. Integrated Defense Dialogue will kick off on Monday and bring together… read more

May 4, 2016 | Other News

Russia’s Deadly S-500 Air-Defense System: Ready for War at 660,000 Feet

The National Interest: The Russian military expects to receive the first examples of the new Almaz Antey S-500 air and missile defense systems in the near future. Meanwhile, tests are continuing on the advanced S-350 Vityaz system, which will eventually replace the existing S-300PS air defense batteries. “We expect the first samples of the S-500… read more

May 3, 2016 | Other News

China and Russia to Hold First Computer-Enabled Missile Defense Exercise in May

The Diplomat: China and Russia will hold their first computer-assisted missile defense drill in May, according to the press office of the Russian Ministry of Defense. “The Russian and Chinese defense ministers decided to hold the first Air and Space Security 2016 joint computer-assisted command and staff exercise in May 2016 on the premises of… read more

April 29, 2016 | Other News

‘China Helping Pakistan With Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles’

Outlook India: A top US lawmaker has alleged that China was helping Pakistan with intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and claimed that it was also engaged in bullying its neighbours in Asia. “They (China) are thieves. They steal our intellectual property. Cyber attacks, I believe they’re responsible for those, they’re bullying Asia, trying to make new… read more

April 28, 2016 | Other News

Conflicting reports on Russian sale of S-400 missile defense system to India

Russian Times: Russia and India are yet to sign a contract for the supply of advanced S-400 air defense systems, a senior Russian official said in response to an Indian claim, which said the deal was already signed. “The contract has not been signed yet,” the head of Russian state-owned technology giant Rostec Sergey Chemezov… read more

April 18, 2016 | Other News

The Obama Doctrine: The U.S. president talks through his hardest decisions about America’s role in the world.

The Atlantic: Friday, august 30, 2013, the day the feckless Barack Obama brought to a premature end America’s reign as the world’s sole indispensable superpower—or, alternatively, the day the sagacious Barack Obama peered into the Middle Eastern abyss and stepped back from the consuming void—began with a thundering speech given on Obama’s behalf by his… read more

April 18, 2016 | Other News

Iran unveils S-300 missile defence system at Army Day parade

The Telegraph: Iran used its annual Army Day parade on Sunday to showcase parts of a long-awaited air defence system ordered from Russia, a move likely to irk critics of the arms deal. The S-300 system has been on order since 2007 but Russia postponed the sale three years later after the UN Security Council passed… read more

April 11, 2016 | Other News

Russian army to get sixth S-400 missile system by year end – Defense Ministry

TASS: Russia’s Aerospace Forces will receive by the end of this year the sixth set of the S-400 Triumph air defense missile system, says a release by the Russian Defense Ministry press service received by TASS on Sunday. “Within the framework of the rearmament with new samples of weapons and military equipment in 2016, one… read more

April 11, 2016 | Other News

India Successfully Tests Intermediate-Range Nuclear-Capable Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

The Diplomat: India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has once again test-fired the K-4 nuclear-capable submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM)–this time from aboard the Indian Navy’s indigenously built nuclear submarine, the INS Arihant, the first submarine in its class. According to press reports citing DRDO officials, the test was “highly successful” and involved a fully… read more

April 8, 2016 | Other News

Kerry meets with Gulf counterparts in Bahrain

The National: Abu Dhabi // Key regional conflicts topped the agenda as US secretary of state John Kerry arrived in Bahrain on Thursday to meet his Gulf counterparts ahead of a summit between GCC leaders and Barack Obama later this month. Mr Kerry, who is the first cabinet-level US official to visit Bahrain since the… read more

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