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August 2, 2016 | Other News

China holds live-fire navy drills in East China Sea

The Economic Times: China’s navy has fired dozens of missiles and torpedoes during exercises in the East China Sea that come amid heightened maritime tensions in the region, underscoring Beijing’s determination to back up its sovereignty claims with force if needed The live-fire drills that began Monday follow China’s strident rejection of an international arbitration panel’s ruling last… read more

August 2, 2016 | Other News

Russian Army Receives New S-400 Air Defense Missile Systems, Navy To Get 12 Warships In 2016

International Business Times: The Russian army has received this year’s second regiment of S-400 Triumph air defense missile systems ahead of schedule, the state-owned manufacturer of the antiaircraft weapon system announced Monday. The delivery of the first S-400 regimental set of 2016 was announced in early July. According to Yan Novikov, the head of Almaz-Antey,… read more

August 1, 2016 | Other News

Yemeni Army official claims that missile strike in Saudi Arabia destroys 3 armored vehicles

Almasdarnews: he Yemeni Army’s rocket battalion carried out a powerful missile attack against the Saudi Royal Army in the strategic city of Najran on Saturday. A Yemeni Army official said on Sunday that the ballistic missile strike crushed three Saudi military vehicles at the Al-Makhrouq Camp in Najran’s outskirts, adding that a U.S. manufactured Abram’s Tank… read more

July 29, 2016 | Other News

Iran Beefs up Its Air Defenses

Stratfor: Analysis Iran received its first delivery of Russian-made S-300 air defense systems in May, and it is getting ready to put them to use. Satellite imagery provided by AllSource Analysis shows intensive construction underway at an air defense base near Tehran to accommodate the systems. The layout of the new construction at the base… read more

July 28, 2016 | Other News

India, Russia Make Conscious Efforts to Increase Defense Ties

Sputnik: New Delhi (Sputnik) – In what is being seen as a prudent move by India and Russia the two countries are inching closer to signing a stalled 4 billion dollar project for joint development of their 5th generation fighter aircraft and upgrades for the Su-30MKI Super Sukhoi with advanced avionics and weapons. Additionally, most of the contentious issues between the two countries have… read more

July 28, 2016 | Other News

Turkish Presidential Administration to be protected by air defense system

News.Az: Report informs referring to Haber7 that the anti-aircraft gun will be installed on the building which was subjected to fire during the coup attempt. Korkut is a twin barreled anti-aircraft cannon 35 mm caliber, manufactured by the Turkish company ASELSAN on transport platform FNSS ZMA-30. Korkut air defense system is used against helicopters, planes,… read more

July 27, 2016 | Other News

Slackening seen in North Korea sanctions

China’s anger at South Korea’s decision in early July to proceed with the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system could weaken its commitment to U.N. sanctions against North Korea adopted in March. Lee Seong-hyon, a research fellow at both the Sejong Institute in Seoul and the Center for Korean Peninsula Studies at Peking… read more

July 26, 2016 | Other News

China expected to renege on sanctions against North Korea

The Korea Times: International cooperation on sanctions against North Korea is showing signs of a rift as China has become reluctant to push the North harder as it protests the planned deployment of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery in South Korea, analysts said Monday. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has yet… read more

July 26, 2016 | Other News

China releases footage of ballistic missile defense system test

ECNS: Chinese authorities have released footage of the first-ever test authorities conducted for ballistic missile interception system 6 years ago. PLA researcher Chen Deming says the system itself is one of the keys of China’s domestic defense capabilities. “The Ballistic missile defense system is a critical link in our strategic defense, and is also an… read more

July 26, 2016 | Other News

Team Osan hosts CFC Air Boss Conference

US Air Force: Team Osan hosted the 2016 Combined Forces Command Air Boss Conference for senior leaders to discuss airpower strategies in the Pacific region July 22. Eighty-one senior leaders, including 24 general officers from all branches of the Republic of Korea, United States and alliance forces, discussed emerging threats to the Republic of Korea,… read more

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