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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

June 15, 2016 | Other News

India plans expanded export of BrahMos cruise missiles

Janes: After starting sales negotiations with Vietnam, India now plans to export its indigenously manufactured BrahMos medium-range anti-ship cruise missiles to at least 11 other countries, Indian officials and industry sources said. Negotiations with Hanoi to supply the BrahMos, which features a 292 km strike range, were at an advanced stage, with Indian Defence Minister… read more

June 15, 2016 | Other News

South Korea’s foreign minister: THAAD was not issue during talks with Lavrov

YonhapNews: South Korea’s foreign minister said he barely discussed the controversial issue of deploying an advanced U.S. missile defense system on Korean soil during talks with his Russian counterpart earlier this week. Yun Byung-se told South Korean reporters and foreign ministry officials during a luncheon in St. Petersburg on Tuesday that the topic of the… read more

June 14, 2016 | Other News

NATO chief welcomes Italy’s deployment of missile defense system in Turkey

The Daily Sabah: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday welcomed Italy’s announcement on deploying its SAMP/T missile defense system in Turkey, while underscoring that it would contribute to ensuring security in ally Turkey. In his briefing to the media just before NATO defense ministers’ meeting at the alliance’s headquarters in Brussels Tuesday, NATO Secretary- General… read more

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