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March 16, 2015 | Other News

The Consequences of a Pakistani Sea-Based Nuclear Second Strike Capability

The Diplomat: Last week, Franz-Stefan Gady provided a helpful round-up of the confusing evidence surrounding the existence of Pakistan’s sea-based second nuclear strike capability. Since 2012, when Pakistan created its Naval Strategic Force Command, there has been considerable concern, in India and elsewhere, that Pakistan is close to imminently operationalizing a sea-based second strike capability. Though analysts… read more

March 13, 2015 | Other News

America’s Self-Inflicted National Security Crisis

Over the past several years, knowledgeable witnesses appearing before Congress have testified to an impending crisis in national security. Whether it is the readiness of American personnel, the capability of our ships and aircraft, or the size of the force itself, the warnings have been both frequent and alarming. The Chief of Staff of the… read more

March 12, 2015 | Other News

Rep. Randy Forbes on What Navy’s New Maritime Strategy Should Say

It’s fair to say that John Lehman is the most influential Navy Secretary of the last half century. Under President Ronald Reagan Lehman “had an almost revolutionary impact on the Navy,” according to naval expert Norm Polmar. Lehman drove hard and pushed to build what has become known as the 600-ship Navy. Lehman knows how… read more

March 9, 2015 | Other News

Pakistan conducts successful test launch of Shaheen-III missile

The Express Tribune: Pakistan conducted a successful test launch of the Shaheen-III Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile on Monday, which is capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 2,750 km, ISPR reported. The test launch was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system at a maximum… read more

February 19, 2015 | Other News | Uncategorized

India Successfully Tested A Ballistic Missile, Pritvi-II

Pakistan Tribe: ODISHA – Three weeks after the successful test-fire of Agni ballistic missile, India again steps toward nuclear war preparation as it experimented a ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km and capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads. India on Thursday successfully test-fired nuclear weapons capable, surface-to-surface Prithvi-II missile for… read more

February 18, 2015 | Other News

Missile power (India)

Frontline: “A game-changer” and “a giant leap in the country’s deterrence capability” was how Avinash Chander, Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister, characterised the success of the canister-launched flight trial of Agni-V on January 31, also the day he laid down office. The strategic missile has a range of more than 5,000 kilometres and confirms… read more

February 17, 2015 | Other News

Russia Develops New Fuel for Hypersonic Cruise Missile

Moscow Times: Russia has created a powerful recipe for fuel that will allow missiles to fly faster than five times the speed of sound, a development that if utilized effectively would make Russia a major player in a growing hypersonic arms race, a deputy defense minister said. “The recipe has been created and the energy… read more

February 17, 2015 | Other News

Six new Akash Missile to muscle Indian Air Force

The News Teller: BENGALURU: Indian Air Force raise six new Akash Missile, developed by Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO), Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) and Bharat Electronics (BEL), on the floor of Make-In-India campaign to muscle the air missile defense system of Indian Air Force (IAF) as reported by The Times of India. The IAF… read more

February 13, 2015 | Other News

Kim Jong Un and Putin ‘regularly’ exchange messages

NK News: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin communicate frequently, Russia’s ambassador to the DPRK was quoted as saying by the ITAR-TASS news agency. Ambassador Alexander Matsegora told the Russian news service that high-level exchanges and dialogue were frequent, and that they took place at the “highest” level. “The leaders of… read more

February 5, 2015 | Other News

Pakistan Tests Cruise Missile

Defense News: ISLAMABAD — Monday’s test of the Ra’ad air-launched cruise missile may have been designed to check the effectiveness of an upgrade, according to analysts. The test was announced in a press release by the military’s media arm, Inter Services Public Relations. It provided few details, only saying, “Pakistan conducted a successful Flight Test… read more

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