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January 22, 2016 | Other News

South Korea’s Military Plans To Set Up Network To Share Information On North Korea’s Missiles

International Business Times: The South Korean military plans to set up a network this year to share information regarding North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missiles with the U.S. and Japan, the country’s defense ministry said Friday. North Korea’s claim of successfully testing a hydrogen bomb earlier this month also prompted South Korean President Park Geun-hye Friday to call a five-nation… read more

January 20, 2016 | Other News

Military: Pakistan Test-Launches Homegrown Cruise Missile

Defense News: ISLAMABAD — Pakistan conducted a successful flight test Tuesday of a locally developed cruise missile named “Ra’ad” with a range of 350 kilometers (around 218 miles), the military said. “The state of the art Ra’ad ALCM (air-launched cruise missile) is equipped with highly advanced guidance and navigation system that ensures engagement of targets… read more

January 19, 2016 | Other News

NATO anticipates beefed up Poland presence

Stars and Stripes: NATO is likely to increase its presence in Poland in the future, but the size and shape of that mission continue to be debated within the 28-nation U.S.-led alliance, NATO and Polish leaders said Monday. At NATO’s July summit in Warsaw, allies are expected to take steps to further reinforce the alliance’s… read more

January 13, 2016 | Other News

Turkish Missiles: Not quite a deterrent

Daily News: It was in the mid-1990s when Turkey’s military and defense procurement officials agreed the country was in “urgent need” of acquiring scores of attack helicopters. It was about a year ago, or two decades after that decision, that the first deliveries were made after several failed attempts. Turkey’s biggest naval ambition, frigates, has a… read more

January 12, 2016 | Other News

Serbia requests missile defense systems from Russia

UPI: Moscow is considering Serbia’s request for defensive weapons and interest in deepening military ties. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin met with Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade Monday, and afterward said the final decision on Serbia’s request to procure Russian weapons would be made to meet Serbia’s minimal security requirements. Russian state-owned… read more

January 11, 2016 | Other News

India Readies For Home Grown Interceptor Missile Test

The New Indian Express: BALASORE: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is slated to test fire its patriot Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor missile from a defence base off the Odisha coast against an incoming ballistic missile to assess the home-grown weapon’s ‘killing’ capability.  Reliable sources told The New Indian Express while the preparation… read more

January 7, 2016 | Other News

Israel’s Defense Ministry Names Insider as Interim Head of Missile Program

Haaretz: The Defense Ministry has chosen an insider from its anti-missile development division to temporarily head the division. Col. Aviram Hasson’s appointment at Homa comes two weeks after the removal of previous head Yair Ramati, who was ousted for a serious breach of regulations regarding data security. Hasson is currently head of a department at… read more

January 7, 2016 | Other News

Saudi Arabia says it shot down Yemen missile; destroys launch pad

UPI: RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 7 (UPI) — Saudi Arabia announced that its air forces shot down a missile fired from Yemen, where the kingdom is leading an anti-rebel coalition. The Command of Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen group said it intercepted the missile Thursday morning in the country’s Jizan province, “where it was… read more

January 6, 2016 | Other News

South Korea and World Powers Denounce North Korean ‘H-Bomb’ Test

TIME: China, Australia and France have strongly condemned North Korea’s announcement of a nuclear test. China, the North’s closest ally, says the reported test was carried out in defiance of the international community and urged North Korea to refrain from acts that might worsen tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says… read more

December 27, 2015 | Other News

Russia To Supply Egypt with ‘President-S’ Anti-aircraft, Anti-missile System

Defenseworld.net: Egypt will receive President-S on board defense systems from Russia to protect aviation from anti-aircraft missile systems and air-launched missiles. “There is a contract and we’re working within this contract. The deliveries will start in the imminent future,” Igor Nasenkov, first deputy head of Radio electronic Technologies Group (KRET) was quoted as saying by… read more

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