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September 21, 2018 | Other News

Time to Refocus on North Korea’s Proliferation

The National Interest: As North and South Korea negotiate an “end of war” declaration and press the United States to do the same, Washington must remember that, though testing has paused, North Korea remains one of the world’s most dangerous threats. An “end of war” declaration with the United States is meaningless since war on… read more

September 21, 2018 | Other News

Indian Army test launches Prahaar short-range ballistic missile

Army Technology: The Indian Army has successfully test-fired its surface-to-surface short-range tactical ballistic missile Prahaar from Chandipur, Odisha. Fired from Launch Complex-III at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore, range stations and electro-optical systems tracked the indigenously built weapon system throughout its journey during testing. The missile was reported to have travelled a range of… read more

September 21, 2018 | Other News

Ahead of Putin visit, final work on to seal air defence shield deal

The Economic Times: New Delhi: Work is on to seal a symbolic deal for air defence systems with Russia ahead of President Vladimir Putin’s visit, which had become a prestige point with the US. However, there are no assurances yet that the contract would be signed at the bilateral summit early next month. The Rs… read more

September 21, 2018 | Other News

US sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian weapons

CNN Politics: Washington – The US imposed sanctions Thursday against China’s military for its purchases of Russian military equipment in a move US officials said is meant to punish Moscow for its “malign activities,” including attacks on American elections. “Today’s actions are not intended to undermine the military capabilities or combat readiness of any country,”… read more

September 20, 2018 | Other News

Pentagon Faces ‘Intimidating’ Process to Create Space Force

National Defense: NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Creating the new Space Force that President Donald Trump has proposed is an “intimidating” challenge, Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said Sept. 19. In June, Trump called for the creation of a new space-focused military branch that would be “separate but equal” to the other services. Shanahan, who is… read more

September 19, 2018 | Other News

Japan to develop hypersonic missile for ‘defense purposes’

UPI: Sept. 19 (UPI) — Japan is developing a hypersonic missile that could reach speeds of Mach-5 or higher, according to local reports. Kyodo News reported Wednesday Tokyo has allocated more funds, or about $57 million, toward research and development for the missiles in next year’s defense budget. The Japanese government’s decision to develop the… read more

September 19, 2018 | Other News

North Korea’s Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if U.S. takes steps too

NBC News: SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he plans to shut down his country’s nuclear complex, halt missile testing and cease hostile acts toward South Korea as part of a new agreement unveiled Wednesday. The pact unveiled during a joint news conference held at the end of a two-day… read more

September 19, 2018 | Other News

‘Fort Trump’: US considers permanent base in Poland

Military Times: President Donald Trump said the U.S. is considering a permanent military presence in Poland, something the Eastern European country has sought for more than a decade. Speaking to reporters at the White House after he met with Polish President Andrzej Duda, Trump said, “Poland is willing to make a very major contribution to… read more

September 19, 2018 | Other News

New Russian Sosna air defense missile system will enter soon in serial production

Army Recognition: The new Russian-made Sosna short-range air defense (SHORAD) system will soon enter in serial production, according to Designer General of the vehicle Vladimir Ukleyev. The Sosna is based to the hull of the multi-purpose tracked armored vehicle MT-LB. “The new mobile air defense system Sosna has already passed through the state trials. Ii… read more

September 19, 2018 | Other News

Russia’s Iskander-M missile systems deployed in Kyrgyzstan for drills

TASS: MOSCOW, September 19. /TASS/. Russia’s Iskander-M mobile short-range ballistic missile systems were for the first time ever redeployed from Urals to Kyrgyzstan to take part in the upcoming international counter-terrorism exercise, Issyk-Kul Antiterror-2018, the press service of Russia’s Central Military District said on Wednesday. “Iskander-M mobile short-range ballistic missile systems were for the first… read more

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