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February 5, 2019 | Other News

EU concerned by Iran missile work, regional security role

Reuters: BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union said on Monday it was gravely concerned by Iran’s ballistic missile launches and tests and called on Tehran to stop activity that deepened mistrust and destabilized the region. Iran has expanded its missile program, particularly its ballistic missiles, in defiance of opposition from the United States and expressions… read more

February 4, 2019 | Other News

Putin Suspends Participation in INF Treaty, Approves New Mid-Range Missile Options

(CNSNews.com) – Following the United States’ lead, Russia will suspend participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, President Vladimir Putin said at the weekend, giving his defense minister the go-ahead to pursue new land-based intermediate-range missile options. Putin told his foreign and defense ministers not to initiate any further disarmament talks with the U.S.… read more

February 4, 2019 | Other News

Pakistan Conducts Second Nasr Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile Test in a Week

The Diplomat- The emphasis on ballistic missile defense comes as India anticipates the delivery of S-400 air defense systems from Russia by October 2020. The Russian system, depending on its configuration, is capable of conducting endo- and exoatmospheric interceptions of ballistic and cruise missiles. The test was “was aimed at testing the extreme inflight maneuverability, including the end… read more

February 4, 2019 | Other News

US envoy, Seoul presidential official talk Trump-Kim summit

ABC News: The U.S. special envoy for North Korea met with South Korea’s national security adviser on Monday to discuss a planned second summit between President Donald Trumpand North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Seoul’s presidential office said. Stephen Biegun explained to Chung Eui-yong Washington’s stance toward North Korea ahead of talks on setting up… read more

February 4, 2019 | Other News

Sen. Jim Inhofe: The U.S. military is outgunned, and we must do something about it

When it comes to our military, it is easy to assume that the United States has the best of everything. For most of us, it’s because that’s how it always was. Having the greatest military coupled with modern, advanced weaponry allowed us to win two world wars as well as successfully use deterrence to win… read more

February 1, 2019 | Other News

US envoy Stephen Biegun ‘reveals’ North Korea nuclear pledge

BBC: North Korea has pledged to destroy all its nuclear material enrichment facilities, according to the US special envoy for the country, Stephen Biegun. He said the promise had been made to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo when he visited North Korea in October. However Pyongyang has not confirmed making any such pledge. Mr Biegun also… read more

February 1, 2019 | Other News

India Signs Contract For 2 Guided-Missile Frigates

The Diplomat: India and Russia signed a contract for the construction of two modified Admiral Grigorovich-class (Project 1135.6P/M) guided-missile frigates destined for service in the Indian Navy on January 30, the Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement. Overall, India will procure four Project 1135.6P/M frigates under an inter-governmental agreement signed between India and New… read more

February 1, 2019 | Other News

Trump makes it official: U.S. to quit missile treaty with Russia

POLITICO: The United States is suspending its participation in a key arms control agreement with Russia, and will leave the pact completely in six months, the Trump administration announced Friday. The decision to abandon the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty has raised concerns about a renewed arms race with Moscow. But it’s not a surprise: The… read more

February 1, 2019 | Other News

IAI and India Ink $93 Million Deal For Additional Missile Deliveries

The Jerusalem Post: Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed agreements worth $93 million to provide India with naval MRSAM (Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile) systems, the defense giant has announced. Under the contracts, which were signed with the Indian Navy and Cochin Shipyard Limited, IAI will provide complementary systems for the system. They involve follow-up orders… read more

February 1, 2019 | Other News

The SM-6 Is the U.S. Navy’s Most Important Missile (It Can Kill Almost Anything)

The U.S. Navy in late January 2019 confirmed the designation of its newest cruise missile, in the process clarifying its long-term plan for arming its growing fleet of warships. The plan heavily leans on one missile, in particular. It’s the SM-6, an anti-aircraft weapon that quickly is evolving to perform almost every role the Navy… read more

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