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September 1, 2016 | Other News

PAC-3 Missile System Displayed in Taipei

Focus Taiwan: Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) A unit of Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) air defense missiles was put on display in Taipei Thursday as part of a military exhibition, the first time that the weapon system has entered the capital city. This means that in the event of a missile attack in the future, the… read more

August 30, 2016 | Other News

Korean Peninsula tensions key topic for Obama’s talks with Xi: White House

Yonhap: Tensions on the Korean Peninsula will be a key topic for U.S. President Barack Obama’s upcoming talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the White House said Monday. Obama is scheduled to visit China later this week for a summit with Xi and a summit of the Group of 20 nations. The trip comes after… read more

August 26, 2016 | Other News

Ukraine successfully tests new missile

UA Position Focus on Ukraine: Ukraine has successfully conducted the first test launch of the new model of a missile, Ukraine`s freelance presidential adviser Yuriy Biryukov wrote on Facebook. “The first launch of the new missile has just been conducted. Successful. Accurate,” he said. In late April, Ukraine successfully tested a tactical missile. The National… read more

August 24, 2016 | Other News

China Begins To Feel Nervous As India Prepares To Deploy Brahmos Missiles In The North-East

India Times: Having ignored it, India is getting serious about defending its North East frontlines. The Indian Army is all set to raise a Brahmos missile regiment there at the cost of Rs 4,300 crores. The regiment will be made up of 100 missiles and five autonomous launchers mounted on 12×12 heavy duty trucks. The… read more

August 17, 2016 | Other News

Foreign ministers of Japan, China, South Korea likely to meet next week: media

Reuters: Japan, China and South Korea are in talks to hold a meeting of their foreign ministers next week, despite rows between Tokyo and Beijing over China’s maritime expansion in the South China Sea and the East China Sea, a Japanese daily said on Wednesday. Last month, a senior Japanese foreign ministry official said Japan… read more

August 17, 2016 | Other News

North Korea calls South’s President Park Geun-hye a ‘psychopath’ over THAAD missile row ‘nonsense’

AFP: North Korea has labelled South Korean President Park Geun-hye a “psychopath” after she made a speech slamming Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions and defending the deployment of a US anti-missile system. In her televised address on Monday, Ms Park had stressed that deploying the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system was an act of “self-defence”… read more

August 12, 2016 | Other News

Are UN Sanctions Against North Korea Working?

VOA: It continues to be difficult to gauge the effectiveness of the United Nations sanctions imposed on North Korea in March for conducting its fourth nuclear test and launching a long range rocket earlier this year. While prices for essential goods in the North remain stable, there are reports that business is stagnating at the… read more

August 11, 2016 | Other News

US seeks to ease Chinese anger over missile defense plans

Fox: A senior U.S. military official says an advanced U.S. missile defense system that is to be deployed in South Korea only targets North Korea, not China. Vice Adm. James D. Syring, director of the Missile Defense Agency, said the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, system will never be used against China. Yonhap… read more

August 11, 2016 | Other News

Russia to hold naval drills near Syria from mid-August: agencies

Reuters: MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia plans to start naval exercises in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea on Aug. 15, Russian news agencies reported on Thursday, citing the Russian defense ministry. Russian warships The Serpukhov and The Zelyony Dol, which are equipped with Kalibr cruise missiles, will take part in the exercises, the defense… read more

August 10, 2016 | Other News

Vietnam sends rocket launchers to the South China Sea

Guardian: Vietnam has fortified several islands it controls in the South China Sea with mobile rocket launchers able to strike Chinese military bases in the region, one of the most assertive moves in decades. Diplomats and military officers told Reuters Hanoi had shipped the launchers from the Vietnamese mainland into positions on five bases in… read more

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