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June 29, 2016 | Other News

Russian Armed Forces receive another set of Iskander tactical missile system

TASS Russian News Agency: The Russian Armed Forces have received another set of the Iskander-M (NATO reporting name: SS-26 Stone) tactical surface-to-surface missile system, the Machine-Building Design Bureau (KBM), the system’s manufacturer, told TASS on Tuesday. The official ceremony of transferring the Iskander-M tactical missile system to the army was held in the town of Znamensk… read more

June 28, 2016 | Other News

Another Make In India Success, Supersonic Brahmos Missile Flies Onboard The Su-30 Mki

IndiaTimes: A Sukhoi-30 Mki recently took off from HAL’s Nasik airport carrying a special weapon on its centreline hardpoint. A Brahmos missile. What’s so special about it? It was the first time the air launched version of the world’s fastest cruise missile flew on the weapons platform, after years in development. The Brahmos has proved… read more

June 28, 2016 | Other News

Pacific Dragon Exercise Concludes

Navy.Mil: KAUI, Hawaii (NNS) — Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet is wrapping up the third biennial exercise Pacific Dragon (PD) from June 20-28 off the coast of the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) in Kauai, Hawaii. PD is a trilateral ballistic missile defense (BMD) tracking event between the U.S. Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force, and… read more

June 28, 2016 | Other News | Uncategorized

North Korea says entire army ‘waiting’ for instructions

UPI: North Korea said its military is “only waiting for the command to launch,” less than a week after test-firing midrange ballistic missiles into the sea. Pyongyang propaganda outlet DPRK Today said Tuesday, local time, the United States and South Korea are escalating tensions, and the alleged threats have placed the entire People’s Army on standby,… read more

June 28, 2016 | Other News

Test launch of new missile likely tomorrow

Economic Times: India is likely to test launch a newly-developed surface-to-air missile developed jointly with Israel from a defence base off Odisha coast tomorrow. “Preparation for the maiden test has reached final stage and if weather permits it will be conducted from the Integerated Test Range (ITR) tomorrow,” said an official of the ITR at… read more

June 27, 2016 | Other News

S. Korea, US, & Japan to Conduct 1st Missile Warning Drill on Tuesday

KBS World Radio: South Korea, the U.S. and Japan will jointly hold, for the first time, a missile defense exercise that will focus on detecting and tracking North Korean missiles. Seoul’s Defense Ministry said Monday that the three countries will carry out the drill in waters near Hawaii on Tuesday. The three countries will each… read more

June 27, 2016 | Other News

Taiwan to test-fire missile system in US

PressTV: A defense source said Monday that Taiwan will carry out the test of the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) system in July at the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The sources said the test will be carried out in the US to prevent China from collecting information on the sensitive move. They said space restrictions in… read more

June 27, 2016 | Other News

China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin slam US missile shields

South China Morning Post: China and Russia criticized the United States and its ­allies for “unilateral deployment of anti-missile systems all over the world” and vowed a joint effort to strengthen global strategic ­stability. The two countries issued several joint statements, ranging from international laws to cybersecurity, on Saturday, following Russian President Vladimir ­Putin’s state… read more

June 27, 2016 | Other News

Russia to deploy Iskander missiles in Europe’s backyard to counter NATO

Ukraine Today: Russia is increasing its military presence near its neighbours’ borders. According to the country’s official and former Black Sea fleet chief Vladimir Komoyedov, Moscow is planning to send its nuclear capable Iskander missile systems to Kaliningrad. The decision is aimed at strengthening Russia’s position in its confrontation against NATO. “Kaliningrad is our frontline… read more

June 24, 2016 | Other News

26 nations to participate in RIMPAC starting next week

KHON2: Twenty-six nations, 45 ships, five submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 30 to Aug. 4 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants… read more

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