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February 23, 2018 | Threat News

Russia’s Baltic Fleet to get advanced S-400 air defense missile systems in 2018

TASS: KALININGRAD, February 22. /TASS/. Russia’s Baltic Fleet will be beefed up with advanced S-400 long-range air defense missile systems, upgraded Sukhoi Su-30SM multirole fighter jets and Kamov Ka-27M shipborne helicopters in 2018, Fleet Commander Vice-Admiral Alexander Nosatov said on Thursday. “The Baltic Fleet’s inventory will also continue to be renewed [in 2018]: it will… read more

February 23, 2018 | Threat News

China space advancement continues by blowing up second missile in space

American Military Times: China continues to advance its military and space programs with a test of their DN-3 long-range missile interceptor. The purpose of the DN-3 is to destroy target missiles in space. China completed a successful test of the system on Feb. 5 with the DN-3 missile hitting and destroying its intended target. This… read more

February 22, 2018 | Threat News

Russia is developing next-generation nuclear-armed torpedoes, Pentagon finds

American Military News: A recently released Nuclear Posture Review published by the U.S. Defense Department outlined some of Russia’s new military weapons currently in development, including revolutionary undersea nuclear-armed torpedoes that have officials at the Defense Intelligence Agency on edge. Particularly, Russia’s new intercontinental nuclear armed undersea torpedo, which was outlined in the report and… read more

February 21, 2018 | Threat News

Revealed: The Details of China’s Latest Hit-To-Kill Interceptor Test

The Diplomat: The Chinese ballistic missile defense test that took place on February 5 involved a Dong Neng-3 (DN-3/KO09) hit-to-kill midcourse interceptor successfully striking a target DF-21 (CSS-5) medium-range ballistic missile, The Diplomat has learned from a U.S. government official with knowledge of China’s weapons programs. The interceptor in the test was launched from the… read more

February 21, 2018 | Threat News

Russia releases video of its modernized ballistic missile defense system

Defense News: MOSCOW ― On Feb. 12, the Russian Defense Ministry posted a video on its website showing the white desolation of the Kazakh steppes in winter. Suddenly, a bright red and grey plume erupted from the snow and arced away from the camera, off into the horizon. Details were scant, but the video claimed to… read more

February 20, 2018 | Threat News

Final stage for the delivery of Russian S-400 missiles to Saudi Arabia

Army Recognition: Negotiations for the supply of Russian S-400 surface-to-air defense missile systems to Saudi Arabia are on the final stage, the two countries discuss about the details of the technical and logistical aspects, Saudi Ambassador to Russia Raed bin Khaled Qrimli told TASS on Monday, February 19, 2018. Earlier, Russian president’s military technical cooperation… read more

February 16, 2018 | Threat News

India and Russia are talking about upgrading Su-35 with stealth

Next Big Future: The standard russian Su-35 jet is able to match performance characteristics of a fifth-generation fighter — with the sole exception of its lack of stealth capabilities. A fifth-generation variant of the Su-35 could mean just adding stealth modifications. Boeing has extensively modified the airframe of its F-15E strike fighter to develop the… read more

February 15, 2018 | Threat News

New Iran Anti-Missile Defense System Passes Final Tests Iran’s new Kamand anti-missile defense system has successfully completed its final tests, according to a report by the FARS news agency. “The production of Kamand defense system has ended and ground and air tests have successfully been conducted,” Iranian Rear Admiral Kaviani said in Tehran on Wednesday, according to FARS. The system, which is… read more

February 15, 2018 | Threat News

North Korean threat could require new missile defenses for western U.S.

The Washington Post: North Korea’s growing missile and nuclear capability may require new U.S. investments in missile defense for the western-most United States, the top U.S. military official for the Pacific said Wednesday. Adm. Harry Harris, head of U.S. Pacific Command, told lawmakers that the government of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had made… read more

February 15, 2018 | Threat News

Pakistan developing new types of nuclear weapons: US

Kashmir Reader: Washington: Pakistan is developing new types of nuclear weapons, including short-range tactical ones that bring more risks to the region, America’s intelligence chief warned on Wednesday. Pakistan is developing new types of nuclear weapons, including short-range tactical weapons, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told lawmakers during a Congressional hearing on worldwide threats… read more

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