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February 20, 2019 | Other News | Threat News

Chinese PLA Rocket Force Launch New DF Ballistic Missiles In Promotional Video

Defense World – The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force released a promotional video on Tuesday showcasing the country’s DF intermediate-range ballistic missile being fired from various platforms. According to Global Times, the minute-long video was posted on the Chinese PLA Rocket Force’s newly registered Weibo and WeChat accounts, showcasing rare scenes of the… read more

February 19, 2019 | Threat News

Channel storm damaged Russian S-400 missiles bound for China

BBC: A storm in the English Channel damaged S-400 anti-aircraft missiles that Russia was shipping to China, but now they are being replaced, Russia says. The ship with its damaged cargo returned to Russia last March, but two other Russian ships delivered S-400s to China successfully. The deal was reported by the Russian government website… read more

February 18, 2019 | Threat News

North Korea has secret base with intermediate-range missiles capable of hitting Japan’s Okinawa: US study

South China Morning Post: North Korea has a clandestine base that houses intermediate-range missiles capable of hitting Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture, a US think tank said on Friday. The Sangnam-ni missile operating base, 250km north of the border with South Korea, is one of an estimated 20 undeclared missile bases in North Korea, the Centre for Strategic… read more

February 18, 2019 | Threat News

Iran unveils first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine

Stars and Stripes: TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s state TV is reporting that the country’s President Hassan Rouhani has unveiled the first Iranian made semi-heavy submarine. The Sunday report said the Fateh, “Conqueror” in Persian, is capable of being fitted with cruise missiles. Since 1992, Iran has developed a homegrown defense industry that produces light and… read more

February 18, 2019 | Threat News

Tests of Burevestnik nuclear powered cruise missile successfully completed, says source

TASS: MOSCOW, February 16. /TASS/. The tests of the compact nuclear power unit for cruise missile Burevestnik have been successfully competed in Russia, a source in the missile producing industry told TASS. “A major stage of trials of the cruise missile of the Burevestnik complex, the tests of the nuclear power unit, were successfully completed… read more

February 15, 2019 | Threat News

Predicting the Chinese Navy of 2030

The Diplomat: Predictions for the Chinese Navy’s (People’s Liberation Army Navy, or PLAN) growth have often focused on the quantitative number of ships or submarines. Even recent commentary surrounding the PLAN describes it as the “world’s largest navy” in terms of the number of ships fielded, rather than using more sensible metrics such as tonnage. A 22… read more

February 12, 2019 | Threat News

Rouhani: Iran to continue expanding military might, missile work – TV

Reuters: DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran was determined to expand its military power and ballistic missile program despite mounting pressure from hostile countries to curb Iran’s defensive work, state TV reported.  “We have not asked and will not ask for permission to develop different types of … missiles… read more

February 12, 2019 | Threat News

North Korea may have made more nuclear bombs, but threat reduced: study

Reuters: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea has continued to produce bomb fuel while in denuclearization talks with the United States and may have produced enough in the past year to add as many as seven nuclear weapons to its arsenal, according to a study released just weeks before a planned second summit between the North… read more

February 11, 2019 | Threat News

Russian strategic bombers carry out missile strike during military drills

MOSCOW, February 11. /TASS/. Russian strategic bombers Tu-95MS have carried out a missile strike on “enemy” ground facilities in several Russian regions during a military exercise, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service told journalists on Monday. “Long-range aviation crews performed tasks on redeployment, air refueling and carrying out a ‘missile strike’ on enemy ground facilities… read more

February 11, 2019 | Threat News

Senior commander reiterates Iran’s missile power non-negotiable

Mehr News Agency: Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri made the remarks on the sidelines of an exhibition of defense achievements in Imam Khomeini Mosalla, while speaking to reporters on Sunday. With reference to the exhibition, Bagheri said that the achievements in defense and military fields after the Islamic… read more

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