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August 21, 2017 | Threat News

N. Korea threat makes work on game-changing missile defense technology a priority

The Hill: Seventy-five years ago, our nation embarked on the Manhattan Project to create weapons of mass destruction. The threat from North Korea shows we need another Manhattan Project to stop such weapons. The U.S. should harness all the resources of this nation to create a robust missile defense system that can shoot down multiple… read more

August 21, 2017 | Threat News

Guam Governor Confident in Island’s Missile Defense Against North Korea

The Washington Free Beacon: The governor of Guam, the U.S. territory in the crosshairs of a North Korean missile threat, is confident the tiny island has all the military defense capabilities needed to shield against an attack by the Kim Jong Un regime. Gov. Eddie Calvo, who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon from the… read more

August 21, 2017 | Threat News

Iran to Continue Its Missile Program Despite International Pressure

Sputnik News: MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Sunday, the Iranian parliament had approved almost all Cabinet candidates proposed by the country’s President Hassan Rouhani, except the nominee for the position of the energy minister. Hatami was appointed as the country’s new defense minister… Read full post.… read more

August 21, 2017 | Threat News

N. Korean state media releases video depicting missile attack on Guam

NK A North Korean media outlet on Saturday released a video depicting a missile attack on the U.S. territory of Guam, suggesting the strike could happen during the ongoing annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) joint military exercises. Uriminzokkiri said on Saturday that North Korea’s Strategic Force of the Korean People’s Army (KPA)’s “notice to… read more

August 18, 2017 | Threat News

Russia’s deadly missiles can be fired 375 miles with pinpoint accuracy from submarines

Mirror: Russia is boasting of deadly missiles that can be fired 375 miles with pinpoint accuracy from deep below the ocean. A test launch has been carried out of the Caliber missiles from a submarine under the Barents Sea. Vladimir Putin ‘s multipurpose nuclear submarine Severodvinsk carried out the strike at a distance of around… read more

August 17, 2017 | Threat News

North Korea’s actions show more resources need to be put into missile defense

The Hill: North Korea’s saber rattling and over-the-top rhetoric is not new, but Kim Jong-un’s fanatical focus on developing nuclear armed intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of ranging the United States and our allies should redouble our efforts to focus on missile defense. To be clear, North Korea cannot be a state with the capability to… read more

August 17, 2017 | Threat News

North Korean nuclear ICBM would cross ‘red line,’ says Moon

Nikkei Asian Review: SEOUL (Reuters) — North Korea would be “crossing a red line” if it put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile, South Korea’s president said on Thursday, but the United States had promised to seek Seoul’s approval before taking any military action. North Korea’s rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and… read more

August 17, 2017 | Threat News

North Korea says it will wait ‘a little more’ before acting on Guam Threat

The New York Times: SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea appeared on Tuesday to pause its threat to launch ballistic missiles toward Guam, saying it would wait to assess “the foolish and stupid conduct” of the United States before carrying the launchings out. The statement came as the United States and South Korea were preparing… read more

August 17, 2017 | Threat News

Israeli satellite images reveal ‘Iranian missile facility’ under construction in Syria

Independent: New imagery released by imageSat, which operates Israel’s EROS-B satellite, reportedly show the first ever Scud missile factory being built inside war-torn Syria. The pictures from a site near Latakia on the Syrian-government controlled coastline resembles a missile plant in Tehran, Israeli media reports said on Tuesday. Experts told Channel 2 the sophisticated construction… read more

August 16, 2017 | Threat News

Iran building missile factory in Syria — report

Times of Israel: Iran has been building a factory in Syria that can be used for the production and underground storage of long-range missiles capable of striking Israel, according to photos from Israeli satellite imaging company ImageSat. Satellite images of the site in northern Syria show a Scud missile factory being built near the city… read more

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