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December 29, 2015 | Threat News

Iranian Foreign Ministry: Finalization of Deal to Acquire Russian Missile Defense System Under Way

The Algemeiner: An Iranian spokesman announced that the implementation of Tehran’s deal for the acquisition of a Russian missile defense system is under way, the pro-regime news agency Tasnim reported. At a press conference on Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari said, “In the new atmosphere created after the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the government of the Russian Federation has… read more

December 28, 2015 | Threat News

Iskander-M missile system crews begin drills in Russia’s Western Military District

TASS: MOSCOW, December 28. /TASS/. The missile brigade of Russia’s Western Military District, equipped with Iskander-M tactical ballistic missile systems has started planned field exercises at a specialized range in the Leningrad region, spokesman for the Western Military District Igor Muginov said on Monday. “During the exercises, the military drill single and multiple missile attacks… read more

December 28, 2015 | Threat News

IRGC receives latest domestically-built ballistic missile

Press TV: Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the second-in-command of the IRGC, said on Monday that precision-guided long-range Emad missiles may be fired during the IRGC’s upcoming military drill, without referring to its date. On October 11, Iran successfully test-fired the surface-to-surface missile, which has been completely designed and manufactured by experts at Iran’s Aerospace Industries… read more

December 27, 2015 | Threat News

Russia Creates Secretive New Missile for Iskander-M System

Sputnik International: Russia’s new missile for the Iskander-M launcher, said to have been completed on Friday, has some secret characteristics, weapons expert Igor Korotchenko told Sputnik. According to Korotchenko, the two main factors behind the development of a new missile are the precision of the strike and the ability to maneuver against anti-air and anti-missile defenses. “Because of this, the new ballistic missile, now part… read more

December 27, 2015 | Threat News

Russia stations state-of-the-art missile system in Syria after Turkey shot down its jet

The Indian Express: Russia on Wednesday stationed one of its most advanced missile system in Syria’s Hmeymim airbase in Latakia. The video reveals a closer look at the S-400 Triumf missile system that can destroy ballistic missiles within a range of up to 400 kilometres. Through its wide range of rockets and detection range of… read more

December 25, 2015 | Threat News

Russian ICBMs Can ‘Outwit’ NATO Missile Shield

Sputnik International: Last week, a new Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense system went online at the Deveselu airbase in Romania – one of the integral elements of NATO’s so called ‘missile shield’ in Europe and another stage of what German journalist Florian Rotzer called “a new nuclear race between the US and Russia.” According to Rotzer, the missile shield’s purpose is twofold: while… read more

December 25, 2015 | Threat News

Russian S-300 Missile Defense Systems To Be Dispatched To Iran In January: Report

International Business Times: Russia will begin the delivery of S-300PMU-2 air defense systems to Iran in January, Russian news agency Tass reported Friday, citing a source in the military and technical cooperation system. Russian President Vladimir Putin had signed a decree in April lifting an export ban to Iran and making way for the long overdue delivery… read more

December 24, 2015 | Threat News

Report says design changes likely improved North Korean missile

Stars and Stripes: YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Design changes to a North Korean missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland should increase its reliability but are likely to delay deployment for at least five years, according to a Washington, D.C.-based think tank. The KN-08 intercontinental ballistic missile, which was publicly displayed during an October… read more

December 23, 2015 | Threat News

Iran Military Leaders: Missile Production ‘Increased’ After P5 + 1 Deal

PJ Media: As some congressional Democrats fume over the Obama administration’s reticence to confront Iran about its ballistic missile tests — nevermind introduce any real consequences — the Islamic Republic is defiantly expanding its missile programs. Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said at a ceremony in northern Iran on Monday that Tehran is not… read more

December 23, 2015 | Threat News

Rockets hit Afghan capital Kabul

Reuters: KABUL (Reuters) – Three rockets hit an area of the Afghan capital Kabul that contains many foreign embassies and government buildings, hours after a suicide attack killed six NATO soldiers on Monday. Initial reports said one rocket had landed near Masoud Square close to the entrance to the U.S. Embassy, another hit the nearby… read more

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