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November 3, 2015 | Threat News

Russia to Develop Counter Measures to US Missile Defense System in Europe

Sputnik: The need for a corresponding response to the deployment of the US missile defense system near Russian borders was previously announced by former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Majevski said that the development of the response measures is a forced move which resulted from the US’ excessive doctrine of a “prompt global strike”. He also added that his enterprise is ready to take necessary… read more

November 3, 2015 | Threat News

Russia to Create New Space Launches Using Satan Ballistic Missiles by 2017

Sputnik: “We are currently creating the next generation of a system that is unified and may serve space launches of not only the RS-20B, but also other types of missiles that have been removed from military service. The new system of the starting position has already undergone preliminary testing and the work is planned to be finished by 2017,” United Instrument Construction Corporation… read more

November 3, 2015 | Threat News

New Anti-Ship Missile Gives China’s Subs a Long Reach

Epoch Times: Dozens of China’s nuclear- and non-nuclear-powered submarines, as well as surface ships, will pose a significant threat to American naval assets with the deployment of a new anti-ship cruise missile, U.S. naval intelligence says. The U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence confirmed that the Chinese regime produced and deployed its YJ-18 anti-ship cruise missile… read more

November 3, 2015 | Threat News

Kim Jong Un Seeks ‘Modern And Precise’ Rockets, Think Tank Says North Korea Has Ballistic Missiles Capable Of Hitting US

International Business Times North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for the modernization of anti-aircraft rockets with better “precision” during a firing drill in a western division of the inter-Korean border, the country’s state media reported Tuesday, according to Yonhap News Agency. Kim’s instructions to his military comes a day after South Korean Defense Minister Han… read more

November 2, 2015 | Threat News

NATO Chief: Russia Tested Missile Last Month In Violation of INF Treaty

Radio Free Europe/Radio Free Liberty: NATO’s top military commander says Russia tested a missile last month that appeared to violate a Cold War-era arms control treaty that is in increasing danger of unraveling. U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove did not identify the missile or give further details, except to say it was the latest… read more

November 2, 2015 | Threat News

Russia Holds War Games Involving Numerous Missile Launches

ABC News: The Russian military has conducted a series of ballistic and cruise missile launches from sites across the country in the latest demonstration of the nation’s resurgent military might. The Defense Ministry said Friday the exercise has involved launches from sites on the ground, at sea and in the air in what appeared to… read more

November 2, 2015 | Threat News

Russia to Receive Reconnaissance Ship to Monitor US Missile Defense in 2016

Sputnik: The Russian Navy will receive the Ivan Khurs reconnaissance ship, able to monitor US missile defense systems, in December 2016, a spokesperson of Severnaya Verf shipyard said Friday. “The Ivan Khurs communications ship is planned to be launched in the second quarter of 2016… Shipbuilders intend to pass the communications ship to the Russian Navy in December 2016,” the spokesperson told RIA Novosti.… read more

November 2, 2015 | Threat News

Should the U.S. Military Fear China’s Underwater Atomic Arsenal?

The National Interest: By the end of this year, China’s nuclear ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs, or “boomers”) may take their first deterrent patrols.  How does this change the balance of power in the Pacific? In practical terms, the expansion of the Chinese submarine nuclear deterrent doesn’t have much effect on the United States. As was… read more

October 29, 2015 | Threat News

Missile Defense Essential for Countering Iranian Threat

The Daily Signal: Recently, Iran conducted a successful test of a new precision-guided, long-range ballistic missile—dubbed “Emad.” This test is an outright violation of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2231, which states that “Iran is called upon not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons,… read more

October 29, 2015 | Threat News

Russian Military in Kamchatka to Master Advanced Pantsir-S Defense Systems

Sputnik: According to spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry’s Eastern Military District, the personnel of a surface-to-air missile regiment located in the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East will undergo special training to master advanced Pantsir-S air defense systems. The personnel of a surface-to-air missile regiment located in the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian… read more

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