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September 25, 2015 | Threat News

US Nato chief warns of IS gaining missiles

The Scotsman: THE US’s most senior Nato representative in Europe has warned of the threat posed to the continent of so-called Islamic State getting hold of ballistic missiles. Robert Bell, the senior civilian representative to the US secretary of defence in Europe, gave the warning as the USS Carney steamed its way to the Mediterranean… read more

September 24, 2015 | Threat News

US Ready to Respond to Alleged Russia INF Violations

Sputnik: The United States is ready to act in response to Russia’s alleged violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), however, it wants to avoid an escalation, the spokesperson for US Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, Rose Gottemoeller, told Sputnik on Wednesday. On Wednesday, Russian Federation Council’s Defense and Security Committee Chairman Viktor Ozerov told RIA Novosti that Moscow… read more

September 24, 2015 | Threat News

Missiles and satellites: China’s plan to counter US naval power

Want China Times: China showed off two of its new medium-range ballistic missiles during the Sept. 3 parade in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, reports the China Youth Daily, the official newspaper of the Communist Youth League. People watching the parade were informed that the DF-26 intermediate-range… read more

September 23, 2015 | Threat News

Allies discuss N.K. nuclear, missile threats

The Korea Herald: Senior diplomatic and security policymakers of South Korea and the U.S. gathered Wednesday in Seoul to assess the possibility of North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket and other provocations, and explore ways to better ward them off. The two-day Korea-U.S. Integrated Defense Dialogue was led by Seoul’s Deputy Defense Minister Yoo… read more

September 23, 2015 | Threat News

US Supports India’s Membership to Missile Technology Control Regime

NDTV: The US has supported India’s entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) that would enable it to share sensitive missile technologies like armed drone with New Delhi. “The US side affirms its support for India’s membership in the Missile Technology Control Regime at its upcoming plenary, the Nuclear Suppliers Group, and in the… read more

September 21, 2015 | Threat News

U.S. keeping a close eye on North Korean satellite launch site

U.S. intelligence analysts are scrutinizing a newly modified North Korean satellite launch facility but see no imminent threat despite the reclusive government’s latest threats of nuclear attack against the United States. U.S. officials say North Korean crews have upgraded the Sohae Satellite Launching Station in recent months by building new rail tunnels to move equipment… read more

September 18, 2015 | Threat News

U.S. says more sanctions a possible response to any North Korea launch

Reuters: A senior U.S. defense official said on Thursday that additional sanctions were a possible response to any North Korea missile launch and the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said he favored deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. Assistant Secretary of Defense David Shear and Admiral Harry Harris made the… read more

September 17, 2015 | Threat News

Syria conflict: Israeli and US alarm as Russia gives Assad regime anti-aircraft missile system

The Independent: The United States and Israel have voiced concern about Russia’s intentions in Syria amid signs that Moscow and the West are being sucked further into the conflict. The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, will visit Russia next week to ask President Vladimir Putin about his reported plans to deploy advanced ground-to-air missiles to… read more

September 16, 2015 | Threat News

AFA 2015: Russia has closed air power gap with NATO, US warns

IHS Jane’s 360: Russia’s military modernization has diminished NATO’s air superiority in Europe, US Air Force (USAF) General Frank Gorenc, the commander of US Air Forces in Europe and Africa, said during the Air Force Association’s annual symposium on 14 September. “They have closed the gap,” Gen Gorenc, also the chief of Allied Air Command,… read more

September 16, 2015 | Threat News

Commander: IRGC Owns Unique Ballistic Missile

Tasnim News: “We possess a unique ballistic missile that, perhaps, only Russia and the US have, and it is almost impossible to counter this missile,” Brigadier General Hossein Salami said in a television talk show. Highlighting the IRGC’s military capabilities, the commander said there are “no limits to launching whatever number of missiles at the… read more

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