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July 22, 2015 | Threat News

Russia To Test New Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Within 2 Years, Will Rearm Missile Forces By 2021

International Business Times: Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces announced Tuesday that the testing of the country’s new Sarmat heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) will begin within the next two years. The announcement came amid growing concerns among Russian authorities that the United States is creating new defensive missiles to be deployed in Eastern Europe. The new… read more

July 21, 2015 | Threat News

U.S. Defense Secretary Visits Israel to Soothe Ally After Iran Nuclear Deal

New York Times: The Obama administration opened its Middle East reassurance tour on Monday with the secretary of defense, Ashton B. Carter, promising Israeli officials that the United States would remain vigilant in trying to combat what he called “Iran’s malign influence” in the region despite the nuclear deal struck last week between Tehran and… read more

July 20, 2015 | Threat News

Russia Inducts Eight ICBMs in Q2 of 2015

Defense World: Russia has put eight intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) into service in its Strategic Missile Forces in the second quarter of 2015. “The Russian SMF have also received seven mobile launchers and would carry out six space launches for military purposes by the end of the year,” Yuriy Borisov, Russian Deputy Minister of Defense… read more

July 20, 2015 | Threat News

Iran to unveil Its Own S-300 Missile Defense System

Israel National News: Just days after the Iran nuclear deal was sealed on Tuesday, a top Iranian general announced Thursday that the Islamic regime will unveilnew advanced missile defense systems in early September, in a development possibly meant to defend Iran’s covert nuclear sites. Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli was… read more

July 17, 2015 | Threat News

Russia’s Moskva Cruiser Successfully Test-Fires Cruise Missile In Atlantic

International Business Times: The flagship Moskva cruiser of the Russian Black Sea Fleet has successfully test-fired a cruise missile in the Atlantic Ocean, the Russian defense ministry announced Thursday. The Moskva and three other warships, including the Pytlivy escort ship, the Shakhtyor rescue tug and the Ivan Bubnov tanker, are reportedly currently located in the… read more

July 16, 2015 | Threat News

Read President Barack Obama’s Statements on Iran Deal

U.S. News: “Today, after two years of negotiations, the United States, together with our international partners, has achieved something that decades of animosity has not: a comprehensive long term deal with Iran that will prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon. This deal demonstrates that American diplomacy can bring about real and meaningful change –… read more

July 16, 2015 | Threat News

U.S. Offers to Help Israel Bolster Defenses, Yet Iran Nuclear Deal Leaves Ally Uneasy

New York Times: When President Obama called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday to discuss the nuclear deal with Iran, the American president offered the Israeli leader, who had just deemed the agreement a “historic mistake,” a consolation prize: a fattening of the already generous military aid package the United States gives Israel. The nuclear… read more

July 15, 2015 | Threat News

Nuclear Agreement To Prevent S-300 Anti-Missile System Sale To Iran

Defense World: Russia’s plans to sell S-300 missile Defense Systems to Iran have to wait for another five years following the final agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program. As per the agreement, the UN arms embargo against Iran will remain for five years and US missile sanctions will be applicable for another eight years. This means,… read more

July 15, 2015 | Threat News

Russia Quickly Maneuvers to Capitalize on Iran Nuclear Deal

New York Times: Sergey V. Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, lost no time in talking about the accord on Iran’s nuclear program. He was on television minutes after the deal was clinched, and even before the formal news conference had begun, announcing the landmark agreement to the audience back home and emphasizing the many potential… read more

July 15, 2015 | Threat News

More Planes, Missiles and Warships for Iran

Al-Monitor: The supreme leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, announced the general policies of the Sixth Development Plan to the Iranian president on June 30. All the major policies of the country are managed according to these development plans, which are published every five years. In the Sixth Plan, the section… read more

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