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November 24, 2015 | Threat News

Delivery of S-300 air defence systems to Tehran begins – ambassador

RT: The delivery of Russian S-300 anti-missile rocket systems to Iran has started, Iran’s ambassador to Moscow said in an interview. Iran is getting one of the latest versions of the air defence complex. The delivery is underway, ambassador Mehdi Sanaei told Persian-language daily, Etemaad, as cited by Tasnim news agency. The news was not… read more

November 20, 2015 | Threat News

China’s ‘Carrier Killer’ Missile Strikes the 2016 Presidential Debate

Real Clear Defense: At the next Democratic presidential debate in New Hampshire, the CNN moderator asks this two-part question: Can China really hit an American aircraft carrier zigzagging at 30 knots with a missile launched from a thousand miles away? And if China’s anti-ship ballistic missile is a true “carrier killer” – as the Chinese… read more

November 20, 2015 | Threat News

Ready for War: Russia’s Stealthy Kh-101 Cruise Missile Debuts in Syria

National Interest: The Russian strategic bomber raid on the Daesh targets in Syria yesterday marked not only the combat debut of the Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack, but of a stealthy new Russian cruise missile. A video released by the Russian defense ministry clearly shows what appears to be the new Raduga Kh-101, which is slowly replacing… read more

November 19, 2015 | Threat News

China appears to fear THAAD reduces value of its missile inventory for regional ambitions: U.S. report

Yonhap News WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (Yonhap) — China appears to oppose the potential deployment of a THAAD missile defense unit to South Korea because the system reduces the value of Beijing’s missile inventory aimed for regional dominance, a U.S. government commission report said Wednesday. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission made the assessment in… read more

November 19, 2015 | Threat News

Russian missile troops to hold first ever Iskander-M missile nighttime firing exercise

TASS MOSCOW, November 19. /TASS/. Missile units of Russia’s Central Military District will hold their first ever nighttime exercise to live-fire from Iskander-M tactical missile systems at a training range in the Orenburg Region in the south Urals, the district’s press office said on Thursday. “The exercises will focus on officers’ missile strike control as… read more

November 18, 2015 | Threat News

Russia puts next gen Tundra satellite into orbit to detect incoming missile attacks

International Business Times Russia’s military sent up a new-generation on Tuesday launched its new-generation Tundra satellite designed to restore Moscow’s capability to detect, track and identify worldwide missile launches from space, russianspaceweb.com reported. The payload blasted off at 0634 GMT aboard a Soyuz rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, a military facility in northern Russia’s Arkhangelsk… read more

November 18, 2015 | Threat News

Bearing Witness To A Nuclear North Korea

Forbes It’s a long way from Paris to Pyongyang, but as the world ponders the jihadi attacks on France, let us not lose sight of the menace emanating on the other side of the globe from a nuclear-arming, weapons-vending North Korea. That, too, is a danger that has been growing on President Obama’s watch. The… read more

November 18, 2015 | Threat News

Confirmed: ‘Russia’s Deadliest Sub’ Test Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles

The Diplomat After repeated delays, the Borei-class (aka Dolgorukiy-class), Project 955 fourth generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Vladimir Monomakh successfully test fired two Bulava (RSM-56) ballistic missiles from a submerged position in the White Sea off the northwest coast of Russia, RT reports. According to a press release by the Russian Defense Ministry, the two missiles… read more

November 17, 2015 | Threat News

‘Satan’ replacement Sarmat ready for launch, flight trials next year

Rt.com A prototype of the new Russian Sarmat ICBM, which is meant to replace heavy silo-based Satan missiles, is ready for field trials in summer next year, TASS reported. The schedule was pushed back a few months after the location for trials was changed. The RS-28 Sarmat is the newest heavy liquid-propelled intercontinental ballistic missile… read more

November 17, 2015 | Threat News

China to Receive Russia’s S-400 Missile Defense Systems in 12-18 Months

The Diplomat: China will receive its first batch of S-400 Triumph long-range anti-aircraft missile systems within the next 12 to 18 months, TASS reports. “Supplies are planned no earlier than in a year, or more likely, in a year-and-a-half,” a Russian defense industry source told TASS last Thursday. The signing of the contract for four… read more

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