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June 13, 2017 | Threat News

This new ramjet engine could triple the range of Chinese missiles

Popular Science: China’s developing a hypersonic weapon that has triple the range of existing Chinese air-to-air missiles. The premise: a ramjet engine that can turn already deadly missiles into weapons that have greater range, maneuverability, and speed. In a May 31 report, the Science and Technology Daily announced that the 4th Research Institute of the… read more

June 13, 2017 | Threat News

Suspected North Korean drone photographed US missile defense system

The New York Post: SEOUL, South Korea — A suspected North Korean drone photographed a U.S. missile defense system in South Korea before it crashed near the border where it was found last week, Seoul’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday. The finding came four days after North Korea tested new anti-ship missiles in a continuation of… read more

June 13, 2017 | Threat News

Pentagon chief declares North Korea the new top threat to U.S. security

The Washington Post: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis declared North Korea the “most urgent and dangerous threat to peace and security,” before the House Armed Services Committee on Monday night, moving Kim Jong Un’s regime past Russia as the No. 1 threat that the United States faces. The statement was included in the defense secretary’s prepared… read more

June 12, 2017 | Threat News

North Korea ‘Not Far’ From Testing Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

NDTV: North Korea says it has moved closer to test-firing an intercontinental ballistic missile with the potential of hitting the U.S. mainland. “U.S. President Donald Trump has said the world will never see North Korea reach the final stage of developing nuclear weapons that could reach the U.S., but recent strategic weapon tests have proved… read more

June 12, 2017 | Threat News

The North Korean threat: US missile defense isn’t optional

The Washington Examiner: The United States has the strongest military in the world, but we must devote more resources to strengthening our missile defense capabilities. A strong missile defense program will preserve the peace and complete the promise of President Ronald Reagan of a defensive shield to protect America from nuclear attack. As Reagan said… read more

June 9, 2017 | Threat News

North Korea says it has tested new anti-ship missile

The Washington Post: SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday it has test-launched a new type of cruise missile capable of striking U.S. and South Korean warships “at will,” as South Korea found a suspected North Korean drone near the tense border between the rivals. The missiles are the fourth new missile system North… read more

June 8, 2017 | Threat News

North Korea fires suspected land-to-ship missiles as South Korea delays THAAD

Reuters: North Korea fired what appeared to be several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, a day after the South postponed full deployment of a controversial U.S. anti-missile system designed to deter a North Korean attack. The launches, the latest in a fast-paced series of missile tests defying world… read more

June 7, 2017 | Threat News


Newsweek: Russia has reportedly carried out a test of Zircon, a hypersonic missile system, one year ahead of schedule. The system, which could possibly render Western anti-aircraft defense “obsolete,” can travel up to 4,6000 mph, according to the state-controlled Sputnik news agency. The system could be installed on PyotrVeliky, Russia’s nuclear-powered missile strike ship, The… read more

June 7, 2017 | Threat News

China Missiles Can Send Nukes to Western Pacific, U.S. Says

Bloomberg Politics: China’s deployment of missiles able to deliver nuclear warheads to U.S. bases on Guam were among the military advancements highlighted in an annual Pentagon report. The intermediate-range Dongfeng-26 rockets could also be used for conventional strikes against ships in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Department of Defense said in its annual assessment of… read more

June 6, 2017 | Threat News

U.S. again calls on China to ramp up pressure on nuclear-armed North Korea

Japan Times: SYDNEY/SEOUL – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday China should do more on the issue of North Korea, which has stepped up its nuclear and missile programs in defiance of U.S. pressure and United Nations resolutions. North Korea has become a security priority for Washington since Pyongyang vowed to accelerate… read more

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