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March 7, 2019 | Threat News

Movement at North Korea ICBM plant viewed as missile-related, South says

(Reuters) – New activity has been detected at a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missiles plant, South Korean media said on Thursday, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he would be very disappointed if Pyongyang rebuilt a rocket site. Movement of cargo vehicles was spotted recently around a factory at Sanumdong in Pyongyang, which produced North… read more

March 6, 2019 | Threat News

North Korea rebuilding rocket launch site after failed summit, reports say

Fox News: North Korea is restoring a rocket launch site it had dismantled as part of its disarmament pledge last year — just a week after a nuclear summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump ended without an agreement, reports said Wednesday. New satellite images show that efforts to rebuild some structures at… read more

March 5, 2019 | Threat News

Russia to train 100 Chinese servicemen for second regiment of S-400 — source

TASS: MOSCOW, March 5. /TASS/. About 100 Chinese military servicemen will undergo a course of instruction in Russia in March-June in the operation of the air defense system S-400 Triumf. They will be trained to operate the second regimental set of this system, to be handed over to China in the second half of the… read more

March 5, 2019 | Threat News

China’s military is going from strength to strength under Xi Jinping

CNN: Hong Kong (CNN)Under Chinese President Xi Jinping, a revolution has been taking place inside Beijing’s armed forces. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has grown and modernized rapidly since China reopened to the world in the 1980s, but under Xi that pace has accelerated with a focus on fighting and winning future wars. Xi has also… read more

March 5, 2019 | Threat News

North Korea Still Using Uranium-Enrichment Facility, U.N. Agency Says

Wall Street Journal: North Korea is still using a uranium-enrichment facility at the heart of last week’s summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the United Nations atomic agency said. In a quarterly report released Monday, Yukiya Amano, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, said a five-megawatt reactor at the Yongbyon nuclear… read more

March 4, 2019 | Threat News

New regiment set of S-400 air defense missile systems arrives for Russia’s Baltic Fleet

TASS: KALININGRAD, March 4. /TASS/. A new regiment set of Russia’s most advanced S-400 long-range surface-to air missile systems has arrived for the Baltic Fleet under the defense procurement plan, the Fleet’s press office reported on Monday. “The new S-400 Triumf air defense missile system has arrived at its permanent base in the Kaliningrad Region… read more

March 1, 2019 | Threat News

Iran Shows off Unusual Ship-Killing Torpedo/Missile Combination

Popular Mechanics: Footage of a new Iranian missile that can be launched from a submarine appears to be genuine, according to an authority on submarines and submarine-launched weapons. The new ship-killer is designed to leave a submarine encapsulated in a torpedo. The missile then separates from the torpedo, homing in on enemy ships. The new… read more

March 1, 2019 | Threat News

New Russian missile threat to homeland

Washington Times: The commander of the military’s Northern Command warned this week that Moscow is deploying conventionally armed missiles that for the first time are capable of striking targets deep inside the United States. Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, who is also commander of the U.S.-Canadian North American Aerospace Command (NORAD), stated in prepared congressional testimony that while… read more

March 1, 2019 | Threat News

Russia’s Latest Diesel-Electric Attack Sub to Commence Sea Trials in 2019

TASS: Russia second Project 677 Lada-class diesel-electric attack submarine (SSK), christened Kronstadt, will undergo a series of trials in 2019, the commander in chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Vladimir Korolyov, told reporters during a visit to the Rubin Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering in St. Petersburg this month. “Serial production of the non-nuclear Lada-class submarines continues. This… read more

February 28, 2019 | Threat News

Trump-Kim summit breaks down after North Korea demands end to sanctions

BBC – A summit between Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended without agreement after the US refused North Korean demands for sanctions relief, the US president has said. “It was all about the sanctions,” Mr Trump told reporters. “They wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety and we couldn’t do that.”… read more

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