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July 10, 2018 | Threat News

China newspaper denounces US Navy ships’ Taiwan Strait passage

Navy Times: BEIJING — A ruling Chinese Communist Party newspaper on Monday denounced the passage of a pair of U.S. Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait as a “psychological game,” as the two sides square off over trade and relations with self-governing Taiwan. The Global Times said in an editorial that the U.S. was adding… read more

July 9, 2018 | Threat News

China Advances In Air Defence Missile System Development

Defense World: Researchers from the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp’s Second Academy have developed a control systems or the “brain” of a new air defence missile system. “Compared with previous generations of air-defense missiles, the new-generation missile system will have a wider range of targets……, taking China into the ranks of a handful of… read more

July 9, 2018 | Threat News

Russia Unveils New 1L122E-series Air-Defense radars

Indrastra: On July 3, 2018, Russia unveiled two air-defense radars of  1L122  series which able to detect a variety of targets including aircraft, helicopters, cruise missiles, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Russia is developing these small radar hardware for a decade to supports its man-portable air defense systems and to create a robust command station… read more

July 6, 2018 | Threat News

China is quietly conducting electronic warfare tests in the South China Sea

CNBC: China is quietly testing electronic warfare assets recently installed at fortified outposts in the South China Sea, according to sources who have seen U.S. intelligence reports. Intelligence assessments, which were curated less than a month ago, say this is the first known use of the equipment since its deployment earlier this year to outposts… read more

July 6, 2018 | Threat News

Russian warships to hold missile firing drills off Syria’s coast

TASS: MOSCOW, July 6. /TASS/. The Russian Navy’s Mediterranean taskforce warships will hold missile firing drills off the coast of Syria, according to a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) circulated on Friday. An area in the eastern Mediterranean between the Syrian coast and the island of Cyprus across the port of Tartus will be reserved for… read more

July 5, 2018 | Threat News

Russia receives official request from Serbia for supplies of S-300 complexes: Source

TASS: MOSCOW, July 4. /TASS/. Russia has received an official request from Serbia for supplies of S-300PMU-2 missile systems in 2021, a well-informed military diplomatic source told TASS. “Serbia has sent an official request for the supplies of a regimental package of S-300PMU-2 that consists of a regimental command post and two missile battalions,” he… read more

July 5, 2018 | Threat News

Yemen’s Houthis highlight new underground missile launchers

Long War Journal: In a new video highlighting a recent ballistic missile launch directed at an airport in southern Saudi Arabia, Yemen’s Houthi rebels also unveiled to the world its underground missile launchers. The video showcased a Badr-1 ballistic missile reportedly fired at an airport in Khamis Mushayt from an underground launcher. Saba, a website… read more

July 5, 2018 | Threat News

China’s ‘supergun’ to be fitted to new destroyers

News.com.au: BEIJING’s determination to ‘leapfrog’ the United States in defence technology has taken another jump forward, with the launch of two new ships said to be capable of mounting a deadly new weapon system. Earlier this year China surprised the world when it appeared to confirm speculation that an unusual prototype gun seen aboard a… read more

July 4, 2018 | Threat News

Russia likely to deliver S-300 missiles to Syria

MTL News: Russia plans to soon deliver an antiaircraft missile system, known as the S-300, to Syria, Defense Ministry’s Col.-Gen. Sergei Rudskoi told reporters on Wednesday. “Russian experts will continue to train Syrian military servicemen, particularly teaching them to use the new missile defense systems that are planned to be delivered to Syria in the… read more

July 4, 2018 | Threat News

Russia Establishes New Counter-UAV Unit

iHLS: Russia has been accelerating its counter-uav efforts. Its Ministry of Defense announced the creation of a new unit designed to counter unmanned aerial vehicles. The new unit, made up of 50 military personnel specialized in air defense and electronics systems, will use Borisoglebsk 2 as a base system, which is a multi-functional electronic warfare… read more

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