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March 28, 2017 | Threat News

North Korea Has Carried Out Another Rocket Engine Test, U.S. Officials Say

Times: (WASHINGTON) — North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that U.S. officials believe could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, officials told Reuters on Monday. The latest test follows one earlier this month, and is another sign of Pyongyang’s advancing weapons program. It comes amid… read more

March 27, 2017 | Threat News

Syria threatens Scud missile strikes if Israeli airstrikes continue

Business Insiders: After Syrian forces fired missiles at Israeli jets returning from airstrikes in the country’s ISIS-held eastern side, Syria reportedly issued a stern warning to Israel through their Russian allies — more airstrikes will be met by Scud missile fire in return. “Despite a 6-year war Syria is not weak and knows how to… read more

March 27, 2017 | Threat News

North Korea’s ballistic missiles could hit Australia, foreign minister Julie Bishop warns

Business Insider Australia: North Korea has developed ballistic missile technology capable of reaching Australia, according to Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop. During a visit to South Korea last month, Bishop spoke with US General Vincent K. Brooks, commander of UN and US forces in the country, who told her about the new security risk to… read more

March 24, 2017 | Threat News

Alaska military commander concerned North Korea threat is increased

KTUU: On Thursday the commander of the 11th Air Force told the Joint Armed Services Committee said the threat from North Korea has increased. “Certainly North Korea and the rhetoric that’s coming from North Korea and the activity that we’re seeing makes me as a military commander have concern that the threat is increased,” said… read more

March 24, 2017 | Threat News

North Korea Likely To Wrap Up Winter Training With With More Missile, Nuclear Tests

Daily Caller: North Korea is expected to end its winter training with further provocations, the South Korean military reports. North Korea has aggressively tested new weapons technology and launched multiple missiles in recent weeks, and there is a strong possibility that the Korean People’s Army still has more provocative behavior in store. “Chances are high… read more

March 24, 2017 | Threat News

Iran sanctions bill unveiled by bipartisan Senate group

Politico: Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) on Thursday unveiled a bipartisan bill to slap Iran with new sanctions because of the country’s ballistic missile development, support for U.S.-designated terrorist groups and human rights violations. Democratic co-sponsors, including Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Foreign Relations ranking member Ben Cardin of Maryland, emphasized that… read more

March 22, 2017 | Threat News

Failed North Korean missile exploded ‘within seconds,’ US says

CNN: A North Korean missile fired Wednesday exploded “within seconds of launch,” according to US Pacific Command. US officials confirmed North Korea had attempted to launch a missile near Kalma, on the country’s east coast, but early reports suggest it failed. “South Korea and the US are aware of the missile launch and to their… read more

March 22, 2017 | Threat News

Chinese missile-test sites appear to mirror US bases in Japan

Stars and Stripes: YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — As worrisome as North Korea’s missile capability has become, defense experts say China is a more potent threat to U.S. interests in Asia, with Beijing capable of showering bases in Japan with missiles and leaving U.S. forces little time to react. Google Earth images showing Chinese missile… read more

March 21, 2017 | Threat News

US: North Korean rocket engine could go on long-range missile

CNN: Washington (CNN)Two US defense officials told CNN Monday that the rocket engine North Korea tested Sunday could possibly be used in an eventual intercontinental ballistic missile. The officials added that it is still not clear whether the engine would require some adjustment to be used in an ICBM, if it can indeed be used… read more

March 20, 2017 | Threat News

Yemeni ballistic missile strikes air base in Saudi capital: Report

Press TV: The missile of Borkan-2 type accurately struck King Salman Air Base on Saturday, Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported. In a statement carried by Yemen’s official Saba news agency, a Houthi military official said the missile attack came in retaliation for the criminal Saudi war on Yemen. Meanwhile, the Yemeni army pledged that missiles… read more

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