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November 19, 2018 | Threat News

Avangard and Poseidon: Russia’s 15,000mph missile and sea drone are too quick for the West

The Times: The latest weapons developed by Russia have left the West “woefully” vulnerable, says General Sir Richard Barrons, former head of Britain’s joint forces command. “The Russians have built scope and capability that we don’t have,” Barrons said last week. “It has put the West at risk in the short term.” Vladimir Putin, the… read more

November 19, 2018 | Threat News

China Has Built ‘Great Wall of SAMs’ In Pacific: US Adm. Davidson

Breaking Defense: HALIFAX: By turning reefs and atolls in the disputed South China Sea into fortified artificial islands, complete with anti-aircraft Surface-to-Air Missiles, China has transformed “what was a great wall of sand just three years ago [into] a great wall of SAMs,” the US commander in the Pacific said here today. The militarization of… read more

November 16, 2018 | Threat News

Russian Cruiser Fires Odd Torpedo Tube-Launched Anti-Sub Missile During Arctic Exercise

The Drive: Russia recently concluded a series of drills in the Barents Sea, situated above the Arctic Circle, which had occurred in an area that overlapped in part with where NATO forces were conducting the alliance’s largest exercise in decades. The Kremlin had caused something of a stir by alerting civilian pilots and mariners in… read more

November 16, 2018 | Threat News

North Korea Says It Has Tested ‘Ultramodern Tactical Weapon’

The New York Times: SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has tested a new tactical weapon, the North’s official news media said on Friday, reporting that Kim Jong-un witnessed the event in his first publicized visit to a weapons test site since the country test-launched its intercontinental ballistic missile last November. State media did not… read more

November 15, 2018 | Threat News

Northern Fleet to get first Arctic air defense systems Tor on November 22 — source

TASS: MOSCOW, November 15. /TASS/. The first Artic air defense systems Tor will be delivered to the Northern Fleet next week, a source in the military-industrial complex told TASS. “The first battalion of Arctic air defense systems Tor-M2DT will be handed over to the Northern Fleet on November 22,” the source said. Earlier, the chief… read more

November 14, 2018 | Threat News

Hypersonic Target Missile for Advanced Weapons Testing Being Created in Russia

Sputnik International: MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A hypersonic target missile designed for testing of advanced weapons is being developed in Russia, director general of Russian scientific and production enterprise NPO Molniya, Olga Sokolova, told Sputnik. “We are currently carrying out research and development work on this missile, which should be completed in 2019 with further putting… read more

November 13, 2018 | Threat News

China’s stealth fighter jets feature missiles during airshow show of force

Fox News: China’s largest airshow featured a show of force Sunday, as the country showed off the missiles in its advanced J-20 stealth fighter jet during a flyover. The two J-20 fighter jets opened their missile bay doors to the public and displayed the six missiles inside, the Global Times reported. Chinese experts told the state… read more

November 13, 2018 | Threat News

Russian guided missile cruiser enters Atlantic after Mediterranean mission

TASS: MURMANSK, November 12. /TASS/. A group of the Russian Northern Fleet’s warships and support vessels led by the guided missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov has entered the Atlantic Ocean through the Strait of Gibraltar after accomplishing its Mediterranean mission, the Fleet’s press office reported on Monday. “The group of the Northern Fleet’s warships and support… read more

November 13, 2018 | Threat News

North Korea is still working on its ballistic missile program, say U.S. officials

NBC News: WASHINGTON — North Korea is continuing work on its ballistic missile program, U.S. officials briefed on recent intelligence tell NBC News, confirming the gist of a private report Monday detailing recent improvements made at undeclared military sites. A separate analysis by the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, provided exclusively to NBC News, describes… read more

November 9, 2018 | Threat News

Chinese firm unveils new cruise missile

The Global Times: Chinese mining company Guangdong Hongda Blasting revealed technical details of its recently tested supersonic cruise missile, HD-1, at the Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province, leading a military expert to believe it could be a cost-efficient aircraft carrier killer and fleet demolisher. The made-for-export HD-1 debuted at the air… read more

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