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September 26, 2018 | Threat News

Russia’s Bastion coastal defense fires supersonic missiles in first Arctic drills

RT News: The Russian Navy has test-fired a supersonic Onyx anti-ship cruise missile for the first time. It was launched from the Bastion missile-defense system, which was recently deployed to the Russian Arctic. A video of the launch shows one P-800 Onyx missile, which can travel at speeds of up to 1,980mph, shooting up in… read more

September 26, 2018 | Threat News

New mobile missile complexes may replace Yars after 2030

TASS: KRASNOYARSK, September 25. /TASS/. Developing the image of new generation ground-based systems that will replace the current systems Yars in the 2030s is a high priority of the Russian space rocket industry, the president of the Union of Space Rocket Industry Employers, Sergei Ponomaryov, told a youth conference in Karsnoyarsk on Tuesday. “There is… read more

September 25, 2018 | Threat News

Russia Deploys Coastal Missiles in Arctic Drills

The Moscow Times: The Russian military has deployed coastal defense missile systems in the Arctic amid increased military activity in the region. Moscow renewed interest in the Arctic with the discovery of untapped oil and natural gas reserves and a desire to secure access to the Northern Sea Route — a strategic trade artery that… read more

September 25, 2018 | Threat News

Iranian Media Threatens Saudi Arabia, UAE With Missile Strikes – Reports

Sputnik International: Fars News Agency, a semi-official media resource affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, released and then pulled a video appearing to threaten the Saudi and UAE capitals with destruction in the aftermath of the terrorism in Ahvaz. The Twitter video, which features a compilation of clips, was copied by a few users before being deleted, and shows footage of the Ahvaz attack… read more

September 25, 2018 | Threat News

Russia test-fired newest Kh-35U anti-ship missiles during recent drills

Defence Blog: The Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) successfully test-fired a Kh-35U anti-ship missile (ASM) from its Su-34 long-range strike aircraft at a naval test range of the Pacific fleet, according to the country’s Ministry of Defense. “As part of the implementation of planned combat missions at the Pacific Fleet’s naval test range, Su-34 multifunctional fighter-bombers carried out practical launches… read more

September 24, 2018 | Threat News

Saudi air defense shoot down missile from Yemen

Zawya: RIYADH – The Royal Saudi Air Defense Force (RSADS) intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired by the Yemeni Houthi militia towards Jazan city, southwest Saudi Arabia, on Saturday evening. The launching of the missile from Sa’da governorate, north Yemen, was detected at 20:17, local time, and the missile was timely destroyed without resulting… read more

September 24, 2018 | Threat News

Russia to send newer, S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

Washington Post: MOSCOW — Russia announced Monday it will supply Syria’s government with more modern, S-300 missile defense systems after last week’s downing of a Russian plane by Syria, a friendly fire incident that sent regional tensions over the war-torn country soaring… Read full post.… read more

September 21, 2018 | Threat News

Third battalion of S-400 air defense systems enters duty in Crimea

TASS: MOSCOW, September 21. /TASS/. A third battalion of air defense systems S-400 Triumf has entered duty in Crimea, the Black Sea Fleet’s spokesman told the media on Friday. “Combat crews of the S-400 air defense missile systems organic to the Air Force and Air Defense group of the Southern Military District have entered duty… read more

September 21, 2018 | Threat News

Nikki Haley: Iran Proxies Reportedly Developing Missile Production in Iraq

The Jerusalem Post: Iranian proxies in Iraq are reportedly developing the capacity to produce missiles, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said on Thursday as she warned against the growing Iranian foothold in Iraq. “In recent months, Iran’s aggression has escalated. Iranian proxies in Iraq operate openly, with funding, training, and weapons supplied by… read more

September 20, 2018 | Threat News

Russia launches second Kalibr missile-equipped attack submarine after 13 years

The Defense Post: Russia has launched the Kronshtadt, the second of its diesel Lada-class diesel-electric attack submarines, after numerous delays that stretched its build time to 13 years. The Kronshtadt was launched in a ceremony at St. Petersburg Admiralty Shipyard on Thursday, September 20, Tass reported. Construction of the submarine, part of the Russian Navy’s Project 677,… read more

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