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July 27, 2018 | Threat News

China to test fire Russian S-400 systems for first time in late July-early August: Source

TASS: MOSCOW, July 27. /TASS/. China plans to carry out the first-time test firing of Russia’s S-400 Triumf missile defense systems in the end of July or in early August, a military and diplomatic source told TASS. “It is planned that in late July-early August the unit of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, which underwent… read more

July 26, 2018 | Threat News

Iran Upgrades 10 Su-22 Fighter Jets Domestically

Defense World: Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has upgraded 10 Sukhoi Su-22 fighter jets and will soon equip them with long-range cruise missiles having a range of 1500 kilometers. The IRGC’s fighter jets will be equipped with cruise missiles with a range of 1500 kilometers, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace… read more

July 26, 2018 | Threat News

China’s Advanced Submarines Are ‘Breaking Records’

The National Interest: While Russia is the most technologically sophisticated undersea warfare threat faced by the United States Navy, there is one area where the threat from Beijing exceeds the one posed by Moscow. China has successfully developed and fielded diesel-electric submarines with Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) technology, unlike Russia, which has thus far failed… read more

July 26, 2018 | Threat News

China’s Military Accepts First S-400 Missile Air Defense Regiment From Russia

The Diplomat: The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) officially took ownership of the first regimental set of Russian-made S-400 Triumf advanced interceptor-based air defense systems (NATO reporting name: SA-21 Growler) last week, according to Russian media reports. “Last week, an acceptance certificate was signed for the first batch of S-400 systems that was delivered from Russia by… read more

July 25, 2018 | Threat News

Russia’s sole aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov to enter 7-month trials after upgrade

TASS: MOSCOW, July 25. /TASS/. Russia’s sole aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov will undergo 7-month trials after its repairs and upgrade, Zvyozdochka Shipyard CEO Sergei Marichev told TASS on Wednesday. “In mid-April this year, a contract was signed for the repairs and some modernization works that will last two years and a half, after which seven-month… read more

July 25, 2018 | Threat News

Russia’s Nuclear Tsunami Apocalypse Torpedo is Named ‘Poseidon’

Popular Mechanics: Russia’s dreaded nuclear torpedo, designed to nuke entire coastal cities into oblivion and trigger tsunamis, has been sighted in tests at sea. Once thought a hoax, internet researchers have tracked development of the system all the way back to 2008. The weapon was recently named “Poseidon” after the Russian military polled the public… read more

July 25, 2018 | Threat News

Iran-backed Houthis Hit Saudi Oil Tanker Off Yemen Coast

Haaretz: Yemen’s Houthi movement attacked a Saudi oil tanker in the Red Sea, causing slight damage, the Western-backed Arab coalition said on Wednesday, after the Houthis reported targeting a Saudi warship in the area. Saudi Arabia and Sunni Muslim allies have been fighting in Yemen for three years against the Iran-aligned Houthis, who control much… read more

July 23, 2018 | Threat News

Moscow vows to respond with China against US missile shield deployment to Japan, S.Korea

TASS: SALEKHARD, July 23. /TASS/. South Korea and Japan undermine their own security by endorsing the US missile defense system’s deployment to their territory, while Russia and China have to take retaliatory measures, Russian Ambassador to China Andrei Denisov told reporters on Monday. “Those who house such facilities on their territory, which our Chinese partners… read more

July 23, 2018 | Threat News

Russian Navy strengthened by 3 advanced warships & 49 Kalibr cruise missiles

RT News: Three advanced warships and 49 Kalibr cruise missiles were among the hardware added to the Russian Navy in the first six months of the year, Russia’s Defense Ministry has revealed. The new naval acquisitions included “three newly built combat ships, two support vessels, and one warship that had undergone repairs, as well as… read more

July 23, 2018 | Threat News

Iran opens missile production line, rejects Trump’s threat

PressTV: The head of Iranian volunteer Basij forces says the United States is not in a position to threaten Iran, dismissing President Donald Trump’s pugnacious Tweeter message addressed to President Hassan Rouhani as “psychological warfare.” “Trump’s statements against Iran are psychological warfare. He is not in a position to act against Iran,” Brigadier-General Qolam-Hossein Gheibparvar… read more

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