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September 12, 2018 | Threat News

Iskander-M systems to strike targets hundreds of kilometers away during Vostok drills

TASS: MOSCOW, August 12. /TASS/. As part of the large-scale Vostok-2018 drills, missile units from the Urals will conduct live firing from Iskander-M tactical operational missile systems at the Kapustin Yar training ground in southern Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service said on Wednesday. “Earlier, Iskander-M missile crews were redeployed to the Astrakhan Region… read more

September 11, 2018 | Threat News

Vostok 2018: a showcase of Russian military might and ties with China

South China Morning Post: Russia’s biggest military exercise in nearly four decades will get under way on Tuesday in a five-day show of its power in the far east. President Vladimir Putin is expected to inspect the Vostok 2018 war games involving 300,000 troops from Russia’s Eastern and Central military districts, the biggest of their kind… read more

September 10, 2018 | Threat News

Iran’s Homegrown Missile Defense System Successfully Tested: Commander

Tasnim News Agency: Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Brigadier General Mahmoud Ebrahiminejad described the domestically made Bavar-373 as “more powerful and more reliable” than S-300 missile system which was purchased from Russia in 2016. Suffice to say that an indigenized product gives the military expert the confidence that every part the need will be… read more

September 10, 2018 | Threat News

IRAN’S Attack On Kurds Is A Message To Washington, Riyadh, and Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Post: The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Iran claimed credit for a missile attack on Kurdish opposition groups in Koya in northern Iraq. The attack on Saturday killed a dozen and wounded numerous others. It was the first time Iranian forces had used this kind of precision missile attack deep inside Iraq.… read more

September 10, 2018 | Threat News

North Korea keeps ICBMs out of sight at 70th anniversary parade

Nikkei Asian Review: SEOUL — North Korea on Sunday celebrated the 70th anniversary of its founding with a military parade but kept its intercontinental ballistic missiles under wraps, apparently signaling its commitment to denuclearization talks with the U.S. Tens of thousands of soldiers — men and women — marched in Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square… read more

September 7, 2018 | Threat News

North Korea turns 70: all eyes on missile displays at upcoming military parade

The Guardian: North Korea is set to hold a massive military parade on Sunday to mark the 70th anniversary of the country’s founding, a powerful display of martial might as talks with the US over the country’s nuclear weapons program stall. The parade will coincide with visits from foreign dignitaries and a large-scale choreographed performance… read more

September 6, 2018 | Threat News

Kim Jong Un Still Has Faith in President Trump and Is Committed to Denuclearization, South Koreans Say After Meeting

TIME: (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un still has faith in President Donald Trump’s commitment to ending their nations’ hostile relations, but he’s frustrated by questions about his willingness to denuclearize and wants his “goodwill measures” to be met in kind, South Korean officials said Thursday. The trove of comments from… read more

September 4, 2018 | Threat News

Russia has special weapon to respond to USA’s salvo missile attack

Pravda: Officials with the Defence Ministry informed about a successful test of a modernised missile defence system at the Sary-Shagan range in Kazakhstan. “The tactical and technical indicators of the missile concerning its range, accuracy and duration significantly exceed those of modern weapons,” Colonel Andrei Prikhodko, deputy commander of the Air Defence Missile Defence of… read more

September 4, 2018 | Threat News

PLA reveals details of S-300 missile trial and deployment

Asia Times: The People’s Liberation Army Daily ran a photo feature last week that sheds light on the force’s deployment and trial of the S-300 long-range surface-to-air missile system bought from Russia. Photographs showed artillerymen assigned to a surface-to-air missile brigade under the PLA’s Northern Theater Command preparing the installation of S-300 missiles, designed to… read more

August 31, 2018 | Threat News

New Images Show Iranian Surface-to-Surface Missile Facility in Syria

The Jerusalem Post: New satellite images of an area in northwestern Syria show the establishment a new Iranian surface-to-surface missile factory which may house weapons capable of striking Israel. The images taken by ImageSat International (ISI) purport to show evidence suggesting that Iran is continuing to build various facilities related to the development and production… read more

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