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November 5, 2018 | Threat News

China to showcase new Sea Eagle submarine-launched cruise missile

Defense-Blog: The CM-780UN See Eagle is a newest Chinese submarine-launched anti-ship and coastal anti ship and land attack cruise missiles. The new Sea Eagle missile weapon system is launched from submarine via the standard horizontal torpedo launcher and is suitable for all kinds of submarines. It is used to attack large-medium-sized surface, ship, and fixed… read more

November 5, 2018 | Threat News

Undeterred by US sanctions, Iran puts latest air defense gear to test in massive drill

PressTV: Dubbed the Defenders of Velayat Skies 2018, the two-day drills kicked off on Monday and will feature joint operations by the Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Aerospace Force and the Iranian Air Force, which is the aviation branch of Iran’s Army. Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, the deputy commander… read more

November 5, 2018 | Threat News

PICTURE: CASIC shows off new long-range strike UAV

Flight Global: The China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) has displayed a model of the WJ-700, a new long-range UAV designed for reconnaissance and attack missions. The jet powered WJ-700 has an endurance of 20hr and has two hard points under each wing. The example on display was shown with models of the CM-102… read more

November 5, 2018 | Threat News

NORINCO to showcase battle tanks, air defense systems, intelligent weapons at Airshow

Global Times: China North Industries Group Corporation Limited (NORINCO) will bring its independently developed main battle tanks and armored vehicles, anti-missile and air defense systems, and intelligent ammunition among other weapons to Airshow China 2018 starting Tuesday in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province. NORINCO will use real products, VR simulations, dynamic performance and other means… read more

November 2, 2018 | Threat News

China’s missile-armed unmanned helicopter passes testing

ECNS.cn: China successfully launched a missile from an unmanned attack helicopter AV500W, with the projectile hitting a target 4.5 kilometers from the aircraft. The aircraft, developed and produced by the Aviation Industry Corp of China, the State-owned aircraft giant, has a maximum takeoff weight of 500 kilograms, a maximum speed of 170 kilometers per hour… read more

November 2, 2018 | Threat News

China copied Russian Kornet tank-killer missiles

Defense Blog: China North Industries Corporation (Norinco) has released promo video ahead of the AirShow China 2018 exhibition, which is set to take place in that southern Chinese city from 6–11 November. Released footage is showing the company’s latest capabilities included new man-portable anti-tank guided missile system. The new Norinco’s man-portable anti-tank guided missile system… read more

November 2, 2018 | Threat News

Early warning planes key to improving PLA’s carriers

Asia Times: Taditionally a land power, Beijing has felt compelled by events in the last two centuries to see the Pacific Ocean as its vulnerable flank. Now China has made no secret of its quest to develop an aircraft carrier rapidly with aviation capabilities similar to those of the United States. Buying a mothballed Soviet-built hull and… read more

October 31, 2018 | Threat News

Serial production of Russia’s ICBMs Sarmat to begin in 2021 — source

TASS: MOSCOW, October 31. /TASS/. Serial production of the new generation inter-continental ballistic missiles Sarmat is scheduled to begin in 2021. The first regiment armed with these missiles will enter duty later in the same year, a source in the Russian defense-industrial complex told TASS. “The deadline for completing the Sarmat’s flight tests and authorizing… read more

October 30, 2018 | Threat News

Yemeni rebels unveil new missile

Jane’s 360: The Yemeni rebel group Ansar Allah (Houthis) unveiled a guided version of its Badr-1 artillery rocket on 28 October, potentially giving it a weapon system that can carry out precision strikes on Saudi Arabia. The group released a video showing a spokesman holding a press conference while standing in front of the new… read more

October 29, 2018 | Threat News

Russia to set up 2 regiments armed with Avangard hypersonic missiles by 2027, says source

TASS: MOSCOW, October 29. /TASS/. Russia’s state armament program stipulates deploying two regiments armed with Avangard hypersonic missile systems by 2027, a source in the domestic defense industry told TASS on Monday. “The year 2027 is the term for deploying two regiments of six launchers each and putting them on combat duty. For the purpose… read more

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