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August 25, 2017 | Threat News

Russian forces in Syria test use of air, sea-based missiles in one attack for first time

Tass News: KUBINKA /Moscow region/, August 25. /TASS/. During the operation against terrorists in Syria, the Russian military for the first time used accurate air and sea-based missiles in one attack, Russian Deputy General Staff Chief Lieutenant-General Igor Makushev, who is also Chairman of the Russian Armed Forces’ Military and Scientific Committee, said on Friday.… read more

August 25, 2017 | Threat News

US Worried Pak’s N-weapons Could Land up in Terrorists’ Hands: Official

News 18: Washington: The Trump administration is worried that nuclear weapons and materials in Pakistan could land up in the hands of terror groups and the concerns are aggravated by the development of tactical weapons, a senior US official has said. The senior Trump administration official said that during a compressive review, one of the… read more

August 25, 2017 | Threat News

Turkey Chooses Russia’s S-400 Missile Defence System in Defiance of NATO, Growing Ankara-Moscow Rapprochement

Global Research: Turkey’s missile defence dilemma has continued for a while. Recent reports confirm that Turkey has agreed to purchase Russian air and missile defence system, the S-400 Triumph. The deal is worth $2.5 billion under which Turkey would receive two batteries of anti-missile system. The S-400 weapon system can detect track and destroying aircraft,… read more

August 24, 2017 | Threat News

New Syrian Missile Factories look a lot like ones in Iran

The Drive: Satellite imagery appears to confirm earlier reports that Syria is building a new ballistic missile production complex near the city of Baniyas. Various features at the site suggest that the Syrian regime of Bashar Al Assad is actively working with the Iranian government on its construction and that it may be part of… read more

August 24, 2017 | Threat News

Russian nuclear bombers on mission near North Korea stopped by fighter jets

The Daily Star: Tupolev-95MS bombers were intercepted by South Korean and Japanese fighter jets while flying over neutral waters, Russia’s defense ministry said. The bombers, codenamed “Bears” by NATO, had a tense mid-air stand-off with the fighter jets during parts of the flight. Russia’s Sukhoi-35S fighter jets and A-50 aircraft also took part in the… read more

August 23, 2017 | Threat News

New North Korea photos reveal hidden details of missile program

CNN: Newly released photos appear to reveal unexpected advances in North Korea’s missile program, experts say, including a previously unseen type of projectile. On Wednesday, North Korean state media KCNA announced leader Kim Jong Un had visited the country’s Chemical Material Institute of the Academy of Defense Sciences. “He instructed the institute to produce more… read more

August 23, 2017 | Threat News

How Russian Hypersonic Missiles Shattering the Pillars of US Naval Doctrine

Sputnik News: Russia’s top-secret Zircon hypersonic missiles are likely to change the balance of power at sea, RIA Novosti contributor Andrei Stanavov writes, recalling that exactly 55 years ago the Soviet K-10S supersonic nuclear-armed missile caught NATO commanders by surprise. Russia’s Zircon maneuvering hypersonic missile may turn the US strategic naval doctrine upside down, RIA… read more

August 23, 2017 | Threat News

North Korea reveals missile plans as Kim orders production boost

The Express Tribune: North Korea revealed plans for the development of its missile programme on Wednesday, as leader Kim Jong-Un ordered stepped-up production of rocket engines and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) nosecones. Under Kim, Pyongyang has made rapid strides in its ballistic missile technology, which it is banned from pursuing under United Nations resolutions that… read more

August 22, 2017 | Threat News

Salehi Says Iran Could Resume Uranium Enrichment In Five Days

Radio Free Europe: The head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization has said that the country would need only five days to resume high-level uranium enrichment. The August 22 comments by Ali Akbar Salehi follow accusations by the U.S. administration that Tehran is not abiding by the spirit of the 2015 agreement with world powers, which… read more

August 22, 2017 | Threat News

S-500 anti-aircraft missile system undergoes state trials successfully

Pravdareport: Russia’s state-of-the-art S-500 anti-aircraft missile system will pass into service at Russian aerospace forces upon the completion of test trials. For the time being, the system has successfully passed a certain stage of inspections, Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov said at the 3rd International Military Technical Forum “Army-2017.” Specialists currently test the antiaircraft guided… read more

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