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January 16, 2018 | Threat News

Russian military conducts massive missile drills

ABC News: The Russian military is conducting massive drills involving truck-mounted intercontinental ballistic missile launchers. The Defense Ministry said maneuvers involving Topol-M and Yars missile launchers began Monday. Those types of nuclear-tipped ICBMs are mounted on heavy all-terrain vehicles, making it more difficult for an enemy to spot them. The ministry said the drills are… read more

January 16, 2018 | Threat News

China Sent Nuclear Missile Attack Submarine to Disputed Islands, Japan Says

Newsweek: A foreign submarine spotted cruising through waters around disputed islands in the East China Sea last week was actually a Chinese nuclear missile attack submarine, Japan said on Monday. Itsunori Onodera, Japan’s defense minister, told reporters that the unidentified submarine was “China’s Shang-Class nuclear-powered attack submarine,” a vessel that is able to carry several… read more

January 11, 2018 | Threat News

This Russian Navy Live Fire Is a Fireworks Display of Weaponry

Popular Mechanics: Russia’s Ministry of Defence posted a New Years video of the Northern Fleet conducting a live fire exercise. The video shows the ships of the fleet firing all manner of weapons while at sea, from huge anti-ship missiles to rapid fire deck guns. The video starts off with a fly-by of Russia’s only… read more

January 11, 2018 | Threat News

China has test-fired DF-11 short-range ballistic missile

Army Recognition: On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, the PLA (Chinese People’s Liberation Army) Daily released test-fire images and video footage of Chinese-made DF-11 short-range ballistic missile. China has the most active and diverse ballistic missile development program in the world, upgrading its missile power in number, types and capability. The DF-11 is a road-mobile, single-stage,… read more

January 10, 2018 | Threat News

North Korea says its nukes are aimed at US, not South Korea

Washington Examiner: NO NUKE TALK: The North Korean delegation sat stone-faced during yesterday’s talks when the South Korea representative briefly mentioned “denuclearization” during the first face-to-face talks between the two Koreas in two years. The agreed-upon agenda was the Olympics, and just the Olympics. And according to reporters who monitored a televised feed of the… read more

January 10, 2018 | Threat News

Russia to deploy S-400 missile systems in occupied Crimea for “protection from Ukraine” – Russian media

UNIAN: The Russin Federation will deploy in the illegally-annexed Crimea its S-400 Triumph missile systems for “protection against aerial threats from Ukraine,” RIA Novosti reported citing its sources.The second division of the S-400 land-to-air missile system, stationed in the occupied port city of Sevastopol, will primarily control the airspace over Chonhar and Armiansk – the… read more

January 9, 2018 | Threat News

Russian Strategic Missile Forces To Get New Remote-Controlled Mine-Clearing Vehicles In 2020

Defense World: Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces are expected to receive new remotely operated combat vehicles and other advanced engineering armaments for improving manoeuvrability and survivability of mobile-based combat missile systems, in two years. The SMF formations will receive about 20 Listva remote mine clearing vehicles, and about 50 engineering support & concealment vehicles by 2020,… read more

January 9, 2018 | Threat News

3, 2, 1 … lift-off for a barrage of Chinese military missile tests

South China Morning Post: The Chinese military has offered high-resolution glimpses of tests of what are believed to be short to medium-range cruise missiles. The PLA Daily released images and footage of the tests on Tuesday but did not specify when or where they were carried out, saying only that they were conducted at various… read more

January 8, 2018 | Threat News

Iran’s Homegrown Missile Defense System ‘Bavar-373’ Completes Initial Tests

Defenseworld.net Iran’s first domestically built long-range missile defense system has successfully completed its initial tests, local media reports. In an interview with Tasnim news agency on Saturday, Lieutenant Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base General Abolfazl Sepehrirad said the Bavar-373 air defense missile system has gone through all of the initial tests successfully. The Bavar… read more

January 8, 2018 | Threat News

China’s Hypersonic Weapon Ambitions March Ahead

The Diplomat: The word “hypersonic” conjures up the idea of immense speed, as it should. The word itself refers to any speeds in excess of five times the speed of sound, or Mach 5. Nevertheless, burgeoning hypersonic technologies stand to challenge strategic stability between superpowers. For years, the United States, Russia, and China have been… read more

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