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February 20, 2015 | Threat News

Iran’s Partnership With North Korea On Nukes And Missiles May Scuttle Any Deal

Forbes: The agreement  the U.S. is hammering out with Iran for downsizing Iran’s nuclear program seems to be leaving one wild card out of the deal. That’s North Korea’s long-term partnership with Iran on everything from missiles to nuclear technology and components. While negotiators haggle over the number of centrifuges Iran should keep in its… read more

February 19, 2015 | Threat News

China conducts JL-2 sub missile test

Washington Times: China carried out a flight test of its new JL-2 submarine-launched ballistic missile last month, highlighting Beijing’s nuclear buildup of missile submarines. The JL-2 flight test took place Jan. 23, according to defense officials familiar with details of the test. No details of the test were available. China in the past has conducted… read more

February 18, 2015 | Threat News

China’s Hypersonic Glide Vehicle: A Threat to the United States

Space Daily: Beijing’s significant military advance has been furthered with its venture into hypersonic weapons systems. China is working on hypersonic cruise missiles for which it is working on scramjet engines and also on Hypersonic Glide Vehicle (HGV). In 2014, Beijing has conducted three test-firings of its HGV, the Wu-14. The first test-firing was conducted… read more

February 18, 2015 | Threat News

Report: North Korea Flight Tests New Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

Washington Free Beacon: North Korea conducted the first flight test of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile last month, defense officials said this week. The flight test of what the Pentagon is calling the KN-11 missile took place Jan. 23 off the coast of North Korea from a sea-based platform—not a submarine—located off the coast of… read more

February 13, 2015 | Threat News

Russian Nuclear Missile Forces Conduct Large-Scale Exercises Across Country

International Business Times: Russia’s nuclear missile force staged large-scale exercises across the vast country Thursday consisting of drills to combat sabotage and chemical weapons attacks. More than 30 regiments of the Strategic Missile Forces were involved in 12 regions, according to Itar-Tass, a Russian news agency close to the government. “According to the drill scenario,… read more

February 13, 2015 | Threat News

N. Korea warns S. Korea, issues nuclear threat

NK News: North Korea has warned South Korea that it will meet “the most miserable end” if it continues to follow what it believes to be a U.S. policy of aggression towards the DPRK. The warning, issued in an statement from the the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea (CPRK), was published by the… read more

February 10, 2015 | Threat News

S. Korea, U.S. to stage deterrence drill against N. Korea

Yonhap: SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Yonhap) — South Korea and the United States plan to carry out a joint exercise this week on shaping deterrence strategies to counter threats from North Korea, the defense ministry here said Tuesday. The allies will hold the annual discussion-based tabletop exercise (TTX) at Seoul’s state-run Korea Institute for Defense Analyses… read more

February 9, 2015 | Threat News

North Korea Tests Five Missiles

New York Times: SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired five short-range missiles off its eastern coast on Sunday in a demonstration of its improving missile technology, the South Korean Defense Ministry said. The five projectiles were launched from locations near Wonsan, a coastal town east of Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, and flew about… read more

February 9, 2015 | Threat News

North Korea Tests New Anti-Ship Missile

Voice of America: North Korea has tested a new anti-ship cruise missile that can hit targets with “ultra-precision,” according to a state media report issued Saturday. The test comes before planned joint military drills by South Korea and the United States, which North Korea has criticized. North Korean state media did not give the date… read more

February 4, 2015 | Threat News

Iran’s missile program “not included” in nuclear talks: negotiator

Xinhua: Missile program of the Islamic republic is not included in the nuclear talks between Iran and the world powers, Iran’s senior nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi said here on Tuesday. “Within the framework of nuclear talks between our country and the P5+1 group (Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States plus Germany), in the past… read more

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