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June 22, 2016 | Threat News

North Korea fires two missiles, South Korea says

CNN: North Korea fired two missiles Wednesday morning from its eastern coast, according to South Korean and U.S. officials. Both are believed to be Musudan intermediate-range missiles, fired from the North Korean port city of Wonsan, said Cmdr. Dave Benham, spokesman for the U.S. Pacific Command. “According to the U.N. Security Council resolution, any launches… read more

June 21, 2016 | Threat News

N. Korea preparing Musudan missile launch

Yonhap News: North Korea appears to be preparing to launch a Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile from the east coast, a South Korean government source said Tuesday, with Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) confirming that the reclusive country could move forward with another test fire. “We are closely watching after detecting signs that the North… read more

June 21, 2016 | Threat News

Ashton Carter: North Korea a top five security threat

UPI: U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said mutual cooperation among the United States, South Korea and Japan is essential in a response to North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats, which he said ranks as one of the most dangerous problems the United States faces today. In his keynote address delivered at a Center for a… read more

June 17, 2016 | Threat News

Russian lawmaker says US missile defense system deployment in Japan to affect security

TASS: US’ plans to deploy a missile defense system in Japan will upset the balance of powers in the region and will negatively affect the existing security system, Russian State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin said on Friday. “At the last meeting with the leader of the Komeito party, I drew the attention of our Japanese… read more

June 16, 2016 | Threat News

North Korea may be ‘significantly’ upping nuclear bomb output

Reuters: North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and could have added six or more weapons to its stockpile in the last 18 months, a U.S. research institute said on Tuesday. The Washington-based Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) estimated last year that North Korea had 10 to 16 nuclear weapons… read more

June 13, 2016 | Threat News

Russia Claims The YU-74 can penetrate any Missile Defense

Sputnik: Russia’s new Yu-74 ultra-maneuverable hypersonic glide vehicles may become yet another response to the deployment of NATO’s missile installations in Eastern Europe, according to military analysts. Going head to head with the United States and China, Russia has been developing its own hypersonic weapons during the past few years. A hypersonic weapon usually has a speed between 3,840 miles… read more

June 10, 2016 | Threat News

Russia: We will respond to entry of U.S. naval vessel into Black Sea

Reuters: The Russian Foreign ministry said Moscow would respond to a U.S. naval ship’s entry into the Black Sea with unspecified measures, saying it and other deployments were designed to ratchet up tensions ahead of a NATO summit, the RIA news agency reported. Russian state media reported that the USS Porter, a U.S. naval destroyer,… read more

June 3, 2016 | Threat News

Khamenei: US, Britain, Israel still Iran’s ‘main enemies’

The Times of Israel: Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei lashed out Friday at the United States, Britain and Israel as the Islamic republic’s “main enemies,” accusing Washington of procrastinating over Tehran’s landmark nuclear deal. “It’s the US, the evil Britain, and the damned and cancerous Zionist regime. These are the main enemies,” Khamenei said… read more

May 31, 2016 | Threat News

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns he’ll retaliate against NATO missiles

CNN: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia will retaliate against the placement of U.S. Missiles in nearby countries such as Romania, according to Russia’s state-run news agency TASS. The United States launched a ground-based missile defense system earlier this month in Romania. The system is meant to defend Europe against rogue states like Iran and not… read more

May 31, 2016 | Threat News

Attempted North Korea missile launch fails: South Korea

Reuters: North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast on Tuesday but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean officials said, in what would be the latest in a string of unsuccessful ballistic missile tests by the isolated country. The launch attempt took place at around 5:20 a.m. Seoul time (4.20… read more

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