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January 2, 2016 | Threat News

Iranian government urged to develop 5000-km missiles following US sanctions

Mehr News Agency: TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (MNA) – Expediency Council Secretary Mohsen Rezaei in an open letter to Rouhani urged the President to continue his support for acceleration of Iran’s missile program in response to US sanctions.  In an open letter to President Hassan Rouhani on Friday, Iranian senior official Mohsen Rezaei thanked Rouhani for… read more

January 1, 2016 | Threat News

Russia Deploys Advanced Cruise Missiles in Major Navy Reboot

Bloomberg Business: The Russian military intends to expand deployment of its most sophisticated non-nuclear cruise missiles for attacks at land and sea under a sweeping naval modernization, according to an analysis by the U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence. Plans to install the Russian navy’s new KALIBR-class missiles even on vessels such as corvettes, or small… read more

December 31, 2015 | Threat News

U.S. preparing new sanctions over Iran’s ballistic missile program

Reuters: Dec 30 The Obama administration is preparing new sanctions on international companies and individuals over Iran’s ballistic missile program, sources familiar with the situation said on Wednesday. Read original post.… read more

December 31, 2015 | Threat News

Russia overshadows Navy missile milestones in 2015

Stars and Stripes: NAPLES, Italy — Concerns over Russia’s growing naval reach overshadowed a series of missile defense milestones for the U.S. Navy in Europe this past year. The U.S. 6th Fleet welcomed the final two of four guided-missile destroyers to its base in Spain and took control of its new missile-interceptor system in Romania,… read more

December 31, 2015 | Threat News

US says Iran launched ‘provocative’ rocket test near ships

Associated Press: DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. on Wednesday accused Iran of launching a “highly provocative” rocket test last week near its warships and commercial traffic passing through the Strait of Hormuz, exposing how tensions between the two countries could escalate even after a landmark nuclear deal. The strategic Persian Gulf waterway,… read more

December 29, 2015 | Threat News

Communications System Upgrade For Russian S-400 Missile Defense System

Defenseworld.net: Russia is developing Tuf-MA and Tuf-M2 communication systems for its S-400, S-500 and Vityaz air missile defense systems to evade enemy surveillance. “The new S-400, S-500 and ‘Vityaz’ missiles will have the Tuf-MA and Tuf-M2 systems installed in them. This system will include a new modern design and digital signal processing systems that will… read more

December 29, 2015 | Threat News

Iranian Foreign Ministry: Finalization of Deal to Acquire Russian Missile Defense System Under Way

The Algemeiner: An Iranian spokesman announced that the implementation of Tehran’s deal for the acquisition of a Russian missile defense system is under way, the pro-regime news agency Tasnim reported. At a press conference on Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari said, “In the new atmosphere created after the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the government of the Russian Federation has… read more

December 28, 2015 | Threat News

Iskander-M missile system crews begin drills in Russia’s Western Military District

TASS: MOSCOW, December 28. /TASS/. The missile brigade of Russia’s Western Military District, equipped with Iskander-M tactical ballistic missile systems has started planned field exercises at a specialized range in the Leningrad region, spokesman for the Western Military District Igor Muginov said on Monday. “During the exercises, the military drill single and multiple missile attacks… read more

December 28, 2015 | Threat News

IRGC receives latest domestically-built ballistic missile

Press TV: Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the second-in-command of the IRGC, said on Monday that precision-guided long-range Emad missiles may be fired during the IRGC’s upcoming military drill, without referring to its date. On October 11, Iran successfully test-fired the surface-to-surface missile, which has been completely designed and manufactured by experts at Iran’s Aerospace Industries… read more

December 27, 2015 | Threat News

Russia Creates Secretive New Missile for Iskander-M System

Sputnik International: Russia’s new missile for the Iskander-M launcher, said to have been completed on Friday, has some secret characteristics, weapons expert Igor Korotchenko told Sputnik. According to Korotchenko, the two main factors behind the development of a new missile are the precision of the strike and the ability to maneuver against anti-air and anti-missile defenses. “Because of this, the new ballistic missile, now part… read more

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