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December 16, 2016

Pentagon: IS seized weapons, missile system in Palmyra

UPI: Islamic State militants may be in possession of a ground-based missile defense system and other heavy equipment belonging to the

December 15, 2016

U.S.: ISIS may have air defense weapons in Syria town

Military Times: Militants from the Islamic State group got control of military equipment and weapons, possibly including air defense equipment,

December 14, 2016

Pakistan conducts test of 700-km cruise missile

Xinhua English: Pakistan conducted a successful test of an enhanced version of the indigenously developed Babur Cruise Missile, the military

December 13, 2016

Army conducts missile drill amid N. Korea security threat

Yonhap: SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s Army on Wednesday conducted a live-fire exercise involving the locally made “Chunma”

December 12, 2016

James Johnson named deputy to the commander of USASMDC/ARSTRAT

U.S. Army: James Johnson, the current acting Deputy to the commander of the Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command, has

December 9, 2016

Turkey tests mid-range air defense missile

China Economic Net: Turkey launched a new medium-altitude air defense missile earlier this month, state-run Anadolu Agency reported Thursday. Turkish

December 7, 2016

Report: China military buildup seen at India border

United Press International: China’s military build-up is extending to its border with India, according to a Chinese-language media report. Kanwa

December 7, 2016

South Korea Boosts Defense Budget Amid Rising North Korea Threat

The Diplomat: On Monday, South Korea’s parliament approved a record-high defense budget for 2017 in the face of a rising

December 7, 2016

Former Diplomats: Countering North Korean Missile, Nuke Programs to be Major Trump Challenges

USNI News: The emphasis shouldn’t be on how much Seoul is paying in its own defense but how to deal

December 6, 2016

Carter: Slowdown unlikely for Navy’s Japan-based fleet

Stars and Stripes: The Navy’s operational tempo in the Asia-Pacific region isn’t likely to relax anytime soon as the threat