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May 31, 2019

Russia Rejected Iran S-400 Missile Request Amid Gulf Tension

Bloomberg – Russia has rejected an Iranian request to buy S-400 missile defense systems, concerned that the sale would

May 31, 2019

Turkey May Put Russian Missile Defenses On East Mediterranean Coast

National Herald – Turkey is considering putting a Russian S-400 long-range missile defense system on its southern coast in

May 31, 2019

Japan, Russia Discuss Missile Defense, Territory

JiJi Press – Foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia Thursday discussed Tokyo’s plan to deploy the Aegis

May 30, 2019

The US Navy is planning to equip a destroyer with a laser system by 2021

The Verge – The US military is increasingly looking to use lasers on the battlefield, and a new report

May 29, 2019

Taiwan’s anti-PLA drill to try out air raid alert system

Asia Times – Taiwan’s annual air defense drill to prepare the island against an aerial and missile offensive by

May 29, 2019

Russia extends service life for SS-19 Stiletto ICBMs to over 36 years

Tass  – The service life of UR-100N UTTKh (NATO reporting name: SS-19 Stiletto) intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) operational in

May 29, 2019

China Makes Progress in Induction of Second S-400 Air Defense System Regiment

The Diplomat – Chinese People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF) servicemen are currently inspecting the second regimental set of

May 24, 2019

New Donald Trump Sanctions Target the Shadowy Chinese Weapons Dealer in China-Iran Ballistic Missile Deals

Newsweek – The Donald Trump administration took double-barrelled aim at China and Iran on Wednesday, sanctioning a shadowy Chinese

May 24, 2019

Senate authorizers approve Space Force but switch up its organizational structure

Defense News – The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved the establishment of a Space Force in its defense

May 24, 2019

More troops, defensive capabilities requested to Middle East to deter Iran

ABC News – U.S. Central Command is requesting additional defensive capabilities that could lead to as many as 5,000 to 10,000