Threat News

January 13, 2016

Russia to activate three new ballistic missile warning radars by end of 2016

IHS Jane’s 360: Russia is to activate three more of its ‘Voronezh’-series long-range early warning radar systems in 2016, as

January 13, 2016

North Korea faked footage of its ballistic missile test

Business Insider: SEOUL (Reuters) – Footage released last week by North Koreapurporting to show the firing of a submarine-launched ballistic

January 13, 2016

Putin keeps close eye on US missile defense efforts

Stars and Stripes: Russian President Vladimir Putin demonstrated a detailed understanding of U.S. missile defense plans during a recent interview,

January 12, 2016

China’s new Rocket Force may include nuke submarines, bombers

Economic Times: China’s newly-formed Rocket Force, a revamped unit of its strategic missile force, may include nuclear submarines and bombers,

January 12, 2016

Air Force General Says Russia Missile Defense ‘Very Serious’

The New York Times: The commander of United States Air Force operations in Europe and Africa expressed “very serious” concern

January 12, 2016

Russian army to form new divisions, nuclear missile regiments

SBS: Russia will create three new military divisions on its Western flank in 2016 and bring five new strategic nuclear missile regiments

January 11, 2016

How Far Along Are North Korea’s Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles?

The Diplomat: After grabbing headlines the world over on January 6 for its (dubious) claim of having successfully tested a hydrogen bomb,

January 11, 2016

Why new sanctions on Iran’s ballistic missiles must still be pursued

The New York Times: The United States should lift sanctions on Iran; no, it should impose new sanctions on Iran.

January 11, 2016

16 intercontinental drills, Russian missile forces to double test launches in 2016

Russian Times: Russia’s missile corps plans to conduct 16 intercontinental ballistic missile launches this year, a two-fold increase from 2015.

January 10, 2016

North Korea Release Video of ‘Successful’ Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile Test

International Business Times: North Korea released a new video Friday, showing a successful test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM)