North Korea Launches Two Missiles into Sea

North Korea has fired two KN-06 surface-to-air missiles into the Yellow Sea, the South Korean defense ministry said on Thursday. On April 3, Pyongyang fired four short-range missiles (with a range of 100 km) into the sea. North Korea also fired seven surface-to-air missiles with a range of 300 km in March. Earlier Japanese and South Korean media reports said that North Korea could be preparing for the launches of Nodong ballistic missiles with an estimated range of 1,300 km. A report...
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North Korea Launches Two Missiles into Sea

North Korea has fired two KN-06 surface-to-air missiles into the Yellow Sea, the South Korean defense ministry said on Thursday. On April 3, Pyongyang fired four short-range missiles (with a range of 100 km) into the sea. North Korea also fired seven surface-to-air missiles with a range of 300 km in March. Earlier Japanese and South Korean media reports said that North Korea could be preparing for the launches of Nodong ballistic missiles with an estimated range of 1,300 km. A report...
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US & Russia Expand War Games throughout World

Russia is so close that the F-16 fighter pilots can see it on the horizon as they swoop down over a training range in Estonia in the biggest ever show of U.S. air power in the Baltic countries. The simulated bombs release smoke on impact, but the M-61 cannon fires live ammunition, rattling the aircraft with a deafening tremor and shattering targets on the ground. The four-week drill is part of a string of non-stop exercises by U.S. land, sea and air forces in Europe — from Estonia in the n...
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Pentagon Developing Robot Army for Future Wars

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work on Wednesday outlined the Pentagon’s plans for an advanced war-fighting strategy involving robot weapons and remote-controlled warfare. In a speech to the Army War College Strategy Conference, Mr. Work said the “third offset strategy” will rely heavily on autonomous systems that will allow machines and U.S. technological superiority to win wars. The strategy follows two earlier “offsets” — the use of asymmetric means to counter enemy advantages. During ...
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Thailand Deepens Ties with China & Russia

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is on two-day visit to Thailand, the first by a Russian PM in 25 years aimed at boosting trade and tourism and strengthening bilateral ties. During the trip, which began on April 7, Medvedev and his Thai counterpart General Prayuth Chan-ocha have signed bilateral agreements to combat drug trafficking, increase investment and develop the Thai energy sector. The goal is to double bilateral trade to $10 billion by 2016. Medvedev's trip comes just a week aft...
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