Nato condemns Putin’s Nuclear ‘Sabre-Rattling’

Nato has condemned Russia's move to strengthen its nuclear arsenal, saying it amounted to "nuclear sabre-rattling" and was "unjustified" and "dangerous". President Vladimir Putin said Russia would put more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles into service this year. It is part of a wide-reaching programme to modernise the country's military. The move comes after the US proposed increasing its military presence in Nato states in Eastern Europe. Tensions are high over Russia's...
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Russia Develops Super-High Frequency Cannon to take out Drones, Missiles

Russia’s Rostech Corporation is to unveil a super-high frequency weapon capable of taking down all kinds of drones, missiles and other high precision weapons. The presentation will be made at the Army-2015 military expo. The Mosow Radio Engineering Institute has developed a super-high frequency (SHF) ‘cannon’. It’s designed to knock out aircraft, drones, guided missiles and any airborne high precision weapons using electronics. The cannon creates an air-exclusion zone within a reported rad...
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Russian ICBMs too Expensive for US to Counter

Countering the threat of Russia’s intercontinental ballistic missiles is too hard and too costly for the United States, Vice Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral James Winnefeld stated on Tuesday. The top of the list of threats to the survival of the United States itself is “a massive nuclear attack from Russia, or some other high-end adversary or potential adversary like China,” Winnefeld noted. “We have stated that missile defense against these high end threats is too hard, and...
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China’s New Missiles Threaten US Navy

A recent report from the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) has confirmed the Chinese government's own claims that "the newest class, the LUYANG III, destroyer is fitted with the new vertically-launched YJ-18 ASCM [anti-ship cruise missile]." The revelations about the the YJ-18 — a latest generation supersonic ASCM — are one of the major takeaways of the ONI's overview of the developments in the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). So far there is only one Luyang III (also known as a 052D...
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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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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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