Undeterred by pleas and warnings from Israel, Russia made clear on Thursday that it will go ahead with its planned delivery of a highly sophisticated air-defense system to Syria’s President Bashar Assad.
As The Diplomat reported on Monday, last weekend Israel carried out a number of air raids on missile deposits in Syria that were said to have been destined for Hezbollah in Lebanon. Officials said the missiles that Israel was targeting were Iran’s Fateh-110s, a precision guided, solid-fuel, short range ground-to-ground missile that is
U.S. and allied intelligence agencies have identified the launch zone on North Korea’s east coast where Pyongyang’s military is set to fire a salvo of missiles that risk being shot down by U.S. missile defenses in the region.
The North Koreans recently began fueling two road-mobile Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missiles
Pakistan today successfully test-fired nuclear-capable Hatf-IV ballistic missile with a range of 900 km that can hit targets in India.
Officials said the launch of the Hatf-IV, also known as the Shaheen-1, would strengthen the country’s deterrence capabilities “manifold”.
The launch of was described by the military as successful.
North Korea to ‘launch missile TOMORROW’ after warning foreigners to evacuate South NORTH Korea has completed preparations for a mid-range missile launch tomorrow from its east coast, officials in Seoul have revealed just hours after foreigners living in South Korea were warned to quit the country.
North Korea has raised tensions with warning
A South Korean newspaper is reporting that North Korean troops are scurrying around the site where it tested a nuclear bomb on February 12, its third ever. All signs point to a fourth, and the timing couldn’t be worse.
“There are recent
America has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test to avoid stoking tensions with North Korea, as fears escalated that weeks of angry rhetoric could erupt into conflict on the Korean peninsula.
South Korea unveiled a cruise missile on Thursday that it said can hit the office of North Korea’s leaders, trying to address concerns that it is technologically behind its unpredictable rival which this week conducted its third nuclear test.
South Korean officials declined to say the exact range of the missile but said it
It remains unclear just when, if ever, North Korea will attempt its controversial third nuclear test, but there are growing signs that the reclusive nation’s biggest political ally is growing weary of its behavior.
A strongly worded editorial in China’s state-run Global Times newspaper Wednesday called on Beijing to get tough with
A Chinese navy frigate has locked its weapon-targeting radar on a Japanese ship, Tokyo says, amid mounting tensions over a territorial row.
Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera said the incident happened on 30 January near islands claimed by both nations in the East China Sea.
North Korea could be almost ready to carry out its threat to conduct a nuclear test, a U.S. research institute said, pointing to recent satellite photos.
The images of the Punggye-ri site where nuclear tests were conducted in 2006 and 2009 reveal that over the past month roads have been kept clear of snow
The discovery by American intelligence agencies that North Korea is moving mobile missile launchers around the country, some carrying a new generation of powerful rocket, has spurred new assessments of the intentions of the country’s young new leader, Kim Jong-un, who has talked about economic
Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have fired Scud missiles at rebel fighters in recent days, Obama administration officials said on Wednesday.
The move represents a significant escalation in the fighting, which has already killed more than 40,000 civilians in a nearly two-year-old conflict that has threatened to destabilize the Middle East, and suggests
Rebels opposed to President Bashar al-Assad who have lamented for much of this year the difficulties of fighting the Syrian Air Force have displayed two new weapons that could alter their antiaircraft campaign. In photographs recently posted online, two fighters were shown holding modern variants of heat-seeking, shoulder-fired antiaircraft
Iran launched massive military “wargames” on Monday, involving thousands of troops, aircraft and surveillance equipment aimed at testing the country’s ability to repel an air attack against “hypothetical sensitive sites,” according to its state news agency.
The maneuvers seem to have been planned before Iranian jets reportedly fired on an unmanned U.S. drone earlier
The Yarmouk Complex of military plants near Khartoum, which was bombed five minutes after midnight Wednesday, Oct. 24, by four fighter-bombers, recently went into manufacturing Iranian ballistic surface-to-surface Shehab missiles under license from Tehran, debkafile’s military and intelligence sources disclose. Western intelligence sources have not revealed what types of Shehab were being
Russia tested a new long-range missile on Wednesday that should improve its ability to penetrate missile defense systems, the military said, in Moscow’s latest warning to Washington over deployment of a missile shield in Europe.
India has developed a missile defense shield, which can be put in place at short notice to protect at least two cities, bringing the country on a par with an elite group of nations. The shield, developed by the Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has been tested successfully and an incoming ballistic missile with
Russia says it is prepared to use “destructive force pre-emptively” if the US goes ahead with controversial plans for a missile defense system based in Central Europe.
The warning came after the Russian
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