Posts Tagged ‘missile’

First Arab country acquires new Chinese missile system

China has started exporting the third generation of their Red Arrow-12 anti-tank systems, also known as the HJ-12. According to the China Defense website, Algeria has become the first Arab country to obtain the upgraded Chinese anti-tank system. A Chinese Red Arrow 12 missile on display at IDEX 2017. […]

Missile power red line for Iran: Basij Commander

Tasnim– Commander of Iran’s Basij Force Brigadier General Gholam Hossein Gheibparvar rejected the notion that the Islamic Republic may engage in diplomatic talks with the West on its missile program, saying that the issue is “a red line” for the country. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Brigadier General Gheibparvar pointed to recent calls by […]

Congress Directs Immediate Weaponization of Space to Counter Missile Strikes

The space-based interceptor program—a plan for the United States to deploy satellites into space capable of destroying ballistic missiles before they even take flight—has been on ice for years due to repeated delays by the Pentagon. Congressional frustration over the issue has been mounting for some time, leading Sen. Ted Cruz (R., […]

No Russian missile system ever crossed into Ukraine: MoD rejects Dutch MH17 claims

“Not a single anti-aircraft missile system of the Russian Armed Forces has ever crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border,” the defense ministry said in statement. Missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military, unit of origin pinpointed – intl investigators The Russian military expressed concern over “the determination of the Dutch-led investigation to justifying its conclusions by […]

Missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military, unit of origin pinpointed – intl investigators

The international team investigating the 2014 tragedy, in which Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine, reiterated the claim that it was a Buk missile, but now claims it also pinpointed the exact unit responsible. The Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT) “has come to the conclusion that the BUK-TELAR that shot down MH17 came […]

Hellfire-Missile-Equipped Strykers Sent To Europe To Counter Russia

According to the Warrior Maven, the United States Army is scrambling to send its newest Stryker MSL (Maneuver Short-range air defense Launcher) equipped with AGM-114 Hellfire missiles and Raytheon Stinger short-range air defense missiles to Europe to counter the Russian regional threat.     Air and missile defense is […]

Visiting Terrorist Missile Factories Next Door to White Helmets in Eastern Ghouta

Failaq Al Rahman bomb making factory next door to White Helmet centre in Saqba, Eastern Ghouta. (Photo: Vanessa Beeley) 21st Century Wire says… Associate editor, Vanessa Beeley, has just returned from five weeks in Damascus. During that time she visited many of the recently liberated ares of Eastern Ghouta finally cleansed from the assorted terrorist […]

Reported Missile Strikes on Syrian Army Depots Kill 26

Several Syrian military bases have been struck by missiles in the Hama and Aleppo provinces, a source in Syria law enforcement told Sputnik. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that missile strikes on arms depots in northern Syria had killed 26 servicemen fighting alongside government forces, most of those killed were Iranians. However, the Iranian […]

North Korea’s ‘new’ course and its nuclear missile moratorium

     On April 20, in Pyongyang, the Third Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee of the Worker’s Party of Korea was held “to discuss the policy issues of a new stage in line with the demand of the important historic period of the revolution’s development.” A plenary session ranks second in importance in intraparty […]

The “Cruise Missile Left” Now Cheerleading NATO’s Next Wars

The US-led alliance of imperial nations has waged war on Syria for eight years with the hopes of overthrowing the independent Arab nationalist state led by President Bashar Al-Assad. Syria was believed to be another domino destined to fall in imperialism’s great power game to contain any international threat to its rule. Former NATO general Wesley […]

Tensions rachet up as Israel blamed for Syria missile strike

AP | ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUE:  A suspected poison gas attack in a Syrian rebel-held town and airstrikes on a Syrian air base that Damascus and Moscow blamed on U.S. ally Israel escalated tensions in the already volatile Mideast on Monday and raised the threat of possibly imminent American retaliation. The timing of the airstrikes […]

Israeli Missile Strike Hits T4 Airbase Near Homs, Syria

Early morning on April 9th, a missile attack took place which hit Syria’s ‘T4 airbase’ located in Homs province. As is normal police with illegal airstrikes in Syria, Israeli military declined to comment on reports of its involvement. Initially, the Syrian state-run media SANA had indicted that this was a US attack, although it’s known […]

Russia Says Israel Carried Out Missile Strikes On Syrian Airbase

Following Sundays chemical weapon attack in Douma that was blamed on the Syrian government, Israel launched missiles at a Syrian airbase according to the Russian MoD. The Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday that two Israeli F-15 fighters targeted Syria’s T-4 airbase in the Homs province. The jets fired eight guided missiles, but five of […]

China Receives First S-400 Missile Defense Regiment From Russia

Russia has delivered its first regiment of S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries to China. Two sea vessels delivered the first regimental set of S-400 Triumf long-range anti-aircraft missile systems according to Russian military-diplomatic officials. A Russian defense source told the TASS new agency on Tuesday: “Two vessels have delivered the first regimental set of S-400s from […]

Yemeni Ballistic Missile Hits Saudi Military Base

Yemeni forces supported by allied fighters fired a domestically-manufactured ballistic missile at a military base in Saudi Arabia’s border region of Jizan on Sunday. Yemeni media report that the strike was in retaliation to the Saudi military campaign against the crisis-hit country. Press TV reports: A military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Yemen’s […]

Russia tests ‘invincible’ hypersonic intercontinental missile that can carry 24 nuclear warheads at mach TWENTY making them impossible to intercept

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Poland agrees $4.75bn purchase of US Patriot missile systems for ‘unprecedented’ security

“It is an extraordinary, historic moment; it is Poland’s introduction into a whole new world of state-of-the-art technology, modern weaponry, and defensive means,” Poland’s President Andrzej Duda said during the signing ceremony on Wednesday. ‘Patriot not alternative to S-400’: Turkey eyes buying air defense missiles from US & Europe “The first Patriot systems will reach […]

‘Untouchable’ Saudi Arabian Capital Rocked By Ballistic Missile Strikes

Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh was rocked last night by a series of surface-to-surface ballistic missiles launched by the Houthi-allied Yemeni military in retaliation for the relentless and devastating Saudi incursions into their country. At least one person has been killed after Yemen launched the missile attack on the Saudi capital, according to a military spokesman. Debris […]

Man sentenced to 25 years in prison in Iranian missile case

AP — A dual citizen of Iran and the United States has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for attempting to buy surface-to-air missiles and aircraft components for the Iranian government in violation of U.S. sanctions. Reza Olangian, of Los Gatos, California, was sentenced in federal court in Manhattan on Wednesday. A jury convicted […]

Russia’s new hypersonic missile put through military tests (VIDEO)

     A video showing a new set of tests of the cutting-edge hypersonic Kinzhal missile has been released by the Russian Defense Ministry. President Vladimir Putin earlier said the weapon is designed to penetrate any possible defenses. The footage features a pair of MiG-31 aircraft carrying a single Kinzhal on its under-fuselage pylons. The planes […]

Parliament to allow no one to negotiate about Iran’s missile power: MP

Tasnim– Spokesperson for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said the legislative body would never allow anybody to hold talks about the country’s missile might. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Naqavi Hosseini pointed to remarks made by some Western officials, the French in particular, on the necessity of […]

Putin to Megyn Kelly: ‘US Started New Arms Race When They Pulled Out of Missile Treaty’

This week, Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down with NBC presenter Megyn Kelly where he blames the US for starting a new arms race beginning when George W. Bush pulled out of the landmark 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty on June 13, 2002. This latest debate was initiated by Putin’s annual state of the nation […]

Kremlin: Russia’s latest missile systems ‘only threaten those who plan to attack us’

     Russia’s development of new weapons was nothing but a response to the US withdrawal from the ABM treaty, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday. Putin has stressed that his speech could not be considered a beginning of the arms race as it is a retaliatory response to the US withdrawal from the Anti-Ballistic Missile […]

What’s going on with the Juniper Cobra missile defense exercise in Israel? Will it go live?

The media have reported that American air defense units have arrived in Israel to participate in the Juniper Cobra 18 missile defense exercise… …from Breitbart As I searched around trying to pin down the exact dates of the exercise, the reports were vague and seemed to imply that it was just a five day exercise […]

Germany Building More Ships to Boost Israeli Maritime Missile Shield

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Iran rejects Macron’s comments about its missile program

IFP- Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed recent remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran’s missile program, saying the comments were made with an unrealistic and biased approach to regional developments. Macron on Wednesday said Iran’s ballistic missile program must be placed under international surveillance, adding that the use of Iranian-linked missiles […]

Russia tests anti-ballistic missile meant to protect Moscow from nukes (VIDEO)

The video released on Monday shows the snowy Sary Shagan test range in Kazakhstan, where Russia tests its antiballistic missiles, and a missile silo firing the interceptor. The projectile soars into the sky towards a target, leaving a cloud of steam and snow billowing on the ground and a plume of smoke tracing its path. […]

Russia urges US to resume dialogue on missile defense and Ukraine

     Russia and the United States should resume their dialogue on missile defense in light of the growing relevance of the subject, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said. “I would like to emphasize the growing relevance of the missile defense topic. Let me remind you that an indestructible connection between strategic offensive arms and […]

Hawaii ‘Button Pusher’ Is ‘100% Sure’ North Korea Fired A Missile

The former state worker who sent out an alert to all Hawaii phones about an inbound ballistic missile claims that North Korea did actually fire a missile at the U.S. In his first interview since the Jan. 13 incident, the former Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employee claims the government are covering-up the fact that the threat […]

Yemenis target Saudi base with ballistic missile: Report

Press TV- Yemeni army forces and Popular Committees have launched a locally-designed and -manufactured ballistic missile toward a military base run by the Saudi-led invading coalition in Yemen’s central province of Ma’rib, a report says. Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network, citing an unnamed military source, reported that the Qaher M-2 ballistic missile was fired against the […]

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