US destroys mock ICBM

#US #military #ICBM #missile #interceptor #defense #politics Turning a significant milestone, US military destroyed a mock Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) high above the Pacific on Tuesday. The ground-based mid-course defense (GMD) system used a five-foot "kill vehicle" released from a larger ground-based interceptor missile to obliterate the mock ICBM. The mock threat was launched from … Continue reading US destroys mock ICBM

North Korea fires missile again

#NorthKorea #incident #US #China #Japan #missile #nuclear North Korea's third ballistic missile test and 12th missile test this year were carried out on Monday into Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), an area of water extending out to 200 nautical miles from the coast of the country. Even after US show of military force (sending US … Continue reading North Korea fires missile again

North Korea to mass-produce missiles

#NorthKorea #missile #KimJongUn #solidFuelMissiles #Pukguksong2 #Japan #UN After a successful missile launch test, North Korea confirmed its combat readiness. The missile is believed to be able to reach Japan and Hawaii. The missile, Pukguksong-2, which is solid fueled, flew about 500 kilometers and reached a height of 560 kilometers on Sunday. Kim Jong Un, North … Continue reading North Korea to mass-produce missiles

North Korea fails test, again

#NorthKorea #US #nuclear #missile #UN #incident #KN-17 A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a US supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. North Korean missile tests are banned by … Continue reading North Korea fails test, again

Israel strikes a Syrian airport

#Israel #Syria #airport #missile #MiddleEast #incident Israeli warplanes stuck a weapons supply hub operated by Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, targeting arms sent from Iran in commercial and military cargo aircraft. The Israel media said that anti-aircraft missiles intercepted a target, what appeared to be an unmanned drone, over the Golan Heights. … Continue reading Israel strikes a Syrian airport

US tests unarmed ballistic missile

#US #NorthKorea #missile #testlaunch #international #Minuteman3 An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California at 12:03 am. The test launch delivered a single re-entry vehicle to a target approximately 6,579 kms in the Pacific Ocean. Such tests are conducted regularly but the timing of the launch this time, … Continue reading US tests unarmed ballistic missile

US expects next NK missile launch soon

#NorthKorea #US #military #international #missile #space #defence The US military, who has increased surveillance over North Korea, has seen movement around the missile launcher and also the construction of VIP seating in the eastern coastal city Wonsan. The surveillance technique uses data from satellites, drones and other aircraft. North Korea has been banned by the … Continue reading US expects next NK missile launch soon

China angry, THAAD

#China #THAAD #USA #SouthKorea #Asia #missile #military The decision of South Korea's Lotte Group approval to a land swap with the government isn't considered to be a good decision by the Chinese state media. This land swap will enable authorities to deploy a US missile defense system. The government decided last year to deploy the … Continue reading China angry, THAAD

Test-fire nuclear capable Agni-V

India will test its intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-V from the Wheeler Island off Odisha coast on Monday. This will be the fourth test of Agni-V missile, which has previously had had it's first test on April 19, 2012, the second test on September 15, 2013 and third test on January 31, 2015. … Continue reading Test-fire nuclear capable Agni-V