Tag: Missile

Air Force Eyes Hypersonic Weapons For B1 Bomber

The Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) is preparing to mount hypersonic AGM-183 Air-launched Rapid Response Weapons (ARRW) externally on the Rockwell B-1 Lancer supersonic bomber. AFGSC chief Gen. Timothy Ray told Air Force Magazine, in an interview that will appear in the May issue, that the Air Force has already retired 17 B-1 airframes from […]

Putin’s Hypersonic Nuclear Missile Stirs Fears of Arms Race

A new hypersonic nuclear missile that Russia says it has deployed is fueling concerns of a new arms race with the U.S. as the clock ticks down on the expiry of the last treaty limiting the strategic arsenals of the two former Cold War foes. Russia’s first regiment of Avangard missiles was commissioned in the […]

US promises action on any North Korea missile test

The United States would be very disappointed if North Korea tested a long-range or nuclear missile and would take appropriate action as a leading military and economic power, White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien said on Sunday. Washington has many “tools in its tool kit” to respond to any such test, O’Brien said in […]

Turkey to Keep Russian Missiles, Defying U.S. Sanctions Threat

Turkey dug into its refusal to abandon its new Russian missile defense, saying it won’t bow to threat of crippling U.S. sanctions or trade the S-400s for an American system. “They said they would not sell Patriots unless we get rid of the S-400s. It is out of question for us to accept such a […]

Iran Reported to be Developing Nuclear Capable Missiles in Violation of JCPOA

The United Kingdom, Germany, and France have sent a letter to the United Nations alleging that the Islamic Republic of Iran is testing a missile “equipped with a maneuverable re-entry vehicle” capable of delivering a nuclear warhead on a distant target. If true, the action would violate a Security Council resolution on such activity. According […]

North Korea says missile tests simulated nuclear strike on South, East Asia News & Top Stories

orth Korea said on Wednesday (July 20) its latest ballistic missile tests were personally ordered and monitored by supreme leader Kim Jong-Un and simulated nuclear strikes on US bases in South Korea.   The three missiles launched on Tuesday simulated pre-emptive attacks on South Korean ports and airfields hosting US military “hardware”, the North’s official […]