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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Russia to deploy new S-400 missiles on Crimea

Russia to deploy new S-400 missiles on Crimea

"...Russia will deploy new S-400 surface-to-air missile systems on the Crimean peninsula soon, the Interfax news agency cited the Russian defense ministry as saying on Wednesday..."

Reference: www.reuters.com .

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS in first launch since accident

Russian Soyuz blasts off for ISS in first launch since accident

"...unmanned rocket carrying cargo blasted off into space on Friday in the first launch of a Russian-made Soyuz-FG rocket from Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome since a dramatic aborted launch in October. The rocket took off with a Progress MS-10 spacecraft..."

Reference: www.yahoo.com .

Friday, November 2, 2018

US warship shoots down missile in space in spectacular test of 'kill vehicle' that hits targets with the force of a 10-ton truck traveling at 600mph

US warship shoots down missile in space in spectacular test of 'kill vehicle' that hits targets with the force of a 10-ton truck traveling at 600mph

"...The test, off the west coast of Hawaii, follows two failed tests of the next generation 'kill vehicle' designed to shoot down enemy intercontinental ballistic missiles should they ever be fired at the U.S..."

Reference: www.dailymail.co.uk .

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Rand Paul: 'We need to cut off Saudi Arabia,' 'they are not our friends'

Rand Paul: ‘We Need to Cut Off Arms to Saudi Arabia,’ ‘They Are Not Our Friends’

"...He continued, 'In Pakistan, they fund over 20,000 madrasas that teach hatred of America and hatred of Western ways and hatred of Christianity. They have polluted Indonesia, which used to have a much more mild, mainstream version of Islam. They are polluting the Philippines with Wahhabism. They are bad actors. We don’t need to sanction 15 rogue actors that they send over here. Fifteen thugs are 15 thugs. We need to not sell arms to the regime because the regime is a bad actor worldwide...'"

Reference: www.breitbart.com .

Monday, July 23, 2018

Israel fires at Syrian missiles on Golan Heights: army

Israel fires at Syrian missiles on Golan Heights: army

"...statement said two of Israel's newly deployed David's Sling interceptors were launched "in response to the threat to Israeli territory," but added the Syrian rockets fell inside Syria..."

Reference: www.yahoo.com .

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Russia Tests ‘Invincible’ Hypersonic Cruise Missile

Russia Tests ‘Invincible’ Hypersonic Cruise Missile

"...While analysts debate whether Russia has actually achieved reliable hypersonic missile technology, there is little question that such weapons would indeed be nearly impossible to intercept, or even detect with a reasonable window of advance warning. Hypersonic missiles can exceed five times the speed of sound, making them potentially twice as fast as high-performance fighter jets. They fly too high – or, in the model evidently pursued by the Russians, too low – to be intercepted..."

Reference: www.breitbart.com .

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Saudi Arabia military intercepts missiles from Yemen

Loud booms in Saudi Arabia's capital as military intercepts missiles from Yemen: report

"...Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, was the target of ballistic missiles fired Wednesday by Yemen's Iran-backed Shiite rebels, a Saudi-owned news channel said..."

Reference: www.foxnews.com .

Friday, April 27, 2018

China’s New ‘Guam Killer’ Missile Could Reach U.S. Military Bases

China’s New ‘Guam Killer’ Missile Could Reach U.S. Military Bases

"...Defense Ministry spokesperson Wu Qian said the DF-26 intermediate range ballistic missile was now in service and could carry conventional and nuclear warheads to attack targets at land or sea. It has a range of up to 4,000 kilometers, or 2,500 miles, meaning it could hit important U.S. installations on the island of Guam, or..."

Reference: www.yahoo.com .

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

How Raytheon's Technology Targets Evolving Missile Attacks

How Raytheon's Technology Targets Evolving Missile Attacks

"...There are ongoing conflicts in the world today that the Patriot air missile defense system is supporting today," says Thomas Laliberty, vice president of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. "And we've had over 100 engagements essentially defeating those threats with [a] 100 percent success rate..."

Reference: www.wbur.org .

Friday, April 13, 2018

U.S. Cruiser and Destroyer USS Donald Cook Launch Strikes on Chemical Weapons Targets in Syria

U.S. Cruiser and Destroyer USS Donald Cook Launch Strikes on Chemical Weapons Targets in Syria

"...Guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG-75) and a Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser launched Tomahawk land attack missiles on targets in Syria, a defense official confirmed to USNI News..."

Reference: usni.org .

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Trump Pentagon pick literally wrote the book on missile defense


Trump Pentagon pick literally wrote the book on missile defense

America at Risk"...has been outspoken in favor of America’s missile defense. He authored the 1999 book “America at Risk: The Citizen’s Guide to Missile Defense,” which details the risk of an attack from Russia, China or a “third-world” power. In 2012, Anderson voiced skepticism in the pages of Defense News about President Barack Obama’s willingness to negotiate with Iran..."
Reference: www.defensenews.com .

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Iran boasts tripling missile output, raising concerns about North Korean factor

Iran boasts tripling missile output, raising concerns about North Korean factor

"...Iran warned that any move by its adversaries to force it to curtail its ambitious ballistic programme — the most advanced in the Middle East after Israel’s — would be met by force if need be. Iran’s defiance of these efforts, which had redoubled..."

Reference: thearabweekly.com .

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

DOD Classifies Missile Defense Flight Test Plans

DOD Classifies Missile Defense Flight Test Plans

"...Due to the need to safeguard critical defense information, the DOD will not provide timing or test details in advance beyond the required safety notifications for any planned flight tests,” Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves..."

Reference: fas.org .

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Putin says 'no one in the world has anything like' all-powerful nuclear missile

Putin says 'no one in the world has anything like' all-powerful nuclear missile

"...Putin boasted Thursday that his country has developed a nuclear missile with an unlimited range and completely immune to enemy intercept. Speaking during an annual state-of-the-nation speech in Moscow, Putin said the ballistic missile is capable of penetrating any missile defense and can reach virtually any target around the world. "No defense systems will be able to withstand it," he said..."

Reference: www.usatoday.com .

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Air Force's 'rods from god' could hit with the force of a nuclear weapon — with no fallout

The Air Force's 'rods from god' could hit with the force of a nuclear weapon — with no fallout

"...a large projectile from a few thousand miles above the Earth. The "rods from god" idea was a bundle of telephone-pole-size (20 feet long, 1 foot in diameter) tungsten rods, dropped from orbit, reaching a speed of up to 10 times the speed of sound. The rod itself would penetrate hundreds of..."

Reference: www.businessinsider.com .

Monday, January 22, 2018

Missile defense gets major boost in funding bill, with big Alaska impact

Missile defense gets major boost in funding bill, with big Alaska impact

"... Broad support of the annual defense funding bill is nothing new, but wrapped in this NDAA is nearly every provision of Sen. Dan Sullivan's Advancing America's Missile Defense Act. The missile defense provisions in the NDAA will not only improve national security, but should be a boon to Alaska contractors as well, Sullivan said in a late December interview with the Journal. That's because the NDAA calls for 20 new intercontinental ballistic missile, or..."

Reference: www.adn.com .

Friday, January 19, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Japan Also Sends Out, Then Retracts, A False Missile Warning

Japan Also Sends Out, Then Retracts, A False Missile Warning

"...North Korea appears to have launched a missile ... The government urges people to take shelter inside buildings or underground," the message read, according to a translation from Reuters. The false warning went out..."

Reference: www.npr.org .

Saturday, January 13, 2018

'Hawaii Missile Attack Alert' Sounded on Live TV Was False Alarm

Hawaii's Ballistic Missile Attack Alert Interrupts Live TV and It's Terrifying

"...text scrolling across the screen, but it was quickly joined by a voice recording: "The U.S. Pacific Command has detected a missile threat to Hawaii. A missile may impact on land or sea within minutes. This is not a drill." "If you are indoors, stay indoors. If you are outdoors, seek immediate..."

Reference: www.yahoo.com .

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

US OKs selling Japan missiles to shoot down North Korean missiles

US OKs selling Japan missiles to shoot down North Korean missiles

"...The Trump administration has approved a $133.3 million missile defense sale to Japan to meet the escalating threat from North Korea — by shooting down the rogue nation's own ballistic missiles. The State Department says Congress was notified Tuesday of the proposed sale of four missiles for the SM-3 Block IIA interceptor..."

Reference: www.foxnews.com .

Thursday, January 4, 2018

North Korea accidentally crashed a missile into its own city last April

North Korea accidentally crashed a missile into its own city last April: report

"...An intermediate-range missile launched by North Korea last April crashed into a town near Pyongyang, possibly causing an explosion and casualties, The Diplomat reported on Wednesday. The IRBM was launched April 28, 2017 near Pukchang Airfield ..."

Reference: http://www.foxnews.com .