Short-Range Ballistic Missile

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First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

NK drones capable of striking targets in South Korea: official

After two suspected North Korean drones were found in South Korean territory, a source from the South Korean government told the Seoul-based Yonhap News Agency that those unmanned aerial vehicles could pose a serious threat if the north's Korean People's ... [Published Want China Times - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Airpower Makes People Stupid

Oh, hell. How can the U.S. add muscle in the present Ukraine crisis? The boldest and riskiest course would be to dispatch 50 or 60 of the incredibly potent F-22s to Poland plus Patriot batteries and appropriate ground support and protection. Russian ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

N Korea stages drills with mock S Korea targets

Korean soldiers participate in the South Korea-US 'Key Resolve and Foal Eagle' annual joint military exercises at the Mugeon-ri drill field on Paju, S. KoreaPhoto: EPAKorean soldiers participate in the South Korea-US 'Key Resolve and Foal Eagle' annual ... [Published Voice of Russia - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

DPRK missile launches undermine trust in region - UN head

UNITED NATIONS, March 27, /ITAR-TASS/. The short-range ballistic missile tests that were carried out by North Korea on Wednesday impede the creation of an atmosphere of trust on the Korean Peninsula, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned. He expressed ... [Published Itar Tass - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Plan for Achieving European Missile Defense Seen As Too Optimistic

Daily News on Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Weapons, Terrorism and Related IssuesMarch 17, 2014By Rachel Oswald U.U.S. congressional auditors have concluded the Pentagon is likely being too optimistic in its time schedule for achieving certain antimissile ... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 1 reports

Raytheon receives $350 million SM-3 Block IB contract

TUCSON, AZ -- The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) $350 million to increase its procurement of Standard Missile-3 Block IB missiles from 8 to 44.The SM-3 is designed to destroy incoming short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ... [Published Sensors WorldLink - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Feb 26 2014 - Updated Feb 26 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Administration Ignores Russian Nuclear Violations

Russia is covertly developing and testing nuclear missiles in violation of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and the Obama administration to date has failed to hold Moscow accountable, according to arms control specialists. “The ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Feb 26 2014]
First reported Feb 21 2014 - Updated Feb 21 2014 - 1 reports

India's ballistic missiles capable of destroying China's cities

India's new Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile and the INS Arihant nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine are capable of destroying major Chinese cities if war should break out between the two nations, reports the Moscow-based Voice of ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Feb 21 2014]
First reported Dec 11 2013 - Updated Dec 12 2013 - 1 reports

U.S. Defense Bill Boosts Funding for Missile Defense to $9.5 Billion

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A compromise defense bill proposed on Monday by U.S. lawmakers would boost spending on missile defense by $358 million to $9.5 billion, mandating an additional homeland defense radar and increasing funding ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Dec 11 2013]
First reported Nov 27 2013 - Updated Nov 27 2013 - 1 reports

Israel moves closer to missile defense shield

Israel, alarmed that a U.S.-Iranian rapprochement will leave its security exposed, has moved closer to consolidating its multilayer missile defense shield, with the successful interception of a short-range ballistic missile by its David's Sling system, ... [Published Space Daily - Nov 27 2013]
First reported Nov 20 2013 - Updated Nov 21 2013 - 1 reports

Israel tests short range missile defence system

Israeli and US defence officials on Wednesday carried out an advanced test of a new system against short-range missiles, the defence ministry said. The defence agencies of both states "completed a successful intercept test of the David's Sling Weapon ... [Published France24 - Middle East - Nov 20 2013]
First reported Oct 23 2013 - Updated Oct 23 2013 - 1 reports

China's DF-15C Ballistic Missile Can Carry Bunker Buster Bomb

China's DF-15C short-range ballistic missile, equipped with a deep-penetration warhead or  bunker buster bomb, would be able to damage or destroy underground command and  control facilities in Taiwan and other security partners of the United States in ... [Published ASIAN DEFENCE NEWS - Oct 23 2013]

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"Such launches are contrary to building trust in the region. The Secretary-General urges the DPRK (North Korea) to cease its ballistic missile activities and focus, together with other countries concerned, on the dialogue and diplomacy necessary to maintain regional peace and security" says a statement released by the UN press office
...However, an initiative to augment by 2014 the existing capability to defeat short-range ballistic missile attacks will now not come until 2015, "due in part to addressing limitations identified following Phase 1 declaration" GAO officials said
"What's special about it is that it knows how to intercept from a low altitude to a fairly high altitude in the atmosphere, covering a wide range of territory which I can't unfortunately cite" he said
...The defence agencies of both states "completed a successful intercept test of the David's Sling Weapon System against a short-range ballistic missile today" it said in a statement

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NK drones capable of striking targets in South ... [Published Want China Times - Apr 07 2014]
Airpower Makes People Stupid [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Mar 31 2014]
N Korea stages drills with mock S Korea targets [Published Voice of Russia - Mar 27 2014]
DPRK missile launches undermine trust in region... [Published Itar Tass - Mar 27 2014]
U.S. Plan for Achieving European Missile Defens... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - Mar 17 2014]
Raytheon receives $350 million SM-3 Block IB co... [Published Sensors WorldLink - Mar 07 2014]
Obama Administration Ignores Russian Nuclear Vi... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Feb 26 2014]
India's ballistic missiles capable of destroyin... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Feb 21 2014]
U.S. Defense Bill Boosts Funding for Missile De... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Dec 11 2013]
Israel moves closer to missile defense shield [Published Space Daily - Nov 27 2013]
Israel tests short range missile defence system [Published France24 - Middle East - Nov 20 2013]
China's DF-15C Ballistic Missile Can Carry Bunk... [Published ASIAN DEFENCE NEWS - Oct 23 2013]
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Airpower Makes People Stupid [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Mar 31 2014]
Oh, hell. How can the U.S. add muscle in the present Ukraine crisis? The boldest and riskiest course would be to dispatch 50 or 60 of the incredibly potent F-22s to Poland plus Patriot batteries and appropriate ground support and protection. Russian ...
Obama Administration Ignores Russian Nuclear Vi... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Feb 26 2014]
Russia is covertly developing and testing nuclear missiles in violation of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and the Obama administration to date has failed to hold Moscow accountable, according to arms control specialists. “The ...
India's ballistic missiles capable of destroyin... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Feb 21 2014]
India's new Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile and the INS Arihant nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine are capable of destroying major Chinese cities if war should break out between the two nations, reports the Moscow-based Voice of ...
U.S. Defense Bill Boosts Funding for Missile De... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Dec 11 2013]
By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A compromise defense bill proposed on Monday by U.S. lawmakers would boost spending on missile defense by $358 million to $9.5 billion, mandating an additional homeland defense radar and increasing funding ...
China's DF-15C Ballistic Missile Can Carry Bunk... [Published ASIAN DEFENCE NEWS - Oct 23 2013]
China's DF-15C short-range ballistic missile, equipped with a deep-penetration warhead or  bunker buster bomb, would be able to damage or destroy underground command and  control facilities in Taiwan and other security partners of the United States in ...
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