Scud missile fired at Saudi Arabia as 38 Yemenis reported killed

Yemen`s dominant Houthi group and its army allies fired a Scud missile at Saudi Arabia which the kingdom said it shot down on Saturday, in a major escalation of two months of war.

South Korea, US stage major joint anti-submarine exercise

South Korea and the United States kicked off a major anti-submarine drill today, weeks after North Korea claimed it had successfully tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile.

Iran, North Korea forging ballistic, nuclear ties: Dissidents

An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Thursday a delegation of North Korean experts in nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles visited a military site near Tehran in April amid talks between world powers and Iran over its nuclear programme.

John Kerry in Seoul after N. Korea muscle flexing

US Secretary of State John Kerry was in Seoul on Monday to discuss security issues in the wake of a new ballistic missile test by North Korea and the reported execution of its defence chief.

North Korea sub missile claim looks like a bluff: Experts

North Korea`s claim that it launched a ballistic missile from a submarine was mostly likely a bluff and the images it released appear photoshopped to overstate the regime`s military power, US experts said Tuesday.

North Korea seen years from sub-launched missile to threaten US

Korea made a key step in its nuclear weapons programme by test-launching a ballistic missile from a submarine, but remains years away from developing a missile system or submarine which could threaten its sworn enemy the United States, experts said.

South Korea urges North to halt submarine missile tests

 North Korea`s test-firing of a ballistic missile from a submarine was "very serious and concerning", South Korea said on Monday, with one defence official suggesting Pyongyang could have a fully operational platform in two or three years.

North Korea says test-fired submarine-launched ballistic missile
North Korea says test-fired submarine-launched ballistic missile

 North Korea said Saturday it had successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) -- a technology that could eventually offer the nuclear-armed state a survivable second-strike capability.

German-born engineer from US space team dies

 Oscar Holderer, the last known engineer who left Germany after World War II to work on the US space program, died at the age of 95.

Pakistan test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile

Pakistan test-fired a nuclear-capable ballistic missile on Monday, the military said, less than a week after the first high-level talks with arch-rivals India for nearly a year.

Canister-based Agni-V likely to be test fired on January 31

The first canister-based trial of the 5,000 km-plus nuclear capable Agni-V long range ballistic missile is likely to take place on January 31.

Japan slams N Korea missile launch but talks to go on

Japan protested against North Korea`s ballistic missile launch today but vowed to go ahead with rare government-level talks with Pyongyang this week as scheduled.

Russia conducts test-launch of ballistic missile

Russia on Tuesday carried out a successful test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, news agencies reported citing the defence ministry, amid a standoff between Moscow and the West over Ukraine.

Russia in new ballistic missile test: Pentagon

Russia carried out a new test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) as tensions over Ukraine escalated, the Pentagon confirmed today.

South Korea extending ballistic missile range to counter North`s threat

South Korea has test-fired a new ballistic missile with a range of 500 km (310 miles) and will try to extend the range to 800 km so it can strike any site in North Korea, its defence ministry said on Friday, days after Pyongyang fired a mid-range missile.

Russia test-fires new ballistic missile

Russia carried out a successful test-launch of an RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Tuesday, a military official said.

India successfully tests Dhanush ballistic missile

India Saturday successfully tested its nuclear-capable ballistic missile Dhanush from a naval ship in the Bay of Bengal, an official said.

Agni V and the South Asian Balance of Power

India tested its nuclear-capable Agni V on Sunday.

Iran launches new rocket site for ballistic missile tests: Report

Iran has constructed a rocket-launching site that could be used for testing ballistic missiles, a report from a military intelligence publication said on Thursday.

US missile defence test fails: Pentagon

America`s missile defence system failed on Saturday in a test over the Pacific, with an interceptor failing to hit an incoming ballistic missile, the Pentagon said.