Ballistic missiles

Possible two-stage hydrogen bomb seen 'game changer' for North Korea

Possible two-stage hydrogen bomb seen 'game changer' for North Korea

North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday, which it said was a successful detonation of an advanced hydrogen bomb, technically known as a two-stage thermonuclear device.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

Rex Tillerson says US will keep up 'peaceful pressure' on North Korea

US Secretary of State said on Sunday the firing of three ballistic missiles by North Korea this week was a provocative act.

Aug 27, 2017, 21:54 PM IST

China aims advanced DF-16 missiles at Taiwan: Taipei's defence minister

China is aiming advanced medium-range ballistic missiles at Taiwan as part of a growing military threat towards the island, Taipei's defence minister said on Monday.

Mar 20, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea near Japan

North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea near Japan

North Korea test-fired a new type of missile into the sea early last month, and has said it will continue to launch new strategic weapons.

Mar 06, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

Saudi Arabia intercepts missiles fired from Yemen

The Saudi Arabian air defence on Wednesday intercepted two ballistic missiles fired from Yemen.

Oct 12, 2016, 15:52 PM IST

US to raise concerns at UN over North Korea missile tests

The United States has warned it would raise concerns at the United Nations over the latest North Korean missile tests.

Jul 19, 2016, 10:53 AM IST

Iran tests two ballistic missiles

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Wednesday successfully test-fired two ballistic missiles in line with the country's defence doctrine.

Mar 09, 2016, 20:00 PM IST

US, Israel start joint drill on ballistic missile defence

Israel and the US started a joint exercise on Sunday focusing on defence against the threat of ballistic missiles, the Israeli army said.

Feb 22, 2016, 06:45 AM IST

Two ballistic missiles fired at Saudi from Yemen: Coalition

Two ballistic missiles have been fired from Yemen at Saudi Arabia, one of which was intercepted by the kingdom's air defences, the Saudi-led coalition

Dec 18, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

Iran says UN resolution not linked to ballistic missiles

Iran said its ballistic missile programme was not connected to the UN Security Council resolution adopted Monday that endorses its July 14 nuclear accord with world powers.

Jul 21, 2015, 00:57 AM IST

China re-engineeres ballistic missiles, surprises US: Report

China, under President Xi Jinping's leadership, has re-engineered many of its long-range ballistic missiles to carry multiple warheads after years of maintaining a minimal nuclear force, according to a media report.

May 17, 2015, 14:54 PM IST

N.Korea boasts of firing ballistic missile from submarine

  North Korea said on Saturday it had successfully test-fired a ballistic missile from a submarine, a step that would mark significant progress in the secretive state`s military capabilities. 

May 10, 2015, 08:12 AM IST

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into sea

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into its eastern waters Sunday, Yonhap news agency quoted the South Korean military as saying.

Jul 13, 2014, 12:45 PM IST

North Korea fires two missiles into sea: Seoul military

North Korea Sunday fired two ballistic missiles into the sea off the east coast, Seoul`s military said, three days after Pyongyang staged a similar launch.

Jun 29, 2014, 06:07 AM IST

Assad regime`s ballistic missiles killing children in Syria: HRW

Ballistic missiles used by the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad are killing many civilians, including children, an international rights group said on Monday.

Aug 05, 2013, 13:47 PM IST

Russia to build two more nuclear-powered submarines in 2013

Russia will build two more nuclear-powered strategic submarines of the Borei A class this year, the official Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily reported Monday.

Jan 14, 2013, 21:35 PM IST

South Korea to build ballistic missiles

South Korea will build ballistic missiles to better respond to "perceived threats" from North Korea, the presidential office here said Sunday.

Oct 07, 2012, 13:35 PM IST

China`s new ballistic missiles spark global fear

Chinese government’s decision to deploy four new nuclear capable ballistic missiles has sparked global fear.

Nov 04, 2011, 10:41 AM IST

Polish-US missile defence deal takes effect

Poland and the US say their deal that calls for deployment of land-based ballistic missiles by the year 2018 has begun.

Sep 15, 2011, 20:33 PM IST

Russia to double its ballistic missiles production from 2013

Russia should emerge as one of the "top five global economies, PM Putin said.

Apr 20, 2011, 23:41 PM IST