Iran unveils new surface-to-air missile, radars

Iran has unveiled a new surface-to-air missile and two radar systems it claims will boost the country's defense capabilities.

Israeli airstrike hits Gaza City apartment tower

Gaza City: Palestinian police said Israeli warplanes have fired two missiles at an apartment tower in central Gaza City, sending a huge ball of fire and a black cloud of smoke into the air.

India conducts successful trial of surface-to-air Akash missile

India on Tuesday successfully conducted trials of its indigenously developed surface-to-air `Akash` missile, which has a strike range of 25 kms, as part of a user trial by the Air Force from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

China unveils 12,000-km long range ICBM

China`s has unveiled the next generation of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which has a range of 12,000 kms, putting it among the world`s longest-range missiles.

UN chief deplores North Korea`s missile launches

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon deplored the recent missile launches by North Korea, urging it to work towards building mutual trust with its neighbours.

Japan, Britain to launch joint missile research: Report

Japan and Britain are to jointly develop missile technology for fighter jets, while Tokyo may also start exporting Japanese-made parts for US surface-to-air missiles, a report said Thursday.

North Korea fires two more missiles into sea

North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea Sunday, Seoul`s military said, in an apparent show of anger at an upcoming joint military drill between South Korea and the United States.

North Korea test-fires two missiles without prior warning

North Korea has test-fired two short-range ballistic missiles into its eastern waters Wednesday without prior warning, a media report said.

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.

US tests critical missile defence system

The US for the first time has successfully tested a ground-based missile defence system which intercepted a simulated incoming missile over the Pacific Ocean.

Akash missile clears final test, ready for induction

India Wednesday successfully test fired indigenously developed surface-to-air missile Akash from a defence base in Odisha, an official said.

North Korea cruise missile fuels proliferation concerns

North Korea appears to have acquired a sea-based copy of a Russian cruise missile, the latest step in an effort to enhance its maritime strike capability, a US think-tank said today.

Govt to work on policy framework for missile exports: Chander

Hyderabad: Many countries have expressed interest in acquiring missiles developed by India and efforts would soon be made on laying down a policy framework to tap this export potential, according to Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister Avinash Chander.

US seeks greater missile defence cooperation by Japan, South Korea

A top US military official today called for better missile defence cooperation between Japan and South Korea, in the face of strained ties between America`s two closest Asia allies and a belligerent North Korea.

North Korea may be close to developing nuclear missile, some say

North Korea, which this month threatened to carry out a fourth nuclear test, may be closer than previously thought to putting a nuclear warhead on a missile, some experts say, making a mockery of years of U.N. sanctions aimed at curbing such a programme.

Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Pakistan Thursday conducted successful training launch of a short range surface-to-surface ballistic missile, capable of delivering nuclear and conventional warheads, the military said.

India successfully test fires exo-atmospheric missile interceptor

India Sunday successfully test-fired an exo-atmospheric missile interceptor for the first time at a defence base in Odisha as part of its efforts to create a shield against incoming enemy missiles, a senior defence official said.

India successfully test fires indigenous Akash missile

India Wednesday test fired its Akash surface-to-air missile from a defence base in Odisha, an official said.

Fire aboard US missile cruiser, no one hurt

A fire broke out aboard a US Navy guided missile destroyer as it was crossing the Atlantic, but no one was injured in the blaze, the Pentagon said today.

North Korea denounces US `double-standards`

North Korea today accused the United States of hypocrisy for remaining silent over a South Korean missile test while condemning Pyongyang`s recent launches.