Greece in talks with Russia to buy missiles for S-300 systems: Report

Greece is negotiating with Russia for the purchase of missiles for its S-300 anti-missile systems and for their maintenance, Russia`s RIA news agency quoted Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos as saying on Wednesday.

Iran says Russia could deliver missiles this year


Moscow: A senior Iranian official said today that Russia could deliver sophisticated missile systems to Tehran this year after Moscow lifted a ban on supplying the weapons.

Iran says Russian decision on missiles can help stability

Iranian Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan said on Monday Russia’s decision to end a ban on supplying Tehran with S-300 missile systems could lead to an expansion of cooperation and help stability in the region, Iranian state media said.

US opposes Russian move to sell missiles to Iran

The United States voiced concern Monday about the possible sale of sophisticated Russian air defense missiles to Iran after Russian President Vladimir Putin lifted a ban on such shipments.

North Korea fires missiles ahead of Pentagon chief`s visit

North Korea fired two surface-to-air missiles into the sea this week as US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter visited the region for talks in Tokyo and Seoul, South Korea`s defence ministry said Thursday.

US defends arms deal with Pakistan

The US has defended a proposed arms deal with Pakistan worth nearly a billion dollar to sell attack helicopters and missiles, saying the weapons would be used for internal counter-terrorism operations.

US approves USD 952 million sale of helicopters, missiles to Pak

The US State Department has approved sale of USD 952 million worth of attack helicopters, missiles and other defence equipment to Pakistan to help Islamabad with its counter-terrorism operations in South Asia.

North Korea fires seven surface-to-air missiles into sea
North Korea fires seven surface-to-air missiles into sea

North Korea fired seven surface-to-air missiles into the sea off its east coast on Thursday in an operation supervised by leader Kim Jong-Un at a time of heightened military tensions, South Korea`s Defence Ministry said on Friday.

North Korea fires missiles in anger at South-US military drills

 North Korea fired two missiles into the sea and vowed "merciless" retaliation Monday as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational.

North Korean submarine equipped to fire missiles: US group

Recent satellite imagery appears to show that a North Korean submarine is being equipped to fire missiles, posing a potential new threat to its neighbours, a US research institute said today.

North Korea can put N-warheads on missiles: Seoul

South Korea believes its Communist neighbour has already acquired a "significant" level of technology to miniaturise nuclear warheads and put them on its missiles, according to a defence white paper published Tuesday.

Japan says close to deal with South Korea, US on North Korea defence

Japan, the United States and South Korea are close to reaching a deal on sharing and safeguarding sensitive information on North Korea`s missile and nuclear programmes, Japan`s Defence Ministry said on Friday.

Taiwan tests submarine-launched missiles: Report

Taiwan's navy successfully test-fired two anti-ship missiles from a submarine, in the first such exercise since the weapons were acquired from the United States, local media reported today.

North Korea fires missiles ahead of South Korea holiday

North Korea on Saturday test-fired three short-range missiles off its east coast, putting the South`s military on alert ahead of a traditional harvest holiday.

Iran unveils new short-range missiles, drones

Iran has produced a new generation of short-range marine missiles and aerial drones, an official news agency reported today.

Iran tells UN nuclear chief no talks on missiles

Iranian President told the visiting head of the UN nuclear watchdog that Tehran will not discuss its long-range missile program as part of talks aimed at resolving a decade-long nuclear dispute.

Bloodbath in Gaza continues, peace process in tatters

Bloodbath in Gaza continued unabated on Sunday with Israeli jets pounding the coastal strip, as talks to end the conflict that has killed over 2,000 people virtually collapsed after Palestinians threatened to quit.

Israeli jets pound targets in Gaza as hostilities escalate

Israeli jets today pounded Gaza with 40 air strikes that killed five Palestinians, as Hamas fired several rockets into Israel, vowing to continue its resistance in the month-long conflict that has claimed about 2,000 lives.

India to get two more missile test facilities

India will set up two more missile test range facilities, one each in Andhra Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Parliament was informed on Friday.

North Korea fires two missiles: Seoul

North Korea on Wednesday fired two suspected short-range missiles off its eastern coast in the latest in a series of missile tests, South Korea said.