Syria rebels fire 1,000 missiles at Shiite towns: Monitor

Syrian rebels fired around 1,000 rockets, mortar shells and homemade projectiles at two besieged Shiite towns in Idlib province, a monitor said Monday.

Russia to upgrade air defence missiles intended for Iran

A Kremlin official says that Russia is working to upgrade air defence missiles intended for Iran.

India conveys its concerns to US over military sales to Pakistan

New Delhi has conveyed its concerns to the US over sale of missiles and attack helicopters to Pakistan, saying it must take into account Indo-US ties and the impact on India's security before firming up such supplies.

Missiles fall off British warplane during Cyprus landing

 Two missiles fell off a British warplane as it was landing at the Royal Air Base in Cyprus on Wednesday, a base spokesman said.

North Korea fires three short-range missiles into East Sea

 North Korea fired three short-range missiles into the East Sea on Sunday, South Korea`s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said.

Russia threatens consequences if US deploys missiles in Europe
Russia threatens consequences if US deploys missiles in Europe

Russia on Thursday warned the United States of consequences if it moves to deploy land-based missiles in Europe in contravention of a key Cold-War era arms control treaty.

US to sell bombs to Israel, helicopters to Saudis

The United States said Wednesday it plans to sell thousands of bombs and missiles to Israel as well as 10 Seahawk helicopters to Saudi Arabia, in deals worth about $1.9 billion each, officials said Wednesday.

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. 

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.