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'North Korea seen moving missiles out of rocket facility'

Several North Korean missiles were recently spotted moved from a rocket facility in the capital Pyongyang, South Korea's Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) reported late Friday amid speculation that the North was preparing to take more provocative actions.

Sep 30, 2017, 15:36 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman chairs first DAC, clears sonars, missiles for Navy

Nirmala Sitharaman chairs first DAC, clears sonars, missiles for Navy

Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday cleared a project worth Rs 200 crore for Indian Navy.

Sep 27, 2017, 20:08 PM IST
Japan PM Shinzo Abe says time for North Korea dialogue is over

Japan PM Shinzo Abe says time for North Korea dialogue is over

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday rallied behind the US warning that "all options" are available to deal with North Korea and declared the time for dialogue over.

Sep 21, 2017, 00:18 AM IST
Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated US military equipment: Donald Trump

Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated US military equipment: Donald Trump

"I am allowing Japan & South Korea to buy a substantially increased amount of highly sophisticated military equipment from the United States," Trump said in a tweet.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

Russia fires missiles near enclave besieged by IS

As a result of the strike, a "large" group of fighters was destroyed, along with a communications centre, warehouses and ammunition, the ministry said in a statement.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:09 PM IST
North Korean missiles can reach Guam in just 14 minutes, warns Island's spokesperson

North Korean missiles can reach Guam in just 14 minutes, warns Island's spokesperson

The plan calls for sending 12 rockets over Japan to crash in the waters about 30 miles from Guam, which is 2,100 miles east of the Korean peninsula.

Aug 11, 2017, 09:48 AM IST

North Korea has produced miniaturised nuke warhead: Media report

North Korea vowed yesterday that tough new UN sanctions would not stop it from developing its nuclear arsenal, rejecting talks and angrily threatening retaliation against the United States.

Aug 08, 2017, 23:45 PM IST

Russia strikes ISIS positions in Syria with cruise missiles, destroys posts

Russian strategic bombers have destroyed three ammunition depots and a command post of Islamic State in the Syrian province Of Hama, using advanced airborne cruise missiles, Russian agencies reported on Wednesday, citing Russia`s Defence Ministry.

Jul 05, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa slams US for drone strike in Pakistan

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has lashed out at the US for carrying out drone strikes "unilaterally" on a militant hideout in the tribal Orakzai Agency.

Jun 15, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Top Haqqani commander killed in drone attack in Pakistan

The drone attack comes days after Afghan officials blamed the Pakistan-based Haqqani network of carrying out the bombing in Kabul on May 31 in which 150 people died.

Jun 14, 2017, 00:26 AM IST

Iran shows off newest long-range missiles at Army Day parade

Iran has showcased its latest locally-developed anti-aircraft missiles at an annual Army Day parade. Some of the trucks carrying the weapons were decorated with banners featuring anti-Israel slogans.

Apr 19, 2017, 18:43 PM IST

Four missiles fired from Afghanistan into Kurram Agency

Four missiles were fired from across the Pakistan-Afghan border into Kurram Agency on Sunday, a media report said.

Apr 02, 2017, 17:58 PM IST

North Korea accuses US of activating Asian version of NATO

North Korea on Tuesday accused the US of trying to form an Asian version of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) through a US-Japan-South Korea military alliance.

Mar 28, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Taiwan to build its own submarine, President Tsai Ing-wen vows on visit to 50-year-old vessel

Taiwan will build its own submarines, President Tsai Ing-wen pledged on Tuesday, as the self-ruled island looks to fresh arms sales by the United States, accompanied by key submarine technology, to counter a growing military threat from China.

Mar 21, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
South Korea to create unit to decapitate N Korean leadership

South Korea to create unit to decapitate N Korean leadership

An official from Seoul's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that the brigade, which will aim to remove the North's wartime command and paralyse its function if war breaks out.

Jan 05, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
Chinese military unveils new weapons after South China Sea verdict

Chinese military unveils new weapons after South China Sea verdict

Chinese military has unveiled a range of new weapons, including long-range missiles, amid calls by its top officials to be combat-ready following a landmark verdict by an UN-backed tribunal that struck down China's "historical rights" in the South China Sea.

Jul 22, 2016, 17:18 PM IST

Iran missile tests inconsistent with nuclear deal: UN report

Iran`s ballistic missile tests in March were "not consistent" with the spirit of the nuclear agreement signed with world powers, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a report to the Security Council.

Jul 09, 2016, 14:15 PM IST

South Korea, US agree to deploy THAAD missile defence to counter North Korea threat

South Korea and the United States to deploy an advanced missile defence system with U.S. military forces stationed in South Korea to counter North Korea`s missile threat.

Jul 08, 2016, 11:38 AM IST
China urges US, South Korea to stop deployment of missile system

China urges US, South Korea to stop deployment of missile system

China's foreign ministry strongly opposed the United States' deployment of the THAAD missile defence system to South Korea.

Jul 08, 2016, 09:09 AM IST

Taiwan 'to test-fire missiles in US' as China tensions rise

Taiwan plans to test-fire its newest anti-missile system for the first time in the US next month as relations with rival China deteriorate, a defence source and media reports said on Monday.

Jun 27, 2016, 22:47 PM IST