Intercontinental ballistic missile

US military says it has conducted successful missile defence test

The target was launched from a test site in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific, more than 4,000 miles (6,400 km) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, where the interceptors were launched.

Mar 26, 2019, 06:04 AM IST

Agni 5 missile likely to be inducted soon, capable of targeting places across China

India is in the process of inducting the first batch of its intercontinental ballistic missile system, Agni-V, which will bring targets across China within its range, and is expected to significantly bolster the country's military prowess.

Jul 01, 2018, 16:57 PM IST

This is not a bluff, it's real: Top Russian official confirms 'invincible' nuclear missile that Vladimir Putin talked about

There had been speculation on whether the 'invisible' missile really could exist.

Mar 13, 2018, 09:21 AM IST

North Korea preparing to launch satellite: Report

Pyongyang is under multiple UN sanctions over its nuclear and missile tests and is prohibited from carrying out any launch using ballistic missile technology including satellites.

Dec 26, 2017, 08:56 AM IST

US in talks with China on new North Korea sanctions: Diplomats

The new sanctions would be in response to the November 28 test of an ICBM that flew 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) before splashing down in Japan`s maritime economic exclusion zone.

Dec 20, 2017, 23:48 PM IST

North Korean ICBM not yet a ''capable threat'' against US: Jim Mattis

Last month, North Korea said it had successfully tested a new type of ICBM that could reach all of the US mainland and South Korea

Dec 16, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un vows to `win victory in the showdown` with US

North Korea has continued to lob missiles, posing a major challenge to US President Donald Trump.

Dec 13, 2017, 07:32 AM IST

South Korea, Japan, US start joint missile detection exercises

The drill comes after North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile on November 28 that it claimed could strike anywhere in the US.

Dec 11, 2017, 09:14 AM IST

Russian envoy calls for restraint over Korean Peninsula crisis

North Korea published photographs of ICBM that was launched under the supervision of its leader Kim Jong-un.

Nov 30, 2017, 12:02 PM IST

Donald Trump promises `major sanctions` against North Korea

Pyongyang on Tuesday fired what is believed to be an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting Washington.

Nov 29, 2017, 21:36 PM IST

China to soon have missiles that can hit targets anywhere in the world: Report

China's next-generation ballistic missile Dongfeng-41 has a speed of more than Mach 10.

Nov 20, 2017, 17:47 PM IST

Under Trump, future of US nuclear arsenal slowly taking shape

About 70 feet (21 m) below ground, in a shielded military capsule that can launch nuclear missiles, 23-year-old 2nd Lieutenant Tia Hewuse is concerned that Americans have the mistaken impression that her mission is a gloomy one.

Sep 14, 2017, 08:11 AM IST

North Korea reveals missile plans as Kim orders production boost

North Korea revealed plans for the development of its missile programme on Wednesday, as leader Kim Jong-Un ordered stepped-up production of rocket engines and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) nosecones.

Aug 23, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

Trump accuses China of doing nothing on North Korea

US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused China of doing nothing on North Korea.

Jul 30, 2017, 08:34 AM IST

North Korea lacks capacity to hit US with accuracy: US general

South Korea`s intelligence agency also does not believe North Korea has secured re-entry capabilities for its ICBM program.

Jul 18, 2017, 22:06 PM IST

China says 'China responsibility theory' on North Korea has to stop

US President Trump took a more conciliatory tone at a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday, but he has expressed some impatience that China, with its close economic and diplomatic ties to Pyongyang, is not doing enough to rein in North Korea.


Jul 11, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Donald Trump keeps it friendly with Xi Jinping at G20 on North Korea threat

Trump campaigned in last year's presidential election on cracking down on China for its trade practices, but he softened his rhetoric after taking office, saying he wanted to work with China on the nuclear issue.

Jul 09, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

North Korea says its ICBM can carry nuclear warhead; US calls for global action

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the test completed his country`s strategic weapons capability that includes atomic and hydrogen bombs and ICBMs.

Jul 05, 2017, 08:31 AM IST

South Korea says engagement with North possible only with strength

Moon made the comments during a visit to the state-run Agency for Defense Development.

Jun 23, 2017, 11:49 AM IST

North Korea 'ready' for intercontinental ballistic missile tests

North Korea on Wednesday said it is ready to test launch intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), one day after the US successfully tested a defence system to intercept such projectiles.

May 31, 2017, 19:13 PM IST