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US State Dept Authorizes Sale of $10.5bln Missile Defense System to Poland 18 Nov 2017

US State Dept Authorizes Sale of $10.5bln Missile Defense System to Poland

TEHRAN – Poland is poised to buy four Patriot air and missile defense systems from the US, worth an estimated $10.5 billion. The NATO ally’s defense minister says the country has been expanding their military to defend against Russia. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the arm of the Pentagon that implements foreign arms sales, announced […]

North Korea 2 to 3 Years from Missile That Could Hit US, Russia Says 08 Nov 2017

North Korea 2 to 3 Years from Missile That Could Hit US, Russia Says

TEHRAN  – Russia said North Korea is still two to three years from being able to carry out a long-range strike on the US, offering diplomacy a chance to halt the secretive Communist states nuclear and missile programmes. “Unless we can find a political solution,” it’s “inevitable” that Kim Jong Un’s regime will have intercontinental […]

Russia to Complete Its Missile Warning Radar Network by 2019 05 Oct 2017

Russia to Complete Its Missile Warning Radar Network by 2019

TEHRAN  – Russia will complete the creation of a network of the Voronez early warning radars by 2019, the commander-in-chief of the Russian Space Forces, Col. Gen. Alexander Golovko, told reporters on Wednesday. “Work continues to create new radars of the missile attack warning system in the Republic of Komi and the Murmansk Region,” the […]

Bright Light in Sky Seen in Iran Was Russian Missile 28 Sep 2017

Bright Light in Sky Seen in Iran Was Russian Missile

TEHRAN– A bright light that streaked across the sky on Tuesday evening and was seen in many Iranian cities was a Russian ballistic missile, a top Iranian Air Defense commander said. The bright light that captured the attention of residents in a number of Iranian cities on Tuesday evening was a Russian RS-12M ballistic missile […]

Russia Rejects Criticism of Missile Deal with Turkey 27 Sep 2017

Russia Rejects Criticism of Missile Deal with Turkey

TEHRAN- The Kremlin on Wednesday defended Turkey’s purchase of the S-400 missile defense system amid NATO concerns over the deal. “No one has the right to criticize Russia and Turkey for military-technical cooperation, which is carried out in strict accordance with international law and is not directed against any third countries,” spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, […]

Yemen Army Targets Pro-Saudi Militants with Homegrown Missile 26 Sep 2017

Yemen Army Targets Pro-Saudi Militants with Homegrown Missile

TEHRAN  – Yemen’s army and Popular Committees fired a homegrown ballistic missile at the position of Saudi-backed militants in the southwestern province of Taiz. The missile command of the Yemeni army announced that it hit Saudi-paid mercenaries near al-Sultan hilltop in al-Hameli area with a new type of domestically-made ballistic missile dubbed Zelzal-2. A military official […]

Iran’s New Ballistic Missile Can Hit Multiple Targets 25 Sep 2017

Iran’s New Ballistic Missile Can Hit Multiple Targets

TEHRAN  – A new long-range ballistic missile at the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ disposal can be used for hitting multiple targets, a top commander said. In comments on Monday, Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said the large ballistic missile, Khorramshahr, can carry a warhead weighing 1,800 kilograms. The 13-meter-long […]

North Korea’s Missiles No Threat to Anyone 23 Sep 2017

North Korea’s Missiles No Threat to Anyone

TEHRAN – An American human rights lawyer and a professor at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Law said North Korea has no plans to attack any country, including the US first, noting that Pyongyang’s missiles serve defensive and deterrent purposes. “I do not view North Korea’s missile launches as a threat to anyone. It […]

Missile threats, sanctions aimed at undermining Iran’s deterrence power: Defense minister 06 Sep 2017

Missile threats, sanctions aimed at undermining Iran’s deterrence power: Defense minister

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says enemy threats and sanctions against the Iranian missile program are aimed at undermining the country’s deterrence power. “Threats and sanctions against [Iran’s] missile power have a completely political objective, which is to weaken the country’s deterrence power,” Hatami said on Tuesday in an address to a national defense conference. […]