India will be testing an anti-ballistic missile defense system next week, said the director general of the country’s Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), as well as its first indigenously developed subsonic long-range cruise missile.
Rebels embattled against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad have reportedly come into possession of high-powered anti-tank weaponry, the likes of which may have been supplied by the United States.
A report released this week by the United States Government Accountability Office suggests that the Pentagon’s costly missile defense program could soon become much more expensive due to recent delays and other obstacles.
North Korean shells have landed in South Korean waters, prompting Seoul to open fire across a disputed border zone. North Korea announced plans early on Monday morning to conduct military exercises along the western maritime boundary.
NATO will strengthen relations with Ukraine and send more troops to Eastern Europe, the bloc’s outgoing chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said. The Ukrainian coup-imposed foreign minister is to fly to Brussels to take part in Ukraine-NATO talks.
North Korea has fired 30 short-range missiles into the sea, South Korean military officials said, marking the second time in under a week that the isolated nation has done so amid ongoing joint US-South Korean military drills.
Sources in Russia’s Defense Ministry say officials are considering discontinuing US inspections of national strategic nuclear missile forces, citing “lack of trust” as reason for the move. Inspections have been permitted by the latest START treaty.