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Missile defense

Israel test-fires ‘David’s Sling’ missile defense system
In an ongoing effort to boost its missile defenses, Israel has recently been testing its David’s Sling anti-ballistic missile system. The latest test coincided with positive developments in Iran nuclear talks currently just meters from the finishing line.

01.04.2015 23:37

Arctic pacification & terrorist elimination: Russia’s military drills continue (VIDEO)
Unprecedented mock warfare in Russia is gaining momentum, with fleets hunting enemy submarines, strategic bombers testing national air defenses and special forces training to eliminate terrorist groups attempting to infiltrate the country.

19.03.2015 11:29

Deactivated Russian missile defense facility caught on drone camera (VIDEO)
Abandoned and still futuristic, with a touch of a Mars colony in its looks – this is how a deactivated radar component that used to be a part of Moscow’s anti-missile shield appeared on drone footage, shot exclusively by RT’s Ruptly video agency.

16.03.2015 14:02

Iran launches mass production of long-range anti-ship cruise missile
Iran has announced the mass production of Ghadir, a long-range anti-warship cruise missile. The homegrown missile reportedly features great precision, high destructive power and the ability to fly at low altitudes.

14.03.2015 19:45

‘Claims SU-25 shot down MH17 unsupportable’
Electronic countermeasure pods are no longer reliable source of information, so anyone who says the radar has identified a SU-25 aircraft in the MH17 tragedy is trying to mislead people, Gordon Duff, senior editor of Veterans Today newspaper, told RT.

12.03.2015 09:39

Russian S-300 missile systems capable of targeting near space 'enter service'
Near space targets can now be hit by Russian army’s mobile tactical air defense S-300 and S-400 systems as a much anticipated long-range missile enters service. It is designed to engage hard targets such as nuclear warheads, rather than satellites.

12.03.2015 06:13

Iran army unveils its new Soumar long-range cruise missile
Iran has unveiled its first surface-to-surface missile defense system capable of hitting targets with accuracy and “high precision”, the Iranian Defense Minister announced at a ceremony on Sunday, triggering a fearful reaction of neighboring Israel.

08.03.2015 19:40

Israel asks US for additional $300mn for missile defense – report
Israel reportedly bypassed the White House and asked the US Congress for an extra $317 million to be added to President Barack Obama's budget for the next fiscal year in order to fund Israeli missile defense programs, Bloomberg reported.

01.03.2015 02:37

Link foreign aid to defence, boost military spending – UK Lords
Hawkish members of the UK House of Lords will battle for increased military spending Friday, proposing that the government link foreign aid to defense budgets. They are expected to argue Britain’s security is more important than its social conscience.

27.02.2015 09:42

The truth about Russia’s new military doctrine
The new version of Russia’s military doctrine, approved by President Putin on December 26, 2014, has attracted increased attention in the Western media, especially, its provisions for the eventual use of nuclear weapons.

27.02.2015 12:10

​‘Sign of weakness’: Tories to scrap NATO’s 2% defense spending target
A Tory-led government’s defense budget would not hit NATO’s recommended target of 2 percent of GDP after the general election, a defense and security think tank warns.

26.02.2015 17:31

Iran bombards ‘mock’ US aircraft carrier in naval drills
Iran has staged naval war games in an important sea channel, including an attack on a mock US warship. Missiles were also fired from the coast around the Strait of Hormuz, which sees a quarter of all sea-transported oil pass through it.

25.02.2015 11:44