TEHRAN: The Iranian military has developed a highly advanced ballistic missile that is able to strike warships and aircraft carriers 1,500 kilometers away, citing Iran’s armed forces chief, Iranian media reported. The missile has been tested successfully and is being mass produced, Major General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri said. Boasting the achievement, Bagheri said Iran is […]
WASHINGTON -- North Korea is expected to conduct a nuclear test as it continues to develop its missile capabilities in an attempt to drive a wedge between the United States and South Korea, a US intelligence report said Wednesday. The 2023 Annual Threat Assessment also noted that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may have no intention to give up his nuclear weapons. "Kim almost certainly views nuclear weapons and ICBMs as the ultimate guarantor of his autocratic rule and has no intention of a
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North Korea launched yet another ballistic missile toward the sea off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula on Sunday while South Korea and the United States staged their annual joint military exercises aimed at containing the isolated country. The allies flew the B-1B bombers as scheduled in a show of force. The short-range ballistic missile was fired from North Korea's Tongchang-ri area at 11:05 a.m., the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. The missile flew some 800 kilometers before falling int
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SEOUL: North Korea said any move to shoot down one of its test missiles would be considered a declaration of war and blamed joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea for growing tensions, state media KCNA said on Tuesday. Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of leader Kim Jong Un, warned in […]
FPI / March 19, 2023 Geostrategy-Direct China has increased the threat of nuclear and conventional attacks on the United States via its lead in developing and deploying several types of hypersonic missiles, the chief scientist of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) told Congress on March 10. Hypersonic missiles, including gliders and “scramjet”-powered cruise missiles […]
Launch comes days after Pyongyang fired two ‘strategic’ missiles in an apparent protest over Washington-Seoul military drillsNorth and South Korean tensions explained in 30 secondsNorth Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles Tuesday, Seoul said, Pyongyang’s second launch in three days and the first since South Korea and the United States began their largest joint military drills in five years.Washington and Seoul have ramped up defence cooperation in the face of growing military and...
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North Korea fired two cruise missiles from a submarine off the country's east coast late on Sunday, according to North Korean state media and South Korea's Yonhap News Agency.
By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday it has conducted submarine-launched cruise missile tests, days after its leader Kim Jong Un ordered his troops to be ready to repel its rivals’ “frantic war preparation moves.” The test on Sunday came a day before the U.S. and South Korean
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday it test-fired two cruise missiles from a submarine off its east coast, the latest in the country's series of weapons tests. The test on Sunday came a