07:31 GMT 18.11.2017
'Deterring' N Korea: US Reportedly Weighing Up Missile-Firing Drones, Cyber Weapons
Worried that the existing US missile defense system might fail to deter a possible North Korean missile strike, Washington is looking for other ways to confront Pyongyang, like cyber weapons and armed drones, The New York Times has reported.
14:31 GMT 05.11.2017
Egypt Condemns Recent Yemeni Ballistic Missile Launch at Saudi Arabia
The Royal Saudi Air Defense forces said on Friday they had intercepted a ballistic missile in the northeast of the Saudi capital that was fired from Yemen by Houthi rebels.
07:54 GMT 27.10.2017
Putin Launches 4 Ballistic Missiles in Strategic Nuclear Forces Drill (VIDEO)
On Thursday, the Russian Federation's Strategic Nuclear Forces conducted a drill, involving nuclear submarines as well as long-range bombers.
20:24 GMT 26.10.2017
Russia Holds Strategic Forces Drills With Launches of Ballistic Missiles (VIDEO)
According to Russia's military doctrine, Moscow reserves the right to use nuclear weapons in case of a nuclear attack against the country, as well as an act of aggression with the use of conventional weapons.
18:26 GMT 17.10.2017
Targeting China: 'North Korea is Just a Platform and Pretext' in the US Game
Washington is not interested in resolving the Korean crisis, which it is using to twist Beijing's hand, Asia-Pacific region analyst Vladimir Terekhov told Radio Sputnik, while commenting on the joint exercises launched by South Korea and the US amid the escalation of tensions in the region.
19:06 GMT 15.09.2017
North Korea Revamping Scud Missiles To Improve Lethal Capabilities
In addition to North Korea’s burgeoning ballistic missile and nuclear weapons program, Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un’s administration has been test driving new versions of the Scud-B, also known as the Hwasong-5, Business Insider reports.
06:00 GMT 07.09.2017
Iran Responds to US Sanctions by 'Boosting Its Missile Program'
Iran has responded to US sanctions by increasing the funding of its missile program, Vladimir Sazhin, an expert on Mideast affairs told Sputnik, adding that over recent decades Tehran's rocket industry has made considerable progress.
07:04 GMT 09.08.2017
Japan's DM on High Alert Amid Reports of N Korea's Miniaturized Nuclear Warhead
Japan needs to be on high alert after taking into account media reports alleging North Korea can now fit miniaturized nuclear warheads in its ballistic missiles, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Wednesday.
10:12 GMT 03.08.2017
Seoul Plans to Deploy Extra THAAD Units Amid Environment Impact Test - Ministry
South Korea plans to install additional THAAD system units despite the current environmental impact assessment, the Defense Ministry said on Thursday.
15:52 GMT 05.07.2017
Pentagon 'Not Seen Before' the Type of Missile Recently Launched by N Korea
The US Department of Defense said that it has "not seen before" the type of the ballistic missile launched by North Korea on Tuesday.
07:10 GMT 03.07.2017
Russia to Catch Up With US, Israel in Drone Creation Soon - Deputy PM
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin in an interview to Sputnik speaks about the Russianprospekts in the sphere of military and intelligence.
15:23 GMT 26.05.2017
Iran Vows to Develop Missile Program Despite Washington's Discontent
Tehran will not give up on its missile program and will continue to develop it further, despite objections raised by the United States, because of omnipresent threats in the region, Bahram Qassemi, the spokesman of Iranian Foreign Ministry, said Friday.
17:50 GMT 22.05.2017
North Korea 'Openly Defying' UNSC Resolutions With Ballistic Missile Tests
Pyongyang is openly defying Security Council resolutions with its ballistic missile tests, according to the United Nations.
17:52 GMT 21.05.2017
Tillerson Urges North Korea to Stop 'Disturbing' Tests of Ballistic Missiles
US State Secretary Rex Tillerson called on North Korea to stop "disturbing" ballistic missile tests.
03:59 GMT 29.04.2017
North Korea Crisis: Pyongyang's Latest Ballistic Missile Test Ends in Failure
Another ballistic missile test by North Korea ended in an apparent failure on Saturday when the projectile broke up over land minutes after the liftoff, assessments by its neighbors show.
14:26 GMT 15.04.2017
WATCH North Korea Displays Newest Missiles Leaving Spectators 'Astonished' (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Foreign observers were "astonished" by the newest weapons systems displayed at a large-scale military parade held on April 15, the day marking the birth of North Korea's founding father Kim Il-sung, Russian analyst Vladimir Khrustalev, an expert with the Lifeboat Foundation, told Sputnik.
19:10 GMT 17.03.2017
Japan Conducts First-Ever Emergency Drill Amid North Korean Missile Threat
In anticipation for a missile attack from North Korea, Japan executed its first civilian evacuation drill on Friday, with warnings broadcast over loudspeakers and blaring sirens.
13:17 GMT 06.03.2017
Netanyahu Blames Iran for 80% of Israel’s Security Problems
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran on Monday for 80 percents of his country’s security problems.
16:06 GMT 09.01.2017
India to Test Nuclear-Capable Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
India is shrugging off concerns raised by some of its neighbors on its preparations to test its most ambitious weapon - the K-4 submarine-launched long range ballistic missile (SLBM). The DRDO claims a range of 3,500 km, less than half of China’s JL 2 SLBM.
14:54 GMT 21.10.2016
India’s Nuclear Triad May Tip the Balance of Forces in the Indian Ocean
India has commissioned its first nuclear-powered submarine capable for launching medium range nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles. With the INS Arihant now in service, India has completed its nuclear triad, making it capable of launching nuclear missiles from land, air and sea.