missile defence

NATO employee in Germany held for spying


August 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A civilian employee at a NATO air base in Germany has been arrested on charges of illegally gathering secret information.The German Prosecutor General's Office said ... Read more...

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Britain wants sea drones to attack submarines


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The British defence ministry wants to develop a new generation of unmanned sea drones that would be able to attack submarines and launch missile attacks on ... Read more...

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Everything’s OK in US-Russia relations: Medvedev


July 31st, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has dismissed allegations that the US-Russia relations have deteriorated as of late over a range of issues, including Washington's ... Read more...

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US missile defence site in Qatar: Report


July 18th, 2012 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) US is building a missile defence radar station in Qatar, and construction was due to be completed this month, a media report said Tuesday.The radar site ... Read more...

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Iran to hold missile drill


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 2 (IANS) Iran will begin a three-day missile defence exercise Monday, the military said.The exercise dubbed "Great Prophet 7" will be conducted by the aerospace division of the ... Read more...

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Russia turns on new missile warning radar


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia placed its new Voronezh-M long-range missile warning radar on duty in the Irkutsk region of Siberia Wednesday."At 10:15 a.m. on May 23, it was ... Read more...

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US vows to go ahead with missile shield


May 11th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and NATO will proceed with its European missile defence programme despite Russia's concerns while continuing to seek Moscow's cooperation on the issue.It was ... Read more...

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N-armed Pakistan, Iran threat to Russia


May 4th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A nuclear-armed Pakistan, Iran and North Korea could potentially trigger regional chain reaction that may threaten Russian security, a former Russian intelligence official has said."Even ... Read more...

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Agni-V missile test postponed for Thursday (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 18 (IANS) The first test-firing of India's indigenous intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-V has been postponed for Thursday due to adverse weather conditions, a defence ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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NATO chief congratulates Putin on victory


March 9th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has congratulated Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin on his return to office and said that he looks forward to continued ... Read more...

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Russia to launch 100 military satellites


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to launch at least 100 military satellites in the next 10 years to boost its missile detection capabilities, a top official has said."The ... Read more...

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Russia will counter US missile defence: Medvedev


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will continue with the overhaul of its missile defence unless the US drops its plans for a European missile shield or proposes a scheme ... Read more...

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Russia denies deal with Iran over military cooperation


February 9th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS) Russia and Iran have not reached any deals regarding bilateral military-technical cooperation during their latest bilateral meeting Wednesday, said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.Rogozin's ... Read more...

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Russia, NATO to hold missile defence drills


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and NATO will hold joint computer-simulated missile defence exercises in Germany in March, an official said Thursday.The decision to conduct these drills was taken ... Read more...

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No NATO missile defence offer to India


November 30th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday informed parliament that India has not received any offer from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) for either a missile ... Read more...

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Russia unveils anti-missile radar in Kaliningrad


November 29th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Tuesday unveiled a new radar station capable of monitoring missile launches from the North Atlantic at its west European exclave of Kaliningrad.President Dmitry Medvedev ... Read more...

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Britain halts military data sharing with Russia


November 26th, 2011 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain will stop sharing military information with Russia over Moscow's decision to freeze compliance with the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), a ... Read more...

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NATO denies offering missile cooperation to India


September 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 30 (IANS) NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has denied recent media reports suggesting the 28-member Alliance offered India cooperation and sharing of technology in the field of missile ... Read more...

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India test-fires n-capable ‘Shourya’ missile


September 24th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) India Saturday successfully test-fired its surface-to-surface ballistic missile 'Shourya' from a test range in Orissa, defence ministry sources said. The 600-km-range supersonic missile was launched at 2.30 ... Read more...

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Russia, France to discuss global security


September 7th, 2011 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS) Russia and France will hold a discussion on key global issues during a meeting of their defence and foreign ministers Wednesday, RIA Novosti reported.The ministers ... Read more...

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US, Russia to continue missile defence talks


August 9th, 2011 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Russia will continue talks on the issue of a proposed European missile shield in St. Petersburg (Aug 11-12), the US Department ... Read more...

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West to have 80,000 cruise missiles by 2020: Russia


May 29th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian military experts have forecast that Western nations will have 80,000 cruise missile by 2020, a top military official has said."We expect Western countries to ... Read more...

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Russia to boost n-strike capabilities


May 18th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will boost its nuclear strike capabilities if NATO refuses to cooperate with Moscow in the European missile defence project, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ... Read more...

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Russia outlines its vision of European missile shield


April 29th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Space Forces commander Lt. Gen. Oleg Ostapenko Friday outlined Russia's proposals for the future European missile defence network.Russia and NATO agreed to cooperate on ... Read more...

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Rao to visit US, NSG membership on agenda


January 28th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) More than three months after US President Barack Obama announced support for India's full membership in elite nuclear groupings, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao heads to the ... Read more...

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Medvedev ready to sign law on ratification of START


January 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Davos (Switzerland), Jan 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said he is ready to sign a law on the ratification of the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) and ... Read more...

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Russia to deploy first-strike nuke missiles if NATO fails to respond on AMD system


January 25th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Jan 25 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has warned that his country would deploy its first-strike nuclear missiles if NATO fails to co-operate in reaching an agreement with the country's alliance ... Read more...

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Russian missile maker to build two plants, expand exports


December 29th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Almaz-Antei conglomerate will receive a government loan to build two new production facilities to expand the export of missile defence systems, Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov ... Read more...

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Threat of attack on UAE through missiles is real: Official


December 6th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS) The threat of attack on United Arab Emirates "from long range ballistic missiles is real", a senior military official has said.Speaking at the Middle East Missile and ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi hosts missile defence symposium


December 6th, 2010 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS/WAM) The second edition of the Middle East Missile and Air Defence Symposium (MEMAD) is being organised here.Diplomats, political and military leaders from the Gulf region and abroad ... Read more...

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US seeks to expand military presence in Asia, says Def Secy Robert Gates


November 8th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has said that America wants to bolster its military presence across Asia, adding that closer ties with Australia would help the US expand ... Read more...

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Four convicted for plotting attacks on New York synagogues


October 19th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Four men have been convicted in New York for plotting to blow up synagogues and shooting down military aircraft after being caught in a 2009 FBI sting.According to ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires another missile


August 25th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 25 (IANS) Iran has successfully test-fired a new version of the domestically-built surface-to-surface missile, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said Wednesday. Vahidi announced that the new generation of Fateh-110 is a ... Read more...

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Spy swap talk grows (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 8th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (DPA) Ten Russian spy suspects are expected to be arraigned Thursday afternoon in a joint appearance in a New York federal court, fuelling discussion about a possible swap with ... Read more...

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Russia seeks spy swap to free agents in US


July 8th, 2010 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (DPA) The Kremlin wants to resort to a spy swap reminiscent of the Cold War era to free some of the 10 Russians who were recently detained in the ... Read more...

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