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Gurdwara killer driven by racist music


August 7th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) As investigators tried to figure out what led 40-year-old Wade Michael Page to attack a Sikh gurdwara in suburban Milwaukee, media reports depicted him as a ... Read more...

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Iran holds air defence drills


July 12th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 12 (IANS) The Iranian Army has successfully completed three days of air defence exercises, where military units downed several mock pilotless aircraft, state-run Press TV reported.Brigadier General Shahrokh ... Read more...

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Israel seeks advanced missiles for new gunboats


July 9th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 9 (IANS) The Israeli Navy plans to install an advanced, short and long-range missile system on the new vessels it will purchase next year, a media report said.Navy ... Read more...

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Iran begins anti-armour missile production


July 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) Iran Saturday began mass production of a new and advanced laser-guided anti-armour missile that can destroy a "variety of tanks", state-run Press TV reported."The Dehlavieh missile ... Read more...

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Russian professors jailed for selling missile secrets to China


June 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian court Wednesday sentenced two university professors to long prison terms for selling military secrets, including sensitive data on Russia's Bulava missile system, to ... Read more...

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Exclude Russia from arms show: Human Rights Watch to France


June 10th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) International rights organisation Human Rights Watch (HRW) has asked France to reconsider allowing Russia's state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport to take part in an upcoming arms ... Read more...

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Indian frigate sails for sea trials in Russia


May 24th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Talwar-class frigate being built for the Indian Navy at the Yantar Shipyard in Russia's Kaliningrad exclave departed Thursday for sea trials.The Tarkash is the ... Read more...

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US to give $680 mn for Israel’s anti-missile system


May 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 14 (IANS) The US is expected to announce the allocation of $680 million for Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile defence system, a media report said.Citing the Israel Hayom ... Read more...

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INS Teg warship inducted into Indian Navy


April 27th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Indian Navy Friday added teeth to its warship fleet by formally inducting a newly-built frigate at the Yantar shipyard in Russia's Kaliningrad.The warship, christened ... Read more...

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Pakistan test-fires n-capable missile (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday successfully test-fired an intermediate range nuclear-capable missile, less than a week after India tested a 5,000-km range missile that can reach deep inside China."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Iran making progress on indigenous missile


April 18th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said the country was making progress in the development and manufacture of an indigenous version of the Russian S-300 ... Read more...

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`North Koreans to try next missile launch in 2-3 years’


April 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reports that a North Korean rocket plunged into the Yellow Sea Friday morning will not spell the end of North Korea's rocket programme, said a ... Read more...

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Russian ship to hold drills off Syria


April 6th, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian warship will dock at the Syrian port of Tartus before planned exercises off the country's Mediterranean coast.The Smetlivy guided-missile destroyer will remain in ... Read more...

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Russia seals missile deal


March 20th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow-based missile manufacturer Avangard has signed a contract to supply Russia's defense ministry with missiles for its new S-400 air defense systems, the ministry said ... Read more...

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Israel to deploy anti-missile system


February 20th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 20 (IANS) Israel will deploy its Iron Dome anti-missile system in Tel Aviv, the army said Monday.The deployment is intended to be part of a simulation of a ... Read more...

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Israel to buy dozens of Italian jets


February 17th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 17 (IANS) Israel reached a $1 billion preliminary agreement with Italy to buy 30 military training jets to replace the current ones, which are over 40 years old, ... Read more...

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Russia completes final trials of Indian frigate


February 8th, 2012 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Yantar shipyard in Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad has completed the final tests of a missile frigate for the Indian Navy, an official said.Russia ... Read more...

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Russia to train soldiers for missile systems


January 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 4,000 soldiers on contract will take training courses in 2012 to be able to operate the new Yars (RS-24) ballistic missile systems, a ... Read more...

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China’s anti-ship missile, submarine threats: Indian Navy


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) China's new anti-ship ballistic missile, if fully functional, posed a "different category of threat" and certainly requires "a different measure to counter it," Navy chief ... Read more...

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US ready to provide Russia with missile shield details


November 21st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US is ready to provide Russia with technical specifics of interceptor missiles of the European missile defence system, Russia's Kommersant daily said Monday, citing ... Read more...

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Russia threatens to stop missile defence cooperation with US


October 6th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 6 (IANS) Russia Thursday said the US approach to the deployment of a missile defence system in Europe was "unacceptable" and Moscow may stop cooperation with Washington in ... Read more...

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Spain to host elements of NATO anti-missile shield


October 6th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Rota naval base will host four US ships deployed as part of NATO's missile-defence system, Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said here Wednesday."Spain ... Read more...

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Russia arrests Chinese national for spying


October 5th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has detained a Chinese national for trying to gain secret information about the S-300 air defence system, officials said Wednesday.Tun Shenjun was arrested Oct ... 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 warns NATO against missile defence buildup


September 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS) Russia has warned against NATO anti-missile system buildup, stating it may force Moscow to take responsive measures, Xinhua reported.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday that ... Read more...

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New Russian air defence system by 2013


August 15th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new short-range air defence missile system would be ready to enter service in Russia in 2013, former chief designer of Almaz-Antei corporation Igor Ashurbeili ... Read more...

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India to test 5,000-km intercontinental ballistic missile by year-end


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India will by year-end test its 5,000-km intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), often termed the "China killer" for its ability to reach the northernmost areas of ... Read more...

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Pakistan successfully test fires nuclear-capable cruise missile


April 29th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 29(ANI): Pakistan has successfully test fired the Hatf-VIII Cruise Missile, which is capable of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads."Pakistan today conducted a successful Flight Test of the indigenously ... Read more...

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Two rockets fired from Gaza into Israel despite announced ceasefire


April 16th, 2011 - 2:09 am ICT by BNO News
ASHKELON, ISRAEL (BNO NEWS) -- Two rockers on Friday were launched from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel despite the announced ceasefire, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) informed.The rocket attacks were launched into ... Read more...

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Russia develops advanced air defence system


April 8th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's advanced S-500 air defence system will be completed by 2015-2016, it was announced Friday.The Almaz-Antei design bureau is working to complete the project by ... Read more...

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Israeli strike kills two in Gaza, Israel deploys anti-missile system


March 27th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by BNO News
GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli warplanes on Sunday raided Jabalya refugee camp, north of Gaza, killing two Palestinians and wounding a man critically, Palestine News and Info Agency WAFA reported.Medical sources announced ... Read more...

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Brit Army to get supergun to counter Taliban snipers


March 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): The British Army is testing rifles fitted with a "gunfire locator" pod which uses sonar to calculate an enemy's position within 1.3 seconds in order to counter ... Read more...

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Prithvi-II, Dhanush missiles test fired successfully


March 11th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Mar 11 (ANI): India on Friday successfully test fired its nuclear-capable ballistic missiles Prithvi-II and 'Dhanush', both having a range of 350 kms, from separate locations off the Orissa coast.While ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan successfully test-fire n-capable missiles (Fourth Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore/Bhubaneswar, March 11 (IANS) India Friday successfully test-fired its homegrown nuclear-capable Prithvi II and Dhanush missiles, a defence official said. Pakistan too tested its nuclear-capable Hatf-II ballistic missile.The Prithvi II ... Read more...

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