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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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Iran not an enemy of Russia: Minister


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS) Russia does not consider Iran an enemy, but opposes the country's development of nuclear arms, a Russian minister has said.Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov said Iran ... Read more...

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Aliens ‘hit our nukes’ claim US airmen


September 27th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Aliens have been hovering over US and UK since 1948 and hitting weapons-a scene, which seems straight from a sci-fi movie is actually a reality, only if US ... Read more...

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Aliens monitoring US nuke arsenal, ex-Air Force officers worried


September 24th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.24 (ANI): Six former U.S. Air Force officers and one former enlisted man have said that they will break their silence on reports of aliens monitoring America's nuclear arsenal.They plan to ... Read more...

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Security think tank says Iran can fire nuke missile by 2012


May 11th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) has said that Iran could fire a nuclear missile by the year 2012.It said that the Sajjil-2 missile, with a range ... Read more...

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No bail for US Chandrayaan scientist charged with spying


October 30th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) A leading NASA scientist, credited with helping discover water on the Moon on India's Chandrayaan mission, who has been arrested on charges of spying for ... Read more...

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Russia scraps Kaliningrad missile plan


September 19th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (RIA Novosti) The Russian defence ministry confirmed Saturday that the country scrapped plans to deploy missiles near Poland after the US shelved its nuclear missile shield plans for ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects reports about attack on nuke sites


August 12th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 12 (ANI): Pakistan has rejected reports that its nuclear facilities were attacked by militants at least thrice in the last two years."It is rubbish. These aspersions are factually incorrect and ... Read more...

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Pakistan n-facilities attacked thrice by terrorists: US official


August 12th, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear facilities have been attacked three times by home-grown extremists over the past two years, but there is "no waning confidence regarding the safety ... Read more...

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Pak militants tried to capture country’s nuke facilities at least thrice: Report


August 11th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Home grown Pakistani militants attacked country's nuclear facilities at least three times over the last two years, according to a leading security expert.The incidents include an attack ... Read more...

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Russia to build balanced nuclear missile force by 2050


July 26th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sevastopol (Russia), July 26 (RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy is developing a concept of building a balanced nuclear missile force by 2050, the Russian Navy commander said Sunday. "In our understanding, it is ... Read more...

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North Korea risks severe retaliatory strike if it fires a nuke


May 28th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Former President Reagan's defence adviser and author of Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe, Graham Allison, has warned the North Koreans of the consequences they face should they ... Read more...

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North Korea says US journalists face five years or more in a labour camp


April 25th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang (North Korea), Apr.25 (ANI): The North Korean Government has that the two female American journalists it has arrested for allegedly crossing the Stalinist state's border with China face five years or ... Read more...

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Israel successfully tests Arrow 2 defense system


April 8th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Apr.8 (ANI): The Israel Air Force conducted its 17th test of the newly upgraded Arrow 2 missile defense system on Tuesday.The Jerusalem Post quoted officials as saying that it was ... Read more...

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Obama arriving in the UK with ‘The Beast’


March 31st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.31 (ANI): When US President Barack Obama touches down in London tonight, he will be cruising the British capital's streets in the limo dubbed "The Beast".According to Sky News, "The ... Read more...

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UK, French submarines may have suffered greater damage


February 20th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 19 (ANI): The British and French nuclear missile-carrying submarines that collided earlier this month in the Atlantic Ocean earlier this month may have hit each other several times causing ... Read more...

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China now has ’strategic nuclear deterrence’


February 4th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 4 (Xinhua) Two top generals of China's nuclear forces say they have successfully built a "strategic deterrence" by enhancing the capability of intercontinental strikes and creating a versatile missile inventory.The ... Read more...

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China issues white paper on military modernisation


January 20th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 20 (Xinhua) China Tuesday issued a white paper on national defence, in which it committed itself to peaceful development and military modernisation. The paper for the first time unveiled China's ... Read more...

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China to modernize military while pursuing peaceful development


January 20th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.20 (ANI): China on Tuesday issued a White Paper on national defense, pledging to be committed to the peaceful development and advance its military modernization. The paper for the first time ... Read more...

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India in talks to buy US anti-nuclear missile shields: report


January 8th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) India is in preliminary talks to buy American missile shield systems to protect against a nuclear threat, a British newspaper reported quoting US officials in New Delhi.Although India's ... Read more...

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Russia has a military doctrine for every occasion


December 20th, 2008 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 20 (RIA Novosti) Russia's armed forces will get in 2009 a new military doctrine, meeting present-day realities as defined by national security and foreign policy interests.A military doctrine is ... Read more...

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‘Russia will cut weapon programmes if US drops missile shield’


December 20th, 2008 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 20 (DPA) Russia will halt some strategic weapons programmes if the US drops plans for a missile defence shield in Eastern Europe, a senior Russian general said Friday.Nikolai Solovtsov, commander ... Read more...

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Design flaw could lead to UK nuke arsenal blowing up ‘like popcorn’


June 26th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Documents released by the British Ministry of Defence suggest that a design flaw in the countrys nuclear arsenal could lead to them blowing up "like popcorn" if ... Read more...

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US Military nuclear weapon parts missing: Report


June 19th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): The US military cannot locate hundreds of sensitive nuclear missile components, officials close to the Pentagon have said. The US military cannot locate hundreds of sensitive nuclear missile ... Read more...

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Russia hails Sarkozy’s nuclear missile plan


March 22nd, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, March 22 (RIA Novosti) Russia's foreign ministry has praised French President Nicolas Sarkozy's initiative to ban medium and shorter-range nuclear missiles, saying it is in line with Moscow's October 2007 ... Read more...

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UN Security Council slaps new sanctions on Iran


March 4th, 2008 - 4:17 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, March 4 (DPA) The UN Security Council has voted to impose additional sanctions on Iran for its continued refusal to abandon nuclear activities. The 15-nation council voted Monday 14-0, with ... Read more...

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Russia slams US statement on intimidation of neighbours


February 16th, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, Feb 16 (RIA Novosti) Russia has strongly criticised US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for her recent comments that Moscow was "intimidating" its post-Soviet neighbours. "The words about intimidation from ... Read more...

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