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Israel may attack Iran before US election: Report


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Israel is planning a military strike against Iran's nuclear programme before the US presidential elections in November, a media report said.According to British officials, Israeli ... 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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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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Missiles of the world - a look at countries’ arsenals


April 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Before India entered into the elite club with the Thursday launch of Agni-V missile, only five countries - the US, Russia, China, France and Britain ... Read more...

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South Korea puts new cruise missile into service


April 19th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 19 (IANS /RIA Novosti) South Korea has put into service a new long-range cruise missile, capable of striking missile sites or nuclear installations in any part of neighbouring North ... Read more...

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India concerned at North Korea’s rocket launch attempt


April 13th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India Friday voiced serious concern over a rocket launching attempt by North Korea and asked Pyongyang to refrain from such steps that adversely impact peace ... Read more...

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Chinese intrusion: Dhumal writes to Manmohan Singh


March 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing concern over repeated Chinese incursions into Indian territory."Long-range missiles on ... Read more...

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Iran tests artillery firepower in navy drills


December 31st, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 31 (IANS) Iranian Navy tested its artillery firepower on the eighth day of naval drills in the country's southern waters Saturday, reported Xinhua citing the local Fars ... Read more...

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To make Pakistan behave, strengthen India ties


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Noting that Pakistan deliberately uses terrorism against India, a US scholar has advocated stronger ties with New Delhi and asking Islamabad to start cooperating or lose ... Read more...

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‘Agni-IV better than Pakistan’s missile, among world’s best’


November 16th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Agni-IV, India's latest strategic nuclear-capable missile, is among the world's best and better than that of Pakistan's missiles, V.K. Saraswat head of its developer, ... Read more...

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India not developing ICBM


September 28th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India Tuesday said it was not developing an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) that have the capability to strike targets about 7,500 km away.However, it will ... Read more...

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Iran tests new home-made missile system


April 17th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Apr 17 (ANI): Iran has successfully test-fired its latest air-defense missile system, named Sayyad 2.Tehran's defense officials said that the system would be deployed across the country in the near future, ... Read more...

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China developing high-tech weaponry and equipment: White Paper


March 31st, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.31 (ANI): China's State Council Information Office has issued a White Paper on national defense, which states that its People's Liberation Army (PLA) is developing new, high- tech mechanized and informationized ... Read more...

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North Korea’s new missile launch tower may allow it to strike US directly


February 18th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18(ANI): North Korea has reportedly completed a launch tower at its Tongchang-ri missile base, which is seen as a key step in the country's quest for an intercontinental ballistic missile ... Read more...

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Proposed US defence radar on Czech soil was ‘blind’ to long-range missiles: Wikileaks


February 4th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): The United States' plans to build a missile defence system on Czech soil experienced troubles when defence chiefs discovered that the proposed radar lacked the ability to ... Read more...

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Russia continues to dominate Indian military aviation


August 19th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra and Ashok Goel New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Russia is set to win another Indian order for 59 multi-role helicopters in addition to the 80 ordered earlier, retaining Moscow's traditionally ... Read more...

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Israel to build shelters against bio-chemical bombs


August 19th, 2010 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 19 (IANS) Israeli defence force is mapping out locations in major cities to build shelters to accommodate its civilians in case of chemical or biological military strikes, according to local ... Read more...

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Israel, US sign deal to develop Arrow 3 anti-missile system


July 26th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Israel's Ministry of Defense and the United States Department of Defense on Sunday signed a deal to develop the Arrow 3 anti-missile system, Israel's Ministry of Defense said ... Read more...

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Myanmar is working on n-arms programme: Experts


July 26th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Myanmar is working on a nuclear weapons programme, a media report said Monday quoting experts, after existence of the programme was exposed by leaked photographs. Intelligence monitoring of ... Read more...

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Leaked photographs reveal Burma’s covert nuclear weapons building plans


July 26th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Weapons experts have concluded that Burma is working on a nuclear weapons programme after its existence was exposed by leaked photographs.According to The Telegraph, secret documents and hundreds ... Read more...

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Burma refutes nuclear weapons program allegations


June 12th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Yangoon, June 12, (ANI): Putting all speculations at rest, Burma has officially denied that it is developing any nuclear weapons program.The Foreign Ministry of Burma has claimed that anti-government groups in ... Read more...

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Iran begins ‘Holy Prophet 5′ war games


April 22nd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 22 (IANS) Iran will test-fire a range of "home-built" missiles during its military exercises that kicked off Thursday in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz, a media report ... Read more...

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India to re-test ballistic missile defence shield


April 11th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) India will conduct afresh the trial of its tactical ballistic missile in June to build a credible defence shield for intercepting and destroying incoming missiles, a top defence ... Read more...

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Iran starts short-range missile production


March 7th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 7 (IANS) Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi Sunday inaugurated a production line for short-range missiles. Brigadier General Vahidi said that Nasr-1 is a cruise missile which is capable of destroying ... Read more...

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India is ahead of Chinese missile programme, says DRDO chief


February 10th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Director V.K. Saraswat on Wednesday said that India's anti-ballistic missile defence programme is ahead of China's programme.Addressing media here, Saraswat said: ... Read more...

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US attempt to test mimick Iran strike fails


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.2 (ANI): A U.S. attempt to shoot down a ballistic missile mimicking an attack from Iran failed after a malfunction in a radar built by Raytheon, Fox News has quoted the ... Read more...

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China tests missile interception technology


January 12th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) China has successfully tested a missile interception technology, a week after the US agreed to sell an anti-missile system to Taiwan. The test was carried out Monday, Xinhua news ... Read more...

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North Korea agrees to talks, but prepares new missile tests (Lead)


October 13th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 13 (DPA) North Korea Tuesday agreed to meet South Korea this week for talks, but was at the same time preparing new missile tests, South Korean media reports said. The two ... Read more...

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North Korea tests five short-range missiles (Lead)


October 12th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 12 (Xinhua) North Korea Monday test-fired five short-range missiles off its eastern coast, the Yonhap news agency reported, citing government sources. The missiles were launched from the bases between North ... Read more...

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North Korea tests short-range missiles


October 12th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 12 (DPA) North Korea Monday test-fired two short-range missiles off its eastern coast towards the Japan Sea, the South Korean Yonhap news agency reported, quoting government sources. Further details were not ... Read more...

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Iran’s ‘Teeth and Claws’ approach likely to backfire, say experts


September 29th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.29 (ANI): Iran's 'Teeth and Claws' approach on the issue of missile tests and talks on nuclear proliferation are likely to backfire, as only one in ten Iranians support the existence ... Read more...

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China to unveil new missile types on National Day


September 28th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sep.28 (ANI): China plans to reveal previously undisclosed technologies in the 108 missiles that it possesses during Thursday's National Day parade here, a senior Chinese military commander has said.The official Xinhua ... Read more...

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Iran tests short-range missiles: Report


September 27th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 27 (DPA) Iran's Revolutionary Guards Sunday tested several new short-range missiles and launchers during its military manoeuvres, the Press TV reported. Military spokesman General Hossein Salami said the military manoeuvres called ... Read more...

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Israeli Defence Minister says US should halt N Korea’s nuke programme before Iran’s


September 21st, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Sep. 21 (ANI): Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak has asked the US to work towards halting North Korea's nuclear weapons program before Iran's, as the move would have a big ... Read more...

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Obama may drop missile shield bases in Eastern Europe


September 17th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Prague, Sep 17 (DPA) US President Barack Obama may scrap plans by his predecessor, George W Bush, to install a missile defence system in Eastern Europe, the Wall Street Journal reported ... Read more...

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