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India tests Agni-III missile (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) India Friday test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile from a base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile, with a range of over 3,000 km, ... Read more...

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India tests Agni-III missile (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) India Friday test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile from a base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile, with a range of over 3,000 km, ... Read more...

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China must strengthen its nuclear capabilities, says daily


September 7th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) China should accelerate the renewal and consolidation of its nuclear deterrence capabilities, said a state-run Chinese daily that wanted the momentum to be continued, so that ... Read more...

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India, Russia to make multiple rocket systems


September 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India have agreed to set up a joint venture in India for manufacturing and post-sales servicing of rockets for Russia's Smerch multiple rocket ... Read more...

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Russia to test Bulava ballistic missile again


July 26th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS) Russia will test its Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile again, Navy Commander Viktor Chirkov said Thursday."We are going to launch the Bulava this fall from the Alexander ... Read more...

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Russian convicted of leaking military secrets


May 18th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian court has convicted an employee at a defence firm for passing on secrets about latest Russian weapons to a foreign intelligence service, and ... Read more...

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Russian charged with selling missile secrets


May 15th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An employee at a Russian defence firm has been accused of passing secrets on the Bulava intercontinental missile to a foreign intelligence service.The secrets concern ... 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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Bulava missile dangerous for Russia: Experts


February 21st, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian experts have questioned how wise it was to adopt the troubled Bulava intercontinental missile for service, suggesting it would cause more security problems than ... Read more...

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US mulls steep nuclear arsenal cuts


February 15th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The White House and Pentagon are considering several proposals that would significantly reduce the nation's nuclear arsenal, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.The US ... Read more...

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US, Russia to dispose of tonnes of weapon-grade plutonium


January 25th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) The US and Russia will dispose 34 tonnes of excess weapon-grade plutonium each that is enough material for approximately 17,000 nuclear weapons, RIA Novosti quoted a ... Read more...

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Russia’s n-powered submarine to enter service by June


January 21st, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest nuclear-powered submarine -- the Yury Dolgoruky -- will be put into operation in the second quarter of the year, the shipbuilding group said.The ... 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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Russia test launches RS-18 ballistic missile (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia successfully test-launched intercontinental ballistic missile -- RS-18 (SS-19 Stiletto) -- Tuesday from the Baikonur Space Centre in Kazakhstan, said the defence ministry.The missile is ... Read more...

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Bulava missile ready to be deployed


December 27th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The flight tests of the Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile have been completed and it will now be adopted for service with the Russian Navy, President ... Read more...

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Russia successfully test fires Bulava missiles


December 24th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia successfully test launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles Friday, defence officials said Friday.The Bulava missiles were launched from the Borey-class Yury Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine in ... 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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India not in arms race: DRDO chief


November 16th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Discounting talk of an arms race in the neighbourhood after its successful test of the Agni-IV strategic nuclear-capable missile, India's defence research chief V.K. Saraswat ... Read more...

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Pakistan test-fires cruise missile


October 29th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistan has successfully test-fired indigenously developed multi-tube cruise missile Hatf-7 (Babur) that has a range of 700 km, a media report said.The Inter-Services Public Relations ... Read more...

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US deploys more missiles than Russia


October 26th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has deployed some 300 more missiles than Russia, according to data published by the Department of State.According to the facts-sheet of the New ... Read more...

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IAF’s Sukhois to roar close to Pakistan border


September 30th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India's topline Sukhoi Su-30 combat planes will permanently roar over Rajasthan's skies, with the Indian Air Force deploying from Saturday a squadron of the air ... Read more...

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Iran starts mass production of anti-tank rockets


August 30th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iran has started mass production of rockets that can be used to destroy tanks, armoured vehicles and the "enemy's ammunition depots", state-run Press TV reported.Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Russia tests ballistic missile


August 27th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian nuclear submarine has successfully launched the Bulava ballistic missile to its maximum range of 8,000 km, a defence ministry spokesman said Saturday.Nuclear submarine ... Read more...

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Russia test fires sub-launched missile


June 28th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has resumed tests of its Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile, the defence ministry said Tuesday.The missile carries up to 10 warheads and has a range ... Read more...

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Terror threat to Pakistani nukes a major concern: Antony


June 10th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) With a Swedish think tank warning that Pakistani nukes could fall into terrorists' hands, India Friday said this threat was a major cause of worry ... Read more...

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Put house in order to check nuclear alarmism: Pakistan daily


May 26th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) Pakistan needs to put its own house in order to control alarmism around its nukes, said a daily as it insisted that the debate "should ... Read more...

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Medvedev, Biden to meet in Moscow


March 9th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and US Vice President Joe Biden will meet Wednesday in Moscow to discuss Russia's admission to the World Trade Organization and ... Read more...

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Iran has ‘technical ability’ to make HEU needed for nuke bomb development: Wikileaks


January 21st, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 21 (ANI): US secret diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Iran has 'technical ability' to make highly enriched uranium (HEU) that is required to ultimately ... Read more...

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Small satellites can be armed to protect space assets: Scientist


January 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) A constellation of small satellites -- each weighing 30-60 kg -- can be armed to protect the country's space assets in the future though at ... Read more...

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Prithvi-II ballistic missile successfully test-fired


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Chandipur (Orissa), Dec 22 (ANI): India on Wednesday test-fired two Prithvi-II nuclear-capable ballistic missiles from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur on sea in Orissa.According to defence sources, the surface-to-surface missiles ... Read more...

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Pak successfully test fires ‘Ghauri Hataf-V’ ballistic missile


December 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Dec 21 (ANI): Pakistan has successfully test-fired its ballistic missile- Ghauri Hataf-V.A spokesman for the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated that the missile is capable of carrying all kinds of ... Read more...

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A cannon that fires shells at hypersonic speed


December 13th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) The world's mightiest cannon can fire shells seven times as fast as sound, destroying targets about 160 km away.The hi-tech electromagnetic cannon hurls a nine kg projectile at ... Read more...

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Weapon hits target 100 miles away within minutes in record-setting test


December 11th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): U.S. Navy engineers at the Office of Naval Research have successfully test-fired a weapon that can hit a target 100 miles or more away within minutes.Rather than relying ... Read more...

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Russia tests new ballistic missile


October 8th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 8 (IANS) Russia has successfully tested the new Bulava inter-continental ballistic missile, the defence ministry said.The launch was made Thursday from the Northern Fleet's heavy strategic cruiser Dmitry Donskoi. The ... Read more...

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Russia accuses US of flouting non-proliferation treaty


August 7th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Saturday accused the US of violating its obligations under bilateral nuclear arms reduction treaties. Russia is dissatisfied with the US's fulfilment of its obligations under agreements ... Read more...

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