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North Korean Deterrence Boosted with HS-15 Success

December 1, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: missile defense, Syndicated Industry News 
The largest ballistic missile developed and launched by North Korea, Hwasong 15 (HS-15) represents an impressive weapon developed by the rough state to achieve credible deterrence against the United States. According to analysts, the new Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles, (ICBM) carrying thermonuclear warheads could establish the North Korean nuclear deterrence force as early as next year.

North Korea Successfully Tests a Thermonuclear Device

September 3, 2017 by · Comment
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Pyongyang confirmed today it successfully tested a hydrogen-bomb device, claiming it is now fully independent in producing such nuclear devices, from raw materials to the assembly in missiles. Prior to the recent test the official news agency KCNA released undated photos showing Kim Jong Un inspecting a peanut shaped object of the instrument claimed to be a new, miniaturized thermonuclear device designed for use in Hwasong-14 ICBMs. Photo: KCNA.

North Korea Successfully Tests a Thermonuclear Device

September 3, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 
Pyongyang confirmed today it successfully tested a hydrogen-bomb device, claiming it is now fully independent in producing such nuclear devices, from raw materials to the assembly in missiles. Prior to the recent test the official news agency KCNA released undated photos showing Kim Jong Un inspecting a peanut shaped object of the instrument claimed to be a new, miniaturized thermonuclear device designed for use in Hwasong-14 ICBMs. Photo: KCNA.

North Korea Launches Its First ICBM

July 4, 2017 by · Comment
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North Korea tested today the largest ballistic missile developed by the rough country. The missile believed to be the KN 14 (Hwasong 14). With a demonstrated range of 7,000 km, the missile covers the entire Asian continent and can reach any target from Hawaii to Australia, India and Scandinavia
              

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Successfully Intercept over the Pacific Demonstrates U.S. Capability to Defeat ICBM Attack

May 30, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: MDA, missile defense, Syndicated Industry News 
U.S. starts first test of key defense against ICBM attackThe U.S. Missile Defense Agency conducted today a long awaited test of the Ground Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the Missile-Defense system protecting the Continental USA from attacks by intercontinental ballistic missiles.
              

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A missile testing blitz revamps Russian ICBM modernization

November 29, 2014 by · Comment
Filed under: Russia, Syndicated Industry News 

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US should be prepared to meet North Korean KN08 ICBM

October 28, 2014 by · Comment
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New ICBM Under Development in Russia

October 6, 2013 by · Comment
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US Intelligence Report a Cut-Paste on Chinese Missiles

July 13, 2013 by · Comment
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Pentagon Report: Iran Could Test an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile by 2015

April 25, 2013 by · Comment
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Iran-nuclear-programA new Pentagon assessment of Iran's military power maintains that in two years time, Iran could flight-test an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of striking the United States, given "sufficient foreign assistance", is provided to Tehran.

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Pentagon Report: Iran Could Test an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile by 2015

April 25, 2013 by · Comment
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Alaska’s Ground Based Interceptors to Pivot US Defenses Against North Korea

gbi300Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced yesterday the increase in the number of Ground Based Interceptors to be positioned in Alaska, and the planned deployment of a second TPY-2 radar to Japan, two immediate steps to better protect the United States of America from potential missile attacks from North Korea and Iran. The US is also scaling down the European Missile Defense program, by limiting the system’s interceptors against intercontinental ballistic missiles, a step that could pave the way for further agreements between Washington and Moscow.

Ratheon Wins Follow On Contract from UAE

Late last year the UAE bought $3.3 billion worth of PATRIOT missile systems from Raytheon. Now the company was awarded a follow on contract for spare parts and support. Forbes reports that this contract is worth up to $246 million. The contract is in two parts and the first $123 million has been executed with the rest to occur as an option. This is the first major export of the PATRIOT outside of NATO. It is obvious that the UAE is looking at regional states with ICBM programs when investing in this system.

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Air Force awards Raytheon contract to upgrade ICBM communications

January 16, 2008 by · Comment
Filed under: Contract Awards, logistics, Raytheon, U.S. Air Force 

The US Air Force awarded a $37.5 M contract to Raytheon to upgrade the Minuteman Essential Communications Network Program. Forbes.com has more here. The program is to allow the various sites to communicate as necessary. There is more information on this here.

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