Russia’s Satellite Nuclear Warning System Down Until November

The Moscow Times

Russia has delayed the launch of a new military satellite system by four months, news agency TASS reported Wednesday, leaving Moscow nearly blind in the event of a nuclear missile attack till at least November. Russia’s decaying constellation of Soviet-designed early warning satellites was left nearly blind […]

Hypersonic Missile Arm Race: US Walking a Tightrope in East Asian Region

DefenceTalk.net

Washington is walking a tightrope in the East Asian region: the Sino-American hypersonic missile arm race may prompt a rapid escalation of tensions between the two sides with certain destabilizing effects, military expert Eleni G. Ekmektsioglou notes. The hypersonic missile […]

Interior decorator who shipped electronics for missile and radar systems to China faces jail

Leicester Mercury

An interior decorator who shipped military-grade electronics for missile and radar systems to China is facing a jail sentence. Christopher Perkins, 39, who runs an interior decorating firm in Lutterworth, Leicestershire, broke strict EU rules by exporting more than 1000 […]

Amid Chinese Military Aggression, Russia Delivers Submarine To Vietnam For Defense Over South China Sea Dispute

International Business Times

Yet another Russian-made submarine arrived in Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Port Tuesday, the fourth of six Kil0-class submarines that Russia is delivering as part of a $2.6-billion-deal the two countries signed in 2009, Thanh Nien News reported. The submarines are part […]

Israeli Air force starts training operators for David’s Sling missile defense

The Times of Israel

The David’s Sling Stunner missile on display, January 4, 2012 (Herzl Shapira/Flash90) The Israeli Air Force has begun training its first class of mid-range missile-defense operators, a significant step toward the completion of a multi-tiered missile-defense system, the Defense Ministry […]

Russia to Deploy S-400 Air Defense Systems Near Western Borders by End 2015

Sputnik News

Russia’s Western Military District will receive an unspecified number of advanced S-400 Triumf and Pantsir-S air defense systems by the end of 2015, the district’s spokesman, Col. Oleg Kochetkov, said Thursday. “Modern S-400 Triumf long-range air defense systems and Pantsir-S […]

Delay in completion of defense contracts worries Turkish Armed Forces

BGN News

From the Göktürk-1 surveillance satellite meant to monitor Turkey’s borders to the unmanned aerial drone ANKA and even missile batteries, the completion dates of several military defense contracts remain unknown, causing serious concern for the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK). Concerned […]