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The Growler’s Triumph: Russian missile system invades the market

With Qatar now getting in line to buy Russian S-400 missile systems, the list of those eyeing a purchase keeps growing. The system’s superior capabilities have catching the eye even in markets that traditionally look Westward. Five nations have now been confirmed to be in various stages of negotiation to buy the S-400 Triumf, or the SA-21 Growler as it ...

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‘US Stinger or Soviet Strela’: Heat-seeking missile that downed Su-25 jet probed by Moscow

A Russian Su-25 warplane was likely shot down by a heat-seeking missile, senior official Vladimir Shamanov said. As Syrian forces try to reach the crash site, Moscow has launched a probe into the origins of the fatal weapon. The existing evidence clearly indicates that the Russian Su-25 plane, shot down over Syria on Saturday, was hit by a heat-seeking missile, ...

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North Korea got missile parts through Berlin embassy, says German security chief

North Korea obtained materials for its arsenal of ballistic missiles through its embassy in Berlin, Germany’s top intelligence chief has revealed. Hans-Georg Maassen, head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency (BfV), is set to detail how Kim Jong Un’s administration has attempted to buy high-tech parts for its weapons in a new documentary about Kim Jong Un. Preview information of the ...

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Pyongyang seriously boosted missile program in past year – Russian envoy to N. Korea

Russia’s ambassador to North Korea has warned that Pyongyang made significant progress in its missile program over the past year. Moscow is aware of North Korea’s capabilities and is closely watching it, according to the diplomat. While the first North Korean missiles obtained similar technologies that other countries had, their latest models were likely designed by themselves, the head of ...

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Oops… Hawaii governor was late in retracting false missile alert because he ‘forgot’ Twitter logon

Governor of Hawaii David Ige failed to avert moments of horror for citizens caused by a false ballistic missile alert as he did not know the login and password for his Twitter account, local media have reported. On January 13, an emergency alert of an incoming ballistic missile and calls to seek shelter caused panic among Hawaii residents. It took ...

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Tokyo holds ‘first ever’ missile attack drills amid N. Korea tensions

People in Tokyo rushed to seek shelter following a missile alert test. Despite the fact that similar drills have been staged before, it is the first of its kind for the Japanese capital amid ongoing tensions over North Korea. On Monday, Tokyo activated the government’s J-alert system to simulate a missile launch towards the city, calling for people to “evacuate ...

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False alarm fallout: Hawaii lawmakers divided over missile early warning system

Hawaiian Senator Brian Schatz says his state will work on revamping its early-warning protocols in the wake of Saturday’s chaotic ballistic missile warning. Officials took more than 35 minutes to cancel the alert sent to mobile devices warning of an incoming missile – a lag that has revealed deep dysfunction in both state and federal responses. Speaking to the Honolulu ...

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Tension relief? Hawaiians rush to Pornhub minutes after false ballistic missile alarm

Thousands of Hawaiians eased their anxieties by watching porn just moments after a ballistic missile alert last Saturday turned out to be a false alarm, Pornhub traffic data has revealed. Most Hawaiians predictably abandoned their porn to save their lives from an imminent ballistic threat, Pornhub, the largest pornographic video sharing website, revealed Wednesday. Within fifteen minutes after the Islanders ...

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Are US & Japan aiming their new missile defense at Russia & China?

Japan’s efforts to acquire the US missile defense systems under the pretext of a threat posed by North Korea have sparked concerns in Moscow. Experts believe the missiles might be deployed with an eye on Russia and China. Japan says that its decision to boost its ballistic missile defense system by approving the purchase and deployment of two Aegis Ashore ...

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Hong Kong-bound flight witnessed N. Korean missile – Tillerson

A passenger plane flying over the Pacific in November actually witnessed part of a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in action, according to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Tillerson mentioned the incident while stressing the importance of fully enforcing sanctions against North Korea at a meeting of the Vancouver group Tuesday. Discussing the threat posed by North Korean ...

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