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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea appears to have obtained copy of Russian cruise missile

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Pyongyang obtains copy of Russian cruise missile North Korea appears to have acquired a sea-based copy of a Russian cruise missile, the latest step ... anti-ship cruise missile developed during the 1980s and 90s. Although the range and payload of the KH-35 fall below the threshold set by the Missile Technology Control Regime, any export of cruise ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea cruise missile fuels proliferation concerns

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:35am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea appears to have acquired a sea-based copy of a Russian cruise missile, the latest step in an effort to enhance its maritime strike capability, ... destabilising addition” to North Korea’s military arsenal. Lewis identified the weapon as a copy of the Russian-produced KH-35- a sea-skimming anti-ship cruise missile developed during the 1980s ...

  3. News - Asia - North Korea missile tests

    North Korea fires more missiles into sea after Seoul rejects call to end hostilities

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:39am

    ... missile capability, but analysis of a recent propaganda film suggested it may have acquired a variant of a Russian cruise missile, the KH-35. Statements from Pyongyang have suggested several ... Korea on Wednesday fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles into the sea in the latest in a series of launches interspersed with spurned peace overtures to South Korea. A spokesman ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea claims to have test-launched a tactical guided missile

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 09:42am by AFP

    ... propaganda film suggested that it may have acquired a variant of a Russian cruise missile, the KH-35. KCNA did not specify the timing of the test, but it appeared to coincide with the firing ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Precision-guided rocket launch a breakthrough, Pyongyang says, after South's live-fire drill Test of tactical guided missile hailed a success North Korea ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    US ‘to hit Syria with cruise missiles’

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington America and its allies set to target Assad regime after concluding it launched chemical attack US 'to hit Syria with cruise missiles' Tomahawk cruise ... including the UK and France, which also have aircraft and ships armed with cruise missiles, to reach agreement on limited action against Syria after concluding that Assad's regime used chemical ...

  6. PLA 1,000km range for air ops

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... It called the PLA's Second Artillery Corps, which is under the air force and consists of conventional ballistic and ground-launched cruise missiles, the centrepiece of Beijing's political and military strategy. The increasing accuracy and lethality of conventional ballistic and land-attack cruise missiles had rapidly emerged as a cornerstone of the army's war-fighting capability, ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea arms warships with new cruise missile

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Seoul arms warships with new missile South Korea has begun fitting naval destroyers with a new home-developed cruise missile capable of making precision ... Tomahawk-style cruise missiles. The missiles have a range of 400 kilometres and are capable of reaching targets in the farthest corners of North Korea to within a three-metre degree of accuracy, ...

  8. Cruising towards a confrontation

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson The disclosure that six Soviet-era, long-range cruise missiles were sent from Ukraine to China four years ago will intensify concerns in the US and Japan about ... on missiles, so its interest in the X-55 is likely to be less about the warhead and more about the range and stealth of the cruise missile. The X-55 was designed to be launched against ground targets ...

  9. Old jets converted into cruise missiles could hit US ships

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The People's Liberation Army has turned more than 1,000 retired second-generation Jian-5 fighters into unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or cruise missiles that could ... become cruise missiles to attack aircraft carriers effectively.' The report said China's UAV development had been swift to catch up with advanced international standards, including ...

  10. About as subtle as a cruise missile

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... jet fighters and maritime patrol aircraft with long-range cruise missiles from 2007. The new missiles can strike targets on land or at sea up to 400km away. Australia's Defence Minister Robert Hill said that when combined with upgraded precision-guided bombs and short- and long-range air-to-air missiles now fitted to Australia's 71 F/A-18 Hornets, the country's fighter ...




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