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  1. Island 'plans missile test'

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwan is reportedly preparing to test-fire a missile capable of hitting the mainland in September even as the Presidential Office in Taipei condemned North Korea's missile tests as a serious threat to peace and stability in the region. Speaking at a news conference at the Presidential Office yesterday, Cho Yung-tai, a close aide of Taiwanese President Chen ...

  2. News - World - NUCLEAR ARMS

    US to remove 50 nuclear-armed ballistic missiles from silos

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:25pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Move aimed at complying with Start treaty with Russia will not eliminate weapons from arsenal US to remove 50 ballistic missiles from silos The Pentagon plans to remove 50 nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles from their silos over the next four years but not eliminate them from the US arsenal, a move aimed at complying with a 2010 ...

  3. Beijing 'forced' to develop missile interception system

    Posted Jan 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tested was a complex anti-missile system that comprises a ground-based missile interceptor capable of shooting down a ballistic missile in space and a radar network that could monitor incoming ... Kristine Kwok China developed a missile interception system out of a sense of 'forced action' because it perceived threats from other nations, a senior military official has ...

  4. PLA opens missile base; S China Sea in range

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... still attracted a great deal of attention from military observers. They believe the base will be equipped with either DF-21C ballistic missiles or CJ-10 long-distance cruise missiles- both said ... an anti-ship ballistic missile dubbed the 'carrier killer' whose existence has been widely reported but never confirmed. If China can successfully develop an anti-ship ballistic weapon ...

  5. Mainland tests more missiles

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... ballistic missile and a new 'cluster warhead' which spreads multiple bomblets rather than a single payload. The report said the missiles had been launched from the Wuzhai missile testing ... Ray Cheung The mainland has carried out at least five missile tests since the beginning of the year, a US newspaper reported. Some of the tests allegedly involved the same types of missile ...

  6. News - China - WEAPONS

    PLA says it can launch nuclear missiles from anywhere on mainland

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... foreign reports last week that the corps had test-fired a new, road-mobile, third-generation intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) known as the Dongfeng-41 (DF-41) late last month. ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com PLA claims it can launch nuclear missiles from anywhere on mainland, and calls the development an historic leap forward Nuclear arsenal is fully mobile ...

  7. Time to stop rewarding contemptuous behaviour

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... Donald Kirk The North Korean missile test raises a critical question. Why should anyone consider giving aid to those people when they squander hundreds of millions, even billions, of dollars by firing off missiles and fabricating nuclear weapons? Here's an impoverished country, the single biggest recipient of aid from the World Food Programme, where half the people ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian President Vladimir Putin takes command of nuclear missile test

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Moscow

    ... and ground. Russian news broadcasts featured images of the fiery launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile from a site near Arkhangelsk, in northern Russia, which was said to have arced across ... The New York Times in Moscow President pushes the buttons for largest nuclear command exercise in Russia's recent history Putin takes the helm for missile test President Vladimir ...

  9. News - China

    China 'increasing number of missile warheads'

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 06:19pm

    ... and developing more powerful non-nuclear warheads. While nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles form the backbone of military deterrence among the world’s major nuclear powers, military ... the number of both nuclear and conventional warheads in its strategic missile command, according to an official military document. The document, official teaching materials for the strategic missile ...

  10. News - Asia

    Angry North Korea launches two ballistic missiles into sea

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 09:51am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Seoul New missile launches by Pyongyang North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea yesterday, South Korea said, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over the Pyongyang's failure to win talks on outside aid, and over US-Seoul military drills. The missiles, believed to be Scud variations, were fired from ...




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