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U.S. Warship Shoots Down Ballistic Missile by Scotland

U.S. Warship Shoots Down Ballistic Missile by ScotlandEight allies showcased NATO's smart defense concept, where one ship neutralizes a ballistic threat while others rush to its defense.



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Turkey could look elsewhere if Russia won't share missile technology: minister

Turkey could look elsewhere if Russia won't share missile technology: ministerTurkey could seek a deal to acquire a missile defense system with another country if Russia does not agree to joint production of a defense shield, its foreign minister was quoted as saying on Monday. NATO member Turkey is seeking to buy the S-400 system from Russia, alarming Washington and other members of the Western alliance, and President Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara has already paid a deposit on the deal. Turkey hopes that the deal would allow it to acquire the technology to develop its own defense system, and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, in an interview with Turkish newspaper Aksam, said the two countries had agreed on joint production.



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These 3 Nations Can Stop a Hypersonic Missile Arms Race

These 3 Nations Can Stop a Hypersonic Missile Arms RaceThe world is on the cusp of a dangerous hypersonic missile arms race, but three nations—Russia, China and the United States—have the power to stop it. Currently, there are two basic types of hypersonic missiles.



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This Is the U.S. Military's Tank-Killer Missile That Russia Fears Most

This Is the U.S. Military's Tank-Killer Missile That Russia Fears MostWhen Russia provided military support to separatists in Ukraine, columns of Russian tanks were instrumental in turning back Ukrainian Army offensives and seizing government strongpoints, notably the Donetsk International Airport in January 2015. For hawks like Senator John McCain pushing for the United States to provide direct military aid to Ukraine, Javelin missiles were cited as a key weapon system that might have reversed the Ukrainian Army’s fortunes on the battlefield—and one far more practical to put into action than a main battle tank or jet fighter. The U.S.-made FGM-148 Javelin is one of the premier portable anti-tank missile systems in the world.



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Iran says tests new missile, after U.S. criticizes arms program

Iran says tests new missile, after U.S. criticizes arms programIran said on Saturday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) and would keep developing its arsenal, despite U.S. pressure to stop. The United States has imposed unilateral sanctions on Iran, saying its missile tests violate a U.N. resolution, which calls on Tehran not to undertake activities related to missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons. Iran says it has no such plans.



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Russia rebukes Trump over Iran, North Korea, accuses U.S. of missile treaty breach

Russia rebukes Trump over Iran, North Korea, accuses U.S. of missile treaty breachBy Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is “extremely concerned” by U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments questioning the Iran nuclear deal and suspects that Washington itself may have violated a landmark arms control treaty, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. Lavrov’s comments, made to Russian reporters at the United Nations in New York and published by his ministry on Wednesday, illustrate how deeply Moscow and Washington are at odds over an array of issues and suggest any attempts to improve already battered relations face an uphill struggle. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump said Iran’s 2015 pact with six world powers to curb its nuclear program in return for loosening economic sanctions was “an embarrassment to the United States”.



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U.S. And Allies Drop Live Bombs In Retaliation To North Korean Missile

U.S. And Allies Drop Live Bombs In Retaliation To North Korean MissileThe U.S. rattles its sword.



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North Korea Releases New Missile Test Images

North Korea Releases New Missile Test ImagesThe Hwasong-12 missile travelled 2,300 miles and landed in the northern Pacific ocean.



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North Korea Launches Missile Toward Japan

North Korea Launches Missile Toward JapanNBC News’ Ron Allen reports on the latest provocation from Kim Jong Un.



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North Korea fires missile over Japan in longest-ever flight

North Korea fires missile over Japan in longest-ever flightSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired an intermediate-range missile over Japan into the northern Pacific Ocean on Friday, U.S. and South Korean militaries said, its longest-ever such flight and a clear message of defiance to its rivals.



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