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Israel Could Not Survive Hamas' Missiles Without The Iron Dome

Israel Could Not Survive Hamas' Missiles Without The Iron DomeIsrael lives in a dangerous neighborhood.



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How Iran Would Unleash an 'All Out War': Lots of Missiles

How Iran Would Unleash an 'All Out War': Lots of MissilesIf Trump decides to strike here is how Tehran could respond.



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Houthis Have an Arsenal of Ballistic and Cruise Missiles (Some from North Korea)

Houthis Have an Arsenal of Ballistic and Cruise Missiles (Some from North Korea)Know this: The Houthis inherited from the defunct Yemeni military a large number of Soviet-exported Scuds as well as North Korean-made Scuds called “Hwasong-6s.



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Yemen Houthi drones, missiles defy years of Saudi air strikes

Yemen Houthi drones, missiles defy years of Saudi air strikesAt a weapons exhibition in July in Yemen’s Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, military officials whipped silken sheets off what they said were newly-developed drones and missiles. The theatrical gesture revealed the proud slogan “Made in Yemen” spray-painted onto the weapons’ bodywork.



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Costly Saudi defenses prove no match for drones, cruise missiles

Costly Saudi defenses prove no match for drones, cruise missilesRIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – Billions of dollars spent by Saudi Arabia on cutting edge Western military hardware mainly designed to deter high altitude attacks has proved no match for low-cost drones and cruise missiles used in a strike that crippled its giant oil industry. Saturday’s assault on Saudi oil facilities that halved production has exposed how ill-prepared the Gulf state is to defend itself despite repeated attacks on vital assets during its four-and-a-half year foray into the war in neighboring Yemen. Saudi Arabia and the United States have said they believe Iran, the kingdom’s arch-enemy, was probably behind the strike.



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UPDATE 1-Iran says U.S. bases and aircraft carriers within range of its missiles – Tasnim

UPDATE 1-Iran says U.S. bases and aircraft carriers within range of its missiles - TasnimAn Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers in the region were within range of Iranian missiles after the U.S. accused Iran of leading attacks on Saudi oil plants, raising tensions in the Middle East. Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group said it attacked two Saudi Aramco oil plants on Saturday at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry, knocking out more than half the Kingdom’s output. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iran of being behind the attacks, ruling out Yemeni involvement and denouncing Tehran for engaging in false diplomacy.



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Trump's Worst Fear: Iran Attacks U.S. Bases and Aircraft Carriers with Missiles

Trump's Worst Fear: Iran Attacks U.S. Bases and Aircraft Carriers with MissilesIran is continuing to develop increasingly long-range ballistic missiles — and is firing some shorter-range missiles in combat — despite demands from the U.S. government that the Islamic republic totally give up any weapons that could, in theory, carry a nuclear warhead.



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Israel says Iran seeking to build precision missiles in Lebanon

Israel says Iran seeking to build precision missiles in LebanonThe Israeli army on Thursday accused Iran of collaborating with Lebanon’s Hezbollah to assemble precision-guided missiles that could cause “massive” human casualties in Israel. Tehran and the Shiite movement plan to convert “stupid rockets into precision-guided missiles”, Israeli army spokesman Jonathan Conricus told journalists in a conference call. Israel has carried out hundreds of strikes in Syria against what it says are Iranian and Hezbollah targets.



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US approves $3.3bn sale of anti-ballistic missiles to Japan

US approves $  3.3bn sale of anti-ballistic missiles to JapanWashington approved the $ 3.3 billion sale of anti-ballistic missiles to Japan Tuesday, following close behind a series of new ballistic missile tests by North Korea that could threaten the US ally. Japan will buy up to 73 of the Raytheon-made SM-3 Block IIA missiles, which are designed to be fired by the ship-board Aegis system to intercept incoming ballistic missiles, the Pentagon said. The sale came as North Korea is expanding its offensive missile capabilities, having proven over the past two years the ability to launch medium- and long-range ballistic missiles, potentially nuclear-tipped, that could hit both Japan and the United States.



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Russia test fires missiles from submarines in the Barents Sea

Russia test fires missiles from submarines in the Barents SeaRussia test-fired Sineva and Bulava ballistic missiles from two submarines from the polar region of the Arctic Ocean and from the Barents Sea on Saturday as part of combat training, the Defense Ministry said in a statement. The Sineva, a liquid-fueled intercontinental missile, was fired from the Tula submarine, while a Bulava, Russian newest solid-fueled missile, was launched from the Yuri Dolgoruky submarine, the ministry said.



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