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  • Pak nukes hidden at nine places, at risk of being stolen by terrorists

    09/24/2017 2:50:14 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 13 replies
    The Times of India ^ | Monday, September 25, 2017 | Sachin Parashar, TNN
    HIGHLIGHTS o The short-range weapons meant to be used early in a conventional conflict with India are at a risk of landing up with terrorists. o According to the report, Pakistan has stored its nuclear forces at nine different locations across the country. o The report adds that Pakistan has a rapidly expanding nuclear arsenal of 130-140 warheads. o Pakistani military personnel stand beside a Shaheen III surface-to-surface ballistic missile. (Representative image/Reuters) NEW DELHI: Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi last week yet again flaunted+ his country's tactical or nonstrategic nuclear weapons, saying they were meant to deter the Indian Army's...
  • North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile, South Korean Military Says

    05/13/2017 3:58:20 PM PDT · by mulder1 · 65 replies
    NBC news ^ | 5/13/17 | PHIL HELSEL, COURTNEY KUBE and STELLA KIM
    North Korea launched a ballistic missile Sunday morning that flew around 430 miles, a South Korean military official said, in what appears to be the latest missile test in defiance of United Nations sanctions.
  • BREAKING - North Korea test-fires ballistic missile: Report

    04/28/2017 2:21:51 PM PDT · by rxsid · 95 replies
    cnbc.com ^ | 04/28/2017 | Christine Wang
    "North Korea test-fires ballistic missile: ReportChristine WangNorth Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday in local time, Korean news service Yonhap reported citing South Korea's military. This story is developing. Please check back for further updates.
  • NORTH KOREA TEST-FIRES ANOTHER BALLISTIC MISSILE, SOUTH KOREAN MILITARY TELLS LOCAL MEDIA

    04/28/2017 2:21:50 PM PDT · by PJBankard · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/28/2017 | Fox News
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  • Iranian VP: Those who threaten us will lose

    02/06/2017 11:12:03 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/2/17 | Elad Benari
    Iranian officials continue to threaten the United States, following the Trump administration’s announcement of new sanctions against the Islamic Republic. On Monday, Iran’s Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said that the “ultimate losers” are those who result to the language of force in dealing with Iran. Speaking upon his arrival at the country’s Abadan airport and quoted by the IRNA news agency, Jahangiri said Iran is never intimidated by threats, adding that governments or individuals who address Iran with the language of force will be the final losers. “The Islamic Republic of Iran always welcomes interaction but those rude who employ...
  • US detects failed North Korean ballistic missile launch

    10/15/2016 7:32:33 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 10 replies
    CNN sux ^ | 10-15-16 | KJ Kwon and Susannah Cullinane
    US Strategic Command systems detected a failed North Korean ballistic missile launch Saturday evening near the northwestern city of Kusong, the Pentagon said. "We strongly condemn this and North Korea's other recent missile tests, which violate UN Security Council resolutions explicitly prohibiting North Korea's launches using ballistic missile technology," Pentagon spokesman Gary Ross said in a statement. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) determined the missile launch from North Korea did not pose a threat to North America. Washington called on Pyongyang to "refrain from actions that further raise tensions in the region," Ross said.
  • North Korea Fires Ballistic Missiles: South Korea

    03/09/2016 9:56:26 PM PST · by JPX2011 · 75 replies
    NBC News ^ | March 9, 2016 | Stella Kim
    North Korea fired two ballistic missiles Thursday morning, a South Korean military official said, in the latest controversial move amid U.S.-South Korean military drills that have angered the rogue state. The two missiles flew about 310 miles at about 5:20 a.m. (3:20 p.m. Wednesday ET) and were fired from North Korea's northern shore, the military official said. Analysts said they were Scud-type missiles. The apparent launch comes after heated rhetoric from North Korea in recent days that has included threats of a preemptive nuclear strike.
  • Just how bad was the North Korea missile launch last night?

    02/07/2016 4:23:32 PM PST · by Kaslin · 107 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | February 7, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    This story actually broke just as we were warming up for the debate last night and our readers were discussing it in comments while most of the political sphere was focused on New Hampshire. Ahead of their original schedule, Kim Jong-un launched a missile into orbit allegedly carrying an “Earth observing satellite” over the objections of pretty much everyone else on the planet. Like we needed this on top of everything else that’s going on.(WaPo) North Korea on Sunday declared that it had successfully put an "earth observation satellite" into orbit under the direct orders of leader Kim Jong Un,...
  • US military tests ballistic missile interceptor off Hawaii

    08/04/2015 2:00:04 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 6 replies
    Associated Press, Hawaii News Now ^ | Monday, August 3, 2015 | Audrey McAvoy
    HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. military says it has successfully tested an interceptor that can shoot down ballistic missiles as well as airplanes. The Missile Defense Agency said Monday the destroyer USS John Paul Jones tested the technology during a series of flight tests off the Hawaiian island of Kauai over the past week. Raytheon Missile Systems spokeswoman Heather Uberuaga says the tests used a modified version of the SM-6 missile the Navy already uses.
  • The Fine Print Everyone is Missing on the New USDA Ballistic Vests Order....

    05/17/2014 11:56:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Dutchman6 ^ | 5/17/14 | Sipsey Street Irregulars
    A faithful reader forwards this link under the header, "The Fine Print Everyone is Missing on the new USDA Ballistic Vests Order...." with this quote from the order and a comment: Please note: "Synopsis: Added: May 07, 2014 2:24 pm The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Inspector General, located in Washington, DC and Regional Offices, pursuant to the authority of FAR Part 13, has a requirement for the commerical acquisition of ballist vests, compliant with NIJ 0101.06 for Level IIIA Ballistic Resistance of body armor. Body armor is gender specific, lightweight, trauma plate/pad (hard or soft), concealable carrier, tactical...
  • White House: Iranian Ballistic Missile Test Not a Deal Killer

    12/11/2013 4:12:31 PM PST · by Libloather · 29 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 12/11/13 | Adam Kredo
    The White House says that an Iranian ballistic missile test would not invalidate a recently signed nuclear accord meant to temporarily halt some of Iran’s most controversial nuclear work. The White House clarified its stance just days before Iran is scheduled to launch another ballistic missile some 75 miles into the atmosphere. The statement contradicts recent remarks indicating that such a test would in fact violate and nullify the weeks-old agreement, which provides Iran with some $7 billion in relief from economic sanctions in exchange for a partial six-month freeze of its uranium enrichment program.
  • Netanyahu: Iran Accelerating Weapons Program

    08/09/2013 3:34:51 AM PDT · by xzins · 12 replies
    CBNNews.com ^ | August 09, 2013 | CBNNews.com
    JERUSALEM, Israel -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Iran is accelerating efforts to produce weapons-grade uranium for making nuclear bombs. Speaking with a delegation of U.S. congressmen, led by Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., Netanyahu said Iran's "quest toward the achievement of atomic weapons not only continues, it continues unabated. It's actually accelerated." "I know that some place their hopes on Iran's new president. He knows how to exploit this," Netanyahu said. "And yesterday he called for more talks." "Of course he wants more talks. He wants to talk and talk and talk. And while everybody is busy talking to...
  • Ballistic GOP Rep Scolds Holder Over Fort Hood

    04/18/2013 7:17:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/18/13 | staff
    Congressman Frank R. Wolf, a Republican from Virginia, got pretty heated with Attorney General Holder over his inability to commit to a basic timeline on the classification of the Fort Hood attack. Wolf contended that the attack should have been classified as an act of "terror" instead of an action of "workplace violence" so the victims could get medical treatment and Purple Hearts.
  • India test-fires ballistic missile from underwater platform

    01/27/2013 9:32:59 AM PST · by Jyotishi · 10 replies
    The Times of India ^ | Sunday, January 27, 2013 | Press Trust of India
    Moving a step closer to completing its nuclear triad, India today successfully test-fired a ballistic missile, wit a strike range of around 1500 kilometres, from an underwater platform in Bay of Bengal. "The medium range K-5 ballistic missile was test-fired successfully today from an underwater pontoon and all parameters of the test firing were met," DRDO chief VK Saraswat told PTI from the undisclosed test area. Nuclear triad is the ability to fire nuclear-tipped missiles from land, air and sea. Saraswat said that the development phase of the K-5 missile, which is a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), was over and...
  • SM-3 Block IB Successfully Intercepts Ballistic Missile Target

    06/27/2012 8:08:58 PM PDT · by moonshot925 · 8 replies
    NAVY ^ | 27 June 2012 | Missile Defense Agency Public Affairs
    PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, Hawaii (NNS) -- The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Sailors of USS Lake Erie (CG 70) successfully conducted a flight test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system June 26. The test resulted in the intercept of a separating ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean by the Navy's newest missile defense interceptor missile, the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block 1B. At 11:15 pm Hawaii Standard Time (5:15 am EDT June 27), the target missile was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility, located on Kauai, Hawaii. The target flew on a northwesterly trajectory towards a...
  • Marines' Ballistic Underwear Must Also Be Comfy

    01/12/2012 2:55:53 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Jeremy Hsu - LiveScience.com
    Kevlar underwear can protect U.S. Marines against blast fragments flying like bullets through the air, but it lacks the comfort of simple cotton undies or silky unmentionables. Now the U.S. military has begun searching for better alternatives that prevent chafing as well as battle wounds. The U.S. Marine Corps sees comfortable undergarments as being equally important to ballistic protection, according to a new request for information aimed at U.S. manufacturers. That means any new underwear fabric must not only shield private parts against burns and tiny fragments traveling at 650 feet per second — the speed of some bullets —...
  • What a War Between China and the United States Would Look Like

    01/11/2011 7:37:17 AM PST · by Stand Watch Listen · 70 replies
    popular Mechanics ^ | December 29, 2010 | ERIK SOFGE
    Any Chinese move to take over Taiwan would trigger a confrontation with the U.S. Navy and Air Force. Is the U.S. prepared to counter this growing threat? August 9, 2015 - 0400 Hours The war for Taiwan starts in the early morning. There are no naval bombardments or waves of bombers: That's how wars in the Pacific were fought 70 years ago. Instead, 1200 cruise and ballistic missiles rise from heavy vehicles on the Chinese mainland. Taiwan's modest missile defense network—a scattered deployment of I-Hawk and Patriot interceptors—slams into dozens of incoming warheads. It's a futile gesture. The mass raid...
  • Shooter - Ballistics Calculator for Android™

    10/29/2010 7:41:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies
    sean.kndy.net ^ | 28 October, 2010 | NA
    Shooter is a highly accurate ballistics calculator for the Android™ mobile platform (v1.6 and higher) and is currently for sale in the Android Market for $9.99. Shooter's primary goal is to provide accurate shot solutions quickly and easily when in the field. This is done by utilizing a proven-accurate and fast ballistics solver coupled with an advanced, intuitive user interface supporting features like firearm and ammunition profiles (so you never have to enter the same data twice) and options to use your device's hardware (GPS, Accelerometer, Compass) to help you input shot-data both quickly and accurately.
  • Ed Schultz Goes Ballistic: "You Have No Idea In My Bones How I Wanna Kick Fox's A** (Audio)

    08/26/2010 10:39:55 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 126 replies
    HAP ^ | 8/27/10 | hap
    SCHULTZ: "You have no idea, in my bones, in my very soul, in my heart I want to kick Fox's ass. I want to drive them into the ground I want to spike the ball, I want to kick 'em in the teeth on the way back to the huddle, And then I want to turn around and lift my leg on 'em,..... they lie, they cheat, they steal....(Audio)
  • Max Baucus D-Mont. Ballistic, According to ABC News (DEFCON 1 over public option)

    10/22/2009 5:43:25 PM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies · 2,785+ views
    10/22/09
    Link only - Baucus Ballistic, According to ABC News