02 Nov 2022

South hits back as North Korea fires most missiles in a day

In an escalation of hostilities, North and South Korea have fired a number of missiles into waters near each other. North Korea launched at least 23 missiles, its most in a single day, including one that landed less than 60km off the coast of South Korea’s city of Sokcho. Seoul

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30 Aug 2022

NATO Investigates Dark Web Leak of Data Stolen From Missile Vendor

NATO is allegedly investigating a data leak that impacted a European missile systems firm. Hackers have reportedly put the data stolen from the firm u for sale on the Dark Web, including blueprints of weapons currently utilized by Ukraine in the war with Russia. The company, MBDA Missile Systems, is

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29 Apr 2022

Missiles hit Kyiv during U.N. chief’s visit; Russia makes slow gains in east

Five Russian missiles hit the capital of Ukraine, Kyiv, at the end of U.N Secretary General António Guterres’ visit. During his visit, Guterres met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and called the war an absurdity. Russia confirmed on Friday that it had targeted Kyiv in operations. Russia is making slow

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21 Mar 2022

U.S. Sends Patriot Missiles to Saudi Arabia, Fulfilling Urgent Request

This past month, the Biden administration has transferred a significant number of Patriot antimissile interceptors to Saudi Arabia, reportedly fulfilling the country’s urgent request for a resupply amid tensions in the relationship. The transfers ensure that Saudi Arabia is supplied with defensive munitions necessary to fend off drone and missile

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09 Feb 2022

North Korea boasts of ‘shaking the world’ by testing missiles that can strike the US

On Tuesday, North Korea boasted that it is one of a handful of countries in the world to field nuclear weapons and advanced missiles. The country also boasted about shaking the world with its missile tests, as they cause concern and make headlines. International tension has been on the rise

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01 Feb 2022

US, UAE intercepts ballistic missile during Israeli President’s visit

On Monday, the US joined forces with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to intercept and destroy a ballistic missile, the third such incident since the beginning of the month. However, in this instance, the Israeli President was in the UAE for a historic visit. The attack did not cause any

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04 Jan 2022

Iran Sends Rocket Into Space Amid Faltering Nuclear Talks

On Thursday, Iran reportedly launched a rocket into space containing three research devices. The launch drew attention to Tehran’s missile ambitions amid faltering international negotiations regarding its nuclear program. The rocket launched by Iran last week is called the Simorgh and is designed to carry satellites. The spacecraft went up

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29 Dec 2021

Syria Accuses Israel of Striking Its Main Commercial Port

The Syrian Defense Ministry has reported that Israeli missiles struck Syria’s port of Latakia on Tuesday, resulting in major damage and large fires. This marks the second such attack on the facility in December alone. The missiles were reportedly fired from the Mediterranean and targeted the commercial port’s container yard.

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09 Nov 2021

U.S. Tests Israel’s Iron Dome in Guam as Defense Against Chinese Cruise Missiles

Israel has used advanced technology called the Iron Dome missile defense system to intercept thousands of Palestinian rockets and mortars. The dome defense system is now being tested by the US in Guam, aiming to increase defenses against Chinese ballistic missiles. The dome can only protect against limited types of

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15 Sep 2021

Both North and South Korea fire ballistic missiles as tensions rise on peninsula

On Wednesday, both North and South Korea tested ballistic missiles as tensions rise between the neighboring countries. Pyongyang fired the first missiles, sending two into waters off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula. The missiles were fired just minutes apart around 12:30 p.m. local time. Seoul followed the launch

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