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Philippine Navy successfully tests its first missile system

Aug 09, 2018 - 10:15 PM

The Spike-Extended Range missile 'fired and accurately hit the designated target at approximately 6 kilometers away from the firing platform'

U.S., South Korea conduct live-fire exercise after ICBM test

Jul 29, 2017 - 8:28 AM

The US Army says the exercise involved the surface to surface Army Tactical Missile System and South Korea s Hyunmoo Missile II

EMERGENCY MEETING. In this handout from the Blue House taken on July 29, 2017, South Korean President Moon Jae-In (C) presides over an emergency meeting with National Security Council members at the presidential Blue House in Seoul. Handout photo by the Blue House/AFP

US missile system in South Korea in 8-10 months – general

Nov 04, 2016 - 12:44 PM

General Vincent Brooks commander of the US Forces in Korea says the THAAD battery would be deployed in 8 to 10 months and would be bigger than the one currently in Guam

British MPs vote to update nuclear deterrent

Jul 19, 2016 - 6:17 AM

Theresa May warns that the threat from nuclear weapons is increasing and says it will be an act of gross irresponsibility to abandon the nuclear deterrent

This file photo taken on February 22, 2016 shows Astute-class nuclear submarine, HMS Artful, after officially becoming a commissioned warship of the Royal Navy at a ceremony at Faslane Naval Base, in Rhu, Scotland. Andy Buchanan/AFP

In May's first test, UK MPs vote on nuclear deterrent

Jul 18, 2016 - 9:53 AM

Theresa May will use her first speech to the House of Commons as premier to defend the nuclear deterrent as the ultimate insurance

Two police officers stands guard at the gates to the Palace of Westminster in central London on June 28, 2016. Ben Stanstall/AFP

South Korea, US to discuss deployment of US missile system

Feb 07, 2016 - 3:23 PM

The announcement comes after a North Korean rocket launch the US and its allies condemned as a covert ballistic missile test

PH Navy warships to get missile systems

Jan 05, 2015 - 6:04 PM

These will help extend the Navy s reach says a navy spokesman

MOST CAPABLE: Philippine Navy's BRP Ramon Alcaraz. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

US lays out 'evidence' against rebels in #MH17 disaster

Jul 20, 2014 - 11:58 PM

Secretary of State John Kerry said that missile system was transferred from Russia to separatists

People carry a stretcher with a body bag past a debris of Boeing 777 Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 airplane, which crashed during flying over the eastern Ukraine region, at the crash site near Donetsk, Ukraine, 19 July 2014. Anastasia Vlasova/EPA