Ballistic Missile

Iran unveils new ballistic missile named after slain General Qasem Soleimani

In his address, President Hassan Rouhani noted the progress in the defence industry, saying that Iranian weapons must have high precision, sufficient destructive power and manoeuvrability.

published on : 20th August 2020

Iran fails again to put satellite into orbit amid US worries

An Iranian rocket failed to put a satellite into orbit on Sunday, state television reported, the latest setback for a program the US claims helps Tehran advance its ballistic missile program.

published on : 9th February 2020

India successfully test fires short-range tactical ballistic missile Prahaar

The missile capable of carrying different types of warheads will operate as battlefield support system to the Indian Army.

published on : 20th September 2018

French foreign minister in Iran amid missile criticism

Le Drian's office says a key part of the trip will be diplomacy over the war in Syria and trying to get Iran to use its influence on Syrian President Bashar Assad to agree to a ceasefire.

published on : 5th March 2018

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea on Wednesday successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile, with leader Kim Jong-Un declaring his country had now achieved full nuclear statehood.

published on : 2nd December 2017

What now for 'nuclear' North Korea?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un declared his country had achieved its long-cherished goal of full-fledged nuclear statehood after successfully testing ballistic missile.

published on : 29th November 2017

North Korea confirms missile launch, says can strike anywhere in US

The missile was fired into the Sea of Japan and flew for more than 900 km and reached a height of 4,000 km, which is the highest a North Korean missile has flown to date.

published on : 29th November 2017

North Korea tests intermediate-range ballistic missile in fresh challenge to Trump

An initial Pentagon assessment said the missile flew about 1,000 kilometers before splashing down within Japan's maritime Economic Exclusion Zone.

published on : 29th November 2017

Missile test fears as North Korea marks key party anniversary

South Korea said it was maintaining full military readiness following intense speculation of a possible ballistic missile test by the North as it marks a key anniversary.

published on : 10th October 2017

In defiance to US, Iran unveils latest missile during parade 

Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel.

published on : 22nd September 2017

Ballistic missile fired from North Korea lands in sea off Japan 

The Pentagon said North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Friday, just weeks after they tested first intercontinental ballistic missile.

published on : 28th July 2017

US to test anti-missile system amid North Korea tensions

The US Missile Defense Agency has said that it would soon test an anti-ballistic missile system, days after North Korea demonstrated its arsenal was capable of striking parts of Alaska.

published on : 8th July 2017

ICBM can carry large, heavy nuclear warhead: North Korea

Washington described the device, launched yesterday in a watershed moment for Pyongyang's weapons ambitions, as an ICBM, and independent experts said it was capable of reaching Alaska.

published on : 5th July 2017

Timeline of North Korean missile development

North Korea on Tuesday said it had tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, as its decades-long weapons programme reached a grave new phase.

published on : 4th July 2017

Successfully tested ICBM: North Korea

North Korea successfully tested an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) today, it said, in the culmination of a decades-long ambition.

published on : 4th July 2017
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