Brian Krebs describes the discovery of security breaches at three Israeli defense contractors,...
by Cindy | Sep 24, 2013
AP reports that Japan’s decision to acquire a new missile radar system from the United...
by Melissa M. Chan | Mar 18, 2012
Despite China’s vow to repatriate North Korean defectors and attempt to support North Korea after the death of Kim Jong-il, North Korea’s plan to launch a long range missile has been a source of dispute. This is the first public...
by Scott Greene | Oct 17, 2011
While budget cuts may force the United States to delay modernizing its nuclear arsenal, U.S. Representative Michael Turner warned Friday of efforts by China to safeguard its own strategic nuclear capabilities through the use of...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 2, 2011
The Telegraph has obtained files from Wikileaks that show the U.S. and China were engaged in a skirmish after each country used missiles to shoot down their own satellites: The two nuclear superpowers both shot down their own...
by Liu Yong | May 17, 2008
Written by Hans M. Kristensen, director of the Nuclear Information Project at the Federation of American Scientists, from FAS Strategic Security Blog: Analysis of new commercial satellite photos has identified an extensive...
by Wu Nan | Feb 19, 2008
A real space race between China and U.S.? From AFP: China will launch a record number of spacecraft this year, state media reported Tuesday, amid a rise in tensions among world powers over the militarisation of space. China...
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 29, 2007
From The New York Times: Faced with a threatening military buildup by China, an increasingly outgunned Taiwan is quietly pushing ahead with plans to develop missiles that could strike the mainland, defense and security experts say. Taiwan successfully tested its first cruise missile with that kind of range this year, one that could send a […]
by Wu Nan | Sep 19, 2007
When the two countries with the largest populations in the world shake hands, what will the global impact be? From The International Herald Tribune: Two decades after developed nations agreed to halt the proliferation of strategic missile technology, China and India are leading the most significant modernization of nuclear-capable ballistic missile and cruise missile forces […]
by Sophie Beach | Mar 18, 2005
From AP, via HoustonChronicle.com: Ukrainian weapons dealers smuggled 18 nuclear-capable cruise missiles to Iran and China during former President Leonid Kuchma’s administration, prosecutors said today. The missiles have the range to reach U.S. allies. The Kh55 cruise missiles were smuggled out of Ukraine four years ago, the Prosecutor General’s office said today in a statement. […]
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