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North Korea has displayed version of the mobile coastal defence missile systems integrated onto all-terrain tracked vehicles during a massive military parade in the capital, Pyongyang. South Korean military officials said they regard it as a new type of anti-ship cruise missiles mounted on tracked chassis. Missile launch tubes of new mobile coastal defence missile...
The joint stock company “Kurganmashzavod, one of the leaders of the Russian military industrial complex,  has displayed the new version of BMD-4 airborne combat vehicle with “Sinica” (in Russian – tits constitute the family of small passerine birds ) turret. That was reported by rg.ru. The new updated version of airborne combat vehicle called BMD-4M2. The...
Turkish defense contractor Aselsan announced that it will be demonstrating its new light torpedo at IDEF'17 13th International Defence Industry Fair. The light torpedo developed by Turkish defense contractor Aselsan will be shown for the first time at the fair on May 9-12, a company official, who asked not to be named due...
In accordance to the combat training plan, a tactic exercise with the separate missile-artillery brigade of the Novorossiysk naval base of the Black Fleet is held at the Zhelezny Rog range in the Krasnodar Krai. Crews of the Bereg coastal artillery complexes of the Black Fleet conducted firing against a...
The Volkhov and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky 636.3-project diesel-electric submarines will be introduced in the Pacific Fleet in 2019. The third-generation submarines are fitted with a complex of modern high-precision missile armament. These submarines exceed their 636-project predecessors in many characteristics. The Varshavyanka-class (Project 636.3) is an improved version of Kilo-class submarines that features...
The USS Michigan guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea for what a US defense official described as a show of force amid tensions between the US and North Korea. The USS Michigan – capable of firing off salvos of Tomahawk cruise missiles – is to join the aircraft carrier USS...
As China's second aircraft carrier, and the country's first domestically built carrier, approaches its launch, experts predict that the third China-made carrier will see dramatic breakthroughs, such as the use of nuclear power and the capability for an electromagnetic launch. Military expert Xu Guangyu made this forecast during an interview...
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The launching ceremony of China's second aircraft carrier was held at the Dalian Shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation(CSIC) on the morning of April 26, 2017. Gen. Fan Changlong, member of the political bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and vice chairman of China's...

Russian MiG-31 supersonic interceptor aircraft crashes in Buryatia

Russian MiG-31 supersonic interceptor aircraft has crashed in the Russian Republic of Buryatia, western Siberia. Both pilots managed to eject, the Russian Defense Ministry...

U.S. troops in South Korea began installing the equipment of THAAD...

U.S. troops in South Korea began installing the equipment of an advanced missile defense system at a site in a southeastern region of the...

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North Korea displays its mobile coastal defence missile systems

North Korea has displayed version of the mobile coastal defence missile systems integrated onto all-terrain tracked vehicles during a massive military parade in the capital, Pyongyang. South Korean...

North Korea conducts largest-ever artillery firing drill

North Korea has staged its largest-ever artillery firing drill to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military, according to reports. South Korea's Yonhap...