North Korea has a growing arsenal of nuclear weapons, including missiles that could hit the US. Military parades showcase their latest capabilities.
China appears to be building a lot of new missile silos out in the desert as it develops a nuclear force able to survive a US attack and return fire.
In 10 or 15 years, an ICBM in a silo may not be "the deterrent that we would count on," Rep. John Garamendi told Insider.
Biden is going full speed ahead on beefing up the nuclear triad and expensive modernization - despite cries from his own party.
The unexplained "ground abort" prior to launch comes amid a debate over the future of the ageing ICBM force.
The STRATCOM commander says he needs a modern nuclear force because he cannot deter "leftovers of the Cold War" forever.
On Saturday, for the first time in nearly three years, North Korea rolled out a new intercontinental ballistic missile. The weapon is an even larger liquid-fuelled ICBM than the two ICBM types tested in 2017, but it has yet to be tested and analysts are trying to figure out why […]
Visitors to the Titan missile museum in Arizona can sit at the now decommissioned controls of the intercontinental ballistic missile once built to attack Russia with devastating nuclear force. The Titan II at this facility had a pre-set destination of “target 2” – a location that remains secret – and […]
North Korea’s state-run news agency, KCNA, published an address from the country’s State Affairs Committee warning the US that it was running out of time to negotiate with Pyongyang. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned during his annual address to the country that he would seek a “new way” […]
US airmen at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana launched an unarmed ICBM from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California in the early morning hours on Wednesday. Test launches are not a response to anything, the Air Force says; rather they demonstrate that the US nuclear deterrent is robust and […]
North Korea launched more missiles Thursday, firing off two suspected short-range missiles, according to the South Korean military. The US military also conducted a missile launch Thursday, firing an unarmed Minuteman III ICBM into the Pacific. The missile launches weirdly occurred at almost the exact same time. Air Force officials […]
Russia test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile in its far east on Wednesday, according to the Russian defence ministry. The RS-24 Yars, a solid-fuel missile carrying multiple warheads and equipped with countermeasures, is designed to be launched quickly and to evade missile-defence systems. The test comes amid rising tensions between Washington […]
North Korea is reportedly continuing to build missiles at a research facility despite its leader’s pledge to work toward “peace and prosperity” on the Korean Peninsula, The Washington Post reported on Monday night. US intelligence officials familiar Pyongyang’s operations say that new evidence, including recent satellite photos, suggest the regime […]
During an inter-Korean summit on Friday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suggested he would stop missile tests, which he joked were interrupting South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s sleep. Kim pledged last week to halt North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests. Kim and Moon put on a show of unity […]
North Korea could be capable of launching a nuclear strike by the middle of this winter, according to an assessment by the British Ministry of Defence. The defence minister Lord Howe told MPs in January that a missile could be ready in as little as six months, a deadline of […]
Putin announced a brand new generation of nuclear weapons to add to Russia’s arsenal. He said they can’t be intercepted. The Russian president said they would render NATO’s US-led missile defence “useless.” Russia has tested a new generation of nuclear weapons that can’t be intercepted and are capable of hitting […]
Crew onboard a Cathay Pacific flight last week said they witnessed North Korea’s latest missile test. The plane, which was flying from San Francisco to Hong Kong, was over Japan at the time. The flight “remained normal,” the airline said. Crew onboard a Cathay Pacific flight last week claimed to […]