US Navy hoping for hypersonic missiles ‘by 2025’ as Putin WATCHES Russia's Avangard glider fly

Worried at Russia and China’s technological edge, the US aims to have a hypersonic weapon by 2025, the US Navy said in a report. A fortnight later, Vladimir Putin was watching the test launch of Russia’s newest hypersonic missile. The state-of-the-art Avangard hypersonic glider was successfully tested December 26. It performed in-flight vertical and horizontal […]

‘Precision strike?' US coalition targets ISIS butcher, as Syria says the missiles hit army positions

The US-led coalition says it targeted a top Islamic State terrorist commander, who was involved in the beheading of a US officer and posed an “imminent threat.” Local media, however, claim the airstrike hit Syrian army positions. “Coalition forces conducted precision strikes against a senior ISIS (Islamic State, IS) member, Abu al Umarayn, and several […]

Copa Libertadores may be OFF as Boca bus pelted with missiles, players affected by tear gas (VIDEO)

The Boca Juniors team bus been pelted with missiles and affected by police tear gas by fans of rivals River Plate ahead of the two teams’ Copa Libertadores final in Buenos Aires, triggering fears the game may not be played at all. READ MORE: 50,000 Boca Juniors fans pack stands for TRAINING ahead of Copa […]

Russian fighter jets fly upside-down, fire missiles in spectacular stratospheric drills (VIDEO)

Russian pilots honed their skills in gaining air superiority in case of a surprise attack during the drills in southern Russia. Footage from cameras strapped to fighter jets has captured the simulated high-intensity air fight. A video released by the Russian Defense Ministry shows Su-30M2 and Su-27SM fighter jets being scrambled to repel an attack […]

It looks like the Chinese Navy has a new bomber, and its arsenal of anti-ship missiles could raise the stakes in contested seas

REUTERS/China Daily Satellite images from September 7 suggest that the Chinese Navy has acquired a new strategic bomber, increasing the amount of power China could bring to a potential conflict. The new planes, presumably Xian H-6J bombers, would presumably replace the older H-6G maritime striker bombers, as the new aircraft are thought to carry additional […]

Russia’s Bastion coastal defense fires supersonic missiles in first Arctic drills (VIDEO)

The Russian Navy has test-fired a supersonic Onyx anti-ship cruise missile for the first time. It was launched from the Bastion missile-defense system, which was recently deployed to the Russian Arctic. A video of the launch shows one P-800 Onyx missile, which can travel at speeds of up to 1,980mph, shooting up in the air […]

‘Trump will fail’: Iran won’t abandon its ‘missiles that make America angry’, Rouhani says

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says that Trump is doomed to fail against Iran “just like Iraq’s Saddam Hussein did”, and that Tehran will not bow down to Washington and get rid of its “defensive” weapons. Should the worst-case scenario occur and Washington attacks Iran, the US would face the same fate as Iraq’s Saddam Hussein, […]

WATCH Russian S-300 fire missiles at Vostok 2018 military drills (VIDEOS)

The Russian Defense Ministry has released breathtaking footage of S-300 anti-aircraft systems launching missiles during Vostok 2018 exercise. Other stunning highlights from the drills were also caught on camera. The spectacular video shows S-300s preparing to fire missiles at an undisclosed location during the Russian military’s Vostok 2018 wargames which run until September 17. The […]

Pentagon working on ‘Glide Breaker’ interceptor to hit enemy hypersonic missiles – media

The Pentagon’s DARP agency has started to develop a hard-kill interceptor capable of hitting incoming hypersonic projectiles. The move follows news of Russia’s success in building top-class high-speed weapons. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched a high-tech project to develop an interceptor to shoot down enemy hypersonic missiles, the Drive reported.  In […]

Syrian air defense repels ‘Israeli attack’ on airbase, downs several missiles – state media

A military airbase in Syria’s south, known as T-4, came under attack late on Sunday, state media reported, attributing the strikes to Israel, which did not comment on the incident.  Several missiles have been intercepted by the anti-air defenses of the T-4 base, which is located in Homs countryside, and one attacking aircraft was hit […]