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Russia denies its missile violates INF treaty

MOSCOW: The Russian 9M729 land-based cruise missile, contrary to the allegations of the United States, does not fall under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), senior Russian officials said. “Russia has fulfilled and continues to strictly observe the provisions of the treaty and does not allow any violations,” said Lt.-Gen. ...

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Indian employee held for leaking ‘Brahmos’ missile secrets to Pakistan

NAGPUR: A man employed with the Defence Research and Development Organisation was detained on Monday on suspicion of leaking sensitive details about the nuclear-capable Brahmos cruise missile to Pakistan, reported India Today. The DRDO employee was detained on charges of suspicion and is currently being questioned. Sources said that some ...

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China ‘installs cruise missiles on South China Sea outposts’

WASHINGTON: China has installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems on three of its outposts in the South China Sea, U.S. news network CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing sources with direct knowledge of U.S. intelligence reports. The move, if confirmed, would mark the first Chinese missile deployments in the ...

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Iran announces new missile production line: state media

BEIRUT: Iran announced the launch of a new missile production line on Saturday, according to state media, against a backdrop of tension between the United States and Tehran. The Sayyad 3 missile can reach an altitude of 27 km (16 miles) and travel up to 120 km (74 miles), Iranian ...

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Pakistan gains second strike capability

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Monday conducted its first successful test fire of a submarine-launched cruise missile (SLCM), which can hit a target 450 kilometres away and provides the country with a ‘credible second strike capability’. According to the chief military spokesperson, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, the missile, Babur-3, was launched from ...

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