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Top Russian Official Claimed the West is Defenseless Against This SLBM

“As its main advantages, the Bulava is easy in its maintenance and can maneuver at its boost stage, which makes the missile invulnerable to any ABM (Anti-Ballistic Missile) system,” he said. Here’s What You Need to Remember: The Bulava-equipped Borei submarines are intended to become a core pillar of Russia’s...
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Seoul monitoring possibility of new N.Korea event marking 2017 ICBM launch

Seoul, Nov 25 (UITV/IANS) South Korea is closely monitoring the possibility of North Korea holding an event celebrating its 2017 launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), a unification ministry official said Thursday. North Korea's calendars began to mark November 29 as an anniversary for its "rocket" development this year....
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Submarines are China's Top Undersea Priority

Like their Russian Cold War-era counterparts, China’s second-generation SSBNs have lagged behind U.S. submarines in noise generation and detectability. Here’s What You Need to Remember: As with its other submarine categories, PLAN has been making large investments to field a modernized SSBN force into the coming decades. There are six Type 094 submarines, with two more planned units to make for a total of eight.
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Missile Tensions are Rising Between North and South Korea

South Korea's Hyunmoo 4-4 reportedly has a range of 500 kilometers, enough to cover all of North Korea. Here's What You Need to Remember: Although South Korea’s military is already capable of credibly threatening large swathes of DPRK infrastructure and key military assets, the Hyunmoo 4-4 could help Seoul to more effectively target North Korea’s heavily fortified bunkers and underground facilities.
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The Risks of Nuclear Modernization

The US military establishment seems set to start a new Cold War with China, Russia, and every other country it can paint as an enemy. As with the first Cold War, it will not be complete without an arms race. This is exactly what is happening right now with various programs being implemented by the US government. Currently, the US has not produced any new nuclear warheads since 1991, and the assembly lines at the Pantex plant (where almost all US nuclear weapons are assembled) have laid dormant for decades. This may soon change, however. Congress and the President have already approved research for the new B-21 bomber and Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent, a new ICBM to replace the Minuteman III, as well as building new tactical nuclear warheads, the W93 and W76-2, a small number of which have already been created.
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What Does North Korea’s SLBM Test Mean for the Korean Peninsula?

After a few promising years, the peace process on the Korean Peninsula has stalled, with North Korea resuming its weapons testing in full force. Just last month, Pyongyang made waves by test-firing a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from a major naval dockyard near Sinpo. Missiles fired from submarines are...
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Japan retracts its assessment that North Korea launched two SLBMs last month

Japan’s Ministry of Defense has retracted its initial assessment that North Korea tested two submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) in October, bringing Tokyo’s analysis in line with U.S. and South Korean claims of a single projectile. In a statement released Tuesday, the ministry stated that it will review response procedures and...
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North Korea fires ballistic missile from submarine

North Korea capped off a flurry of missile tests throughout September by firing a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on 19 October. The test occurred near North Korea’s submarine base and naval facility at Sinpo on the east coast. The missile flew 590km and reached an apogee of 60km, according to South Korean officials.
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Russia is building 2 more ballistic-missile subs, the latest in a long line of 'boomers' that worry its rivals

In August, Russia officially marked the start of construction on two new Borei-A-class submarines. The class is Russia's newest, most advanced class of nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarine. The five Borei-A-class boats now being built show that Russia's SSBN modernization is moving full speed ahead. In August, Russia officially marked the beginning...
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N.Korea says weapons development is 'inevitable choice' for self-defence

North Korea's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that its development of new weapons is an "inevitable choice" to prevent a war and protect its people, accusing the US of having "double standards" on self-defence against Pyongyang. North Korea conducted a series of missile launches in the last two months, including...
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K5: Imminent test of India’s Ghost SLBM awaits

Barely a few weeks back ago, idrw.org had broken the news of DRDO’s K-B SLBM Project gaining space and moving towards trial of India’s longest submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) to boost its second-strike capabilities and thus augment its nuclear deterrence was Imminent. Now, idrw.org can confirm that the first test of India’s longest SLBM has been scheduled for the first half of 2022.
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Timeline: From North Korea’s new missile to South Korea’s first rocket

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stressed the importance of pushing forward with weapons development while blaming the U.S. and South Korea for escalating tensions at the “Defense Development Exhibition ‘Self-Defense-2021.’” Around a week later, the DPRK test-launched a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) that appears to have been on display at the expo.
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