The Unites States will keep working on a regional missile defense system in the Gulf despite progress on the Iran nuclear deal, current and former US military officials said on Thursday while warning that Iran has the largest inventory of shor
Iran on Saturday unveiled a new surface-to-surface missile it said could strike targets with pin-point accuracy within a range of 500 km (310 miles) and it said military might was a precondition for peace and effective diplomacy.
Iran and six world powers were close to an historic nuclear agreement on Thursday that could resolve a more than 12-year dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, but they remained deadlocked on the issue of Iranian arms and missile trade.
Senior officials from the International Atomic Energy (IAEA) have made "further progress" in meetings in Tehran but more work will be needed to resolve outstanding issues between the UN nuclear watchdog and Iran, the IAEA said on Tuesd
Bahrain will receive Kornet-EM mobile anti-tank guided missile system from Russia under a deal signed with Rosoboronexport last summer, a report said.
Minister of State for Information Affairs and government's official spokesp
A senior US official signalled optimism on Sunday about a possible resolution of the Iranian nuclear dispute but said Washington remained concerned that Iran's ballistic missiles threatened Gulf states.
Frank Rose, US deputy a
Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Korea in the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the sea, a government source said on Saturday.
Raytheon Company has received a $655 million contract for new-production fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for Kuwait.
These units are an addition to the Patriot fire units Kuwait currently own
The US Defence Department plans to ask Congress for $4.5 billion in extra missile defense funding over the next five years as part of the fiscal 2015 budget request, say congressional sources and an expert.
Nearly $1 billion of th
China has flight-tested a hypersonic missile delivery vehicle in a move that was scientific in nature and not targeted at any country, the Defence Ministry said.
A Chinese military build-up has raised regional jitters. Many countr