Asia Pacific Jun 16, 2020

India and China add to nuclear arsenals in 2020, report says

India and China have added to their nuclear warhead stockpile in the last year while all other nuclear-armed nations like the U.S., Russia and France, continued to modernize their arsenal, according to a recent report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. India increased its ...

North Korea fires two 'ballistic missiles' into Sea of Japan

Asia Pacific Mar 29, 2020

North Korea fires two 'ballistic missiles' into Sea of Japan

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Sunday, the fourth such launch this month as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic. Two projectiles were fired eastwards from the port city of Wonsan and flew 230 kilometers ...

Pentagon successfully tests nuclear-capable hypersonic missile

World Mar 21, 2020

Pentagon successfully tests nuclear-capable hypersonic missile

The United States announced Friday it had successfully tested an unarmed prototype of a hypersonic missile, a nuclear-capable weapon that could accelerate the arms race among three superpowers. The Pentagon said a test glide vehicle flew at hypersonic speeds — more than five times the ...