Pakistan tests new nuclear-capable, multiple-warhead ballistic missile

World Jan 25, 2017

Pakistan tests new nuclear-capable, multiple-warhead ballistic missile

Pakistan on Tuesday tested a missile capable of delivering multiple warheads to a target up to 2,200 km away, the Defense Ministry said. The ministry, in a press statement, said the surface-to-surface Ababeel missile also "has the capability to engage multiple targets with high precision, ...

National Mar 13, 2016

Delivery of Japan stealth jet prototype likely to be delayed

A prototype of Japan's first stealth fighter jet is unlikely to be ready to ship by the end-of-March deadline due to delays in the flight testing schedule, sources close to the Defense Ministry said Sunday. The aircraft, developed by a consortium led by Mitsubishi Heavy ...

Japan unveils first homegrown stealth fighter prototype

National Jan 28, 2016

Japan unveils first homegrown stealth fighter prototype

A prototype of the first Japan-made stealth fighter was unveiled to the media Thursday at a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. factory in central Japan. The Defense Ministry's Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency displayed the prototype, which was developed by a consortium of domestic companies led ...

National Jan 22, 2016

U.S. deploys F-22 fighters to Yokota base in Japan

The U.S. Air Force has flown 14 F-22 stealth fighters to Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo, the Japanese Defense Ministry said Friday. The arrival of the latest model of stealth fighters follows North Korea's nuclear test on Jan. 6 and the victory of Tsai ...