US MISSILES

  • Israel, US successfully test anti-missile system February 25, 2013

    Jerusalem: With Iran in mind, close allies Israel and the US, on Monday, successfully tested the Arrow anti-missile system for the first time, giving the Jewish state defense against "threats in the regional arena". "This is the first flight test of the Arrow 3 interceptor and was conducted at an Israeli...
  • Pak denies altering USmade missiles to target India August 31, 2009

    Islamabad: Pakistan rejected accusations its army illegally modified Americanmade missiles to increase its landstrike capability, denying on Sunday that it reconfigured antiship weapons in a way that could target India. The denial was in response to a news report that the Obama Administration made a diplomatic protest to Pakistan's Prime Minister...
  • Boeing job cuts hit missile defence, future combat July 15, 2009

    Chicago: Boeing Co (BA.N) will trim staff on its missile defense program and future combat systems by about 1,000 about 1.4 per cent because of US Defense Department budget cuts, the company said on Wednesday. "Shifting defense department priorities and budget cuts are requiring the company to bring the...
  • US missile strike kills five in Pakistan January 1, 2009

    Islamabad: Five persons were killed on Thursday when suspected US drones carried out a fresh missile strike in Pakistan's troubled South Waziristan tribal region, known to be a stronghold of Taliban and alQaeda terrorists. The drone fired three missiles at Karikot village in South Waziristan, official sources were quoted as saying...
  • Keep US missiles out, Putin warns Poland November 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Russia's Prime Minister Putin has warned he will deploy short range Iskandar missiles targeting Poland and the Czech Republic if they allow US missile defences on their territory. At the same time, President Medvedev held out the olive branch to US Presidentelect Barack Obama. Russia, he said was...
  • Pakistan warns US over missile strike November 20, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan's foreign ministry summoned US Ambassador Anne Patterson on Thursday to lodge a formal protest against another suspected US missile strike on its territory, an act the country's prime minister called a violation of his nation's sovereignty. The strike in the Bannu region of Pakistan's North West Frontier province left...
  • Putin warns US over missile shield April 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that US plans to deploy a Missile Shield in Eastern Europe could raise the risk of mutual destruction. Putin said that if the US goes ahead, Russia would take appropriate measures to counter the threat. The US insisted that the interceptor missiles and...
  • Russia can hit US missile defences: Gen March 5, 2007

    Moscow: Russia's air force would be capable of easily knocking out missile defence sites the United States wants to place in Europe, news agencies quoted a top general as saying in the latest bellicose remarks in response to the US plans. Lt Gen Igor Khvorov, who is in charge of Russia's...