The founder of Pakistan’s nuclear program says North Korea paid top Pakistani military officers more than $3 million in exchange for nuclear technology in the 1990s.
Russia and NATO still have time to resolve the controversy over the future European missile defense network, Russia’s envoy to NATO Dmitry Rogozin said on Wednesday.
The first Lockheed Martin-built Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous (GEO-1) spacecraft beamed down its first infrared image on June 21 to the SBIRS ground station. Following its May 7 launch, the satellite is performing as expected, and is now undergoing early orbit testing.
Iran and North Korea are tightening their relations after a lull, defense sources have told Haaretz. Israeli defense officials are concerned about the development, saying it may reflect an expansion of North Korean aid to Iran’s nuclear and missile programs.
In the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, a large, white radome dominates the high ground at Tobyhanna Army Depot symbolizing the growing number of radars and sensors that depot personnel maintain for the military.
Radars at Tobyhanna run the gamut from Air Defense, Air Traffic Control, Ground Surveillance, Airborne, Shipborne, Range Threat systems and critical Counter Fire systems, supporting the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy.
Yuri Solomonov, one of Russia’s leading experts on missile technology, has warned both the Russian Defense Ministry and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) that North Korea has already secured basic technology to construct functional Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs).
Russia continues to oppose U.S. plans for a ballistic missile defense system. We look at Moscow’s view and the position taken by a group known as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, which includes Russia and China.