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    1. Syria insurgents destroy Russian helicopter with missile

      Reuters via Yahoo! NewsNov 24 07:06 AM

      Syrian fighters destroyed a Russian helicopter with a missile, shortly after they forced it to make an emergency landing in a nearby government-held area in Syria's Latakia province on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. A Syrian insurgent group, recipient of U.S. Tow missiles, said its fighters hit the helicopter with an anti-tank missile while it was in the air and put out a...

    2. India has successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, as part of a user trial by the army.

    3. Ryan Maass WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- India test-fired its indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile from a test range off the Odisha coast on Monday.

    4. Investigation into strike at Yemeni factory near capital, Sana’a, finds remnants of missiles sold to Saudi Arabia in 90s by UK Human rights groups say they have uncovered definitive proof a UK-made cruise missile was used to destroy a civilian target in Yemen in September and have called for Britain to end arms sales to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting a bloody campaign against rebel ...

    5. Russia ramped up the threat of a military confrontation between Turkey and Moscow Wednesday – a day after a Russian warplane was shot down by Turkey – by announcing that a state-of-the-art air defense missile system will be deployed at a Russian air base in Syria and that all its bombers will now be escorted by fighter jets on their missions.

    6. Prithvi-II missile successfully test fired

      IANS via Yahoo Maktoob NewsNov 26 01:00 AM

      The missile was fired from a mobile launcher at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) Chandipur in Balasore district on the Odisha coast. The missile, capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads, was inducted in the Indian Army in 2003. "The test fire was successful as the trial data conducted by the Strategic Force Command shows positive results," said a defence ministry source.

    7. Japan is considering deployment of the U.S.’s Thaad ballistic missile defense system to counter any potential strike from North Korea, Defense Minister Gen Nakatani told reporters in Hawaii, Kyodo News reported Tuesday.

    8. Ryan Maass WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Russia officials announced they will be moving their S-300 missile defense systems to a base in Syria to ensure safety of flights over the airspace.

      Tension escalates as Russia deploys missile crui... - International Business Times via Yahoo UK & Ireland News

    9. The Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting in Yemen used a British-made cruise missile in an attack on a Yemeni ceramics factory which killed at least one civilian and injured several more, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. The rights groups said a team of investigators had found the remnants of PGM-500 "Hakim" missiles, manufactured by the British firm Marconi ...

    10. Interceptor missile test- fired in Odisha

      Mail Today via Yahoo! India NewsNov 22 04:00 PM

      INDIA on Sunday test- fired an indigenous Advanced Air Defence ( AAD) interceptor missile from the launch complex of Abdul Kalam Island ( formerly Wheeler Island) in Bhadrak district, about 150 kms from Bhubaneswar. Describing it as an important development, sources said that it was a user trial of the missile by the Defence Research and Developmental Organisation ( DRDO). For the purpose of the...

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