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    1. Meeting to cover cleanup plan for former nuke missile site

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJun 29 03:02 PM

      CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hold a public meeting about a proposal to use vegetable oil to stimulate the growth of naturally occurring bacteria that would clean up groundwater at a former nuclear missile site.

    2. SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni forces launched a Scud missile at a missile base in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, Yemeni state news agency Saba quoted the military's spokesman as saying. "The rocket units in our heroic armed forces today launched a Scud missile at the Al Sulayyil missile base in Riyadh province ... it comes as a response to the crimes of the brutal Saudi aggression," Brigadier General ...

    3. Russia is currently working on a new hypersonic missile, which can carry nuclear warheads and breach existing missile defense systems, according to military experts. The new weapon is part of Russia’s plans to modernize the country’s strategic missile force.

    4. Russia may be working on modernizing its strategic missile force by developing advanced nuclear missile systems, but the country is itself vulnerable to similar attacks after delaying the launch of a new satellite-based missile warning system by four months, local media reported Wednesday.

    5. "Due to a target malfunction, the test wasn't conducted and an interceptor wasn't launched," said Rick Lehner, a spokesman for the U.S. Defense Department agency. No comment was immediately available from Lockheed. Raytheon Co, which builds the SM-3 missile used by the Aegis Ashore system, the land-based version of the Aegis combat system deployed on U.S. Navy destroyers, as well as its AN/SPY-1...

    6. Russian missile maker: MH17 shot down by Ukrainian missile

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJun 02 01:04 PM

      MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian maker of the Buk air defense missile system said Tuesday that it has concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn't in service with the Russian military but is in Ukrainian arsenals.

    7. Egypt has taken delivery of two more US fast missile boats to boost its ability in ensuring "regional security and countering terrorism", the American embassy in Cairo said on Monday. Ties with the United States plummeted after Egypt's army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013, with Washington freezing its annual $1.3 billion in military aid. At the end of March Washington ...

    8. South Korea on Wednesday test-launched a new ballistic missile that can hit all of North Korea, the president's office said, developed under a new agreement with the United States that lets Seoul extend the weapon's range to up to 800 km (500 miles). President Park Geun-hye made a rare visit to a missile base on the west coast to watch the launch of the guided missile, which will be a key part ...

    9. New arms race fears have been prompted by the hypersonic missile currently being developed in Russia. The missiles can reportedly transport nuclear warheads and “breach existing missile defense systems,” according to military experts. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced plans to modernize and enhance his military force earlier this year. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, New Arms ...

    10. Saudis Shoot Down Scud Missile Fired by Rebels in Yemen

      Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceJun 06 01:02 PM

      Saudi Arabia shot down a Scud missile fired into its territory by rebels in neighboring Yemen, marking an escalation in the two-month conflict as the weapons were used for the first time. The warhead was bound for the southwestern town of Khamis Mushait when it was intercepted with a Patriot missile, the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported, citing a statement by coalition forces. The rebels ...

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