February 26, 2015

Major Terror Attack Against India Could Trigger Nuclear War: Experts 

Economic Times

"South Asia is the most likely place nuclear weapons could be detonated in the foreseeable future. This risk derives from the unusual dynamic of the India-Pakistan competition," said Perkovich, vice president for Studies Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 

Russia to Build Barguzin Rail-Mobile Missile Systems

Pravda

Russia's new rail-mobile missile system will be called "Barguzin." The new system will expand the line of existing missile systems of Russia and strengthen the defensive capability of our country. Missiles for  the Barguzin complex will be built on the basis of the Yars ICBM. 

U.S., Iran Positive After Nuclear Talks, Say Much Left To Do

Lesley Wroughton | Reuters

Negotiators from Iran and six major powers agreed to resume talks next Monday at a venue to be decided, the official said, speaking after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held two-day talks in Geneva.

Deterring an Iranian Nuclear Breakout

Robert Einhorn | New York Times

When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel addresses a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, he can be expected to argue that any nuclear deal with Iran should eliminate its capability to produce nuclear weapons, not just aim to prevent Iran from producing them. 

U.S. Navy conducts 155th test flight of Trident II D5 missile

Naval Technology

The US Navy has successfully conducted the 155th test flight of two unarmed Lockheed Martin-built Trident II D5 Fleet ballistic missiles, which were launched in the Pacific Ocean from a submerged Ohio-class submarine.

Turkey Drives Hard Bargain Over Crucial Missile Deal

Defense News

Turkey has alarmed fellow NATO members by raising the prospect of handing China a multi-billion dollar missile contract, yet the long-running saga is far from over and Ankara may just be trading for a better deal.