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US tests cruise missile BANNED by expired INF treaty

US tests cruise missile BANNED by expired INF treaty

US tests cruise missile BANNED by expired INF treaty The US military has tested a ground-launched cruise missile with a range of over 500km, the Pentagon confirmed. Such weapons were banned under the INF arms control treaty, which the US exited this month. The flight test of a “conventionally configured […]

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China vows retaliation if US deploys mid-range missiles in Asia after ripping up INF treaty

China vows retaliation if US deploys mid-range missiles in Asia after ripping up INF treaty

China vows retaliation if US deploys mid-range missiles in Asia after ripping up INF treaty Beijing will move to counter Washington’s potential deployment of intermediate ground-launched missiles in Asia, foreign ministry officials have stated, joining Russia in criticizing the US for triggering a new arms race. China would take unspecified […]

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‘Sooner rather than later’: US seeks to deploy mid-range missiles to Asia as it ditches INF Treaty

‘Sooner rather than later’: US seeks to deploy mid-range missiles to Asia as it ditches INF Treaty

‘Sooner rather than later’: US seeks to deploy mid-range missiles to Asia as it ditches INF Treaty US Defense Secretary Mark Esper endorsed the idea of deploying medium-range missiles to the Indo-Pacific region, just as Washington formally left the landmark INF Treaty with Moscow. “Yeah, I would like to,” Esper […]

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US to develop new missiles as INF treaty expires – Pentagon

US to develop new missiles as INF treaty expires – Pentagon

US to develop new missiles as INF treaty expires – Pentagon The Pentagon announced that the US intends to develop conventional ground-based missiles previously banned under the INF arms control treaty, on the very day it expired following Washington’s unilateral exit. “Now that we have withdrawn, the Department of Defense […]

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Beijing calls on US to resume compliance with INF Treaty

Beijing calls on US to resume compliance with INF Treaty

Beijing calls on US to resume compliance with INF Treaty Beijing opposes Washington’s move to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Friday. “China opposes such actions,” she said. “We call on the United States to abide by its obligations,” TASS […]

by × September 17, 2019 × 0 comments