A SENIOR US general has issued a chilling warning, claiming the US is now under threat from the increasingly advanced weapons Russia and China are producing, which include the new Russian nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICB) and the Chinese equivalent known as D4-41.
The sleeping giant may be about to awaken. Hurricane activity in the Atlantic is forecast to ramp up over the next couple of weeks. One storm could spin up in the Caribbean over the next few days and affect Florida over the Labor Day weekend.
Aug. 28 (UPI) — The Russian military has amassed a fleet of at least 10 warships and two submarines off Syria’s northwest coast in preparation for a possible assault on militants in Idlib province, NATO and Syrian military officials said. A statement from Russia’s Defense Ministry on Sunday said two frigates were heading to the Mediterranean Sea.
TOKYO – Japan needs to bolster its missile defenses and its alliance with the United States, its government stressed Tuesday in an annual defense review that judged North Korea to still be a serious threat that has not taken concrete steps to denuclearize.
A major shipping route located between Oman and Iran where nearly one-third of the world’s sea-traded oil passes through daily may become a new flashpoint after a top Iranian navy general said Monday that the country has taken full control of the Strait of Hormuz.
Russia said the RAF intercepted its aircraft over the Black Sea and scrambled to intercept two suspected Russian fighter aircraft on Wednesday. The Russian embassy said in a statement: “What kind of threat to Britain or even its allies does a Russian patrol aircraft hypothetically pose while conducting flights near Russia’s own coastline, more than 2,000 km (1242.74 miles) from the British Isles?
An earthquake and aftershock struck overnight off the coast of south-central Oregon, CBS affiliate KOIN reports. The United States Geological Survey reports the initial quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2, occurred just after 1:30 a.m. local time. It was centered more than 170 miles (264 kilometers) west of Coos Bay, about 220 miles southwest of Portland.
Military & Intelligence Get short URL WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States has officially reactivated its Second Fleet to respond to growing competition at seas from Russia and China, Commander of US Fleet Forces Command Admiral Chris Grady said during a Navy ceremony on Friday.
Over a million people in Hawaii are already seeing the first signs of Hurricane Lane, a Category 4 cyclone that could become the first major hurricane to make landfall there in 26 years.
ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey and Russia on Friday signed an accord for Moscow to supply Ankara with S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries, Turkish authorities said, finalizing a deal set to deepen military ties between NATO member Turkey and the Kremlin.