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#Missile

# missile - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest weapons test
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest weapons test

Oct 19th 2021, 6:49 AM 5,844 Views 5 Comments

The launch came soon after the US pledged to resume diplomacy over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme.

# missile - Monday 11 May, 2020

Iranian missile kills 19 people in friendly fire incident
# Gulf Of Oman
# Gulf Of Oman

Iranian missile kills 19 people in friendly fire incident

May 11th 2020, 11:39 AM 16,335 Views 19 Comments

Iranian media rarely report on mishaps during its exercises, signalling the severity of this incident.

# missile - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'Highly likely' Iran accidentally shot down Ukraine airliner, US officials say
# Tehran
# Tehran

'Highly likely' Iran accidentally shot down Ukraine airliner, US officials say

Updated Jan 9th 2020, 9:10 PM 44,547 Views 174 Comments

The plane crashed outside Tehran with the loss of all 176 people on board.

# missile - Saturday 30 November, 2019

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'
# War Of The Words
# War Of The Words

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

Nov 30th 2019, 11:49 AM 16,247 Views 31 Comments

The isolated state also called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the “most stupid man ever known in history”.

# missile - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US
# Kim Jong-un
# Kim Jong-un

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:35 AM 7,370 Views 11 Comments

Washington and Pyongyang are set to resume long-stalled talks in the coming days.

# missile - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Investigators say missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military
# Investigation
# Investigation

Investigators say missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military

May 24th 2018, 11:44 AM 14,482 Views 79 Comments

The Malaysian Airlines flight was blown out of the sky over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine on 17 July 2014.

# missile - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'Nobody knew what to do': A false incoming missile alert caused a lot of panic in Hawaii
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

'Nobody knew what to do': A false incoming missile alert caused a lot of panic in Hawaii

Jan 20th 2018, 8:15 AM 8,484 Views 16 Comments

Residents and tourists alike remained rattled after the mistaken alert was blasted out to cellphones across the islands.

# missile - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Message warning people about 'ballistic missile threat' in Hawaii was sent in error
# False Alarm
# False Alarm

Message warning people about 'ballistic missile threat' in Hawaii was sent in error

Jan 13th 2018, 6:53 PM 18,238 Views 30 Comments

People were told to “seek immediate shelter”.

# missile - Monday 4 December, 2017

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere
# War Games
# War Games

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere

Dec 4th 2017, 12:40 PM 18,156 Views 21 Comments

The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.

# missile - Friday 15 September, 2017

'Flee into a building or a basement': North Korea ballistic missile launch triggers high alert in Japan
# Escalating Tensions
# Escalating Tensions

'Flee into a building or a basement': North Korea ballistic missile launch triggers high alert in Japan

Sep 15th 2017, 7:10 AM 38,303 Views 119 Comments

The missile was launched from near Pyongyang.

# missile - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'Brendan, we have to get out of here': Irishman in Japan recalls panic over missile alert
# North Korea
# North Korea

'Brendan, we have to get out of here': Irishman in Japan recalls panic over missile alert

Aug 29th 2017, 8:45 PM 29,442 Views 66 Comments

North Korea sent a ballistic missile over Japan as part of tests.

# missile - Monday 28 August, 2017

North Korea launches missile that flies over Japan
# Missile
# Missile

North Korea launches missile that flies over Japan

Aug 28th 2017, 10:23 PM 39,922 Views 103 Comments

Tokyo also said it overflew its territory, with the prime minister saying the government would take “full steps” to ensure the safety of the Japanese people.

# missile - Friday 28 July, 2017

North Korea launches another missile hours after US and Japan step up sanctions
# Rocket Power
# Rocket Power

North Korea launches another missile hours after US and Japan step up sanctions

Jul 28th 2017, 8:01 PM 10,949 Views 30 Comments

The launch came a day after North Korea celebrated what it calls “Victory Day”.

# missile - Saturday 15 July, 2017

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

North Korea's Kim: Dictator? Reformer? Shrewd negotiator?

Jul 15th 2017, 1:00 PM 14,379 Views 30 Comments

Like father, not necessarily like son.

# missile - Saturday 8 July, 2017

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?
# Going Nuclear
# Going Nuclear

North Korea has 'built an intercontinental ballistic missile', so what now?

Jul 8th 2017, 9:45 AM 10,809 Views 40 Comments

The Hwasong-14 ICBM could apparently reach Alaska.

# missile - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

North Korea says it successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile

Jul 4th 2017, 7:55 AM 17,244 Views 29 Comments

“Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?” Donald Trump asked on Twitter, in reference to the North Korean leader.

# missile - Friday 23 June, 2017

America says North Korea has tested an engine that could be fitted to a ballistic missile
# ICBM
# ICBM

America says North Korea has tested an engine that could be fitted to a ballistic missile

Jun 23rd 2017, 6:58 AM 7,553 Views 16 Comments

President Donald Trump has made halting the North Korean nuclear threat his number one foreign policy priority.

# missile - Monday 29 May, 2017

North Korea has launched its third missile in three weeks
# Provocation
# Provocation

North Korea has launched its third missile in three weeks

May 29th 2017, 7:09 AM 11,242 Views 24 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of launches that have ratcheted up tensions over its nuclear weapons ambitions.

# missile - Monday 15 May, 2017

North Korea's 'new missile' has unprecedented range
# Sea Of Japan
# Sea Of Japan

North Korea's 'new missile' has unprecedented range

May 15th 2017, 7:28 AM 21,205 Views 42 Comments

Kim Jong-Un is said to have hugged officials and said they had ‘worked hard to achieve a great thing’.

# missile - Sunday 14 May, 2017

US calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea fires ballistic missile
# Hostile
# Hostile

US calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea fires ballistic missile

May 14th 2017, 7:35 AM 8,452 Views 13 Comments

The missile flew more than 700 kilometres before landing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea).

# missile - Saturday 29 April, 2017

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

Apr 29th 2017, 7:45 AM 23,283 Views 30 Comments

The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.

# missile - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Trump's secretary of state says US has 'no comment' after North Korea launches missile
# Hostile Relations
# Hostile Relations

Trump's secretary of state says US has 'no comment' after North Korea launches missile

Apr 5th 2017, 7:24 AM 9,650 Views 17 Comments

“The United States has spoken enough about North Korea.”

# missile - Sunday 12 February, 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile drawing tough response from Trump
# Condemnation
# Condemnation

North Korea fires ballistic missile drawing tough response from Trump

Feb 12th 2017, 8:18 AM 19,522 Views 16 Comments

The exact type of missile has yet to be identified.

# missile - Sunday 1 January, 2017

North Korea is planning to test a new long-range missile in 2017
# ICBM
# ICBM

North Korea is planning to test a new long-range missile in 2017

Jan 1st 2017, 4:10 PM 10,127 Views 25 Comments

In his New Year’s speech, Kim Jong-Un added that the country had significantly bolstered its nuclear deterrent in 2016.

# missile - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan

Aug 3rd 2016, 7:07 AM 19,027 Views 36 Comments

The launch has been met with fury by Japan.

# missile - Saturday 9 July, 2016

North Korea test fires apparent ballistic missile
# Trouble On The The Northside
# Trouble On The The Northside

North Korea test fires apparent ballistic missile

Jul 9th 2016, 1:18 PM 11,458 Views 45 Comments

The launch was apparently successful but the missile failed in the early stage of flight.

# missile - Friday 1 July, 2016

A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China

Jul 1st 2016, 6:30 PM 18,853 Views 68 Comments

The navy said the missile went through the trawler, killing the skipper.

# missile - Saturday 9 April, 2016

North Korea says it has made a major breakthrough in hitting the US with a missile
# Scaling Up
# Scaling Up

North Korea says it has made a major breakthrough in hitting the US with a missile

Apr 9th 2016, 7:26 AM 17,906 Views 30 Comments

The rogue nation claims to have tested a new engine for an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM).

# missile - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Watch: Vladimir Putin has brought a terrifying weapon with him into Syria
# Blazing Sun
# Blazing Sun

Watch: Vladimir Putin has brought a terrifying weapon with him into Syria

Oct 29th 2015, 9:13 AM 36,091 Views 196 Comments

The ‘Blazing Sun’ flamethrower missile is reportedly being deployed against Isis militants in the west of the country.

# missile - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

China could now wipe most countries off the map if it wanted to
# China In Their Hands
# China In Their Hands

China could now wipe most countries off the map if it wanted to

May 12th 2015, 3:15 PM 19,689 Views 63 Comments

You’d be grand in South America, if you’re worried.

# missile - Saturday 18 April, 2015

One of Man United's rumoured transfer targets just tried to burst the net with this missile
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

One of Man United's rumoured transfer targets just tried to burst the net with this missile

Apr 18th 2015, 7:28 PM 8,124 Views 6 Comments

Memphis Depay continues to impress for PSV.

# missile - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Pilot captured after Islamic State shoots down coalition jet for the first time
# Hostage
# Hostage

Pilot captured after Islamic State shoots down coalition jet for the first time

Dec 24th 2014, 2:17 PM 9,727 Views 77 Comments

It is believed a heat-seeking missile shot down the warplane.

# missile - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Family pays tribute to Irish woman killed in MH17 disaster
# Malaysia Airlines
# Malaysia Airlines

Family pays tribute to Irish woman killed in MH17 disaster

Jul 19th 2014, 9:26 AM 18,353 Views 12 Comments

Edel Mahady’s family said she would not want time wasted hating those responsible for her death.

# missile - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Updated: Ballistic missilies fired in Mediterranean was US-Israel drill
# Ballistic Objects
# Ballistic Objects

Updated: Ballistic missilies fired in Mediterranean was US-Israel drill

Sep 3rd 2013, 11:12 AM 7,826 Views 56 Comments

Russia’s Defence Ministry detected ‘ballistic objects’ being launched in the area this morning.

# missile - Monday 15 April, 2013

John Kerry pushes for talks as North Korea threatens defiant missile launch
# Tensions
# Tensions

John Kerry pushes for talks as North Korea threatens defiant missile launch

Apr 15th 2013, 11:35 AM 5,614 Views 30 Comments

There is speculation that North Korea will try a missile test today to coincide with birthday celebrations for former leader Kim Il-Sung.

# missile - Friday 12 April, 2013

Pentagon report says North Korea has capability of nuclear strike
# North Korea
# North Korea

Pentagon report says North Korea has capability of nuclear strike

Apr 12th 2013, 8:15 AM 7,205 Views 55 Comments

High-ranking officials have played down the report, however, saying there is no US consensus on North Korea’s abilities.

# missile - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

South Korea raises alert as North Korea missile test looks likely
# Tensions
# Tensions

South Korea raises alert as North Korea missile test looks likely

Apr 10th 2013, 9:27 AM 8,423 Views 42 Comments

Tensions are growing ahead of a key anniversary in North Korea this week.

# missile - Monday 2 April, 2012

Satellite images show North Korea launch operations
# North Korea
# North Korea

Satellite images show North Korea launch operations

Apr 2nd 2012, 7:58 AM 4,087 Views 12 Comments

The US is claiming the North Korean rocket launch is a smokescreen for long-range missile tests.

# missile - Monday 2 January, 2012

Iran holds second test with surface-to-surface missile
# War Games
# War Games

Iran holds second test with surface-to-surface missile

Jan 2nd 2012, 10:48 AM 2,152 Views 31 Comments

The ‘Ghader’ missile is an upgraded version of a previous missile with a 200km reach – prompting fears of marine warfare.

# missile - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Iran tests surface-to-air missile
# Iran
# Iran

Iran tests surface-to-air missile

Jan 1st 2012, 5:28 PM 2,883 Views 14 Comments

The country says it performed the test today – amid reports it is a drill for closing waterway should the West block Iran’s oil sales.

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