nuclear weapons

Pentagon: China seeks to double its nuclear arsenal

Washington must modernize its nuclear forces as China seeks to double its nuclear arsenal, the head of the Pentagon, Mark Esper said. "As communist China moves towards at least doubling its nuclear arsenal, modernizing our nuclear …

Pompeo: U.S. and Russia made progress on arms control

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the United States had made progress with Russia on nuclear arms control recently. "In the last handful of months, we’ve been working diligently to get the three nations that …

Pentagon: U.S. can arrange nuclear test within months

The United States will be ready to hold a nuclear test within a few months if ordered so by the country’s president, the Defense News portal said citing Drew Walter, who is performing the duties of deputy assistant secretary of defense for …

Putin: end of New START Treaty to start arms race 

If the New START Treaty ceases to exist, there will be nothing in the world that can restrain the arms race, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at his annual news conference, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza …

"International security system in deep crisis"

  Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that the international security system is in deep crisis. "Unfortunately, we do not yet fully understand what measures and techniques can be …

Pakistan successfully launches Shaheen-II

Pakistan conducted a successful training launch of the Shaheen-II surface-to-surface ballistic missile, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). “Shaheen-II Missile is capable of carrying both conventional and …