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  • Russian Cruise Missile Destroys TV Tower in Ukraine’s Second Largest City Kharkov (VIDEOS)

    04/22/2024 7:09:49 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 30 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4-22-24 | Paul Serran
    In the last weeks, there has been increased chatter on the Ukrainian side about an imminent Russian attack on the large city of Kharkov, located near the border. Sure enough, its power facilities have been heavily damaged by massive missile strikes. Today, the attacks went a little further, as a cruise missile struck and broke in half a 240-meter television tower. The attack would be part of a ‘deliberate effort by Moscow to make Ukraine’s second largest city uninhabitable,’ according to President Volodymyr Zelensky. Footage going viral online shows the main mast of the television tower breaking off and falling...
  • Israel prepares air force to hit Iran ‘clearly and forcefully’ in response to missile barrage: report

    04/16/2024 6:50:09 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 66 replies
    NY Post ^ | 04/16/2024 | Chris Nesi
    Israel has decided to hit Iran “clearly and forcefully” and is already preparing its warplanes to carry out the strike, according to a report on Monday. The reported decision comes after two war cabinet meetings in which leaders of the Jewish nation debated how to respond to Saturday’s barrage of 350 suicide drones and missiles. Israel’s Channel 12 news carried the report — which was widely picked up in local media. Channel 12 said the country’s air force — which includes US-made F-16, F-15 and F-35 fighter jets — is already gearing up to deliver a retaliatory counter-strike against the...
  • Mom faces 55 years behind bars for 98 mph crash that killed her 3-year-old girl: ‘Steering a missile down the road

    04/08/2024 8:13:58 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | 04/08/2024 | Yaron Steinbuch
    A Maryland mom faces up to 55 years behind bars for killing her 3-year-old daughter in a crash while driving at almost 100 mph – in what prosecutors described as “steering a missile down the road in the middle of rush hour.” DanShell Evon, 38, was recorded driving her three kids at 98 mph — well over twice the speed limit — seconds before her 2015 Kia Optima slammed into a Ford F-150 truck in Silver Spring in May 2022, WJLA reported. The mom and her two 13-year-old children suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the horrific wreck, as did two adults...
  • Bomb Scares In Moscow, St Petersburg – Russia Strikes Lviv, Missile Enters Polish Airspace

    03/25/2024 1:36:28 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 151 replies
    tsarizm.com ^ | March 24, 2024 | Tsarizm Staff
    On 24 March 2024, a passenger at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE) claimed she had a bomb in her bag, leading to the delay of a flight to Yerevan in Armenia, reported Inkerman. Also on 24 March 2024, the London shopping centre in the Nevsky district of St. Petersburg was evacuated over a bomb threat. • During the early morning hours around 0500 hours local time, Russia launched missiles at various locations in Ukraine, especially in Kyiv and Lviv. • In Lviv, near the Polish border, around 20 missiles and 7 Shahed-type drones had been launched, with explosions recorded in Stryi,...
  • A rusted Cold War missile built to carry a nuclear bomb discovered in a Washington garage, says report

    02/09/2024 7:28:17 AM PST · by Twotone · 33 replies
    Business Insider ^ | February 4, 2024 | Rebecca Rommen
    A rusted Cold War missile was discovered in a deceased man's garage in Washington state, The Seattle Times reported. What seemed like an ordinary rocket caught the attention of the National Museum of the US Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, prompting them to alert the Bellevue Police. The museum was made aware of the missile when someone called to offer to donate the rocket, purchased at an estate sale, said reports A bomb squad identified the relic as a Douglas AIR-2 Genie. The unguided air-to-air rocket was designed to carry a 1.5 kt W25 nuclear warhead. Fortunately, the lack of...
  • Washington bomb squad responds to report of a rocket meant to carry nuclear warheads at local house

    02/03/2024 5:26:25 PM PST · by McGruff · 38 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Feb 3, 2024 | Brad Matthews
    Police in Washington sent a bomb squad to a local house after its owner tried donating a rocket built to carry nuclear warheads to the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The Dayton, Ohio, museum called the Bellevue Police Department Wednesday after a local resident, unnamed by police, contacted the museum about donating a rocket part. The rocket had belonged to the man’s dead neighbor, who had acquired the piece from an estate sale, police said in a blog Friday. On Thursday, the department’s bomb squad went to the man’s house to examine the rocket. The piece was...
  • Red Sea Crisis: Houthi militants claim to hit USS Lewis B. Puller warship

    01/29/2024 2:30:13 AM PST · by Paul R. · 48 replies
    WION News - You Tube ^ | 1/29/2024 | WION News
    Yemen's Houthis claimed that they have launched a missile attack on the US Navy ship USS Lewis B. Puller in the Gulf of Aden. Watch in the report for more details...
  • Houthi missile strike ignites oil tanker in Gulf of Aden sending crew in life boats

    01/26/2024 7:19:08 PM PST · by Paul R. · 39 replies
    NBC - You Tube ^ | 1/26/2024 | NBC News
    A Houthi missile shot and ignited an oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden, forcing a crew on the commercial ship into life boats. The attack appears to have caused the most serious damage to any of the ships hit by Houthi missiles since the Israel-Hamas war started.
  • North Korean Missile Threat Grows As Biden Delays Missile Defense Funding

    01/21/2024 6:16:50 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 27 replies
    AMAC Newsline ^ | 20 Jan, 2024 | Ben Solis
    North Korea’s first missile test of 2024, which came on January 15, has renewed fears among Asian and Western military leaders that the Hermit Kingdom may have more advanced missile technologies than previously thought, including hypersonic warheads. Meanwhile, in an alarming parallel development, President Joe Biden has continued to postpone missile defense upgrades for U.S. military bases in the Pacific. South Korean and Japanese military officials reported shortly after the launch earlier this week that the missile flew some 620 miles from Pyongyang before splashing into the sea. After testing five long-range intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) in 2023 – the...
  • Houthi anti-ship missile systems: getting better all the time

    01/10/2024 8:00:47 PM PST · by texas booster · 35 replies
    Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) ^ | Jan 8 2024 | Fabian Hinz
    Over just a few years, Houthi rebels in Yemen have amassed a remarkably diverse array of anti-ship weaponry, incorporating both cruise and ballistic missiles, which they have recently used to threaten shipping in the Red Sea. The critical role that Iran has played in this build-up raises broader questions about Tehran’s regional strategy. Yemen’s Ansarullah (Houthi) movement has been threatening shipping in the Red Sea with an increasingly diverse and capable range of anti-ship missiles. The attacks are putting pressure on commercial cargo vessels on a vital trade route and the developing naval coalition that is trying to ensure freedom...
  • Feared Russian hypersonic missile shot down over Kyiv

    01/02/2024 7:34:03 PM PST · by Mariner · 19 replies
    The Telegraph via Yahoo ^ | January 2nd, 2024 | Timothy Sigsworth
    The US-supplied Patriot air defence system shot down a ‘record’ ten hypersonic missiles fired at Ukraine from Russia on Tuesday morning.Kinzhal hypersonic missiles are part of an arsenal of weapons Vladimir Putin claimed were indestructible because of the speed at which they travel.Kyiv earlier said that Russia fired 99 missiles of different types at Ukraine in its large-scale attack on Tuesday morning, and that its air force shot down 72 of them.“Today, the Ukrainian air force downed 10 out of 10 Russian ‘Kinzhal’... aeroballistic missiles with the help of the Patriot AD system,” the Ukrainian army’s commander-in-chief Valery Zaluzhny said...
  • Ukrainian Missile Strike Hits Russian Warship in Occupied Crimea

    12/26/2023 6:57:48 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 45 replies
    The New York Times ^ | August 26, 2023 | Constant Méheut
    A Ukrainian missile strike hit a Russian warship moored in Crimea early on Tuesday, in what appeared to be one of the most significant attacks against Moscow’s prized Black Sea Fleet in months amid Kyiv’s intensified campaign to target the Russian-occupied peninsula. The Ukrainian Air Force said in a statement that it had destroyed the Novocherkassk, a large landing ship, in the southeastern Crimean port of Feodosia overnight. Russia’s Defense Ministry told the Tass state news agency that the ship had been damaged in an attack using “aircraft-guided missiles,” but did not say whether the vessel had been permanently disabled....
  • Raytheon interceptor successfully defeats ballistic missile target

    12/11/2023 9:44:53 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Cision News Wire ^ | 12/11/2023
    Test showcases the U.S.'s strategic missile defense capabilitiesARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- An Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, developed by Raytheon, an RTX (NYSE: RTX) business, successfully destroyed an Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile during a recent test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense System. The test was conducted today in the Pacific region by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Northern Command.This was the 13th intercept for the program, which protects the U.S. by destroying incoming ballistic missiles while they are outside the Earth's atmosphere. "This test demonstrates that the U.S. ballistic missile defense system is operational, reliable and ready...
  • Roadrunner Reusable Anti-Air Interceptor Breaks Cover

    12/04/2023 7:25:29 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 34 replies
    The War Zone ^ | 1 Dec 2023 | JOSEPH TREVITHICK
    A novel missile-like air vehicle called Roadrunner, with high degrees of modularity and autonomy, and that can be readily reused, has been unveiled by US defense contractor Anduril. There is already a version, the Roadrunner-M, with a high-explosive warhead that can be used as a low-cost loitering anti-air interceptor with the ability to return home for refueling and reuse if it isn't expended in the course of its mission. This is just one potential application for this twin-jet-powered platform that boasts high subsonic speed and takes off and lands vertically. Anduril formally announced Roadrunner and Roadrunner-M today, but the company's...
  • Damage to Russian Black Sea Ship 'Significant' After Crimea Strike: Ukraine

    11/09/2023 5:18:03 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 26 replies
    Newsweek ^ | November 6, 2023 | Isabel van Brugen
    Ukrainian attack on a shipyard in annexed eastern Crimea last week caused "significant" damage, a Ukrainian military spokesperson has said. Ukraine's Southern Command spokesperson Natalia Humeniuk made the remarks on national television on Sunday, commenting on the November 4 strike by Ukraine on the Zaliv shipyard, also referred to as Butoma, in Kerch, which reportedly hit Russian cruise-missile carrier Askold. Schemes, a project by U.S.-funded Radio Liberty, published satellite images by California-based global-imaging company Planet Labs that appear to show the aftermath of the strike on the vessel, which is armed with a Kalibr strike missile system. "As for the...
  • US likely to send long-range ATACMS missiles to Ukraine for the first time: Officials

    09/09/2023 5:16:02 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 108 replies
    ABCNews.com ^ | September 8, 2023 | Matt Seyler
    The Biden administration is likely to send Ukraine long-range Army Tactical Missile Systems, or ATACMS, to help in its fight to repel the Russian invasion of its territory, according to U.S. officials. "They are coming," said one official who had access to security assistance plans. The official noted that, as always, such plans are subject to change until officially announced. A second official said the missiles are "on the table" and likely to be included in an upcoming security assistance package, adding that a final decision has not been made. It could be months before Ukraine receives the missiles, according...
  • Ukraine Unveils New Missile Fueled By Burning U.S. Dollars

    09/08/2023 8:21:16 PM PDT · by EnderWiggin1970 · 8 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 9/7/23 | Adam Yenser
    KYIV — In a major breakthrough in the ongoing war with Russia, Ukraine has developed a new weapon powered by one of its most abundant renewable resources — American dollars. The Kunis II Rocket (named in honor of the famous Ukrainian actress who starred with Danny Masterson on "That 70's Show") burns piles of U.S. currency to propel it toward its target. Green energy advocates are especially pleased with the new missile since the fuel it burns is literally green. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, with two y's, commented on the weapon saying, "Thanks to this powerful new tool we are...
  • Video shows missile smoke trail as plane allegedly carrying Prigozhin falls from sky

    08/23/2023 6:56:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 84 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 08/23/2023
    Video showing what appears to be the trail of an anti-aircraft missile, as a business plane allegedly carrying Wagner chief Yegveny Prigozhin falls from the sky.There is no still no official confirmation if Prigozhin was on the plane, where he was listed as a passenger.⚡️ Самолёт, который разбился в Тверской области, принадлежит Евгению Пригожину, утверждают издание Baza и журналистка Ксения Собчак. На борту бизнес-джета Embraer, как утверждается, были 7 человек, они погибли.
  • 11 dead in Russian missile attack on Zelensky hometown

    06/13/2023 7:54:44 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 10 replies
    The HIll ^ | 06/13/2023 | NICK ROBERTSON
    At least 11 people were killed in an overnight Russian missile strike on the central Ukrainian town of Kryvyi Rih, the hometown of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, regional officials announced Tuesday. Four people were killed in an apartment building in the town and another seven in a warehouse, according to the region’s governor. The town’s mayor, Oleksandr Vilkul, said that 28 people were injured in the strike. “Russian killers continue their war against residential buildings, ordinary cities and people,” Zelensky said on Telegram on Tuesday. The strikes come as Ukraine begins a long-awaited counteroffensive in the south and east of...
  • How the U.S. Patriot Missile Became a Hero of Ukraine War

    06/11/2023 1:23:51 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 50 replies
    WSJ ^ | 11 June 2023 | James Marson
    Air-defense system is finally doing what it was designed for, 40 years later The missiles were coursing toward Kyiv, some as fast as six times the speed of sound and many heading directly for the crew’s missile battery. The Ukrainians didn’t panic, their commander said in an interview. They didn’t have time. Early that morning, May 16, the Patriot’s radar detected the missiles, including six Kinzhals, at a distance of about 125 miles. The system’s computer tracked the missiles and launched interceptors, destroying all of them, the last at a distance of about 9 miles—seconds before impact. “No one was...