Turkey looks to offensive missiles to strengthen its deterrence

  • Ankara may opt to develop offensive missiles to strengthen its deterrent capabilities
  • The move may have been prompted by Russia firing cruise missiles into Syria last October

Turkey has signalled it is to adopt a strategy based on the acquisition of offensive missiles to increase its deterrent capabilities, IHS Jane’s has learned. Continue reading

Pentagon: Growing Threat as China Expands Missile Arsenal Development

China is developing several new short- and medium-range ballistic missiles, according to a military intelligence report made public this week.

“China has the most active and diverse ballistic missile development program in the world,” the report by the National Air and Space Intelligence Center stated.

“It is developing and testing offensive missiles, forming additional missile units, qualitatively upgrading missile systems, and developing methods to counter ballistic missile defenses,” the report said. Continue reading