US, South Korea Begin Ulchi-Freedom Guardian 2017 War Games Amid Threats From North Korea

U.S. Pacific Command head Adm. Harry Harris, Gen. John Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, and Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency arrived in Seoul to mark the start of the exercises.

Boeing, Northrop get contracts for nuclear missile work

The Air Force awarded contracts to Boeing Co. and Northrop Grumman Corp. for work that could lead to replacement of the nation’s intercontinental ballistic missiles. The contracts are part of a planned overhaul of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
$349 million has been awarded to Boeing and $329 million award to Northrop Grumman in order to advance the technology needed to replace the Minuteman III missiles that date back to the 1970s. The US Air Force expects the projects to be completed by August 2020.


Iran threatens to enrich weapon-grade uranium following Trump's sanctions bill

The comments made by the Head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi, to Iranian state television come after US President Donald Trump’s threats to renegotiate or walk away from the 2015 nuclear deal.

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