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BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired at 10.20 am from ITR, Chandipur, in Baleswar district of Odisha.

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A missile flies during strategic command and staff exercises Center-2019 at Donguz shooting range near Orenburg, Russia.

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An Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter which took off from Air Force Station Kalaikunda, successfully test-fired the indigenous Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Astra missile off Odisha coast as part of user trials, under the guidance of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

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An Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter which took off from Air Force Station Kalaikunda, successfully test-fired the indigenous Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Astra missile off Odisha coast as part of user trials, under the guidance of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

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Successful flight test of indigenously developed low weight, fire and forget, 'Man Portable Anti-tank Guided Missile' (MPATGM) by DRDO in the ranges of Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh.

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This Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, photo provided Sunday, Aug. 25, by the North Korean government, shows the test firing of an unspecified missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday in the seventh weapons launch in a month, South Korea's military said, a day after it vowed to remain America's biggest threat in protest of U.S. led sanctions on the country. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency.

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In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani, left, reviews an honor guard as he is accompanied by his Defense Minister Gen. Amir Hatami during a ceremony to unveil Iran-made Bavar-373 air-defense missile system, Iran.

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Sophisticated all-weather and all-terrain Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) being successfully test-fired from Chandipur, near Balasore, Odisha

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People watch a TV showing a file image of North Korea's missile launch during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast Wednesday, South Korea's military said, its second weapons test in less than a week.

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Indian Army successfully carries out summer user trials of DRDO developed third Generation Anti-Tank Guided Missile NAG at Pokhran Field Firing Ranges, in Jaisalmer.

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DRDO successfully test fires AKASH-MK-1S missile from Integrated Test Range (ITR) Chandipur, Odhisa.

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Defence Research and Defence Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested a 500 kg class Inertial Guided Bomb from Su-30 MKI Aircraft from the Pokhran test range, in Rajasthan. The guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision, according to DRDO.

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Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted successful flight test of ABHYAS - High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) from Interim Test Range, Chandipur in Odisha.

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This photo provided by the North Korean government shows a test of military weapon systems in North Korea.

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This photo provided by the North Korean government shows a test of weapon systems in North Korea. North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles toward the sea South Korean officials said, its second weapons launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks with Washington could be in danger.

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This photo provided by the North Korean government shows a test of weapon systems, in North Korea. North Korean state media said leader Kim Jong Un observed live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons, a day after South Korea's military detected the North launching several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast.

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Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) test fired indigenously designed & developed Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile 'Nirbhay' from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), at Chandipur, in Baleswar district.

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Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) Interceptor missile being launched by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test ‘Mission Shakti’ engaging an Indian orbiting target satellite in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) in a ‘Hit to Kill’ mode from Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha.

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Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired indigenously developed Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missiles (QRSAM) from ITR Chandipur, in Balasore district.

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Indian Air Force Dhruv choppers perform aerobatic maneuvers as part of Sarang, a helicopter display team, flying over models of Akash, surface-to-air missile, on display on the third day of Aero India 2019 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore.

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Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) flight tests the second indigenously developed ‘Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR)’ propulsion based missile system from ITR, Chandipur.

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The Akash Missile system moves past the saluting dais during the 70th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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A Russian military officer walks past the 9M729 land-based cruise missile on display with its launcher, right, in Kubinka outside Moscow, Russia. The Russian military rolled out its new missile and spelled out its specifications, seeking to dispel the U.S. claim that the weapon violates a key nuclear arms pact.

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Indian Army's Akash Missile System on display during the full dress rehearsal for the 70th Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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In this photo released by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, missiles are fired from city of Kermanshah in western Iran targeting the Islamic State group in Syria.

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In this photo released by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, a missile is fired from city of Kermanshah in western Iran targeting the Islamic State group in Syria. Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said it launched ballistic missiles into eastern Syria targeting militants it blamed for a recent attack on a military parade.

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Astra, the indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM), during its successful test firing by the Indian Air Force from Su-30 aircraft, from Air Force Station, Kalaikunda.

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Indigenously developed surface-to-surface tactical missile ‘Prahar’ takes off during its successful flight-test from Balasore, Odisha.

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Two missiles fly over the training ground "Tsugol", about 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of the city of Chita during the military exercises Vostok 2018 in Eastern Siberia, Russia.

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Ballistic Missile Interceptor Advanced Area Defence (AAD) flight launched during a test run, in Abdul Kalam Island.

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The long range nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-5 lifts off as it was successfully test fired from mobile launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at APJ Abdul Kalam Island in the Bay of Bengal.

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The long range nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-5 lifts off as it was successfully test fired from mobile launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at APJ Abdul Kalam Island in the Bay of Bengal.

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BrahMos, supersonic cruise missile successfully test fired as part of service life extension program, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), in Balasore.

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A US missile streaks the Damascus night sky on April 14

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Missiles are on display during a parade marking National Army Day at the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran.

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Missiles streak across the Damascus skyline as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital.

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The Damascus sky lights up missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital early.

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Explosions lit up the skies with anti-aircraft fire, over Damascus, the Syrian capital, as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria.

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Damascus skies erupt with missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital Syria.

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Damascus is seen as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons.

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In this video grab provided by RU-RTR Russian television via AP television shows, Russia's new Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile blasts off during a test launch from an undisclosed location in Russia. President Vladimir Putin declared that Russia has developed a range of new nuclear weapons, claiming they can't be intercepted by enemy.

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Surface to Air Missile AKASH with indigenous seeker, successfully test fired from the Launch Complex-III, at ITR Chandipur, Odisha.

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In this undated photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects an intercontinental ballistic missile test in North Korea.

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In this image provided by the North Korean government, what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15, a "significantly more" powerful, nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile, is launched in North Korea.

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A video grab showing the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, that was fired succesfully for the first time from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet of the Indian Air Force, above the Bay of Bengal. The missile was gravity dropped from the Su-30MKI from its fuselage, and the two-stage missile’s engine fired up and was propelled towards the intended target in the Bay of Bengal.

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A view of the 'NIRBHAY' sub-sonic cruise missile of DRDO, successfully flight tested from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, Odisha.

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In this undated photo distributed by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, celebrates what was said to be the test launch of an intermediate range Hwasong-12 missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea.

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In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, South Korea's Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea.

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In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, a Taurus missile fired from a South Korean air force F-15K fighter jet hits a target during a drill, off the country's western coast, South Korea. South Korea says it conducted its first live-fire drill for an advanced air-launched cruise missile it says will strengthen its pre-emptive strike capability against North Korea in the event of crisis.

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A mock North Korea's Scud-B missile, left, and South Korean missiles are displayed at Korea War Memorial Museum in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's presidential office said Washington and Seoul have agreed to remove bilaterally agreed warhead restrictions on South Korean missiles, which would allow the South to develop more powerful weapons that would boost its pre-emptive strike capabilities against the North.

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In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, South Korea's Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea. In South Korea, the nation's military said it conducted a live-fire exercise simulating an attack on North Korea's nuclear test site to "strongly warn" Pyongyang over the latest nuclear test. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the drill involved F-15 fighter jets and the country's land-based "Hyunmoo" ballistic missiles. The released live weapons "accurately struck" a target in the sea off the country's eastern coast, the JCS said.

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This Aug. 29, 2017 photo distributed by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the test launch of a Hwasong-12 intermediate range missile in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for more ballistic missile tests targeting the Pacific Ocean, Pyongyang announced, a day after his nation for the first time flew a ballistic missile designed to carry a nuclear payload over Japan.

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People watch a TV screen showing a file footage of North Korea's missile launch, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said, an especially aggressive test-flight that will rattle an already anxious region. The signs read " North Korean missile flies 2,700 kilometers."

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S Christopher Chairman of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), presenting a model of LRSAM to Vice Admiral Karambir Singh Vice Chief of the Naval Staff in presence of Union Minister for Defence, Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley at the handing over ceremony of the LRSAM to Indian Navy at BDL in Hyderabad.

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In this image taken with a slow shutter speed and provided by Vandenberg Air Force Base, an unarmed Minuteman 3 missile launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The U.S. Air Force has successfully launched the unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile, the fourth such test this year.

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In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, South Korea's Hyunmoo II Missile system, left, and U.S. Army Tactical Missile System, right, fire missiles during the combined military exercise between the two countries against North Korea at an undisclosed location in South Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the second flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile demonstrated his country can hit the U.S. mainland, hours after the launch left analysts concluding that a wide swath of the United States, including Los Angeles and Chicago, is now in range of North Korean weapons.

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A replica of Agni Missile being installed near the APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial ahead of its inauguration in Rameswaram. Kalam is also known as "Missile Man".

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In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, a South Korean navy ship fires a missile during a drill in South Korea's East Sea. South Korean warplanes and navy ships have fired a barrage of missiles into the waters during one-day drills aimed at boosting a readiness against a possible North Korean aggression.

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In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, a U.S. MGM-140 Army Tactical Missile is fired during the combined military exercise between the U.S. and South Korea against North Korea at an undisclosed location in South Korea.

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This image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea's KRT, shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, in North Korea's northwest.

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This image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea's KRT, shows what was said to be North Korea leader Kim Jung Un, center, applauding after the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, in North Korea's northwest.

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Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) of the DRDO, being test fired successfully from ITR Chandipur, off the Odisha Coast.

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The Hyunmoo-2 is test-fired from a mobile launch pad at a test site of the Agency for Defense Development in Anheung, South Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae-in observed the test-firing of a new midrange missile the country is developing to cope with growing threats from North Korea.

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In this picture released by the Iranian state-run IRIB News Agency, a missile is fired from city of Kermanshah in western Iran targeting the Islamic State group in Syria. Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard, a paramilitary force in charge of the country's missile program, said it launched six Zolfaghar ballistic missiles from the western provinces of Kermanshah and Kurdistan.

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India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile, which can carry a 500 kg to 1,000 kg warhead, in Chandipur near Balasore.

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In this frame grab provided by Russian Defense Ministry press service, long-range Kalibr cruise missile is launched from a board of the Krasnodar submarine in the Mediterranean. The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement, that the Admiral Essen frigate and the Krasnodar submarine in the Mediterranean Sea launched the missiles at IS targets in the area of the ancient city of Palmyra.

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An rocket designed to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missiles is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Pentagon says it has shot down a mock warhead over the Pacific in a success for America's missile defense program. The test was the first of its kind in nearly three years. And it was the first test ever targeting an intercontinental-range missile like North Korea is developing.

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This image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea's KRT, shows what was said to be the Pukguksong-2 missile lifts off as it is test-launched at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by leader Kim Jong Un.

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This image made from video of a news bulletin aired by North Korea's KRT, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, watches the test launch of what was said to be the Pukguksong-2 missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by leader Kim Jong Un.

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Image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea as the United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for a gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians earlier in the week. North Korea has vowed to bolster its defenses to protect itself against airstrikes like the ones President Donald Trump ordered against an air base in Syria. The North called the airstrikes "absolutely unpardonable" and said it proves that its nuclear weapons are justified to protect the country against Washington's "evermore reckless moves for a war."

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A protester reacts during a rally against the U.S. missile strikes in Syria, in New York. Hundreds of demonstrators took to New York City streets chanting "Hands off Syria!" and "Money for jobs and education, not for war and occupation!" The U.S. fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack against civilians earlier in the week.

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President Donald Trump walks from the podium after speaking at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, after the U.S. fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria Thursday night in retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians.

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An rocket fired by Federal Police Rapid Response Forces explodes near the old city during fighting against Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq.

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Federal Police Rapid Response Forces fire a rocket towards Islamic State positions near the old city, in Mosul, Iraq.

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In this image made from video released by KRT, North Korea launches four missiles in an undisclosed location North Korea.

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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture with message "Congratulations to DRDO" team for successful test-firing of Agni V, at Puri beach, in Odisha.

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In this photo released by the U.S. Navy, patrol coastal ship USS Typhoon launches a surface-to-surface missile during Griffin missile exercise to guard against small boat threats in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of responsibility.

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A US-made HIMARS (High Mobility Advanced Rocket System) fires at a target during the highlight of the 11-day joint US-Philippines military exercise dubbed "Balikatan 2016" (Shoulder-To-Shoulder 2016) at Crow Valley, Tarlac province north of Manila, Philippines.

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A Pakistani-made Gaznavi missile, capable of carrying nuclear war heads, loaded on a trailer rolls down during a military parade to mark Pakistan's Republic Day in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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A TV screen shows a file footage of the missile launch conducted by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea's military said, a likely show of anger at continuing springtime war games by rivals Washington and Seoul and another ratcheting up of hostility on the already anxious Korean Peninsula.

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A Qadr H long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile is fired by Iran's Revolutionary Guard, during a maneuver, in an undisclosed location in Iran. Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard test-fired two ballistic missiles with the phrase "Israel must be wiped out" written on them, a show of deterrence power by the Islamic Republic as U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Israel, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.

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A man watches a TV news program showing a file footage of the missile launch conducted by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea fired several short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast, Seoul officials said, just hours after the U.N. Security Council approved the toughest sanctions on Pyongyang in two decades for its recent nuclear test and long-range rocket launch.

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A Japan Self-Defense Force member stands by a PAC-3 Patriot missile unit deployed for North Korea's rocket launch at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Japan.

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South Korean army soldiers watch a TV news programme with a file footage about North Korea's rocket launch at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland.

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A photo made from footage taken from the Russian defence ministry website shows cruise missiles launched towards Syria from a submarine in the eastern Mediterranean.

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India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-15 successfully launched by Ariane-5 rocket from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana.

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This picture released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry, claims to show the launching of an Emad long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile in an undisclosed location. Iran successfully test fired a new guided long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile, state TV reported. It was the first such a test since Iran and world powers reach a historical nuclear deal. Iran's Defense Minister Gen. Hossein Dehghan, told the channel that the liquid-fuel missile "will obviously boost the strategic deterrence capability of our armed forces."

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India has test-fired its indigenously developed Nag anti-tank guided missile, which can hit a target upto 7 kms, from a helicopter at a firing range in Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. Three-round trial of helicopter-launched Nag (HeliNa) missile were conducted at the Chandhan firing range.

India successfully test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile with a strike range of more than 3,000 km from Wheeler Island off Odisha coast.

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Pakistan conducted a successful test launch of Shaheen-III Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile, capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 2750 Kms.

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Pakistan conducted a successful test launch of Shaheen-III Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile, capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 2750 Kms.

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India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II surface-to-surface missile with a strike range of 350 km as part of a user trial by the army from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha.

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India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile ‘Agni-5’, which has a strike range of over 5000 kms and can carry a nuclear warhead of over one tonne, from Wheeler's Island off Odisha coast.

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File Photo: India today successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV, with a strike range of about 4000 km, from a test range off the Odisha coast.

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A missile is fired from Islamic State positions in Kobani, seen from a hilltop outside Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border.

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A view of the successful launch of sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ from Interim Test Range, Balasore, Odisha.

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India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable sub-sonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay', which can strike targets more than 700 kms away, from a test range at Chandipur, in Odisha.

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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters take cover during airstrikes by the U.S. forces targeting Islamic State militants near the Khazer checkpoint outside of the city of Irbil in northern Iraq

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Palestinians salvage what they can of their belongings from the rubble of their destroyed house following an early morning Israeli missile strike in Gaza City, Wednesday. A Hamas website says Israel has fired missiles at the homes of four of its senior leaders as it resumed bombardment of Gaza, following a failed Egyptian cease-fire effort. Health officials say the Palestinian death toll in nine days of fighting has reached 204.

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Palestinians look at the damage to a mosque following an overnight Israeli missile strike in Deir El Baleh, Gaza Strip. The Israeli military said it downed a drone on Monday along the country's southern coastline, the first time it encountered an unmanned aircraft since the campaign against Gaza Strip militants began last week.

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