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After INF treaty exit, US tests ground-launched cruise missile

4 monthes ago   |   By Al Jazeera

The test would have been prohibited by the INF treaty, had the United States had not left it earlier this month.
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The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The US military conducted its first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile in a test that would have been banned prior to the recent collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms agreement with Russia.
After withdrawing from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier this month, new Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said in a statement that the "Department of Defense will fully pursue the development of these ground-launched conventional missiles," calling these moves a "prudent response to Russia's actions."
Trump's new defense secretary has also said that the US is...
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US tests cruise missile BANNED by expired INF treaty

US tests cruise missile BANNED by expired INF treaty

4 monthes ago   |   By RT

The US military has tested a ground-launched cruise missile with a range of over 500km, the Pentagon confirmed. Such weapons were banned under the INF arms control treaty, which the US exited this month.
The flight test of a “conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile” was conducted on August 18 at a range on San Nicolas Island, California, the US Department of Defense said Monday. After a successful launch, the missile struck its target more than 500km away.
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