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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile from Submarine

Fears of an arms race on the Korean Peninsula rose on Tuesday (19/10). North Korea conducted its eighth major weapons test this year. This time with a submarine-launched ballistic missile, or SLBM (Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile). SLBM that would add an unpredictable component to North Korea’s arsenal. The missiles are easier …

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Indonesia, Malaysia Object to AUKUS Submarine Plan

Malaysia and Indonesia both object to Australia’s decision to buy nuclear-powered submarines, even though nuclear weapons are not part of the plan, Malaysia’s foreign minister said Monday. The trilateral security pact, dubbed AUKUS, was agreed last month between Australia, the US and the UK. Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said …

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Russia Tests Hypersonic Missile From Submarine

Russia said Monday it had launched a new hypersonic cruise missile from a submarine, the latest test of new weapons that President Vladimir Putin has lauded as “invincible”. Moscow has in recent years touted the development of weapons it hopes will give it an edge in the arms race with …

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Southeast Asia Concerns Respond to Australian Submarine Procurement

The formation of the cooperation between Australia, Britain and the US or AUKUS, which agreed to procure a nuclear-powered submarine for Australia has raised concerns from the Indonesian government. However, according to Australian and US observers, AUKUS’s move has actually offset China’s ambitions with its massive navy.

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EU Expresses Solidarity with France on Submarine Treaty

Germany’s Minister for Europe Michael Roth said France’s diplomatic crisis with the United States “aware us all” of the importance of unifying the often divided European Union over foreign and security policies. Europe broke its silence and supported the angry France. France has accused the United States, Australia and Britain …

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