In the last two years, North Korea has increased the size of its estimated missile arsenal by 25 percent to 1,000 weapons, South Korean Defense Minister Kim Tae-young asserted today (see GSN, March 9).
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin claimed the United States and the other NATO states possess some 1,000 missile interceptors that could destroy ICBMs launched from his nation, RIA Novosti reported on Friday.
Australia has created a 1,000-nautical-mile security zone around its border, within which it plans to monitor ships for possible terrorist threats, Australian Prime Minister John Howard announced yesterday (see GSN, Nov. 30).
WASHINGTON -- Proponents of a plan to rid the world of nuclear weapons proposed yesterday that Russia and the United States agree to an interim step in which they each cut their arsenals to 1,000 strategic warheads by 2018 (see GSN, June 29).
An international nonproliferation organization on Thursday said it had completed audits of 1,000 separate chemical manufacturing sites capable of producing chemical warfare materials but not actively generating substances of concern.
WASHINGTON — Approximately 1,200 U.S. military personnel who received vaccinations against biological agents during the past two years developed complex, in some cases debilitating, illnesses that were assessed or treated by a specialized network of clinics, according to figures released to Global Security Newswire by the U.S. Army and a review of some cases (see GSN, April ...
International nuclear inspectors have confirmed that Iran has begun enriching uranium at its Natanz facility, where about 1,300 centrifuges are now operational, Reuters reported today (see GSN, April 18).