ACDC News & Views (June 10 – 17, 2020)

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ACDC News & Views (June 10 – 17, 2020)

1. Pakistan Knows How to Defend Itself, FM Qureshi Warns India over Airstrike Threats
https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/669785-pakistan-knows-how-to-defend-itself-fm-qureshi-warns-india-over-airstrike-threats

2. Hackers Steal Secrets from US Nuclear Missile Contractor
https://news.sky.com/story/hackers-steal-secrets-from-us-nuclear-missile-contractor-11999442

3. For the First Time, Cyber Command’s Major Exercise will Use New Training Platform
https://www.fifthdomain.com/dod/cybercom/2020/06/15/for-the-first-time-cyber-commands-major-exercise-will-use-new-training-platform/

4. IAEA Chief Asks Iran for ‘Prompt Access’ to Blocked Nuclear Sites
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/06/iaea-chief-asks-iran-prompt-access-blocked-nuclear-sites-200615131358915.html

5. North Korea Vows to Boost Nuclear Program, Saying US Diplomacy Failed
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/11/world/asia/north-korea-nuclear-trump.html

6. North Korea ‘Has 30-40 Nuclear Warheads with 10 Added Last Year’- SIPRI
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2020/06/103_291278.html

7. Nuclear Weapon Modernization Continues But the Outlook for Arms Control is Bleak
https://www.sipri.org/media/press-release/2020/nuclear-weapon-modernization-continues-outlook-arms-control-bleak-new-sipri-yearbook-out-now

8. Russia’s Newest Submarine, Khabarovsk, Could Redefine Underwater Warfare
https://www.forbes.com/sites/hisutton/2020/06/09/russias-newest-submarine-khabarovsk-could-redefine-underwater-warfare/#672bd6c54d4b

9. SDA to Deploy Hypersonic Missile Defence Satellites by 2022
https://spacenews.com/space-development-agency-to-deploy-hypersonic-missile-defense-satellites-by-2022/

10. Begin With New START, Not a New Arms Race
https://www.armscontrol.org/act/2020-06/focus/begin-new-start-not-new-arms-race

11. Putin says Russia Will be Able to Counter Hypersonic Weapons https://www.voanews.com/europe/putin-says-russia-will-be-able-counter-hypersonic-weapon

Best Regards,

Team ACDC

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