A spokeswoman for the TSA told Euronews that finding such an item in luggage was rare, although not unheard of — in August 2018, officers discovered a set of replica grenades in bags at Newark Liberty International Airport.
"We are no longer in the classic strategy of deterrence by accumulation of nuclear warheads," a SIPRI expert told Euronews. "Now they have embarked on a tactical war."
US images suggest N Korea may be about to launch satellite
Russia showed off the new cruise missile in hopes that it will save a landmark arms control pact with Washington.
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A video released by Russia's defence ministry on Wednesday showed multiple launches of supersonic anti-ship Oniks missiles
Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday claiming they were in response to 36 rockets fired by militants in Gaza
Russian president Vladimir Putin said, since Russia was not involved with the investgiation, it cannot trust its findings.
Syrian state media accused Israel of launching missiles at a target near Damascus on Tuesday, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was quitting the Iranian nuclear deal, a move that had prompted Israel to go on high alert.
Russia plans to study an unexploded U.S. Tomahawk missile that failed to explode in order to improve its own missiles.
State TV carried reports of missiles being fired at two air bases
Critics in all three countries that took part in military action against the Assad regime this week have been making their voices heard
In a media briefing on Saturday, the Pentagon said it had successfully hit every target.
The Kinzhal missile is said to travel at ten times the speed of sound and has a range of 2,000 kms
The pilot ejected over Idlib province but was killed by rebels on the ground
The test of the SM-3 Block IIA interceptor missile was conducted at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai.