Posts Tagged ‘Missile’

Russia tests anti-ballistic missile meant to protect Moscow from nukes

The Russian Aerospace Forces have successfully tested an upgraded antiballistic missile (ABM) at the Sary Shagan training ground in Kazakhstan. The ABM system is in service with the Aerospace Forces’ air and missile defence formation. It is intended to defend the city of Moscow from aerospace threat as well as to function in the interests…

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Russian nuclear submarine launches cruise missile during Pacific drills

The nuclear submarine K-150 ‘Tomsk’ has launched a supersonic cruise missile P-700 Granit amid naval drills in Russia’s Far East, successfully striking a ground target. “A Granit supersonic cruise missile was launched from a submersed position at a ground target located at the Kura testing grounds in the Kamchatka Krai. The launch was carried out…

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New Missile to Boost S-400 Air Defense System Capability

New Missile to Boost S-400 Air Defense System Capability

According to Russian military industry, a new missile with a longer range specifically developed for Russia’s S-400 air defense system will push the range at which the system can engage targets to its limit. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A new missile with a longer range specifically developed for Russia’s S-400 air defense system will push the…

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Russian Strategic Missile Forces to Receive New ICBMs in 2015

Topol M missile system

According to press spokesman Col. Igor Egorov, Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces will receive more than 50 modern pieces of weaponry in 2015. “More than 50 modern pieces of weaponry, military and special equipment, including intercontinental ballistic missiles, autonomous launch platforms, mobile command centers of missile units and division, battle control support vehicles, engineer and camouflage…

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