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November 30, 2018 | Threat News

First regiment of Kozelsk missile division rearmed with Yars missiles — source

TASS: MOSCOW, November 29. /TASS/. The first regiment of the Kozelsk missile division of Russia’s strategic missile force has been rearmed with silo-based missiles Yars and will enter combat duty next week, a source at the Defense Ministry has told TASS. “The first regiment of the Kozelsk missile division (stationed in the Kaluga region), has… read more

November 28, 2018 | Threat News

Russia is going to deploy new missile systems in Crimea

CNBC: Russia will deploy new S-400 surface-to-air missile systems on the Crimean peninsula soon, Russian media said Wednesday, citing the Russian defense ministry. The RIA news agency said the new S-400 systems would be operational by the end of the year too, Reuters reported, although it’s not known how many new missile systems will be… read more

November 27, 2018 | Threat News

Here are 7 dangerous Russian weapons to watch out for on the battlefield

Business Insider: We’ve slammed the Russian defense industry for their failures before, but those mostly the result of bureaucratic missteps, when the Russian Ministry of Defense overreaches on requirements and underfunds budgets. Russian weapons designers are, however, perfectly capable and they can come up with some gems when given the money and time. Here are… read more

November 27, 2018 | Threat News

Russian cutting-edge frigate to enter trials in December — Navy chief

TASS: MOSCOW, November 26. /TASS/. The cutting-edge frigate Admiral Kasatonov under construction for the Russian Navy at the St. Petersburg-based Severnaya Verf Shipyard will enter sea trials in December 2018, Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Vladimir Korolyov said on Monday. “The trials of the Project 22350 frigate Admiral Kasatonov are planned for December this year. Next year,… read more

November 26, 2018 | Threat News

Russia’s Black Sea Fleet to get 2 cruise missile corvettes next year

TASS: MOSCOW, November 26. /TASS/. Russia’s Black Sea Fleet expects to complete the trials of two new corvettes armed with Kalibr cruise missiles and the sea tug Sergei Balk and accept them for service in 2019, the Fleet’s press office reported on Monday. “Next year, there are plans to complete the construction, hold trials and… read more

November 26, 2018 | Threat News

Russia’s Poliment-Redut Air Defense System to Fire Long Range Antiaircraft Missiles

Navy Recognition: Russian warships will be able to down cruise and ballistic missiles at hundreds of kilometers. Poliment-Redut shipborne antiaircraft weapon will soon get a guided long-range missile. Experts believe it will strengthen naval air defense and increase combat capabilities to defend strategic facilities, the Izvestia daily writes. The Defense Ministry told the newspaper a… read more

November 21, 2018 | Threat News

Iranian-Backed Houthi Forces in Yemen Fire Missile at Saudi Coalition

The Jerusalem Post: Iranian media reported on Monday that the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen fired a precision missile at Saudi-led coalition headquarters. It is not the first time the Yemeni-produced Badr P-1 ballistic missile has been used, but it represents another attempt by Iranian media to boast about the accuracy of their ballistic missile… read more

November 20, 2018 | Threat News

Russian frigates Admiral Makarov, Admiral Essen hold air defense drills in Mediterranean

TASS: SEVASTOPOL, November 20. /TASS/. The Black Sea Navy Fleet’s frigates Admiral Makarov and Admiral Essen have carried out joint exercises aimed at spotting unidentified aerial targets and countering air attacks of a simulated enemy in the Mediterranean Sea, Head of the Fleet’s press service, Alexei Rulev, told reporters on Tuesday. “During the course of… read more

November 20, 2018 | Threat News

An Assessment of China’s Missile Systems at the 12th Zhuhai Airshow

The Epoch Times: New missile systems have been featured at all Zhuhai shows and were a significant part of the 12th Zhuhai Airshow, held Nov. 6 to 11. Zhuhai’s missile displays have usually been dominated by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) and the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC). However, since… read more

November 20, 2018 | Threat News

Putin Says Russia Will Retaliate if U.S. Quits INF Nuclear Missile Treaty

The Moscow Times: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday the Kremlin would retaliate if the United States withdrew from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, Russian news agencies reported. Putin discussed possible Russian retaliation with top Russian Defense Ministry officials and added that the Kremlin was ready to discuss the INF treaty with Washington. The Cold War-era… read more

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