Putin: Russia Has Weapons Capable of Penetrating Any Missile Defenses

Meanwhile, America twice tested a Trident II D5 missile off the coast of California — a missile from the early 1990’s.

 

Russia will strengthen its strategic nuclear potential in response to the deployment of US missile defense systems, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.

“Russia will take necessary retaliatory measures to strengthen the capacity of its strategic nuclear forces. We will work on our missile defense system as well. Initially, as we have repeatedly said, we will work on the strike systems able to overcome any missile defenses,” Putin said at a meeting on the situation in the Russian military-industrial complex. Continue reading