The Iskander-M Tactical Missile Systems In Kaliningrad — An Update

(Source: Rt.com)

 

Russia has deployed Iskander-M tactical missile systems in the Kaliningrad region. The move sparked tension in the Baltic States. On October 8, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said: “By the way, nobody made a big secret out of the transportation of the system onboard the freighter Ambal. I’ll say more – one Iskander system was deliberately exposed prior to the shipment to an American intelligence satellite, which was on its trajectory above [the region] – that was made in order to clarify [i.e.check out] certain parameters of this satellite.” He also added that the Russian side did not have long to wait since the US partners in their “exposure impulse” have confirmed everything that the Russians needed. Continue reading

Russia’s New Stealth Destroyer to Tote 200 Missiles, ‘Nuclear Heart’

The Russian Navy's missile corvette Zeleny Dol sails in the Bosphorus, on its way to the Mediterranean Sea, in Istanbul, Turkey February 14, 2016

The Russian Navy’s missile corvette Zeleny Dol sails in the Bosphorus, on its way to the Mediterranean Sea, in Istanbul, Turkey February 14, 2016 | © REUTERS/ Murad Sezer

 

Russia is developing a new generation nuclear-powered naval destroyer that will pack more firepower than anything the US Navy can offer.

Though still on the drawing board, the new Lider-class nuclear destroyer is expected to displace more water than its existing Sarych-class analogue and will boast the firepower of a cruiser.

Moreover, it is going to be virtually invisible to enemy radar. Continue reading