New Russian Bomber to Be Able to Launch Nuclear Attacks From Outer Space

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A trial model of Russia’s nuclear-capable outer space strategic bomber will be developed by 2020, according to its developer.

Russian commander of the Strategic Missile Forces (SMF), Colonel General Sergei Karakayev, had earlier reported that the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Academy has already developed and tested an engine for the experimental aircraft. Continue reading

Russian Top Secret Hypersonic Glider Can Penetrate Any Missile Defense

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Russia’s new Yu-74 ultra-maneuverable hypersonic glide vehicles may become yet another response to the deployment of NATO’s missile installations in Eastern Europe, according to military analysts.

Last year Russia conducted a series of tests of the Yu-71 hypersonic attack aircraft. The Yu-71 is part of secret missile program codenamed “Project 4202.” The glider was said to reach speeds of up to 7,000 miles per hour. Due to its outstanding maneuverability and high speed the system can overcome any defense shield, military experts noted.

But that is half the story. According to analytical website Ostcraft.ru, this year Russia successfully tested its experimental Yu-74 hypersonic glide vehicle. The Yu-74 was carried by the intercontinental-range RS-18A (NATO codename: SS-19 Stiletto) ballistic missile system. The glider was launched from the Dombarovsky missile base in the Orenburg region and hit a target located at Kura Missile Test Range in northern Kamchatka region, the Russian Far East. Continue reading

Why Russia’s Reviving Its Nuke Trains

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The ICBM RT-23, nicknamed the ‘Good Sport’ (Molodets)

Russian designers have begun to create new elements of “Barguzin” — Russia’s combat railway missile complex (BZhRK) aimed at transporting and launching strategic nuclear missiles.

Citing a military source with the knowledge of the matter, Russian Regnum news agency wrote that the project’s exact completion date would be announced in early 2018. Back in 2014, Strategic Missile Forces Commander Col. Gen. Sergei Karakayev told journalists that the sketches of Russia’s future railway-based missile complex had been finalized.

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Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces to Go All-Digital by 2020

The Russian Strategic Missile Forces will completely switch to digital data transmission technologies by 2020, spokesperson of the Defense Ministry Maj. Dmitry Andreev told journalists.

“With the current pace of modernization in the armed forces, communication systems will be all-digital by 2020,” Andreev said.

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Russian Strategic Missile Forces to Get 1,000 Training Simulators by 2020

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“In 2016, more than 100 newest simulator complexes are expected to be delivered to forces and units of [Russia’s] Strategic Missile Forces, which are rearmed with Yars mobile ground missile systems. By 2020, Strategic Missile Forces will receive some 1,000 simulator complexes to train specialists for advanced missile systems,” Dmitry Andreev said.

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The Pentagon is Nervous about Russian and Chinese Killer Robots

Not only is the Sino-Soviet axis building new robots to gain the upper-edge on America, Russia is in fact keeping their older generation T-90 tanks and turning them in to robotic war machines. The neo-Soviets are playing it smart while America continues to disarm and scrap what’s now deemed as outdated technology.

See also the following reports:

Russia Develops Ultimate Killer Tank Brain

Russia’s New Armata Tank Can Be Upgraded to Robot – Official

 

Deputy defense secretary: Russia is preparing for all-robot fighting units

The Pentagon is rushing to keep up with Russian and Chinese efforts to develop highly autonomous robots — in Russia’s case, ones capable of independently carrying out military operations, deputy defense secretary Robert Work told the Center for New American Century forum today.

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Russian Strategic Missile Forces to Receive New ICBMs in 2015

Topol M missile system shown at Alabino range near Moscow

Topol M missile system shown at Alabino range near Moscow

 

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces will receive more than 50 modern pieces of weaponry in 2015, including intercontinental ballistic missiles and launch platforms, Strategic Missile Forces’ press spokesman Col. Igor Egorov said Tuesday. Continue reading

Russia Puts Eight ICBMs Into Service

Eight intercontinental ballistic missiles have been put into service in Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces in the second quarter of 2015, the country’s Deputy Minister of Defense Yuriy Borisov said Thursday. Continue reading

Secret Russian Hypersonic Nuke Glider Can Pierce Any Missile Defense

Extremely maneuverable, ultra-fast and elusive, the hypersonic Yu-71 can break through any missile defense system, military experts said. Russia has reportedly carried out four tests already. Russia is test-launching a new hypersonic attack aircraft that can carry nuclear warheads and penetrate missile defense systems, US media said citing a report by Jane’s Information Group.

The development of the Yu-71 vehicle took several years, and Russia reportedly conducted the most recent test flight on February 26, with an SS-19 missile trying to deliver the Yu-71 to space. The new hypersonic aircraft is part of Moscow’s plans to modernize its Strategic Missile Forces. Continue reading

Secret Russian Hypersonic Nuke Glider Can Pierce Any Missile Defense

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Extremely maneuverable, ultra-fast and elusive, the hypersonic Yu-71 can break through any missile defense system, military experts said. Russia has reportedly carried out four tests already.

Russia is test-launching a new hypersonic attack aircraft that can carry nuclear warheads and penetrate missile defense systems, US media said citing a report by Jane’s Information Group. Continue reading

Unannounced Test of Strategic Nuclear Weapons Readiness Starts in Russia

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“The Committee of the Command of Strategic Missile Forces is conducting an unannounced test of the condition and security provisions of nuclear weapons in the Yoshkar-Ola Missile Unit,” the SMF’s press service said in a statement. Continue reading

Russia’s SMF Ready to Repel a ‘Lightning-Speed’ Nuclear Strike

The Russian Strategic Missile Forces are prepared to shield the country from a nuclear attack under any circumstances, the SMF Central Command’s chief said.

“If we have to accomplish a task of repelling a “lightning-speed” nuclear strike, this objective will be attained within a prescribed period”, Andrei Burbin told RSN Radio on Saturday. He added the SMF are ready to deliver a retaliatory nuclear strike “unhesitatingly”. Continue reading

Topol, Yars ballistic missile launchers on combat patrol in 6 Russian regions

MOSCOW, February 4. /TASS/. The Topol, Topol-M and Yars mobile ballistic missile launchers have been put on combat patrol mission in six Russian regions, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman for Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN) Colonel Igor Yegorov said on Wednesday. Continue reading

Russia’s Sarmat 100-ton ballistic missile may be test launched in 2016-2017 — source

MOSCOW, January 29. /TASS/. The 100-ton ballistic missile Sarmat may be test launched in one or 1.5 years after its drop tests that are planned for 2015, a Russian defense industry source told TASS on Thursday.

“If everything goes according to plan during the drop tests, if they pass successfully, then in a year or 1.5 years the missile will be test launched,” the source said. Continue reading

Russia’s Nuclear Forces Conduct Surprise Drill

The Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN), which control Russia’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs), began a snap drill on January 20, the reports said, citing a press release from the RVSN. The drills, which are taking place in Western Siberia, will include 1,200 RVSN troops who will perform over 20 different tasks. Emergencies Ministry’s troops, as well as Internal Ministry and Federal Security Service forces, were expected to participate in aspects of the drills. Continue reading