Russia boasts it will maintain military superiority over the West until 2020 at least as it continues to add to its nuclear arsenal despite recession

Daily Mail

Russia’s top general has boasted that a strong nuclear arsenal will help the country maintain its military superiority over the West until at least 2020 despite the recession. The chief of the armed forces, General Valery Gerasimov, made the comments […]

Russian Military to Get 50 Intercontinental Missiles

Associated Press

The chief of Russia’s General Staff says the military will receive 50 intercontinental ballistic missiles this year, maintaining a high tempo of modernization despite the nation’s economic downturn. Gen. Valery Gerasimov’s statement Friday comes amid spiraling Russia-West tensions over Ukraine, […]

Destination Beijing: India to Test ‘China-Killer’ Nuke Missile

India is readying the first canister test of its so-called “China killer” long-range ballistic missile. This week the New Indian Express reported that on Saturday the Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO), India’s top defense technology agency, will conduct the first […]

Germany extends Patriot missile deployment in Turkey

The Journal of the Turkish Weekly

The German parliament has approved Thursday to extend deployment of Patriot missiles in Turkey, as part of a NATO mission to counter possible threats from Syria. The 631-seat Bundestag lower house voted 503 to 70 in favor of the one-year […]

Russia has to respond to creation of missile defense system by U.S. – General Staff

Interfax

MOSCOW. Jan 30 (Interfax-AVN) – The creation by the United States of a missile defense system violates the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty and START III Treaty, which makes Russia take measures to respond, General Valery Gerasimov, the head of the […]