Amid rising tensions with Russia, the U.S. defense chief said Washington and its allies may “adjust” the timing for fielding antimissile systems in Europe. For now, “we are continuing with our schedule with the enhanced adaptive approach to fulfill the […]
WASHINGTON — Poland’s defense minister is calling for a larger U.S. and NATO military presence in his country to deter the type of Russian aggression occurring in eastern Ukraine. Tomasz Siemoniak is scheduled to meet with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel […]
Malaysia is likely highly interested in acquiring Russia’s latest air defense missile systems, building on existing bilateral military-technical cooperation, Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday.
Moscow-based Concern Morinformsystem – AGAT displays two models illustrating how the Club K Container Missile System uses ordinary 40-foot cargo containers to conceal a variety of anti-ship and land-attack missiles. (Wendell Minnick/Staff) KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA — This year’s Defence Services […]
MOSCOW. April 16 (Interfax-AVN) – Russia has proposed a way out of the standoff created by the U.S. deployment of missile defense elements in Europe but the United States is unwilling to make contact, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov […]
So much for a world without the atomic bomb. Not so long ago, President Barack Obama said he believed such a future was in the cards. Now, after Russia’s annexation of Crimea, not so much. Many states in Russia’s neighborhood […]
Two of Russia’s newest nuclear submarines will begin sea trials this summer, according to state media reports. Borey-class Vladimir Monomakh nuclear ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) and the Yasen-class attack boat (SSN) Severodvinsk will depart the Sevmash shipyard in Northern Russia, pending ice melt. […]
Russia’s military carried out a flight test of a new multi-warhead intercontinental ballistic missile on Monday amid growing tensions with the United States over the crisis in Ukraine. The SS-27 Mod 2 road-mobile ICBM was launched around 2:40 a.m. EST […]
MOSCOW, April 14 (RIA Novosti) – The Russian Strategic Missile Forces test-fired on Monday an RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile from a launch site in northwest Russia, the Defense Ministry said. According to a ministry’s spokesman, Col. Igor Yegorov, the […]
File this story under the rubric: “Be careful what you wish for.” When the U.S. guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG-75) departed Norfolk Naval Base to take up station at the Spanish naval base in Rota two months ago, it set off alarm bells in Moscow.