U.S., Russian Missiles Defy Treaty

Stratfor

The United States has long suspected Russia of violating the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), which prohibits the deployment of nuclear and conventional ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with intermediate ranges, defined as 500-5,500 kilometers (310-3,410 miles). Of particular concern […]

Arihant stirs up the ocean

Russia and India Report

In June 2012 a nuclear-powered attack submarine of the Russian Navy quietly entered the Gulf of Mexico. Armed with long-range nuclear cruise missiles, the Akula class vessel operated undetected for several weeks and its movement in strategic US waters was […]

Russian military received 38 intercontinental missiles in 2014 — defense minister

ITAR-TASS

MOSCOW, December 19. /TASS/. Russia’s Strategic Nuclear Forces added 38 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to their tables of equipment this year, including 22 submarine-based missiles, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Friday at an expanded session of the Defense Ministry’s […]

U.S., Russia: A Nuclear Treaty Shows Weaknesses

StratFor

The United States may deploy nuclear cruise missiles to Eastern Europe, according to recent statements made by U.S. Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Brian McKeon. The move runs counter to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), which the United States […]