MOSCOW, Dec. 28 (UPI) — Russia successfully test-fired a Topol RS-12M intercontinental ballistic missile, a Defense Ministry spokesman said. Col. Igor Yegorov said the simulated warhead was fired at 9:30 p.m. Moscow time Friday from the Kapustin Yar testing range […]
The Russian Space Forces test-launched a Topol RS-12M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), a Russian Defense Ministry spokesman said.
Russia’s Strategic Rocket Forces (RVSN) will receive three new types of missiles in the coming years: the light mobile Rubezh, the heavy silo-based Sarmat and the rail-based Yar. The new missiles will increase RVSN’s capabilities to penetrate both existing and […]
October 6, 2013 – Moving to decommission almost all liquid-propelled ballistic missiles by 2020, the Russian Strategic Missile Force is planning to pursue a new liquid-propelled missile by that time, maintaining high payload to weight capability that only liquid propulsion […]
BEIJING — The German-Russian company offering commercial launch services using converted Russian SS-18 missiles said it has enough usable missile hardware to continue operations through the end of the decade and is maintaining prices at between 30 million and 32 […]
PanARMENIAN.Net – A converted Russian intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) will take South Korea’s Kompsat-5 satellite into orbit on Thursday, August 22 under the Dnepr space program, the launch service provider said, according to RIA Novosti. The International Space Company Kosmotras, […]
YEKATERINBURG, June 23 (RIA Novosti) – Russia can use Soviet-era SS-18 Satan heavy intercontinental ballistic missiles to destroy celestial bodies posing a threat to Earth, a Russian scientist said on Sunday, four months after a powerful meteor struck Russia’s Urals […]
Robot subs, sea-based missile interceptors and new intercontinental ballistic missiles. The Kremlin is promising a major upgrade to its arsenal. And if even some of those promises are met, it could cause a serious shift in the global balance of […]
Interfax reports that the Russian Strategic Missile Troops will conduct major exercises in mid-October. Colonel-General Nikolay Solovtsov, commander of the Strategic Missile Troops, will lead a four-day command-post exercise of the Omsk missile formation, which is armed with SS-25 “Sickle” (RS-12M Topol) and SS-18 “Satan” (RS-20 Voyevoda) intercontinental ballistic missiles.