Russian tactical missiles are still among the best

Russian tactical missiles are still among the best

December 12, 2014 Dmitry Litovkin, specially for RIR

Russia is keeping pace with the U.S. in the field of long-range precision tactical weaponry, and in some areas it even has an advantage. RIR presents three main new missiles that will be employed by the Russian armed forces starting 2015

A missile destined for universal cloning

A missile destined for universal cloning

July 16, 2014 Yuri Osokin, specially for RIR

The Soviet R-17, better known as the Scud missile, has figured in the arsenals of over 30 countries, and became a household name during the first Gulf War in 1991

Russia to create new missiles to compete with U.S.

Russia to create new missiles to compete with U.S.

January 10, 2013 Andrei Kislyakov, specially for RIR

While the United States is building a global missile defense system, Russia is preparing for a radical renewal of its strategic nuclear missile arsenal

Russian army to replace soldiers with robots

Russian army to replace soldiers with robots

January 9, 2013 Dmitry Litovkin, specially for RIR

Russian Minister of Defense, Sergei Shoigu, has made the decision to replace soldiers with robots. The military is planning to expand the use of robots for mine-clearing and dealing with emergency situations

Russia’s defense steps up in aerospace missiles

Russia’s defense steps up in aerospace missiles

January 9, 2013 Andrei Kislyakov, specially for RIR

After shutting down production of the S-300 missile defense system, Russia is moving to equip its new S-400 and S-500 systems with hypersonic missiles

Russia to roll out new hypersonic missiles

Russia to roll out new hypersonic missiles

December 18, 2012 Andrei Kislyakov, specially for RIR

The 77N6-N and 77N6-N1 models will be the first Russian missiles with inert warheads, which can destroy nuclear warheads by hitting them with precision at great speed

Will Russia stop the next START?

Will Russia stop the next START?

December 1, 2012 Yevgeny Shestakov, specially for RIR

Russia may withdraw from the New Start (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) it signed with the United States in Prague two years ago

SCO as a counter to NATO?

SCO as a counter to NATO?

May 16, 2012 Andrei Ilyashenko, RIR

Although for many years the SCO treaded cautiously in making foreign policy statements, the organization is evolving

Arms race between China and India?

Arms race between China and India?

May 2, 2012 Yekaterina Kudashkina, The Voice of Russia

Interview with Gennady Yevstafiev, retired Lieutenant General of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service

Pakistan douses the Indian fire

Pakistan douses the Indian fire

April 26, 2012 M K Bhadrakumar, specially for RIR

India’s triumphant launch of Agni-V missile is hardly a week old and Pakistan announced on Wednesday that it also successfully launched an inter-mediate range ballistic missile into the Indian Ocean. Clearly, it’s a ‘tit-for-tat’

The friendly Indian intercontinental missile

The friendly Indian intercontinental missile

April 23, 2012 Dmitry Kosyrev, RIA Novosti

There was a frenzy surrounding the failed launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea just a week ago. How to explain calm reaction on the Indian Agni-5 launch then?

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