October 18 1947 was the first launch of a ballistic missile in the USSR

October 18 1947 was the first launch of a ballistic missile in the USSR

13 May 1946 saw the light of the Resolution of the Council of Ministers on the development of rocket weapons in the Soviet Union, according to this decree, the design bureaus and the research institutes for rocket technology were created in the country, ...
Forgotten "School"

Forgotten "School"

Among the Crimean hills, not far from the Jabanak gully, there is the former military town of Shkolny. Until the 90s of the last century, highly qualified specialists of the deep space ...
Polygon Kapustin Yar will receive new equipment

Polygon Kapustin Yar will receive new equipment

Polygon Kapustin Yar is considered to be the cradle of the national rocket and space technology. It was opened in the late forties, and is still actively used to test new types of missiles ...
"Sarmat" instead of "Governor"

"Sarmat" instead of "Governor"

Exactly a quarter of a century ago, in August 1988 of the year, the P-36М2 “Voevoda” missile with an intercontinental ballistic missile was adopted by the Soviet strategic missile forces ...
Terrible "Topol" defenseless before drones and saboteurs

Terrible "Topol" defenseless before drones and saboteurs

Rosinformbyuro publishes an article by Sergei Storozhevsky. Veteran Strategic Missile Forces proposes to immediately begin to create a system to ensure the guaranteed infliction of unacceptable damage to the aggressor. Row...
Failure "Typhoon"

Failure "Typhoon"

In the second half of the 1950's. with the beginning of intense work on the accelerated creation in the US of the Polaris strategic underwater nuclear-missile system, anti-submarine defense (PLO) from a particular problem ...
Perimeter System

Perimeter System

During the Cold War, both sides were developing highly effective means of electronic suppression of enemy battle controls. Therefore, it was extremely necessary to create a system, ...
New MBR "Frontier"

New MBR "Frontier"

As part of the renewal of the equipment of the armed forces, it is planned not only to purchase equipment and weapons that have already been created, but also to develop new types of them. Last Friday, June 7, messages were received ...
Strategic pioneer

Strategic pioneer

Russian roads and thaw spoiled the nerves of many of our enemies. But we ourselves often suffer from them. What, for example, will happen if the rocket tractor gets stuck in the mud with Topol-M? Who will help ...
"Satan" could bring a warhead to Mars

"Satan" could bring a warhead to Mars

For a beginner, the launch of the most powerful of the existing intercontinental ballistic missiles in the world, SS-18 Satan, invariably turns into disappointment. Half a day shaking passing transport "board" on ...
Tactical rocket "Point"

Tactical rocket "Point"

In the mid-sixties, the Ministry of Defense of the Soviet Union initiated work on the creation of a new tactical missile system with a high-precision ballistic missile. The implication was that ...
Rocket for Storm

Rocket for Storm

In accordance with the existing plan for the construction of the Soviet Navy at the end of the 1950-s, it was planned to build a series of special anti-aircraft 1126 and ships of the radar patrol Ave. 62, ...
Dead Hand is worse than Aegis and Tomahawk

Dead Hand is worse than Aegis and Tomahawk

The best tool, however, would be to revive the Perimeter system. The media are now actively discussing military reform. In particular, many journalists demand to name everyone by name ...
PGRK "Midgetman"

PGRK "Midgetman"

The basis of the American nuclear shield is considered to be: nuclear submarines. However, in the 80s, the US military leadership seriously considered the creation of rolling ground ...
Rocket trains, old and new

Rocket trains, old and new

At the very end of last year, news appeared in the Russian media regarding a return to an old and almost forgotten idea. According to RIA Novosti, work is already underway on ...
Tactical complex Pluton

Tactical complex Pluton

"Pluton" is a short-range mobile missile system with a missile with a monobloc warhead. The development of the complex began in 1960 by the firms "Aerospatiale", "Les ...
Imaginary and real dangers of Iranian missiles

Imaginary and real dangers of Iranian missiles

A few days ago, regular exercises of Iran’s naval forces took place in the Strait of Hormuz. As after all previous similar events, the command of the Iranian Navy responded well to the results ...