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The missile potential of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Part 2)

The missile potential of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Part 2)

Despite the fact that the United States and other Western countries supplied the most advanced weapons during the years of the Shah’s rule, by the start of the Iran-Iraq war there were no missile systems in the Islamic Republic ...
Rocket R-5M: the firstborn of the nuclear-missile era

Rocket R-5M: the firstborn of the nuclear-missile era

2 February 1956, for the first time in world history, launched a ballistic nuclear-powered missile. In the history of the domestic armed forces there were two famous operations that bore the name ...
News about the modernization of the missile R-30 "Bulava"

News about the modernization of the missile R-30 "Bulava"

New details of the planned development of strategic nuclear forces have become known. The development of means of delivery of nuclear weapons continues, for which this time it is proposed to modernize ...
Russia's strategic argument

Russia's strategic argument

At the time of the collapse of the Union in the Strategic Missile Forces there were six armies and 28 divisions. The number of missiles on alert reached its peak in the 1985 year (2500 missiles, of which 1398 are intercontinental). Wherein...
Day of the Strategic Missile Forces of Russia

Day of the Strategic Missile Forces of Russia

The Armed Forces of Russia have a separate branch of the military, which reports directly to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation - the Strategic Missile Forces ...
S-3 medium range ballistic missile (France)

S-3 medium range ballistic missile (France)

In 1971, France adopted its first ground-based medium-range ballistic missile S-2. By the time the mine launchers were completed and the start ...
S-2 medium range ballistic missile (France)

S-2 medium range ballistic missile (France)

In the mid-fifties of the last century, France began to create its own strategic nuclear forces. In 1962, the decision was made to create a ground component of the “nuclear triad” and ...
Tactical missile system Hadès (France)

Tactical missile system Hadès (France)

In 1974, the French armed forces began mastering the first domestic self-propelled tactical missile complex Pluton. This system carried a ballistic missile with a range ...
Tactical missile system Pluton (France)

Tactical missile system Pluton (France)

In the mid-fifties, France began to create its own nuclear forces. Over the next few decades, a number of complexes of various classes and ...
News of the project "Sarmat"

News of the project "Sarmat"

Currently, in the interests of the strategic missile forces, a new project of a heavy-duty intercontinental ballistic missile is being developed. The result of current work should be ...
Tactical operational missile system 9K76 Temp-S

Tactical operational missile system 9K76 Temp-S

Since the late fifties, Soviet industry has been working to create promising operational-tactical missile systems with a range of up to several hundred kilometers. The first ...
Tactical operational missile complex 9K71 "Temp"

Tactical operational missile complex 9K71 "Temp"

One of the main objectives of the early projects of tactical missile systems was to increase the firing range. The first systems of this class could fire targets at ranges of no more than a few ...