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 ...
Draft tactical missile complex "Tochka"

Draft tactical missile complex "Tochka"

In the year 1963, work was completed in our country to identify ways to develop tactical missile systems. According to the results of a special research work "Hill", two ...
Project tactical missile complex "Yastreb"

Project tactical missile complex "Yastreb"

By the beginning of the sixties, it became obvious that promising tactical missile systems should be equipped with missiles with control systems. Only in this case could be provided ...
LRPF, alignment on the "Iskander"

LRPF, alignment on the "Iskander"

Since the early nineties, the US armed forces have been using ATACMS tactical missile systems with MGM-140 and MGM-164 missiles of several modifications. Such weapons can be used to ...
"Topol" will fly into space

"Topol" will fly into space

A few days ago, the domestic defense industry proposed another project for the modernization of existing intercontinental ballistic missiles with their conversion into launch vehicles for ...
A look into the past

A look into the past

I do not dare to be annoying in the memories of his service in the formidable form of the troops - the Strategic Missile Forces. On the Internet, I saw enough photos about the P-12 missile system, which in the west was called “Sandal”. Sandal in ...
Tactical missile complex D-200 "Onega"

Tactical missile complex D-200 "Onega"

In the mid-fifties of the last century, work began in our country on the subject of guided missiles for self-propelled rocket complexes. Using the lessons learned and experience in ...
Tactical missile system 2K10 "Ladoga"

Tactical missile system 2K10 "Ladoga"

The first domestic tactical missile systems based on self-propelled chassis received unguided missiles of various types. Such weapons allowed to solve the tasks, but did not differ ...
Tactical rocket-helicopter complex 9K73

Tactical rocket-helicopter complex 9K73

Since the fifties of the last century, the armed forces of the Soviet Union mastered the latest helicopter technology, which could perform transport and some other tasks. During the search for new methods ...
Tactical missile system 036 "Whirlwind"

Tactical missile system 036 "Whirlwind"

Early domestic tactical missile systems were mainly equipped with solid-fuel engines. Several missiles with liquid engines were created, however they did not get ...
Tactical rocket-helicopter complex 9K53 "Luna-MV"

Tactical rocket-helicopter complex 9K53 "Luna-MV"

The emergence of helicopters with a sufficiently large carrying capacity seriously influenced the development of the armed forces. Now you can quickly transfer personnel and equipment to a particular point ....
Tactical missile system 9K52 "Luna-M"

Tactical missile system 9K52 "Luna-M"

In 1960, the tactical missile system 2K6 "Luna" was adopted for armament of the rocket troops and artillery. It differed from its predecessors by its high performance, and was also built ...
Tactical missile system 2K6 "Luna"

Tactical missile system 2K6 "Luna"

Since the early 1950s, several tactical missile systems have been developed in our country, capable of using weapons with special combat units. In the framework of the first projects were ...
Tactical missile system 2K5 "Kite"

Tactical missile system 2K5 "Kite"

In the early fifties, the Soviet defense industry began developing several projects of tactical missile systems. By the end of the decade, a number of new ...
Tactical missile system 2K4 "Filin"

Tactical missile system 2K4 "Filin"

At the very end of the 1940s, Soviet specialists began work on promising tactical missile systems for ground forces. Based on the experience gained during the preliminary ...