Friends rivals and allies

Friends rivals and allies

“Nobody will embrace the immense,” Academician Boris Chertok complained in his four-volume memoir, “People and Rockets,” sincerely believing that he wrote everything about the space of the USSR and Russia, but about the combat theme ...
Remote ranger

Remote ranger

Combat units with artificial intelligence can be used for reconnaissance, guaranteed target destruction and rescue of people. Trends in the development of modern means of destruction suggest that ...
On modernization of the Strategic Missile Forces

On modernization of the Strategic Missile Forces

Last Wednesday, 11 in November, a meeting was held at the Bocharov Ruchei residence in Sochi with the participation of state leaders, representatives of the Ministry of Defense and the defense industry. In the course of ...
Strategic Missile Forces News

Strategic Missile Forces News

Strategic Rocket Forces continue to serve and defend the country, restraining a potential enemy. Troops conduct various training events, as well as update ...
With "Poplars" everything was not easy

With "Poplars" everything was not easy

This year, the Russian army celebrated the 30 anniversary of the combat service of mobile ground-based missile systems (PGRK) Topol. The path to the birth of this unique system was very difficult. I like ...
4202 Project: Hypersonic Mystery

4202 Project: Hypersonic Mystery

In the middle of the summer of this year, with a light hand of American journalists, the foreign press began discussing a promising Russian project of a hypersonic aircraft. Foreign journalists ...
Project News PC-26 "Frontier"

Project News PC-26 "Frontier"

In recent days, domestic media have published a number of news about the development of strategic missile forces, namely, about the progress of the RS-26 Rubezh project. With reference to...
The origins and realities of the INF Treaty

The origins and realities of the INF Treaty

Recently, more and more questions have arisen regarding the operation of the Treaty between the USSR and the USA on the elimination of their medium and shorter range missiles (INF) from December December 8. Periodically and in ...
Rockets for a growing umbrella

Rockets for a growing umbrella

The message about the first launch of the SM-3 block 2A anti-missile missile, which was late for six months, the announcement of the Japanese cabinet of ministers about the ban on the export of weapons and about ...
Missile attack on Europe: myth or reality?

Missile attack on Europe: myth or reality?

Due to the lack of effective antimissile defense (ABM) against medium-range ballistic missiles (Russia, the United States and Israel have the appropriate defense systems against short-range missiles ...
"Bastion": a reliable guard of the sea coast

"Bastion": a reliable guard of the sea coast

In March, 2014, the coastal missile system "Bastion" became the "shield" of the Crimea, forcing the squadron of NATO warships to move away from the coast of the peninsula. After the demonstration of the television documentary ...
Rocket complex "Albatross"

Rocket complex "Albatross"

The development of the Albatross intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) was carried out by specialists from the engineering mechanical engineering industry from the city of Reutov. The works were initiated by a resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers from 9 ...
Special mission of mobile missile systems

Special mission of mobile missile systems

23 July 1985 of the year in the area of ​​the city of Yoshkar-Ola was put on combat duty, the first in the Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN) missile regiment, armed with mobile ground rocket ...
The US was scared of the Russian "project 4202"

The US was scared of the Russian "project 4202"

Publications about the new Russian hypersonic weapon, which will undermine the entire American missile defense system, are most of all similar to knocking out money from Congress for the needs of the Pentagon to talk about "the threat of ...
"Topol" is still indispensable

"Topol" is still indispensable

Exactly thirty years ago, the first Topol missile system was put on alert. Due to the specificity of the event, no celebrations are planned in this regard. Meanwhile, commissioning ...
News project BZHRK "Barguzin"

News project BZHRK "Barguzin"

There was news in the domestic media about the development of a new combat railway missile system (BZHRK). As follows from recent reports, the work is going in full ...
Strategic nuclear forces: state and prospects

Strategic nuclear forces: state and prospects

As part of the modernization of the army, strategic nuclear forces are currently being upgraded. This part of the armed forces, which is one of the main elements of the country's defense, needs timely ...
Completed tests ICBM RS-26 "Frontier"

Completed tests ICBM RS-26 "Frontier"

Last summer, it was reported that already in 2015, strategic rocket forces would begin to receive a new intercontinental ballistic missile, which is intended to replace ...
Elusive Avengers

Elusive Avengers

Thirty years ago, the Utkin brothers created battle railroad missile systems (BZHRK) - “launch sites on wheels”, which, by their elusiveness and combat power, terrified the United States. Americans ...
The Three Deaths of Iskander

The Three Deaths of Iskander

The word "Iskander" reveals awe at impressionable Europeans. Behind this word they imagine “a terrible Russian cudgel”, which at any moment can fall upon them. We are talking about...
The project of mobile courier rocket complex

The project of mobile courier rocket complex

A few decades ago, work began in the Soviet Union on the subject of mobile ground-based missile systems (PGRK) designed to arm strategic rocket forces ....
Iskander-M vs Pershing-2

Iskander-M vs Pershing-2

The modern Iskander-M and the resurrected mobile missile system MGM-31C Pershing II. At first glance, they have nothing in common: the newest OTRK with a conventional warhead and a strategic missile ...