Robotic Traktor with machine guns developed for the protection of positions of the strategic missile forces

© Alexander Ryumin/TASS MOSCOW, October 29. /TASS/. The first stage of testing a new robotic security system, created in the interests of the strategic Missile forces (RVSN) has completed this year. About this on air of “echo of Moscow” said the head of group of Department of combat training of the strategic missile forces, Colonel Evgeniy shchelkanov.

Russian paratroopers for the first time use “copters-dragonfly” at the exercises in Serbia

© Nikolai Muravyev/TASS, archive MOSCOW, October 29. /TASS/. Russian troops on maneuvers “Slavic brotherhood – 2016” Serbia for the first time used drones the size of dragonflies, said on Saturday TASS the representative of developed UAVs United instrument Corporation (OPK, part of rostec state Corporation). “Miniature copters the size of a dragonfly for the first time will be tested during the exercise “Slavic brotherhood” in Serbia” – said the representative of the defense industry.

“Tsar-bomb” as the Soviet Union showed the world “Gruel”

© Nikolai Moshkov/TASS TASS-FILE. 55 years ago, October 30, 1961, the Soviet Union has tested on Novaya Zemlya (Arkhangelsk oblast) the world’s most powerful fusion device – pilot aviation hydrogen bomb capacity of about 58 megatons of TNT (“a product 602”; unofficial title: “the Tsar bomb”, “gruel”). Thermonuclear charge was dropped from a converted strategic bomber Tu-95 and undermined at the height of 3.7 m above the ground. Nuclear and thermonuclear weapons The basis of nuclear (atomic) weapons is put an uncontrolled chain reaction of fission of heavy nuclei.

The defense Ministry denied speculation of plans to call “Admiral Kuznetsov” in Spanish port

The Russian heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov” © Marina Lystseva/TASS MOSCOW, October 26. /TASS/. The Russian defense Ministry denied speculation in foreign media about the alleged planned approach for refuelling in the Spanish port of Ceuta heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov”. “Any requests from the defence Ministry to address the Spanish authorities about the arrival of a heavy aviabearing cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov” for the refueling in the port of Ceuta was not sent”, – said the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia major-General Igor Konashenkov.

The first recruits arrived in parts of the Western military district

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