Strategic missile forces have begun training for operating systems “Sarmat” and “avant-garde”

Russian missile, the RS-28 “Sarmat” © Press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS MOSCOW, August 31. /TASS/. Russian strategic forces (RVSN) have started to prepare specialists for the operation of new missile “Sarmat” and “avant-garde”. This is stated in the press service of the Ministry of defense received on Friday, TASS reported.

Mediterranean warrant. Why Russia holds largest maneuvers of the Navy and air force

© Vadim Savitsky/press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS For the first time in the history of modern Russia in the Mediterranean sea will be held large-scale joint exercises of the Navy (Navy) and Air and space forces (VKS) Russia. They will involve ships of the North, Baltic, black sea fleets and the Caspian flotilla, as well as aircraft and long-range, military transport and naval aircraft. The group — 26 ships, submarines and support vessels, headed by the missile cruiser “Marshal Ustinov”, and 34 aircraft.

Shoigu: the Arctic has become the center of interests of several States that may lead to conflicts

The Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu © Vadim Savitsky/press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS MOSCOW, August 31. /TASS/. The Arctic has become the object of territorial, resource and military-strategic interests of some States, which can lead to the buildup of the conflict potential in the region, said the Russian defense Minister, army General Sergei Shoigu. “Protecting Russia’s national interests in the Arctic region and its active development remain the priorities of the armed forces. Today the Arctic has become the object of territorial, resource and military-strategic interests of some States. This can lead to the buildup of the conflict potential in the region”, – said Shoigu at the Board meeting of the military establishment, which considered the implementation of the may decrees of the President of Russia in 2012 and 2018 and its instructions following a meeting in Sochi.

DoD can change the organization for the disposal of ordnance at the Arsenal in Pugachev

© Elena Nagornykh/TASS IZHEVSK, August 30. /TASS/. The defense Ministry is considering changing the organization for the collection and disposal of explosive ordnance (UXO) at former military Arsenal in the village of Pugachevo in Udmurtia, where in may there was a fire and detonated the remaining after the state of emergency in 2011, the projectiles. About this TASS said the Chairman of the government of the Republic of Yaroslav Semenov. “The question for search, collection and destruction of explosive devices is the responsibility of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation. Currently, the Ministry of defence, the issue on expediency of the further cooperation with LLC “Special technology”, or other organization that will implement the collection and disposal of UXO”, – he said. Semenov said that the cleanup of technical area to date was carried out by OOO “NPF Special technology” on the basis of the agreement concluded between

Fighter vertical take off. The aircraft of the future or a well-forgotten past?

The Yak-41 (foreground) and the Yak-38 on the deck of the aircraft carrier “Tbilisi”. Illustration 1989 © Brian W. McMullin, via Wikimedia Commons One of the most dramatic statements made in the fields of military-technical forum “Army-2018”, — the message of Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov that on behalf of the Supreme commander in Russia, developed a prototype of a new vertical takeoff aircraft. Work on this project is included in the state armament programme until 2027.

Military conducted a successful launch of a new Russian missile system missile defense test site in Kazakhstan

© Press-service of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation/TASS, archive MOSCOW, August 30. /TASS/. Russian military on the ground Sary-Shagan in Kazakhstan successfully conducted a test launch of a new domestic missile defense system, she confirmed inherent characteristics. This was reported to journalists on Thursday, the press service of the defense Ministry.

Military beat off attack training drones near Volgograd missiles and small arms

© Sergey Bobylev/press service of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation/TASS TASS, August 30. Military exercises reflected the drone strike on the airfield Marinovka in the Volgograd region, conditionally knocking devices using complexes “Carapace-C1” and “tor-M2”, as well as small arms. This was reported to journalists by the head of the press service of the southern military district Vadim Astafyev.

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