The defense Ministry reported 12 2018 launches of Intercontinental missiles

© Vladimir Smirnov/TASS MOSCOW, December 17. /TASS/. Strategic rocket forces (RVSN) plan to carry out in the coming year, 12 launches of Intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), in particular, to confirm the correctness of the adopted design solutions for the development of advanced technologies. On that Sunday reported TASS the press service of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation on the occasion of this day, the 58th anniversary of the formation of the strategic missile forces. In the past year in the strategic missile forces performed five launches, said the press service. December 17, 1959 issued a decree of the USSR Council of Ministers, in accordance with which was established the position of chief of the Rocket forces, formed the headquarters of the strategic missile forces and other military bodies.

The Syrian experience will be used in combat training of troops CVO

© Dmitry Rogulin/TASS TASS, 16 Dec. Combat experience in Syria will be used in the preparation of the troops of the Central military district (CVO) in the 2018 academic year. This was at a visiting meeting of the military Council in the city of Chebarkul Chelyabinsk region, said the commander of the district, Lieutenant-General Alexander Lapin. “The experience of action in the Syrian Arab Republic will be the most used in combat and operational training of troops and military authorities of the district, including practical experience in all types of security,” he said.

Russian defense Ministry: US statement on Russian troops in Syria say about the ignorance of the real situation

Official representative of Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov © Valery sharifulin/TASS MOSCOW, December 15. /TASS/. Statements by the Pentagon about Russian troops in Syria talking about the non-possession of the United States the real situation, said Friday the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia major-General Igor Konashenkov.

SRF in 2018 will receive a 20 launchers missile system “YARS”

© Vladimir Smirnov/TASS MOSCOW, December 15. /TASS/. Strategic rocket forces (RVSN) will get into service in 2018 20 launchers of Intercontinental ballistic missile complex “YARS”. This was reported by the commander of the strategic missile forces Sergei Karakayev. “More than 20 launchers missile system “YARS” in the mobile and stationary options-based”, he said in a Friday interview to the newspaper “Red star”, responding to a question. The commander noted that today, the troops on duty there are about 200 launchers mobile ground missile systems (pgrk). “Their number in recent years has not changed significantly. Instead of producing guarantee resource pgrk “Topol”, we introduce in the military and put on combat duty on pgrk “YARS”, – he said.

Defense Ministry: the F-22 prevented the aircraft of the Russian Federation videoconferencing over Syria, but retired at the approach of su-35S

The Su-35 © Marina Lystseva/TASS MOSCOW, December 14. /TASS/. American fighter aircraft on Thursday approached a pair of Russian attack planes over Syria and might interfere with the aircraft’s Air and space forces (VKS) Russia, he left the area after approaching the Russian su-35S. This was reported to journalists on Friday the defense Ministry. “On December 13, a pair of su-25 at an altitude of 3.3 km, which was accompanied by a humanitarian convoy near the town of Mayadin (West Bank of the river Euphrates). From the East Bank of the river approached the American fighter F-22. Firing flares, the F-22 might interfere with a pair of Russian su-25. Performing at the height of 10 thousand m tasks air cover, the Russian su-35S rapidly approached the F-22 from rear hemisphere, after which the American fighter left the area”, – stated in the message of the Russian military.

“The shining” over NATO bases in Europe: as the Mi-26 helicopter learned to fly

Heavy transport helicopter Mi-26 during a rehearsal for an Airshow in the framework of the international competition “Aviadarts-2016” © Marina Lystseva/TASS 40 years ago a crew under the command of Gurgen Karapetyan, a leading test pilot of the Moscow helicopter plant im. Mil (part of the holding “Helicopters of Russia” of the state Corporation “rostec”), first raised in the air the heavy Mi-26, NATO reporting — Halo (the Shining).

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