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Strategic Missile Forces to Receive 13 Launchers with Yars & Avangard ICBMs

At the annual expanded meeting of the Defence Ministry Board, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Russia’s Strategic Missile Force in 2021 will get 13 launchers with Yars and Avangard intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Below is an excerpt from Shoigu's speech at the ministry’s enlarged board meeting on Monday. Our nuclear triad…
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Strategic Missile Forces to Get 12 Wheeled Road Vehicles in 2020

Strategic Missile Forces are to receive 12 wheeled road vehicles this year, said the department of information and mass communications of Russia's Ministry of Defence. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The statement published on 21 June said that the engineering units of the Strategic Missile Forces will continue to receive supplies of new technology…
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Strategic Missile Force to Hold Over 100 Drills in 2020

The Russian Ministry of Defence announced to day that Russia’s Strategic Missile Force will hold more than 100 different drills. This will be during the summer training period that starts on June 1. "During the summer training period, the Strategic Missile Force (SMF) will conduct over 30 tactical drills with missile regiments. More than 70…
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Strategic Missile Forces Receive UTM-80M Decontamination Systems

The Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has announced that the subdivisions of the Nuclear, Biological, Chemical, and Radiological (NBCR) Protection Troops of the Strategic Missile Forces continue to supply the Strategic Missile Forces with UTM-80M decontamination systems. The UTM-80M mobile systems intended for the decontamination…
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International Exercises of the Russian Armed Forces in 2020: An Overview

Military exercises are one of the most important elements of military readiness. They serve several key purposes, including practicing new ways of using troops, verifying command and control capabilities, trying out new ways of organizing and conducting combats, and testing the latest weaponry. International exercises broaden the range of objectives: they increase trust between participating…
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Kazan Missile-Carrying Submarine Joins Russian Navy

The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation officially announced that the fourth-generation Kazan nuclear-powered submarine (project Yasen-M) has joined the Russian Navy.  Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. A special ceremony was held at the Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk (Arkhangelsk region) on Friday. St. Andrew’s Flag was handed to the submarine’s commander during the…
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Russia to Rely on Hypersonic Systems for Conventional Deterrence Forces

Hypersonic weapons will comprise the backbone of Russia’s non-nuclear deterrence forces, Russian Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu said at an annual operational and mobilization gathering of commanders on Tuesday. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The potential of non-nuclear deterrence forces, primarily, precision weapons, is being strengthened. Hypersonic systems of various basing will comprise…
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EDGE Group Becomes a Strategic Partner of IDEX & NAVDEX

The International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2021) and the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 2021), held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, from 21 – 25 February 2021 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, have signed an agreement with EDGE Group, the Abu Dhabi…
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Missile Launches Notifications Agreement With China Extended

The Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the People's Republic of China have signed a Protocol on the extension of the intergovernmental agreement on notifications of launches of ballistic missiles and space launch vehicles. Below is the full statement of the Russian Ministry of Defence: Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Russian…
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Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces Conduct Drills

On 9 December 2020, under the leadership of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, a training was held on the management of strategic offensive forces, reported the official TV channel of the Russian Ministry of defense on Wednesday. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The training involved ground, naval, and…
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