Nuclear

RVSN Rearmamrnt with Yars ICBMs to be Completed by 2024

The rearmament of Russia's Strategic Missile Force (or RVSN RF) with the Yars silo-based and mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles (Yars ICBMs) is to be completed by 2024, TASS reported the Chief Designer of the Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology (the Yars developer) Yuri Solomonov on Monday. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "I believe that…
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Recent NATO Exercises Violate the NPT, Says MoD

The Russian Ministry of Defence has expressed its concerns regarding the participation of Germany in NATO military exercises «STEADFAST NOON» and «RESILIENT GUARD» where the use of American tactical nuclear weapons was practiced. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The German Defence Attaché in Moscow was invited to the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation…
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Expert Analysis of DPRK’s Hwasong-16 ICBM

On 10 October, in a parade celebrating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party, North Korea revealed what we may presumably call the Hwasong-16 ICBM. Missile defence experts have been speculating about the capabilities of the new missile, and most significantly its size. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Speculations ranged…
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Russia Proposes Extending the New START for One Year

The Russian Ministry of Affairs released a statement on 20 October commenting on the proposal put forward by President Vladimir Putin on 16 October on extending the New START Treaty. In his proposal, president Putin suggested extending the current New START Treaty for one year.  Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The Ministry noted that…
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75 Years Since Hiroshima

On Aug. 6, 1945 at 8:16 a.m. on a Monday, the people of Hiroshima witnessed the beginning of the nuclear age with a bomb that wiped out the city and killed nearly two thirds of its inhabitants. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. On this day, 75 years ago, the world witnessed the beginning of…
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“Barakah” UAE’s First Nuclear Plant is Launched

United Arab Emirates has launched the operations in its very first nuclear plant on Friday. The Barakah nuclear plant is the first of four units at the Barakah nuclear power station, and the first nuclear plant in the Arab world. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) said that Nawah Energy Company,…
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VR-based System for Operations in Nuclear Environment

Avtomatika Concern of Rostec, has developed the VR-based System Gipnoz (Hypnosis), a robotic equipment control system. The system is capable of performing extreme tasks in the environment of radiation, high and low temperatures and poor visibility with the use of artificial intelligence and virtual reality technologies. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The development can…
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Pipe for Nuclear Explosions Simulation Built by MoD

A research institute of the Russian Ministry of Defence is constructing a pipe that can allow the simulation of nuclear bomb explosions up to 1 megaton. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The announcement was made by the head of the 12th Central Research Institute (CRI) of the Russian Ministry of Defence, Vladimir Chipko. Work is being…
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Nuclear Warhead Reductions Continue Despite Growing Tensions – SIPRI

"Despite an overall decrease in the number of nuclear warheads in 2019, all nuclear weapon-possessing states continue to modernize their nuclear arsenals." This was the key finding of the SIPRI Yearbook 2020. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the total number of nuclear weapons at the start…
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Fundamentals of Russia’s Nuclear Deterrence State Policy

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia published yesterday the English text of "Basic Principles of State Policy of the Russian Federation on Nuclear Deterrence."The document was approve on 2 June but was available only in Russian language. This is the first Russia makes public a document in the field of nuclear deterrence. Follow New Defence…
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