Missile Systems

Kornet-D1: Final Stage of Firing Tests

The latest Kornet-D1 air-droppable self-propelled anti-tank missile system based on the chassis of the BMD-4M airborne infantry fighting vehicle intended for Russia’s Airborne Force has entered the final stage of firing tests, the press office of the Rostec state tech corporation reported on Monday. [newslist]   "The High Precision Weapons Group has switched to the…
Read more

2nd Avangard Regiment to Be Put On Combat Alert in 2022

TASS reports that the second regiment of UR-100N UTTKh intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) with the Avangard hypersonic warheads will assume combat alert in 2022.  The regiment is supposed to join Russia’s Strategic Missile Force. [newslist] The second regiment of Avangard hypersonic missile systems will assume combat posture in the Yasny missile formation, the source specified…
Read more

Faster than Sound. Missiles in 2022

Over the years, strategists and top managers planned to launch new projects in 2022. The time is coming, and we want to remember what was going to be built, demonstrated, and launched in 2022. And most importantly, to understand how realistic the forecasts turned out to be. [newslist] The commissioning of the Sarmat missile system…
Read more

The Philippines, the First Export Customer of BrahMos

The Philippines has announced the procurement of  the   BrahMos  medium-range supersonic cruise missile  under the third horizon of the Revised Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization Program (RAFPMP). [newslist] "Philippine Army’s acquisition of BrahMos is programmed under the 3rd Horizon (2023-2027) of the RAFPMP. Hence, the army is yet to acquire said units since…
Read more

UK’s Dstl Developing Missiles that Can Communicate

  The Biritsh Ministry of Defence has announced that the Defence Science Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has been awarded £3.5 million to develop innovative new missile systems. [newslist] Known as the Co-operative Strike Weapons Technology Demonstrator (CSWTD), the Dstl-led project will explore how inter-missile communication can enable the weapons systems to work together and also improve…
Read more

Serial Production of APR-3ME Starts

  Tactical Missiles Corporation (KTRV) has started the serial production of the latest APR-3ME air-to-submarine torpedoes, Boris Obnosov, General Director of KTRV, told TASS. [newslist]   “Serial production of the APR-3ME air-to-submarine missile has started. The first batch has been delivered,” Obnosov told Tass. According to the head of KTRV, work is in progress to develop…
Read more

Missiles Units of S-300 Systems Conduct Drills in Astrakhan

Combat crews of S-300 systems of the Northern Fleet anti-aircraft missile regiment carried out combat firing on target missiles during tactical exercises at the Ashuluk training ground in the Astrakhan region. All air targets were successfully hit. Missile units of the S-300 systems practiced a full range of actions from detecting air targets to using…
Read more

Russia Test-Launches Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile From Ship For First Time

Russia test-launched its Tsirkon hypersonic missile from a ship for the first time when the Project 22350 frigate Admiral Gorshkov fired the weapon from the Barents Sea against a ground target in January, two sources in defense circles of Russia’s North-Western Federal District told TASS on Thursday. «In accordance with the program of the Tsirkon’s…
Read more

Our partners