Contents tagged with Russian missiles

  • Russian production of spacecraft and missiles decreases dramatically

    The production of high-tech manufacturing industries has decreased by almost 5% after two years of growth, RBC reported. The decline was caused by the collapse in production of civilian and military aircraft, helicopters, spacecraft and intercontinental missiles.

    According to the news agency, in 2018, the production of Russian aircraft, including spacecraft, decreased by 13.5%, although in 2014-2017, the production was growing by 9-20% annually.

    The decline continued in early 2019. The …

  • Russian missile systems in Crimea put on alert

    Soldiers from the coastal missile and artillery brigade of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet have been put on alert in order to take part in tactical exercises, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on October 15.

    Divisions of Bastion and Bal mobile coastal anti-ship systems and Utes coastal missile systems were given practical tasks to complete as part of the combat training plan.

    “During the drills, missile division crews will carry out a set of combat training tasks, including deploying and using …

  • Media: Russia to start using electromagnetic cannons in Syria

    Russia is testing its electromagnetic weapons in field conditions, TASS quotes an advisor to the first deputy general director of the Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies, Vladimir Mikheyev as saying. Viktor Murakhovsky, the editor-in-chief of the Arsenal of the Fatherland magazine, told National News Service that Russia could soon use such weapons in Syria.

    According to Mikheyev, electromagnetic weapons systems (microwave directed-energy weapons) “exist and are being very effectively …