Contents tagged with nuclear forces

  • Russia to conduct exercises of its nuclear forces in early 2022

    In early 2022, Russia plans to hold strategic command exercises Thunder with the participation of all three components of its strategic nuclear forces, reported TASS, citing a source.

    "The Thunder exercises with the participation of the Russian nuclear triad (land-launched nuclear missiles, nuclear-missile-armed submarines, and strategic aircraft with nuclear bombs) are scheduled for early 2022," said TASS’ interlocutor close to the Russian Defense Ministry.

    Russia conducts the Thunder …

  • Putin: Russia has created new nuclear forces control centre

    A new, almost invulnerable control center for strategic nuclear forces has been almost completed, said Russian President Vladimir Putin during the government meeting.

    "As I was informed, the final stage of the new command center for the strategic nuclear forces, with almost absolute protection, is almost complete," Putin said.

    Putin noted that a lot has been done in recent years to ensure that all elements of strategic nuclear weapons control are maintained at the highest level, and now all …

  • Russia: The US can make a ‘covert’ nuclear strike

    US anti-ballistic missile systems (ABM) can intercept Russian and Chinese ballistic missiles. This was stated by Lt. General Viktor Poznikhir, First Deputy Chief of the Main Operations Directorate of the Russian General Staff during a conference in Moscow, reported RBC news agency.

    “The US missile defense system already has the potential to intercept Russian and Chinese ballistic missiles and pose a threat to the strategic nuclear forces of Russia and China. In the future, these possibilities …

  • Intelligence: Russia has stepped up training of its strategic nuclear force

    Russia has intensified the operational and combat training of its Strategic Nuclear Forces. This was posted by the press service of the Chief Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on Facebook.

    “Between the 19th and the 22nd of September, command and staff training of the 33 Missile Army (Omsk) of the Strategic Rocket Forces of the Armed Forces of Russia was being implemented. The purpose of the training was to determine the readiness of the Strategic Rocket Forces ( …

  • US intelligence counted dozens of nuclear command bunkers in Russia

    Over the last few years, Russia has been building underground command bunkers for missile control. This was reported to The Washington Free Beacon by a source in the US Intelligence.

    It was stated that there are “dozens” of bunkers across the country that can be used for Russian nuclear command.

    The US believes that the construction of these bunkers is associated with the adoption of the integrated automated command and control system (IASBU) of the fifth generation by the Strategic Missile …

  • Analysts predict break-up of Russian Federation

    American publisher and global intelligence company Stratfor forecasted the break-up of the Russian Federation in the next decade. According to Stratfor, the intervention of the USA and external management of the country for its nuclear disarmament will follow the collapse of Russia.

    Stratfor’s analytical report stated that Russia will not survive in its present form. The report notes that Russia’s inability to turn profits from energy trading into a self-sufficient economy makes it vulnerable …