Russian Frigates Test Fire Kalibr Cruise Missile

Russian Frigates Test Fire Kalibr Cruise Missile

On October 6, Russian Gepard-class missile frigates Dagestan and Tartarstan reportedly fired two 3M-14 Kalibr cruise missiles striking targets approximately 180 km away on Chechen Island in the Caspian Sea….

India Signs S-400 Purchase Deal

India Signs S-400 Purchase Deal

On October 5, Indian President Narendra Modi signed a $5 billion deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the Russian-made S-400 missile defense system. The deal was closed despite warnings…

Russia Test Fires Onyx Antiship Missile

Russia Test Fires Onyx Antiship Missile

On September 26, a Russian Northern Fleet tactical group test launched the Onyx (NATO: SS-N-26 “Strobile”) antiship cruise missile (ASCM) from a Bastion coastal missile system on Kotelny Island. Multiple…

Syrian Air Defenses Shoot Down Russian Aircraft

Syrian Air Defenses Shoot Down Russian Aircraft

On September 17, a Russian Ilyushin-20 reconnaissance plane was shot down off the coast of Latakia by a Syrian S-200 air defense system, killing all 15 crew members. Russia blamed…

Russia Tests Missile Defense Interceptor

Russia Tests Missile Defense Interceptor

Russian news agency TASS reported on August 30 that Russian Aerospace Forces have tested a new missile defense interceptor against an unspecified target. The launch took place at the Sary-Shagan…

Russian Navy Tests Antiship Missiles

Russian Navy Tests Antiship Missiles

The Russian navy conducted an exercise in which they fired P-1000 Vulkan, P-700 Granit, P-120 Malakhit and P-800 Oniks antiship cruise missiles at two surface targets, with seven striking the…

Russian Forces Receive New S-400 Regiment

Russian Forces Receive New S-400 Regiment

Last month, Russian forces have received a new S-400 Triumf air and missile defense regiment. The Russian defense firm Almaz-Antey announced that it “delivered a new regiment set of S-400…

Russia to Extend Range of Pantsir Missile

Russia to Extend Range of Pantsir Missile

On August 22, the Russian news agency TASS reported that Russia has produced prototypes of the the Pantsir-SM, a newer version of the Pantsir-S1 air defense system, and will begin…