China Accepts S-400 Delivery

China Accepts S-400 Delivery

Last week, China officially accepted S-400 Triumf air defense systems from Russia in an acceptance certificate. Elements of the systems were sent in January and delivered to China in April and May. In an…

Russia, Qatar Discuss S-400 Sale

Russia, Qatar Discuss S-400 Sale

On July 21, Russian Ambassador to Qatar Nurmakhmad Kholov told Russian news agency TASS that Qatar and Russia had been discussing the sale of the S-400 Triumf missile system. In…

India Will Proceed with S-400 Deal with Russia

India Will Proceed with S-400 Deal with Russia

On July 13, Indian Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman announced that India will continue pursuing its deal with Russia to procure the S-400 Triumf air defense system. The decision comes…

Russia Begins Construction of Kalibr-Equipped Corvette

Russia Begins Construction of Kalibr-Equipped Corvette

On July 12, Russia laid the keel on Stavropol, a Project 21631 Kalibr cruise missile-equipped Buyan-M-class missile corvette, according to Russian news agency TASS. This development follows the June 2018…

Russia Completes S-400 Interceptor Trials

Russia Completes S-400 Interceptor Trials

On July 3, Russian news source TASS stated that “Russia has completed the state trials of the 40N6E long-range missile for the S-400 air defense system,” according to “a source…

Russia Eyes Strategic Bomber for Kinzhal Testing

Russia Eyes Strategic Bomber for Kinzhal Testing

On July 2, Russian news source TASS reported that Russia plans to test the KH-47M2 Kinzhal air-launched ballistic missile (ALBM) “aboard the Tu-22M3 strategic bomber.” Quoted in TASS, General Mikhail…

Russian News Reports Bulava Service Ready

Russian News Reports Bulava Service Ready

On June 29, Russian media outlet TASS reported, “The D-30 missile system including R-30 Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile, has been accepted for service by the Russian Navy following successful tests,”…

Russia Test Fires Bazalt Cruise Missile

Russia Test Fires Bazalt Cruise Missile

On June 22, “in the Barents Sea…the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov…fired the main Bazalt missile system on the target position, simulating a detachment of ships of the conventional enemy,” according…