Russia Sends Replacement S-400 Missiles to China

Russia Sends Replacement S-400 Missiles to China

On April 30, Russia’s TASS news agency reported that the country has sent new S-400 Triumf missiles to China to replace those damaged in transit in December 2017. According to…

Israel Uses Rampage ALBM in Combat

Israel Uses Rampage ALBM in Combat

On April 13, Israel’s Air Force used the Rampage air-launched ballistic missile (ALBM) in combat for the first time, according to defense analyst Babak Taghvaee. The IAF fired Rampage missiles…

China Conducts BMD Test with S-400

China Conducts BMD Test with S-400

Reports in late December suggest China conducted its first ballistic intercept test of the Russian-made S-400 Triumf (SA-21 “Growler”) in November at an undisclosed location. The S-400 reportedly intercepted a…

Russia Deploys Fourth S-400 Battalion in Crimea

Russia Deploys Fourth S-400 Battalion in Crimea

On November 29, Russia’s Black Sea Fleet press office announced their deployment of its fourth S-400 Triumf missile system battalion near the Russian-Ukrainian border in Djankoy, Crimea. According to Russia’s…

Russian Army Accepts 40N6 Missile for S-400

Russian Army Accepts 40N6 Missile for S-400

The Russian army completed acceptance processes in September for the 40N6 long-range interceptor for use by its S-400 units. The Russian Aerospace Force plans to procure more than 1,000 40N6…

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…