Russia Tests Iskander Missiles

Russia Tests Iskander Missiles

Between September 17-19, the Russian armed forces flight tested several 9M723 Iskander ballistic missiles during military exercises in Kazakhstan. According to Russia’s Ministry of Defense, the exercises successfully struck their…

Russia Begins Black Sea Military, Missile Drills

Russia Begins Black Sea Military, Missile Drills

On August 26, Russia began military drills near the Black Sea, mobilizing over 8,000 troops in an interservice exercise. During the drills, the Southern Military District’s Iskander-M crews practiced electronic…

Russia Signs Deal for Iskander Cruise Missiles

Russia Signs Deal for Iskander Cruise Missiles

On June 27, the Russian Defense Ministry ordered a new delivery of 9M728 (SSC-7) cruise missiles for its Iskander-M launchers. According to reports, the Defense Ministry signed a contract to…

Russian Iskander-M Strikes Target in Missile Test

Russian Iskander-M Strikes Target in Missile Test

On December 6, forces of Russia’s Eastern Military District tested an Iskander-M short-range ballistic missile against a fortified target at a distance of 80 km. The test took place at…

Russia Tests Upgraded BMD, Antiship Missile Systems

Russia Tests Upgraded BMD, Antiship Missile Systems

On December 1, the Russian Defense Ministry press service reported the successful test of a new anti-ballistic missile, conducted by a combat unit of Russia’s Air Defense and Missile Defense…

Russia Test Fires Iskander-M Missile

Russia Test Fires Iskander-M Missile

On June 16, the Russian Ministry of Defense released a video showing a recent test launch of the short-range 9K720 Iskander-M ballistic missile. The video shows the missile successfully leaving the…

Russia Deploys Iskander Missiles to Kaliningrad

Russia Deploys Iskander Missiles to Kaliningrad

On February 5, Russian state-run media reported that the country has permanently deployed Iskander missiles to its Kaliningrad exclave bordering Poland and Lithuania. Russia previously deployed the advanced missile system…

Iskander-M Missile Tested in Russian Exercise

Iskander-M Missile Tested in Russian Exercise

On September 18, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced the successful test of the Iskander-M missile as part of the ongoing Zapad 2017 military exercises. The short-range ballistic missile was…

Russia Sends Iskander Missiles To Tajikstan

Russia Sends Iskander Missiles To Tajikstan

Russia has reportedly sent a contingent of Iskander-M (SS-26 Stone) ballistic missiles to Tajikistan for drills. It is the first time Russia has moved Iskanders to that location. Russia has…