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Russia Tests Surface-To-Air Missile for Arctic

On July 17, Russia tested the Tor-M2DT, a short-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system designed for arctic use. First revealed in 2017, the M2DT is a winterized variant of the Tor missile system built on a DT-30PM tracked chassis. The Russian armed forces first tested the missile at Kasputin Yar in June 2019. The weapon is...

Russia Receives Surface-to-Air Missile Systems for Arctic Region

On November 25, the Russian Defense Ministry announced that it received 12 Tor-M2DT surface-to-air missile systems, which will be the first of these systems to deploy in the Arctic region. First unveiled in Russia at the 2017 Victory Day parade, the Tor-M2DT is the Arctic version of the Tor-M2 (SA-15 “Gauntlet”) and can reportedly detect...