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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  GarryB on Sat Dec 19, 2015 7:10 am

    If a missile has been launched, it can’t be retargeted, the source said. Today not a single nuclear power has such technology, the source added.

    Of course no nuclear power wants that capability... imagine launching all your missiles and find your enemies have cracked your codes and command all of your own missiles to hit your own cities... not good.
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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  max steel on Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:21 pm

    Russia Develops Automated Re-targeting Control System For ICBMs Cool

    Russia’s new automated system will help retarget intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) instantly before the launch.“The new system will be put into operation from next year. The Russian Strategic Missile Force’s combat troops had received a new combat control system to promptly retarget missiles,” Strategic Missile Force Commander Sergey Karakayev was quoted as saying by TASS news agency Thursday. "The talk is about retargeting Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles immediately before their launch when a need arises suddenly to deliver a strike against other unplanned targets due to a sharp change in the situation.

    In this case, the new control system will enter new target coordinates into a missile in a remote control mode instantly to destroy the targets," the news agency quoted an unnamed source as saying.

    If a missile has been launched, it can’t be retargeted, the source said. Today not a single nuclear power has such technology, the source added.



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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  George1 on Sun Jan 03, 2016 4:10 am

    Strategic Missile Forces will complete the modernization of the radar at the Sary-Shagan in 2016

    On the test site we put all the necessary equipment, carried out installation and commissioning works

    MOSCOW, January 2. / TASS /. Upgrade test radar "Neman-P" at the Sary-Shagan in Kazakhstan will be completed in 2016, said the spokesman of the Defense Ministry of the Strategic Missile Forces, Major Dmitry Andreev.
    According to him, the landfill have put all the necessary equipment are ongoing installation and commissioning work.
    "In 2016, completed the modernization of the experimental test radar" Neman-P ", aimed at increasing information capabilities and increased lines of work stations, life extension and improvement of its operational reliability," - said Andreev.
    Earlier, the Strategic Missile Forces plan to complete the modernization of the radar station in 2016.
    From 1981 to 1991, "Neman-R" participated in measurements at more than 300 launches of ballistic missiles in the framework of the test warheads and systems to overcome air defense, including missile systems, "Pioneer" and "Topol". In addition, the station has been involved in the testing of the national missile defense system A-135.

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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  max steel on Fri Jan 15, 2016 8:45 pm

    In 2016, the Rocket Forces plan to conduct 16 ICBM launches


    According to Karakayev's interview, two of them will be life extension launches and 14 - development.

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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  Austin on Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:09 am


    Dmitry Rogozin: “The United States can destroy a few hours up to 90% of our nuclear capability“


    http://kalevholland.planet.ee/russia-will-lose-the-war-for-america-360-minutes

    “For more than a decade in the United States worked out the concept of Prompt Global Strike. It provides striking non-nuclear weapons at any point on the planet in one hour, “- Rogozin said. “According to a war game conducted by the Pentagon at the end of last year, with the help of 3.5-4 thousand. Units of US precision weapons can destroy 6 hours basic infrastructure facilities of the enemy and prevent him to resist,” – he added.
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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  sepheronx on Sat Mar 26, 2016 3:02 pm

    He is clearly incorrect and trying to scare for more funding (very common tactic).  The anti ballistic threat from US is a joke since you yourself posted the documents on the success rates and they were clearly pathetic, even against old Scud missiles.  Could it eliminate 90% of Russia's ICBM's?  No.  Could it remove 30%?  No.  Most ICBM's operate in a field greater than what these anti ballistic missile systems can do.  They are decent against Scuds and maybe some later variants, but clearly not against a Topol-M.

    Theoretically, if it could remove 90% of Russia's ICBM's, the remaining 10% would cause so much damage and havoc that no one is stupid enough to try it anyway.

    Would be helpful if the owner of that site (which is questionable at best) would at least provide a link.  I do when I reference nearly anything.

    Edit: So Rogozin is stating what US experts think. Problem is, all of us are aware of the high failure rates. Just look at Saudi Arabia and its conflict with Tunisia. How many rockets bypassed the SM-3 system and hit their intended targets?

    Point of the matter is that these ABM systems are greatly overblown. But after re-reading the article, he is clearly pushing an agenda which is evident by his demands to communicate with the military industrial commission on getting joint work down with Universities. I think his wish came true as I have read a week or so ago about work on MiC with universities and the Russian "DARPA".
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    Post  GarryB on Sun Mar 27, 2016 6:15 am

    He is probably correct, given 6 hours the US and the west could probably hit all of Russias strategic missile/weapon forces and damage it to the point where it was ineffective... but that is assuming that the Russians sit back and do nothing.

    What he is not saying is that the Russians are now producing large numbers of similar conventionally armed cruise missiles that can hit point targets all over NATO and wreak comparable if not more damage to NATO forces in europe.

    A conventional strike on Russias ICBMs would lead to those ICBM fields being defended by aircraft and missiles and also the full launch of those ICBMs... whether the US systems hit the ICBM field or not is irrelevant as those silos would be empty by the time the western munitions arrived and the west would be minutes from obliteration.

    There is no chance WWIII will be a conventional head strike that takes out the Russians before they can retaliate.
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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  kvs on Thu Apr 07, 2016 2:15 am

    Militarov wrote:http://russianforces.org in general is full of crap and BS, every month they release article on some USSR project from 80s/70s being revived, and not a single word about it anywhere else. Clickbiters.

    Pavel Podvig is a liberast 5th column clown. The purpose of that site is engage in anti-Russian psyops. Much like Zak's Russianspaceweb
    which poses as one thing but pushes the Atlanticist agenda.
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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  sepheronx on Fri Apr 08, 2016 7:21 am

    Austin wrote:I dont think the news of cancellation of Rail Based ICBM is true , just few days back they mentioned they were training crew for that system.

    Lets hear the official verison , Pavel lately has been aggresively part of Atlantist agenda  , His pay master must have told him so.

    Else who post news like Bulava test failed when there is no offical information of bulava launch

    http://russianforces.org/blog/2016/03/salvo_bulava_launch_from_vladi.shtml

    Take a look at this one:

    In fact, according to a recent report Izvestia, which quotes its sources, the second missile failed as well - the missile self-destructed at some point after launch. After the failure all missiles were reportedly removed from the submarine and sent to the Votkinsk plant for a check-up. Izvestia is hardly the most reliable sources, but there is no particular reason not to believe this report. The ministry of defense, of course, reported complete success at the time, but that appears to be incorrect.

    So the ministry of defense states it was a success with a video showing two launches from that day, and then this moron then claims do not believe it, believe Izvestia who has a track record of BS, with no evidence?

    Edit: So I got angry reading that stupid comment of the authors so I decided to register and provide this:
    @ Frank Shuler

    This is a load of BS and of course, the author of this website provides absolutely no proof. Pure speculations on everything and it is pretty pathetic. Here is the problem - The Izvestia article is incoherent as mentioned before, and it provides no sources or any data to back up. Then the author admits that Izvestia is a poor source. But then when the MoD provides a video showing the launches and talk of it, for some reason, we are lead to believe that the izvestia article is true just because the author states:

    "but there is no particular reason not to believe this report"

    and

    "reported complete success at the time, but that appears to be incorrect."

    So, author, what exactly is the reason to believe a two bit media outlet like izvestia that provides nothing (neither do yourself) over the MoD that provides even a video of the launches? Because you said so and that is it?

    As well, just a note, please start using not only real sources, but also provide some sort of linkage to your sources for all other data. Otherwise, makes yourself look like a two bit journalist.

    It is awaiting mod approval. For some reason I don't think it will happen.
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    Russia developing new ICBMs capable of overcoming US missile shield

    Post  max steel on Wed May 11, 2016 12:21 am

    Russia developing new ICBMs capable of overcoming US missile shield

    According to the official, threats from the US missile defense system in Europe do not critically reduce combat capabilities of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces.

    Russia is developing new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) with special attention paid to their ability to penetrate the US missile shield, Russia’s Strategic Missile Force (SMF) Commander Sergey Karakayev said on Tuesday.

    Russia is currently carrying out active work on improving its means of overcoming the missile shield, he said.

    "This is conditioned by the fact that the United States is not stopping after what it has achieved and continues improving its missile defense system, including the deployment of its elements in Europe. That is why, special attention in the development of new missile complexes is paid to the issue of overcoming the missile shield," Karakayev said.

    Capabilities of Russian ballistic missiles increase "by reducing ICBM’s acceleration section, introducing new types of warheads with the flight path that is difficult to predict and new means of overcoming the missile defense system," Karakayev went on. Russian missiles are also capable of delivering warheads via energy optimal trajectory and of striking from multiple directions, "which forces the opposing side to ensure perimeter missile defense," he concluded.

    "This is achieved both through the ICBM’s shorter acceleration phase and new types of warheads with a hard-to-predict flight trajectory and new means of overcoming the missile shield," the commander said.

    According to the official, threats from the US missile defense system in Europe do not critically reduce combat capabilities of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces because Russian missiles are constantly upgraded.

    "Threats from the European segment of missile defense system for SMF are limited and do not critically reduce combat capabilities of SMF," Karakayev said.

    Strategic Missile Forces to have equal number of mobile, stationary ICBM launchers by 2021


    Kartakayev said that Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces will have an equal number of stationary and mobile ground ICBM launchers by 2021.
    "Considering the ratios of stationary and mobile groupings of the Strategic Missile Forces, it can be noted that at the turn of 2021, the quantitative indicators of these groupings will come to equal each other. However, the capabilities of the stationary grouping will continue to be higher due to the availability of heavy missiles," the commander said.


    Yars missile systems to make half of Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces

    The official has also noted that the Yars missile systems will make up half of the total effective combat strength of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces by 2021.

    "By late 2021, the Yars missile system will make up about half of the SMF effective combat strength," he said.
    According to him, practically all the mobile land-based missile divisions will be rearmed with this system, and the Tatishchevo (partly) and Kozelsk missile divisions will get the silo-based version of the Yars system.

    "The Yars missile system will form the basis of the forces’ mobile grouping. The SMF rearming with this system will offset the forces’ effective combat strength cuts at the turn of 2021 due to the forced decommissioning of the Topol mobile ground missile system the operating life of which will expire by the time, he said.

    According to him, a large number of combat equipment versions of the new missile systems Yars in conjunction with modern antimissile defense suppression systems installed on them will considerably improve capabilities of the advanced mobile grouping.

    Previously, Strategic Missile Force commander’s aide, Colonel General Viktor Yesin said that it is planned to fully equip all missile divisions of the Strategic Missile Forces with the Yars and Yars-M mobile ground missile systems with the RS-26 missile in 2021.

    The RS-24 Yars is Russia’s new intercontinental ballistic missile. It is an improved version of the previous Topol-M. It is known in the West as SS-29. It uses the same 16x16 wheeled chassis as the Topol-M. Externally it looks similar. However it carries an improved, heavier missile.

    The Yars was developed both as a road-mobile and silo-based system, that would use the same missile. It was first tested in 2007 and was adopted by the Russian Strategic Missile Forces in 2010.

    No new major test sites



    Karakayev has also pointed out that there are no plans for creating any more major test sites for ICBMs, but the emergence of mobile test facilities is a possibility.

    "Of late, there was a boom in the development of systems monitoring the tests of our missiles and special weapons, which allow for tracking the entire flight path of the delivery vehicles and warheads. This does not suit us for obvious reasons. Nevertheless, there are no immediate plans for creating more major test sites," he said.

    Karakayev said progress in digital information technologies, measurement means and the testing base allowed for the creation of re-deployable test complexes.

    "Moreover, the legal and regulatory base will allow the Strategic Missile Force to alienate for certain periods of time and use new required areas where dummy warheads might fall. Moreover, economically this is more feasible," he said.


    Russia’s strategic missile force to have 70% of advanced weapons by 2018



    According to Karakayev, the share of the strategic missile force’s advanced hardware will reach 70% by 2018.

    "The successful implementation of rearmament measures will build up the share of advanced missile complexes from 56% this year to 70% by January 1, 2018 and to 100% by 2022," he said.

    Karakayev said that the pace of the strategic missile force’s rearmament was established with due regard for the emergence of new types of missiles defenses, the withdrawal of previous generation inter-continental ballistic missiles from operation, compliance with international contracts and the capabilities of Russia’s arms manufacturing industry.

    "In any case, the priority task of all rearmament plans is to guarantee the strategic missile force’s capability to cope with diversified nuclear deterrence tasks," Karakayev said.


    Sarmat, Voyevoda heavy ICBM to four times excel light-class missiles


    Tactical effectiveness of the grouping of the Voyevoda and Sarmat heavy stationary intercontinental ballistic missiles is four times higher than that of the light-class Topol-M and Yars stationary missiles, Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN) Colonel General Sergei Karakayev told journalists on Tuesday.

    "The performance of the stationary grouping of the heavy ICBM (of the Voyevoda or Sarmat class) will four times surpass that of the stationary grouping of the light-class ICBM (Topol-M, Yars) by all the RVSN grouping tactical effectiveness parameters," he said.

    The RS-28 Sarmat is the state-of-the-art heavy liquid-propelled ICBM currently being developed for the Russian army.It is designed to replace the old Soviet R-36M missiles Voyevoda, codenamed Satan by NATO, as the heavy silo-based component of Russia's nuclear deterrence. The RS-28 has been in development since 2009 and is scheduled to start replacing the old ICBMs in 2018.


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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  sepheronx on Tue May 17, 2016 3:39 pm

    http://www.therussophile.org/russia-to-revive-missile-trains-as-u-s-launches-european-defense-system.html/
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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  Militarov on Sat Jun 11, 2016 5:28 am

    "An on-site inspection by U.S. nuclear arms inspectors in Russia this April has raised a few red flags. American inspectors were unable to verify if the Topol mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles slated for elimination were properly disposed. Both sides signed the New START treaty in 2010 which limits the total number of missiles and bombers deployed by each side to 700.
    During the inspection, the U.S. side was only allowed to see the missile canisters. It was also discovered that the missile components were unbolted from their launchers instead of being cut into pieces."


    Source: http://alert5.com/2016/06/10/u-s-inspectors-werent-able-to-verify-if-russia-had-properly-eliminated-topol-icbms/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  max steel on Thu Jul 21, 2016 8:03 am

    Russian Armageddon Convoy Practices for World War III


    The largest country in the world by area, Russia has plenty of room to hide things. Naturally, that includes nuclear missiles. Unlike American missiles, which are stationed in concrete silos, Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) are deployed on large truck-like vehicles designed to prowl the country's road networks before unleashing Armageddon.

    Russia Today has a story on a Russian strategic missile exercise that involves a massive convoy traveling from European-Russian border all the way to the Mongolian border. Russian mobile ICBMs have established, permanent bases but leave in groups on month-long patrols. This particular 400-vehicle convoy includes Topol, Topol-M, and Yars mobile missiles, as well as command and control, security, and logistics vehicles.

    Topol and Yars missiles are capable of delivering one to four nuclear warheads within roughly a thousand feet of their target, making them accurate enough to destroy American missiles in their silos. This makes them a formidable first-strike weapon capable of wiping out a significant part of the US nuclear arsenal, if the Russians were so inclined.

    The giant vehicles are TELs, or transporter-erector-launchers, specialized vehicles designed to give a heavy missile a smooth ride over rough roads. TELs not only store the missile but can launch it in the field. The launch tubes can be reloaded back at base (assuming, of course, there is a base to return to). The smaller vehicles are logistic, communications, and command and control vehicles.

    Mobile ICBMs are vulnerable to ground attack, particularly enemy special forces who may attempt to destroy the missiles before they are launched. The convoy relies upon a Taifun-M armored reconnaissance vehicle to detect ambushes on the ground. Taifun-M bristles with sensors, including forward-looking infra-red, radar, and traditional optics, and can allegedly detect enemy troops at 3 kilometers.

    Also part of the convoy is a tracked robotic vehicle equipped with a machine gun. The unmanned vehicle can more quickly close with an enemy threat and eliminate it before the enemy can shoot at the giant, highly flammable rockets with nuclear warheads strapped to them.We've said it before, and we'll say it again: these mobile ICBMs are terrifying.

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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  GunshipDemocracy on Thu Jul 21, 2016 10:41 am

    max steel wrote:Russian Armageddon Convoy Practices for World War III


    The largest country in the world by area, Russia has plenty of room to hide things. Naturally, that includes nuclear missiles. Unlike American missiles, which are stationed in concrete silos, Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) are deployed on large truck-like vehicles designed to prowl the country's road networks before unleashing Armageddon.

    Also part of the convoy is a tracked robotic vehicle equipped with a machine gun. The unmanned vehicle can more quickly close with an enemy threat and eliminate it before the enemy can shoot at the giant, highly flammable rockets with nuclear warheads strapped to them.We've said it before, and we'll say it again: these mobile ICBMs are terrifying.


    bwahahahah Russian doctrine says about retaliation so III WW can ba unleashed by US only. As we can see in abovementioned example pop mech is part of info war (IIWW component) against Russia.

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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  George1 on Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:41 pm

    Russian Strategic Missile Force armed with about 400 ballistic missiles — Defense Ministry

    Russia’s strategic missile system Sarmat will go operational 2019-2020


    MOSCOW, December 15. /TASS/. Russia’s Strategic Missile Force operates about 400 intercontinental ballistic missiles, which makes up over 60% of the Russian nuclear triad’s warheads and carriers, Strategic Missile Force Commander Colonel-General Sergei Karakayev said on Thursday.

    "At present, the Strategic Missile Force grouping comprises about 400 intercontinental ballistic missiles with nuclear warheads of various categories of their capacity," the commander said.

    Therefore, the Russian Strategic Missile Force concentrates over 60% of strategic weapons and warheads of Russia’s strategic nuclear forces. In addition to the Strategic Missile Force, Russia’s nuclear triad includes seaborne strategic forces and strategic aviation, the commander said.

    According to the commander, "99% of launchers in the Strategic Missile Force grouping are kept in a combat-ready state."

    As the commander said, the funds allocated under the state armament program through 2020 allow maintaining the pace of troops’ rearmament.

    "The emphasis in developing the Strategic Missile Force’s perspective strike grouping will be made on its qualitative transformation and a considerable increase in the share of modern missile systems," the commander said.

    Over the same period, the systems of troops’ and weapons’ combat control will be qualitatively improved, he added.

    "In the final account, the Strategic Missile Force will have a balanced structure and operate an optimal number of missiles designated to solve the diverse tasks of ensuring nuclear containment and Russia’s security," the commander said.

    Russia’s strategic missile system Sarmat will go operational in 2019-2020.

    "Alongside the gradual withdrawal of the Voyevoda missile from service the strategic missile system Sarmat will be authorized for service and go operational. The Sarmat is a silo-based liquid propellant heavy missile. The estimated date when it may enter duty is 2019-2020," Karakayev said, when asked when the Sarmat might take Voyevoda’s place.

    Karakayev said the Voyevoda’s reliability parameters after 28 years in service remained stable.

    "The decisions made by now will keep the Voyevoda complex till 2022," he added.

    Earlier reports said the Sarmat would be put on duty at the end of 2018.

    The Sarmat is a heavy inter-continental ballistic missile carrying a maximum payload of ten tonnes, in contrast to its predecessor’s 8.75-tonne payload. It is expected to replace the R-36M2 missile (Voyevoda), which, according to open sources, was authorized for service in 1988.

    The Sarmat’s prototype was already available in the autumn of 2015, but no pop-up tests have been made so far. A source in the defense-industrial complex at the Plesetsk space site was not ready yet, adding that the first tests were due at the end of 2016.

    Yars missiles


    Russia’s Yars intercontinental ballistic missiles are capable of dodging space-based antimissile interceptors, Karakayev said.

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    Russia to use Yars ICBM launchers first time in chemical troops’ special drills

    "The missile of the Yars system incorporates the options of an antimissile trajectory maneuver to dodge space-based missile shield interceptors. Of course, this system, as it enters into service, considering the development of missile shield complexes and the system’s upgraded versions, will in a perspective strengthen the combat capabilities of the Strategic Missile Force strike grouping to breach missile defense systems and strengthen the nuclear containment potential of the Russian strategic nuclear forces," the commander said.

    The Yars missile system has larger capabilities for the use of the positioning area compared to the Topol ICBMs, which it is designated to replace, the commander said.

    "The Yars design specifics allow for launches from the sites, on which the Topol could assume combat duty only after special engineering re-equipment. Improvements have been made to the characteristics of communications means and the chassis and the missile itself has become more powerful and actually invulnerable to the enemy’s existing missile shield systems. The Yars missile warhead has also changed qualitatively, the commander said.

    Russia missile forces to conduct 10 ballistic launches in 2017.

    "Next year there will be more than ten launches, mostly expected to test future missile systems and prolong the operation of the current ones. Also, three will be some combat test launches," he said.

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    Russian Strategic Missile Forces: constantly on standby

    Karakayev recalled that in 2016 the Strategic Missile Force carried out six missile launches - four of new missile systems, one for the purpose of prolonging the operation of existing missiles and one combat training launch.

    The SMF commander said that Russia would notify the United States of all of its missile launches no less than 24 hours in advance under the Soviet-US treaty of 1988 and within the framework of the current strategic arms reduction treaty.

    "The notification states the planned launch dates, the site and the area where the warheads are expected to fall," he said.

    Karakayev told the media that 160 weapon samples have been tested at the Kapustin Yar test site this year, twice the number tested last year.

    "In 2017 the experimental facilities will finish to be upgraded. This will allow for increasing the intensity of launches and expand the range of tests," he said.


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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  franco on Sat Dec 17, 2016 5:34 pm

    Video honoring Strategic Rocket Forces day... quite the motto "After us, silence"

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYY2xpZ7nmg&feature=youtu.be

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    Destroy the US missile defense: why do so many Russian missiles

    Post  Austin on Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:50 am

    Destroy the US missile defense: why do so many Russian missiles

    http://politrussia.com/world/kak-unichtozhit-amerikanskuyu-672/
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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  miketheterrible on Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:35 pm

    Austin wrote:Destroy the US missile defense: why do so many Russian missiles

    http://politrussia.com/world/kak-unichtozhit-amerikanskuyu-672/

    this explained things quite well. So Rubhez is a follow up to Yars in that it uses hypersonic maneuverable warheads. And that Sarmat is a follow on to the Veovoda. The article is correct. It is much needed and a very modest/cheap upgrade that makes Russia untouchable.
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    Post  KiloGolf on Tue Dec 27, 2016 4:39 pm

    Austin wrote:Destroy the US missile defense: why do so many Russian missiles

    http://politrussia.com/world/kak-unichtozhit-amerikanskuyu-672/

    Post in English please. WTF dunno
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    Re: Strategic Missile Troops (ICBMs): Discussion & News

    Post  kvs on Tue Dec 27, 2016 7:34 pm

    Arrow wrote:According to the START declaration RS-24 has that same throw weight, missile weight and range as the Topol M. This is MIRV version Topol-M. So propably RS-24 use very similar solid fuel.

    US START declarations are not worth much, I am sure Russia has caught on.

    The notion of storing warheads while supposedly not building new missiles is bizarre if one takes it at face value. Given the
    history of two-faced behaviour by Uncle Scam, it is likely the US has whole new missile factories churning out modular components.
    These can be assembled into fully functional ICBMs together with the "stored" warheads on short notice.

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    Post  Austin on Wed Dec 28, 2016 5:32 am

    KiloGolf wrote:
    Austin wrote:Destroy the US missile defense: why do so many Russian missiles

    http://politrussia.com/world/kak-unichtozhit-amerikanskuyu-672/

    Post in English please. WTF dunno

    Use Google Translator , Thats how I read it too
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    Benya

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    Post  Benya on Sat Jan 28, 2017 9:36 am

    Latest camouflage kits to be fielded to Topol ground-mobile missile divisions

    In 2017, the Strategic Missile Force will receive winter and summer camouflage kits to hide and simulate its materiel. Priority will be given to the Topol ground-mobile missile system divisions, according to the Russian Defense Ministry’s press office.


    The MKT-4L camouflage kit, seen here deployed covering a military vehicle (photo Maskirovka)

    "The number of mobile missile system camouflaging kits fielded to the Strategic Missile Force will increase by more than 15 times over 2013 - to 1,500. The Strategic Missile Force pays special attention to camouflaging in order to increase the survivability of its ground-mobile missile systems," the press release says.

    In particular, the missile divisions operating the ground-mobile Topol have been annually receiving an increased number of camouflage kits of various models allowing various types of masking and camouflaging techniques depending on the season, weather, and position area. For this reason, the ground-mobile missile divisions will take delivery of more than 1,000 MKT-4L camouflage kits and over 500 MKT-2S ones in 2017.

    The MKT-4L summer and MKT-2S winter kits are used for camouflaging combat vehicles and military facilities against enemy optical and radar surveillance and reconnaissance assets.


    The Topol ICBM (Photo Vitaly Kuzmin)

    Source: Arrow http://www.armyrecognition.com/january_2017_global_defense_security_army_news_industry/latest_camouflage_kits_to_be_fielded_to_topol_ground-mobile_missile_divisions_52601172.html
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    Post  George1 on Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:59 am

    Image gallery of cadet exercise with Topol mobile ICBM at Peter the Great Military Academy of Strategic Rocket Forces(RVSN), Serpukhov branch, Moscow Oblast. Note Soviet stock/early Russian gear and AK-74s equipped RVSN troops cadets.



    https://tvzvezda.ru/news/photo_gallery/content/201712011406-ko8j.htm/
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    Post  franco on Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:50 am

    Interview with the Commander of the Strategic Rocket Forces;

    http://www.redstar.ru/index.php/component/k2/item/35401-yadernyj-shchit-nadjozhen
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    Post  George1 on Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:28 am

    Construction of the facilities of the first stage of a new complex of the Military Academy of Strategic Missile Forces



    https://bmpd.livejournal.com/3017191.html

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