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Toward an All-New Russian ICBM Force
As Russia continues the modernization of its strategic missile force, twenty additional RS-24s Yars ICBMs will be delivered in 2018. By 2020 these new missiles are expected to replace all the remaining 30 silo-based UR-100 (NATO Reporting name: SS-19 Stiletto) liquid-fueled ICBM.
Russia Continues Modernizing its Strategic Missile Force
The challenges posed by ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons, not only those developed and tested by North Korea and Iran, but the large Chinese and Russian nuclear arsenals being modernized, and enhanced with new capabilities that pose significant new challenges to American missile defenses.
Russia to Triple Defense Procurement Spending by 2013
Details on the planned Russian defense spending for 2012 were revealed last week, during a Parliament debate on defense spending, when Defense committee chairman Viktor...