Contents tagged with Kalibr missiles

  • Media: Russia to develop a ground-based version of Kalibr-M cruise missile

    In response to the USA’s withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), Russia plans to develop a ground-based version of its Kalibr-M cruise missile which is now being produced for the Russian Navy, TASS reported, citing a source in the Russian missile industry. The cruise missile will have an effective range of 4,500 kilometers.

    The ship-based Kalibr-M cruise missile is currently in the scientific research stage of its development. It is included in the state armament …

  • Russian Foreign Minister blames ‘arrogant’ West for new nuclear arms race

    The West does not want to talk to Russia “as equals” and is responsible for unleashing a new nuclear arms race, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday.

    According to him, Moscow is “unfazed” by the “arrogance” of western countries, and believes that everything will ultimately be set straight.

    The Russian diplomat stressed that Moscow will respond to the US’s withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, announced by President Donald Trump on 2 February, …

  • Russia develops new Kalibr-M cruise missile for its navy

    Russia is busy developing the Kalibr-M, a modern cruise missile with a range in excess of 4,500 km, for its navy, TASS reports, citing a source in the Russian military industry.

    “For the navy, the latest ship-based precision cruise missile Kalibr-M with a maximum firing range of more than 4,500 km is being developed. The creation of the missile is at the scientific research stage and is being financed by the Defense Ministry,” the source said. He clarified that the development of the Kalibr-M …

  • Kremlin: Russia held 200 different exercises in 2018 in the Black Sea

    On Wednesday, January 2nd, the press service of the Southern Military District of the Russian Armed Forces reported that during 2018, the Black Sea Fleet held about 200 different exercises with over 600 practice drills, including combat shooting. In preparation for combat service. The crews of 40 ships and boats trained and successfully passed at least 140 training tasks.

    In addition, during the previous year, 28 missile firings at sea, coastal, and air targets were completed.

    For the first …

  • Expert: Russian targets in Crimea in range of Ukraine’s new Neptune missile

    The new Ukrainian Neptune missile, which was recently tested in the Odessa province, will be capable of destroying military targets in Russian-annexed Crimea once it is adopted into the armament, said military expert and director of the information consulting firm Defense Express, Serhiy Zhurets, in a Radio Krym.Realii broadcast.

    “Yes, absolutely, it’s possible. This is an attempt to substantially deal with the matter of military capabilities through asymmetric actions. We won’t have time to …

  • Russia sends warships armed with Kalibr missiles to the Black Sea

    Russia is sending small missile ships of the Caspian flotilla into the Black Sea, reported

    The ships Grad Sviyazhsk and Veliky Ustyug, project 21631 (class Buyan-M), accompanied by an RB-10 raid tugboat, made the trip along inland waterways from the Caspian to the Black Sea.

    The Grad Sviyazhsk (plant no. 631, entered into service in the Caspian Flotilla of the Russian Navy on July 27, 2014) and Veliky Ustyug (plant no. 633, entered into service in the Caspian Flotilla on …

  • Putin promises to put ships with Kalibr missiles on permanent duty in Mediterranean

    Russian ships equipped with Kalibr cruise missiles will be on combat duty in the Mediterranean, stated by President Vladimir Putin, reported RBC news agency.

    Putin spoke about naval ships with cruise missiles on permanent patrol in the Mediterranean in his opening remarks at a meeting with top officials of the Defense Ministry and defense-industrial companies on Wednesday. The head of state explained that these measures are needed because of the continuing threat from terrorists in Syria.

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  • Russia conducts test launches of Kalibr missiles off the coast of Crimea

    The submarines “Rostov-on-Don” and “Novorossiysk” from the Russian Black Sea Fleet in annexed Crimea fired Kalibr missiles at ground and above-water targets in the Opuk training area in Black Sea waters, the Russian Defense Ministry press service reported.

    “The missiles were fired from a submerged position. During the firing, two practice Kalibr missiles were used. In order to ensure the security of the military exercises and close off the dangerous region, more than 20 combat ships and …

  • Russian Ministry of Defense: Massive rearmament of Russian Army and Navy is underway

    In April to June, 2017, defense industry enterprises supplied over six hundred new models of military and special equipment to Russian troops, said Sergei Shoygu, the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation during “the Single Day for Military Goods Acceptance” event.

    “So far, 34.2% of the state defense order has been fulfilled with the delivery of new arms and 42.2% of the order has been fulfilled for repairs, which indicates satisfactory rates of smooth production flow of the defense …

  • Russia announced that its navy will conduct new missile launches off the coast of Syria

    In the next two weeks, the Russian military will be preparing for missile launches off the coast of Syria, as reported by Interfax citing information contained in the international notification for aviation personnel - Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) and a navigational warning for seafarers. According to the warnings, missile launches will be taking place in the eastern Mediterranean on July 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28, from 08:00 to 18:00 Moscow time. As the agency notes, the same sea area was previously …