Contents tagged with Nudol
Tests of Russia's latest direct ascent anti-satellite missile (DA-ASAT) have made the Pentagon and the White House officials nervous, said Russian military columnist Viktor Baranets in a comment for theRussian news outlet GosNovosti.
The expert noted that the U.S. Air Force Space Command were shocked by the tests of direct ascent anti-satellite missile, which Russia carried out on April 15.
“Russia’s [anti-satellite] test provides yet another example that the threats to US and allied space …
Russia successfully tested a new anti-ballistic missile, created in the framework of the research and development initiative Nudol. This was reported by the Washington Free Beacon, citing Pentagon sources. The launch of the missile took place at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome. According to Pentagon specialists, Nudol missiles are capable of intercepting satellites.
The article notes that the missile launch took place on December 16th. This test was the fifth in a row and the third successful one for …