Contents tagged with missile tests

  • Ukrainian Armed Forces test new anti-tank guided missiles systems

    Ukraine has carried out tests of a new batch of the next generation anti-tank guided missiles that were manufactured at the request of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, reported the press-service of the State owned   Design Bureau Luch, the manufactured of the missiles.

    The Kyiv Design Bureau Luch is a subsidiary of the state-owned concern Ukroboronprom.

    “The Ukrainian military picked several from missiles that are ready for the delivery to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. They carried out real …

  • Iran accuses the US of pressuring NATO partners

    Official representative of the Iranian Foreign Ministry Bahram Kasemi said that the U.S. is pressuring its NATO partners and imposing its views and policies on them. “Although most of NATO’s expenditures go to ensuring U.S. security, this country behaves as if others are indebted to it and, by exerting pressure, tries to impose its views and policies on other nations, especially European countries,” Kasemi said.

    He also said that Tehran condemns and opposes the repeated accusations made …

  • Russia responds to media reports about failures of missile tests

    Information regarding the failed tests of Russian nuclear cruise missiles, which was disseminated earlier by American media, may not reflect the real situation, as stated by the member of the expert council of the Military and Industrial Commission, Viktor Murakhovsky. According to him, the US could have taken the “missile drop tests,” during which the main engine stops working, for a malfunction.

    “They have no idea about the testing program or the testing phases,” Murakhovsky said. “Those …

  • Russia to conduct tests missile launches near Latvian Baltic Sea coast

    Russian naval forces will conduct training launches of missiles over the Latvian Exclusive Economic Zone in the Baltic Sea from April 4 to 6, as reported by the Russian Ministry of Defense, reports DELFI new agency.

    The report states that the missile launches will take place between 4 pm and 8 pm. The Russian Federation asked Latvia to close the airspace during this period to an altitude of 18 km in the missile launch zone and at a distance of about 40 km from the coastline of Latvia. The …

  • Ukrainian Armed Forces test medium-range missiles near Crimea

    The Armed Forces of Ukraine have conducted medium-range anti-aircraft missile tests near Oleksandrivka village in Kherson region. The testing ground lies in the southeast area of Ukraine, not far from the Russian-annexed Crimean peninsula.

    According to the press service of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, over the course of the training, the Ukrainian military fired over 40 shots from Buk-M1, S-300 and Osa antiaircraft missile systems.

    The report stated that the exercise involved military …

  • Ukraine begins tests of medium range anti-air missiles in Kherson region

    Flight tests of medium-range anti-aircraft missiles began in the Kherson region, as posted on Facebook by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

    "At the temporary site near Oleksandrivka in the Kherson region, flight tests of the anti-aircraft medium-range guided missiles began. The tests are being conducted under the leadership of the commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel-General Serhiy Drozdov.

    The aircraft crews, anti-aircraft missile forces, radio- …

  • Russia to conduct two tests of its new ‘Satan’ ballistic missile

    Before the end of the year, the Russian Ministry of Defense plans to hold two tests of the liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missile, RS-28 Sarmat, at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, as reported on October 23rd by Kommersant, citing sources close to the department and the missile industry.

    The program is planning to launch a rocket from a silo at the Plesetsk spaceport. "The main goal is to test the operation of the rocket systems at the time of the exit from the silo and the start of the …

  • Russia closes navigation in the Barents and Kara Seas ahead of test firing of ballistic missiles

    The Russian Navy will conduct test launches of ballistic missiles from the Barents Sea and the northwestern Pacific Ocean, as indicated in the statement published on the website of Russian Ministry of Defense warned seafarers.  

    According to the Navigational Warnings system (PRIP), some areas in the Barents and Kara Seas are closed to ships due to "rocket launches" until October 30. This includes the waters of the Chosha Bay near the eastern coast of the Kanin peninsula, the areas around the …

  • Ukraine conducted another test of its new Vilha missile

    On Tuesday, March 21, Ukraine conducted another test of its new missile, reported the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksandr Turchynov.

    "Today, planned launches of Ukrainian missiles were held that were manufactured by the enterprises of Ukroboronprom in the cooperation with the State Space Agency of Ukraine. During the tests, the missile control system was tested, as well as accuracy at maximum range. I want to emphasize that all launches were successful and that …

  • Iran tests new ballistic missile

    Iran tested its new Hormuz-2 ballistic missile, designed to strike sea based targets, said Commander of the Army Aerospace Forces of the Islamic Revolution Amir Ali Hajizadeh, as reported by Tansim.

    The missile successfully hit a water based target from a distance of 250 kilometers. The functionality of the weapon allows strikes against targets at a distance of up to 300 kilometers, Ali Hajizade specified.

    According to Ali Hajizade, the ballistic missile was developed completely by Tehran. …