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Russia Inducted 80 New ICBMs in Last 5 Years
January 04, 2018

Russia Inducted 80 New ICBMs in Last 5 Years

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Russia’s strategic missile force inducted 80 new ICBMs in the last five years.

Russia Tests Topol-M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
September 28, 2017

Russia Tests Topol-M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The purpose of the missile launch was reportedly to test advanced ballistic missile warheads.
Russia to Arm 90 Percent of Strategic Nuclear Forces With Modern Weaponry by 2020
February 23, 2017

Russia to Arm 90 Percent of Strategic Nuclear Forces With Modern Weaponry by 2020

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Also, the Russian military’s precision strike capability will increase fourfold by 2021, Russia’s defense minister says.

Russia Test Launches Topol-M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
January 20, 2017

Russia Test Launches Topol-M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The missile reportedly successfully hit its target in the Kamchatka Peninsula.

Russian General: Russia Now Fields 400 Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles
December 16, 2016

Russian General: Russia Now Fields 400 Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Also, Russia’s newest intercontinental ballistic missile will be operational by 2019-2020, a senior officer claims.

Russia Test Fires Nuclear-Capable Hypersonic Glider Warhead
October 28, 2016

Russia Test Fires Nuclear-Capable Hypersonic Glider Warhead

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces reportedly launched a HGV-tipped RS-18 intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday.

Russia Test Fires Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
September 13, 2016

Russia Test Fires Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The primary aim of the missile drill was to test the ICBM’s capability to overcome advanced missile defense systems.
Russia Developing New Nuclear Missiles Capable of Penetrating US Defenses
May 11, 2016

Russia Developing New Nuclear Missiles Capable of Penetrating US Defenses

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Russia wants to modernize 70 percent of its intercontinental ballistic missile arsenal by 2018.

Russia to Test New Mobile Robot at Upcoming Strategic Missile Force Drill
March 31, 2016

Russia to Test New Mobile Robot at Upcoming Strategic Missile Force Drill

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Russia’s Strategic Missile Force will deploy the robot to guard and defend strategic missile facilities.

Russia Paying Less to Lease Kazakh Missile Testing Sites
March 08, 2016

Russia Paying Less to Lease Kazakh Missile Testing Sites

By Catherine Putz
Agreements signed last year lower the rent and downsize the territory rented by Moscow.

Russia to Test-Launch 16 Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles in 2016
January 12, 2016

Russia to Test-Launch 16 Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles in 2016

By Franz-Stefan Gady
In addition, Russia’s Strategic Missile Troops plan to hold more than 100 other military exercises throughout the year.
Revealed: Russia Test-Fired Nuclear Missiles
November 07, 2015

Revealed: Russia Test-Fired Nuclear Missiles

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Russia recently conducted strategic drills involving the test-firing of ballistic missiles.

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