Tag: Missile Troops and Artillery
Now that Russia has demonstrated the capability of its new sea- and air-launched conventional long-range cruise missiles – and announced that they can also carry nuclear warheads – it has demonstrated that there is no military need for a long-range ground-launched cruise missile as well.
Tu-160 is the biggest plane with a variable-sweep wing and one of the most powerful combat aircraft in the world. Tu-22M is a supersonic, variable-sweep wing, long-range strategic and maritime strike bomber. Tu-95 is the fastest turboprop-powered strategic bomber and missile platform.
The Northern Fleet of Russia has testfired the anti-ship missile Onyx from the missile-defense system of Bastion. This is a possible sign from the Russian Navy that if their hand is forced.
The army’s 2018 missile and artillery arm is quite a different force compared to the one that began the process of transformation a few years ago.