Home » World

Russia Will Deploy New Hypersonic Missile Systems In 2019, Putin Says

29 December, 2018, 11:57 | Author: Ted Wilson
  • Лукашенко сделал резкое заявление об отношениях с Россией

"The launch was performed by an operational unit of the Strategic Missile Forces from Dombarovsky missile deployment area against a hypothetical target at the Kura range, Kamchatka Territory", the Kremlin noted in a statement.

Putin watched the launch of the Avangard missile system from the Defense Ministry's control room with a group of top Russian military officials.

The test of Avangard comes amidst a new low in ties between the USA and Russia, caused by numerous reasons - President Donald Trump's intent to establish a permanent military base in Poland, the conflict in Ukraine, and new US sanctions against Russia in response to allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections. He said Avangard "heads for its target like a meteorite".

The agreement had been signed between Russian Federation and the U.S. in 1972. "He says the Trump administration's plan to scrap a treaty on medium-range missiles could lead to a new arms race".

"The Avangard gliding warhead is a re-entry vehicle created to perform erratic hypersonic manoeuvres to baffle defence systems", he said.

Sergei Ivanov, a former Russian defence minister, said in televised comments that the Avangard constantly changes its course and altitude as it flies through the atmosphere.

Relish rather than fear Old Trafford, Solskjaer tells Man United
So why should we stop them? "If there's anyone who can give me proper advice, not my team-mates, then that's him". I'm no different to anyone else, no different to any other manager when you lead that team out on to the pitch.

A smiling Ivanov likened the weapon's flight through the atmosphere to a pebble skipping off the surface of water.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, centre, oversees the Avangard test launch.

"At this speed not a single intercepter missile can shoot it down", Borisov said. It can carry conventional or nuclear weapons and maneuver past defenses, according to Russian officials. Putin attributed the development of Avangard to advances in the USA missile defense system that could erode Russia's nuclear deterrent.

He noted that Russian Federation began to develop the Avangard after the U.S. withdrew from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in 2002 and started to develop defences against ballistic missiles.

"This will reliably ensure the security of our state and of our people for decades to come".

Recommended:



Popular

Koreas break ground on future railway project
Along the eastern peninsula, the inter-Korean railways and roads, if connected, can reach out to the Trans-Siberian Railway. They agreed in their Pyongyang summit in September to hold the groundbreaking ceremony before the end of this year.

Saudi king orders cabinet shakeup amid fallout over Khashoggi killing
Saudi King Salman issued a royal order on Thursday demanding a cabinet reshuffle, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. Turki Shabbaneh has been appointed as Minister of Media, while Hamad Al Sheikh was appointed Minister of Education.

Trump Signing MAGA Hats in Iraq May Have Violated Defense Department Rule
Bush made four trips to Iraq and two to Afghanistan as president; President Barack Obama made four to Afghanistan and one to Iraq. The militant group, also known as ISIS , has lost almost all its territory in Iraq and Syria but is still seen as a threat.

NY authorities investigating ‘transformer incident’ amid reports of an explosion
Photos and videos posted to social media show that the blue light was visible from parts of Manhattan and even further. Say, NYC, wtf was this? Another one added: "Something exploded in NY making the sky look attractive ".

White House, congressional Democrats see no deal on shutdown
Over the Christmas holiday, Trump dug in on his promise to secure part of the funding for a wall along the U.S. The biggest sticking point for negotiators is the president's request for more money for the border wall .

Oil prices increase as fears of tighter supply diminish
The fourth-quarter price decline is likely to cause producers to throttle back on their output, he said. Still, the macroeconomic picture and its impact on oil demand continue to pressure prices.

Lyon offer Nabil Fekir to Real Madrid?
The 25-year-old had a wonderful season with Lyon last season and has 9 goals and 4 assists from all competitions this time around. Another potential January target for Chelsea is Borussia Dortmund star Christian Pulisic, who is valued at £60m.

Photos of President Trump’s surprise Iraq visit
Mr Trump said the U.S. could use Iraq as a forward base if "we wanted to do something in Syria ", Reuters news agency reports. President Donald Trump arrived in Iraq late on Christmas Day to meet with US troops, the White House revealed Wednesday.

Richard Sherman has no regrets about 49ers' sideline scrum with Bears
The Bears had a chance to close out the game later on the drive but an Allen Robinson fumble gave the 49ers one last chance. They're headed to the playoffs for the first time since the 2010 team won the division on the way to the NFC title game.

Daniel Cormier, other MMA fighters react to UFC 232 changing locations
Gustafsson now headlines the new UFC 232 card from Los Angeles with tickets to The Forum going on sale this Wednesday, Dec. 26. Jones (22-1) is scheduled to meet Alexander Gustafsson (18-4) for the light heavyweight title.