Russia’s recent cruise missile strike in Syria — despite reports that some wayward munitions landed in Iran — demonstrates the country’s advances in developing the technology, an expert said. “It’s still good news for the Russians because they have actually used these new cruise missiles in combat for the first time and demonstrated their capability,” […]
Russian warships have launched more than more than two dozen missiles at targets in Syria, according to a news report. Four Russian naval vessels in the Caspian Sea launched a total of 26 cruise missiles at 11 targets affiliated with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, according to an article Wednesday from […]
A new broadcast from the Russian television network RT shows some of the military’s more than 50 jets and helicopters now operating in Syria. The segment, which was posted to YouTube on Oct. 1, gives a glimpse into Russian military’s growing mission in Syria, including the airstrikes it’s launching from an air base in Latakia.
A top U.S. Defense Department official said Russia violated a landmark nuclear treaty with the recent test of a new surface-to-air missile. Russia on Sept. 2 tested a new cruise missile that the Pentagon is calling the SSC-X-8, which may be based on the SS-N-30A Kalibr, according to an article on the conservative website The […]
Commercial satellite imagery captured by DigitalGlobe satellites and reviewed by AllSource Analysis officials shows Russia’s continued military buildup in Syria. AllSource on Thursday afternoon released a series of images depicting Su-30SM and Su-24 fighter jets (partially covered in nets), Il-76 transport aircraft, Mi-24 Hind helicopters (also partially covered), T-90 tanks and BTR-80 armored personnel carriers […]