Russian 9P157-2 Khrizantema-S deliveries to Azerbaijan could shift the military balance with Armenia. Source: Konstruktorskoye Byuro Mashynostroyenia

Azerbaijan boosts anti-tank capabilities

Russia has delivered at least 12 9K123-1 Khrizantema-S vehicle-mounted anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) systems to Azerbaijan and more than 15 systems will be delivered by the end of 2018, Jane’s has learned. The Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence reported the arms acquisition on 24 June in an official video. The video shows 9K123-1 Khrizantema-S systems and…

Kh-35E antiship rocket.

A North Korean Mystery: Where Did Its Rockets and Missiles Come From?

In the quarter century since the end of the Cold War, much of North Korea’s conventional-weapons capability has quietly aged into obsolescence. Abandoned by the now-defunct Soviet Union and China, Pyongyang’s arsenal of tanks, ships, planes and artillery appears trapped in the 1980s—or earlier. A few weapons, however, including a new antiship missile fired just…

S-400 regiment enters combat duty in Northwest Russia

Russia tests missile interceptor in Kazakhstan

MOSCOW : Russian military personnel on Friday carried out a successful launch of a missile interceptor from the Sary-Shagan test site in Kazakhstan, the Defense Ministry said. “On Friday, June 16, a joint crew of Russia’s air and missile defense force and representatives of the manufacturer successfully tested a missile interceptor. It was part of…