Sputnik/Moscow: Last week, UK media reported on Russia’s impressive array of new and prospective weaponry, complaining that some systems, including the Oniks and Zircon supersonic and hypersonic missiles, and the S-500 air defense system, simply have no British equivalent. Military analyst Mikhail Khodarenok told Sputnik why the media is suddenly up in arms. Last week, […]
Editor’s note: It is OK for an American to feel good, elated even, if something evil “done in our name” fails. By Gordon Duff with Dr. Bassam Barakat, Damascus with Press TV Tehran Breaking: Since putting this story up, Syrian officials agreed to talk to us about this. The reason this story was withheld […]
Syrian War Report – April 6, 2017: US Launched Tomahawk Cruise Missiles At Military Airfield In Homs
…from SouthFront Early on Friday, the US Navy launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a military airbase operated by the Syrian Air Force near the city of Homs. The launch were made by US warships stationed in the Mediterranean Sea. The missiles hit the military airfield in Ash Sha’irat 38 kilometers southeast of the city […]
…from SouthFront One of a multitude of stories in the usual barrage of anti-Russia war hysteria, concerns the reported deployment of a brand-new weapon system whose existence, if confirmed, would represent a transgression against the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. The INF Treaty has been in force since the late 1980s and bans land-based cruise […]
Tactical short-range ballistic missile systems Iskander-M Responding to the threat posed by US cruise missiles, which could be launched from sites in Eastern Europe, Russia will be forced to deploy its own ballistic missiles in its westernmost region, the head of the Russian Senate Defense Committee warned. “One of the reasons why Russia opposed the […]
Moscow’s decision to send a fleet of warships, led by the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier, to the eastern Mediterranean may have saved the Syrian military from getting bombed by the US, according to military expert Vladimir Evseev.
Jim W. Dean – We know the Russian Defense Ministry monitors VT and is aware of our reporting on the faked Syrian officer cell phone gas attack call which Israel did to get the red line triggered to bomb Assad.
A Russian nuclear submarine, Severodvinsk, has carried out firing drills in the Barents Sea, successfully striking a coastal target in the Arctic with the latest Kalibr cruise missile from a submerged position. The crew of the latest multipurpose nuclear submarine of the Northern Fleet, Project 885 Severodvinsk, successfully launched the missile from the Barents Sea, […]
The heavy nuclear-powered GM cruiser ‘Peter the Great’ © Vitaliy Ankov / Sputnik Russia’s nuclear-powered guided-missile cruiser Pyotr Velikiy (Peter the Great) is to be armed with hypersonic cruise missiles by 2022. Ultra-secret Zircon missiles are rumored to be passing final tests before being considered for introduction. “[GM heavy cruiser] Pyotr Velikiy will go into […]