Russia Launches Tests on a New Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

In early 2020, Russia will launch tests of the RS-28 Sarmat liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missile, Vedomosti reports, citing sources from the Ministry of Defense and Defense Industry.

The first two rockets will be fired from the silo of the Plesetsk spaceport to the Kura range on the Kamchatka Peninsula. At least five launches are planned.

Turkey says it will use S-400 missiles to ‘shield’ the Aegean as well

Ankara is digging in its heels on the procurement of super-advanced Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and has declared that it is determined to go ahead with the receipt of the first batch in July and that the system will be used to shield the Aegean and several other areas.