The Sarmat ICBM and Hypersonic Warheads

May 13, 2016 Mbeljac 0

2016 is supposed to see the first flight tests of the Russian replacement to the SS 18 “heavy” land and silo based SS-18 ICBM, and the missile, known as “Sarmat,” is scheduled to start entering into service in 2018. The SS 18 is the missile that formed the basis of […]

Blurring the Threshold Between Nuclear and Conventional War

May 13, 2016 Mbeljac 0

I will be doing everything that I can to attend the Pine Gap peace convergence, near Alice Springs, in late September – early October. Pavel Podvig, an American analyst of Russian providence, writing for The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, reminds us why activism of this type remains important. Podvig […]