News of the nuclear industry and energy
According to the author, relations between Russia and the United States have reached a dangerous point after Moscow, following Washington, announced its withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty. What this step gives the two countries and why we should expect consequences for the whole world — in the article Al Araby Al Jadeed.
Russia is ready for a dialogue with the United States on intermediate-range and shorter-range missiles, if the administration of American President Joe Biden is interested in finding solutions acceptable to the parties. This was stated on January 21 by the Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov.
Each test launch of the RS-28 Sarmat attracts the attention of many countries. The reason is justified - the power of the latest generation of Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) is unprecedented. The United States in the near future is unlikely to be able to come up with anything to respond to this threat, writes the Chinese publication Sina.
The nuclear underwater drone "Poseidon" is being developed by Russia, because Moscow is not able to create a modern "real weapon", writes the American magazine Forbes, calling the" Doomsday " weapons unnecessary.
Ships will receive hypersonic missiles and previously unavailable capabilities
Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu urged his subordinates and industry representatives not to lose the pace of re-equipping the army and navy, and to strengthen the potential of high-precision weapons at the last conference call.
South China Morning Post (Hong Kong): Are hypersonic missiles really changing everything? No, says a new study
The author turns to the most advanced military topic: are hypersonic missiles so invulnerable? After all, it is with them that Russia's hopes are connected "not with numbers, but with the ability" to defend itself against the superior forces of the NATO bloc. The author claims that hypersonic missiles are not so superior to ballistic missiles, which means that they will not provide a "balance of fear" for cheap.
The Americans decided to develop the military direction of nuclear energy. So far, the current President, Donald Trump, has signed a decree on the development of low-power nuclear reactors for the armed forces and space exploration. For the first time in half a century, the United States will use nuclear energy not only in the Navy. About why Washington needs new compact reactors-in the material of RIA Novosti.
"Contain and win" - the chief of Staff of the US Navy, Admiral Michael Gilday, presented a "Navigation Plan" for the next decade. The main thing in the document is that the American fleet should dominate the world's oceans. The goal of global control is a quiet and well-fed life for Americans at home. However, the text clearly shows undisguised aggression against other countries. What the admirals from Washington are up to-in the material of RIA Novosti.
New missiles, modern onboard equipment, unique combat capabilities — the heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov of Project 1144 Orlan will replace Peter the Great as the flagship of the Russian Navy. This is expected to happen in 2022. About how the modernized ship will strengthen the fleet, — in the material of RIA Novosti.
The Ulyanovsk nuclear submarine, the third carrier of the Poseidon nuclear submarine system, is preparing for hydraulic tests at Sevmash.
The source called the timing of the entry into the Russian Navy of the first submarine, originally equipped with " Poseidon»
According to the data provided, the third carrier of the Poseidon nuclear torpedo will be part of the Russian fleet until 2027. It will be the first submarine initially equipped with this complex.
The United States and Iran needs urgently to negotiate the return of the Washington AGREEMENT - Ministry of foreign Affairs of France
In order to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, it is extremely important that Tehran and Washington return to the 2015 nuclear agreement, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said.
Russia can become a major global producer and exporter of hydrogen – one of the most environmentally friendly sources of energy. Nobel laureate Rae Kwon Chung is sure of this. What is his forecast based on, what is happening in the hydrogen fuel market today, and under what conditions is Russia's hydrogen breakthrough really possible?
The coastal base for nuclear underwater robots "Poseidon" will be ready in the summer of 2022. By this time, the construction of the infrastructure for the maintenance and storage of this new strategic deterrent weapon will be completed. Tests of its first carrier are already nearing completion. Early creation of the base will allow to extend the service life of this equipment, experts say.
In 2020, the Russian Armed Forces received 300 new and upgraded tanks. The "model range" has not changed much – it is already well-known T-72B3 and T-90M "Breakthrough", produced in one line, T-80BVM tanks with a gas turbine engine, the last batch of which came to the troops this year. Deliveries of the T-14 Armata are expected in 2021.
Scientists of the National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI" (NRU MEPhI) have developed the first Russian microelectronic transceiver that provides the operation of "vision" in autopiloted systems. According to them, the use of a new element, characterized by compactness and simplicity, will accelerate the introduction of fully autonomous safe transport.
New classes of underwater drones and robots are appearing in the world
The beginning of the XXI century was marked by a qualitative leap in the development of the military-technical sphere and methods of conducting armed conflicts. The analysis shows that in military affairs there was in fact another revolution, one of the features of which was the active use of unmanned vehicles for various purposes by the warring parties.
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American aircraft carriers still rule the seas, but Russia and China plan to change that. The development of hypersonic weapons technologies makes aircraft carriers vulnerable, but, according to the expert, it is still too early to write them off.
The Russian Space Systems Holding (RKS, part of the State Corporation ROSCOSMOS) has completed work on improving the multi-zone scanning devices of the advanced hydrometeorological satellites of the Electro-L, Arktika-M, Meteor-M and Canopus series as part of the development of on-board systems of the Earth remote sensing (ERS) spacecraft.
In the coming year, regiments and divisions of the Strategic Missile Forces will continue to provide new special equipment, including modern anti-sabotage vehicles.