China to invest $ 500 billion over 10 years to catch up on nuclear weapons

According to the state website, citing diplomatic sources, Beijing has notified Washington of its refusal to participate in US-Russian negotiations on the reduction of nuclear weapons in the park. On the contrary, China will deploy unprecedented and colossal efforts to make up for its delay in terms of strategic weapons vis-à-vis the United States. It must be said that, on this subject, the Chinese narrative is particularly easy. With less than 500 nuclear warheads in service, Beijing, like Paris, does not play today in the same course as Washington or Moscow, which aligns almost 6000 each. In addition, China does not have the same relays as the…

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Will Russia take over the Western fleets with the Tsirkon missile?

According to the Tass agency citing sources close to the North-Western Federal Defense District, Russia will conduct a new test of the 3M22 Tsirkon hypersonic anti-ship missile before the end of the year. According to several statements by Russian officials made this year, including Vladimir Putin himself, the Tsirkon missile will soon equip Gremyashchiy corvettes of project 20385, Udaloy destroyers after modernization (the example given is the destroyer Marshal Shaposhnikov being modernized) , as well as the Antey submarines of the project 949-A. In reality, designed to be able to be launched from the same silo as that which allows the long cruise missiles to be fired…

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No negotiations started with China on a new INF Treaty

According to Andrea Thompson, the US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control, no negotiations have been started with China regarding possible integration into the INF Treaty. According to her, the only interlocutor today remains Russia, knowing that it has 6 months to comply with the demands of the United States before the final withdrawal from the treaty. The possibility of a negotiation with China had been raised by President Trump himself during his address regarding the American decision to suspend their participation in the treaty. It would, however, be very surprising if China, which has invested heavily in intermediate-range ballistic weapons like the DF21 and…

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European countries want to maintain a negotiating door with Moscow regarding INF Treaty

The withdrawal of the United States and Russia from the INF treaty prohibiting the development and possession of nuclear-capable missiles with a range of between 500 and 5000 km is arousing painful concerns in Europe. No sooner had the announcement of the withdrawal been published than Russia began work to adapt its current arsenal to this new situation. Successively, it announced the extension of the range of the Novator missiles, the development of a terrestrial version of the naval cruise missile Kalibr, and the design of a terrestrial variant of the hypersonic ballistic missile Kinjal. For the United States, the main objective of this withdrawal was to be able to…

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Iran develops new strategic systems

Iran officially presented the new hoveizeh (contain) cruise missile, with an announced range of 1350 km, which will be deployed in the Revolutionary Guards' aerospace units. At the same time, it announced that its Khorramshahr intermediate-range (2000 km) ballistic missile would now be fitted with a new 2-tonne warhead. While the United States denounced the Vienna agreement signed in 2015, lifting economic sanctions against the country's commitment to give up its military nuclear program, Iran continues to claim the right to develop its own strategic systems, arguing that not having nuclear warheads to equip them with, they respect the…

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DF26 missile can hit moving targets, but is not the ultimate anti-aircraft carrier

On numerous occasions, Western authorities had questioned the reality of the ability of the Chinese DF-21 and DF-26 ballistic missiles to hit a moving target, while China maintained that these missiles were designed to eliminate aircraft carriers. long-distance Westerners. It seems that the latest tests of the DF-26 missile provide some clarification on the operation of its guidance, and on its ability to hit a building such as an aircraft carrier. Indeed, during this test, the Russian forces would have controlled the trajectory of the missile in flight, so as to redirect it towards its target. According to the elements put forward, the warhead…

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