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Today in military history: Russia tests ICBM

On Aug. 26, 1957, the Soviet Union announced the successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile. Both the United States and the Soviets had been in a race to perfect a nuclear-capable long-range missile since World War II.  In July of 1957, the U.S. launched an ICBM called the SM-65 Atlas, which was as successful … Continued

This Russian missile could be the last thing you ever see

While Russia likes to point to the “successes” of its state re-armament program, the fact is that many of the weapons have fallen well short of their touted potential. The T-14 is underfunded and probably overhyped. The Su-57 can’t be stealthy an…

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