Cold War II

Donald Trump wants to spark new Arms Race

During the Cold War, the Arms Race threatened the world with total destruction as both sides of the Iron Curtain raced to build as the biggest and baddest Nuclear Weapons, and as many as possible. The Arms Race was stopped by a series of Treaties designed to reduce and limit the number and type of missiles. Many of those treaties remain in force today and have kept nuclear weapons in check. But alarming rhetoric from Donald Trump recently has suggested that the US President wants to start a new arms race, with America as the top of the pile. Fresh from declaring that the US is going to pull out […]

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Russia deploys new missile system to Moscow

Russia has deployed a anti-air missile system to Moscow in the latest “defensive” move by Vladimir Putin. The new S-400 “Triumph” (NATO name: SA-21 Growler) air defence system was first installed in Kalingrad but has now also been delpoyed to the former communist states capital. The truck mounted system can be rapidly deployed and move leaving it hard to counter.  There are currently 19 divisions of the missile units each comprising of 8 launchers, 112 missiles and command and support vehicles. Defense Ministry’s Department of Information and Mass Communication said: ‘The SAM combat squads of the Moscow Region aerospace forces have put the new S-400 Triumph air defense missile system […]