Cold War News

Video: Russia shows off hardware in annual Victory Day parade

Russia has shown off its latest military hardware in the 2017 Victory Day parade in Moscow’s Red Square. The parade featured the following vehicles: T-34/85 medium tank GAZ-2975 “Tigr” infantry mobility vehicle Kornet D/EM mobile ATGM system Typhoon-K MRAP Ural Typhoon MRAP BTR-82AM APC BMP-3 BMP Kurganets-25 APV and IFV T-15 IFV T-72B3M main battle tank T-14 main battle tank 2S19 Msta-S tracked self-propelled howitzer 2S35 Koalitsiya-SV’ tracked self-propelled howitzer 9K720 Iskander mobile tactical ballistic missile system Tor-M2U mobile SAM system Buk-M2 mobile tracked SAM system Tor-M2DT and Pantsir-SA towed Arctic SAM system on tracked Vityaz chassis S-400 mobile SAM system BMD-4M air-droppable IFV BTR-MDM “Rakushka” APC Pantsir-S1 mobile SAM […]

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It’s still 3 minutes to midnight

In its warning to world leaders the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists have kept the doomsday clock at 3 minutes to midnight. The clock was wound forward last year stating “The probability of global catastrophe is very high, and the actions needed to reduce the risks of disaster must be taken very soon.” Whilst there has been improvement in some areas “That probability has not been reduced. The Clock ticks. Global danger looms. Wise leaders should act—immediately” The doomsday clock is a figurative clock designed to show in understandable terms how close the world is to disaster. It’s roots are in the cold war and nuclear weapons however in more recent […]