A component of SSC-8/9M729 cruise missile system is on display during a news briefing, organised by Russian defence and foreign ministries, at Patriot Expocentre near Moscow, Russia January 23, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Russia says range of disputed missile is allowed under INF treaty

  • Artillery chief Mikhail Matveevsky tells briefing that country’s 9M729 missile’s maximum range is 480km, 20km short of banned range
Topic |   Russia

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A component of SSC-8/9M729 cruise missile system is on display during a news briefing, organised by Russian defence and foreign ministries, at Patriot Expocentre near Moscow, Russia January 23, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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Russian defence officials and President Vladimir Putin oversee the test launch of the Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle from the Defence Ministry’s control room in Moscow on December 26, 2018. Photo: AP

Nato, Russia to hold talks amid missile treaty crisis

  • The US has given Moscow until February 2 to dismantle a new cruise missile it claims breaches a landmark 1987 weapons accord
Topic |   Nato

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Russian defence officials and President Vladimir Putin oversee the test launch of the Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle from the Defence Ministry’s control room in Moscow on December 26, 2018. Photo: AP
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