The US believes that Russia has abandoned the development of the RS-26 "Rubezh" rocket


The US Air Force National Aerospace Intelligence Center (NASIC) has released a public report on the ballistic and cruise missile threats to the United States from China, Iran, North Korea and Russia. This document was reviewed by the Federation of American Scientists (FAS), presenting its findings and conclusions. The Drive writes about ballistic missiles of America's potential adversaries. Here are the data for Russia.


Since the publication of the previous report, Russians have been developing various versions of the "superweapon" presented by President Vladimir Putin in early 2018. Beyond these ambitious projects, Moscow has continued to modernize existing elements of its strategic nuclear triad, while deploying new cruise missiles in violation of START.

With regard to the total number of warheads for Russian ground-based ICBMs and SLBMs, NASIC's figure of about 1400 warheads is very close to the FAS 1420 and START-3 1447 warheads. actually installed on missiles. Overall, that number is down from the "over 1500" reported in 2017, and NASIC predicts that numbers will continue to decline as a result of treaty restrictions, the retirement of obsolete weapons and budget cuts.

FAS focuses on data on the RS-26 Rubezh missile, also known as the SS-X-28. The RS-26 is an intercontinental ballistic missile, which, however, can be launched at a range of 2000 km, which automatically makes it a medium-range missile. According to NASIC information from 2018, the weapon is still under development. However, many other sources, including The War Zone, argue that Moscow appears to have abandoned work on the RS-26 due to lack of funding, which is consistent with the lack of any official data on the development of the missile after 2018.

According to American analysts, the intelligence report figures on the warheads of Russia's ICBMs and SLBMs may also be inaccurate. If NASIC's data on 1000 nuclear warheads on intercontinental ballistic missiles are correct, then the Russian Navy's SLBM stockpile should also be less than commonly believed.
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  1. Vladest Offline Vladest
    Vladest (Vladimir) 22 January 2021 16: 23
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    Once the arms race became one of the factors that killed the USSR. Since there is only one smart person in the Russian Federation now, he will not allow the USSR to make mistakes now.
    1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
      Just a cat (Bayun) 22 January 2021 16: 29
      +6
      Is this the one who is now in the pre-trial detention center learning to sell his ass cheaply, and then transfer the experience to the whole country?
      1. Orange bigg Offline Orange bigg
        Orange bigg (Alexander ) 22 January 2021 16: 38
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        Quote: Just Cat
        Is this the one who is now in the pre-trial detention center learning to sell his ass cheaply, and then transfer the experience to the whole country?

        The one who is in the jail nafig nobody needs.
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      2. Cyril Offline Cyril
        Cyril (Kirill) 22 January 2021 17: 22
        -4
        This is the one who is now in jail learning his ass to sell cheap

        Are you standing there with a candle and watching this?)
        1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
          Just a cat (Bayun) 22 January 2021 17: 40
          +1
          I didn’t watch Newton either, when an apple fell on his head and I didn’t watch Archimedes in the bathroom ... And this is not required here ...
          1. Cyril Offline Cyril
            Cyril (Kirill) 22 January 2021 20: 29
            -3
            I didn't even watch Newton when an apple fell on his head

            That's right, they would not have watched even if they had spent their whole life next to Newton :) After all, the story of an apple falling on his head is just a legend

            As well as a myth is Archimedes with his bathroom, and the periodic table of elements allegedly seen by Mendeleev in a dream :)

            So, they kept a candle near Navalny?)
            1. isofat Offline isofat
              isofat (isofat) 22 January 2021 21: 29
              +4
              Quote: Cyril
              ... the story of an apple falling on his head is just a legend

              There is no apple - there are Newton's laws!
              There is no bath - there is Archimedes' law!
              I never dreamed of a dream - the Periodic Table of Mendeleev is!

              No candles - ass Navalny on the bunk Yes! wink
              1. Cyril Offline Cyril
                Cyril (Kirill) 22 January 2021 23: 09
                -3
                The conversation was not about the simple presence of Navalny's fifth point on the bunk. Read carefully.

                And, however, you are aware of the members in the circle ...

                I wonder if all "Russian patriots" are so well aware of prison intimate deviations and other aspects of prison life?
                1. isofat Offline isofat
                  isofat (isofat) 22 January 2021 23: 36
                  +2
                  Quote: Cyril
                  The conversation was not about the simple presence of Navalny's fifth point on the bunk. Read carefully.

                  Yes, I read everything carefully. You are harnessing for Navalny, they say everything is fine.

                  In this regard, I have a question for you:

                  - Are you standing there with a candle and watching all this?
                  1. Cyril Offline Cyril
                    Cyril (Kirill) 23 January 2021 00: 38
                    -4
                    You are harnessing for Navalny, they say everything is fine.

                    But I don’t harness for Navalny and I don’t say anything at all about what and how he is there :) Again, you ascribe to me some of your insinuations.

                    Accordingly, your question to me does not make sense :)
                    1. isofat Offline isofat
                      isofat (isofat) 23 January 2021 00: 45
                      +2
                      Quote: Cyril
                      Accordingly, your question to me does not make sense

                      Cyril... The question is not at all about you, but about the candle lol

                      - So, they kept a candle near Navalny?
                      1. Cyril Offline Cyril
                        Cyril (Kirill) 23 January 2021 09: 50
                        -3
                        The question is not at all в you, and in the candle

                        I said that in relation to to this question has no meaning to me, ask it to Just Cat :) You are in trouble with pretexts, right?)
                      2. isofat Offline isofat
                        isofat (isofat) 23 January 2021 13: 00
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                        Quote: Cyril
                        I said that this question does not make sense to me

                        It turns out it does. And not only has it, it was originally your question!

                        Quote: Cyril
                        So, they kept a candle near Navalny?)

                        And finally ... Repetition is the mother of learning.

                        Question in no case not in you, but in a candle, i.e. he does not in you! (Question of course, haha) wassat
                      3. Cyril Offline Cyril
                        Cyril (Kirill) 23 January 2021 13: 30
                        -1
                        It turns out it does.

                        No, he has nothing to do with me :) I did not make any statements about Navalny :)

                        And not only has it, it was originally your question!

                        That's right, which I asked my opponent, who made a statement about Navalny's condition and actions in the pre-trial detention center :)

                        And finally ... Repetition is the mother of learning.

                        Gold words. Therefore, repeat what a statement is, what a question is, what prepositions are in Russian and what they mean. Do a couple of exercises to consolidate and come with the results to me for verification. Everyone, go.
                      4. isofat Offline isofat
                        isofat (isofat) 23 January 2021 13: 38
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                        Quote: Cyril
                        Do a couple of exercises to consolidate and come with the results to me for verification.

                        Completed, read! smile

                        Quote: Cyril
                        I didn't make any statements about Navalny :)

                        Am I talking about the fifth point of Navalny?

                        Quote: Cyril
                        The conversation was not about the simple presence of Navalny's fifth point on the bunk.
                      5. Cyril Offline Cyril
                        Cyril (Kirill) 23 January 2021 13: 43
                        -2
                        Am I talking about the fifth point of Navalny?

                        Of course not. This is done by Just the Cat :) You stated about the members in the circle :)

                        Completed, read!

                        Bad, no effort.
                      6. isofat Offline isofat
                        isofat (isofat) 23 January 2021 13: 47
                        +1
                        Quote: Cyril
                        Bad, no effort.

                        Sorry, I will not distract you anymore. You are holding a candle. lol
                      7. Cyril Offline Cyril
                        Cyril (Kirill) 23 January 2021 13: 48
                        -2
                        You are holding a candle.

                        Not me, but Just a Cat :)

                        But yes, it is better not to be distracted from the members in the circle.
                      8. isofat Offline isofat
                        isofat (isofat) 23 January 2021 13: 50
                        0
                        Modesty is your main decoration! lol
                      9. Cyril Offline Cyril
                        Cyril (Kirill) 23 January 2021 13: 58
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                        Modesty is your main decoration!

                        Certainly.
                      10. isofat Offline isofat
                        isofat (isofat) 23 January 2021 14: 04
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                        If you still have positive qualities, then your modesty will have to be tested. sad
  • isofat Offline isofat
    isofat (isofat) 22 January 2021 17: 42
    +2
    This is the one who wants more members in his circle. smile
  • Orange bigg Offline Orange bigg
    Orange bigg (Alexander ) 22 January 2021 16: 38
    +1
    Quote: Vladest
    Once the arms race became one of the factors that killed the USSR. Since there is only one smart person in the Russian Federation now, he will not allow the USSR to make mistakes now.

    Blizzard is enough to drive.
  • 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 22 January 2021 16: 44
    +1
    Once the arms race became one of the factors that killed the USSR. Since there is only one smart person in the Russian Federation now, he will not allow the USSR to make mistakes now.

    Tellingly, in the United States there is no such intelligent person. Such is the sadness crying For them... smile
    1. boriz Offline boriz
      boriz (boriz) 22 January 2021 20: 10
      +1
      They also have sorrow. The money is running out. Biden took care of that.
      1. 123 Offline 123
        123 (123) 22 January 2021 20: 14
        +1
        I'm not sure about that, he has already promised to print a couple of trillions. Whether they will go for the future, I strongly doubt it.
        1. boriz Offline boriz
          boriz (boriz) 22 January 2021 20: 32
          +3
          Biden is not Trump. Trump sent the printed money to the real sector, Biden will send it to bankers. He left 250 people without work on the very first day. the real sector.
          In general, the development of events follows the worst (for the USA) scenario. By the end of the year, they will completely forget about the military-industrial complex. Well, they will not be able to print infinitely.
          Plus, he was going to disarm the Americans. And legalize illegal migrants. It already smells like a civil war. In Portland, the local Democratic headquarters was crushed yesterday.
          In general, they will have fun. What an arms race there is. Around our 90s in hard format.
          1. 123 Offline 123
            123 (123) 22 January 2021 20: 43
            +2
            I completely agree with you, they will not go for future use. By the way, under Trump, the money ended up mainly in "capitalization". The real sector needs only as much money as it can "digest".
            Thank you for the information, about everything described by you already in the course. hi We will watch the series. Good luck to old Joe in his difficult business laughing
  • amateur Offline amateur
    amateur (Victor) 22 January 2021 16: 50
    +5
    Quote: Vladest
    Once the arms race became one of the factors that killed the USSR.

    This debilo argument from the bad boy Gaidar wanders from one democratic opus to another. Who made rockets / tanks / bombs, etc.? Our Soviet engineers and workers, therefore, the salary went to them. And the economy of the USSR was killed by the thoughtless economic policy of the CPSU: more, more, more! What? Total. It is necessary, not necessary. Therefore, all the fields were littered with disposable tractors and seeders. The scrap metal was probably handed over for another 10 years "after the USSR". Disposable "Kolkhida" and "Yerazy" cars were rotting at the motor depots, the stores were packed with stiff shoes and woolen trousers of incomprehensible styles, while there was a need for "normal" shoes or trousers. What does the defense industry have to do with it?
    1. boriz Offline boriz
      boriz (boriz) 22 January 2021 20: 14
      +2
      Disposable "Kolkhida" and "Yeraza" rotted at motor depots

      Let's remember where these Colchis and Yerazes were made. Now these guys live separately. And so it will continue.

      Therefore, all fields were littered with disposable tractors and seeders.

      Tractors and seeders were not so bad in normal hands. And the fields were littered with them because Gaidar destroyed the collective farms in the same way as the factories.
      1. amateur Offline amateur
        amateur (Victor) 23 January 2021 05: 44
        0
        And the fields were littered with them because Gaidar destroyed the collective farms in the same way as the factories.

        The fields were littered with scrap from agricultural machinery even when the bad boy was shitting in diapers, and not in the economy.