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Russia arms itself with missiles to hit objects in near space

RIA Novosti reports that the Russian Ministry of Defense is beginning training and training soldiers to work with the S-500 Prometheus anti-aircraft missile system. According to another Russian publication, Izvestia, the Russian army expects to receive the first S-500 models this year.

Korea is able to intercept DPRK’s short-range ballistic missiles

At the same time, the secretary of the Central Committee of the Korean Workers' Party (WPK), Lee Byung Chol, said earlier that these missile launches became the realization of the DPRK's right to self-defense, and North Korea will continue to build up its military power to improve the country's defense capability.

India purchased 1,300 Mahindra ALSV totaling $146 million

As reported by the Indian media, the local Ministry of Defense signed a contract with Mahindra Defense Systems Ltd. on March 22 to deliver 1,300 Mahindra ALSV (Armored Light Specialist Vehicles) vehicles for the Indian army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.

Russia arms all its nuclear subs with three new missiles

Earlier, a military-industrial complex source said that all multipurpose nuclear submarines (NPS) of the Russian Navy of projects 971, 949A, and 885 would be armed with Kalibr Onyx and Zircon missiles. According to the source, "the containers for these missiles are universal."