Russia’s modern missile systems to counter US missile defense — Defense Ministry

Russia’s modern missile systems are based on the technology solutions that will enable them to counter the US missile defense system, head of the 4th department of the Central Research Institute of the Russian Defense Ministry Colonel Oleg Pyshny said on Tuesday.

Russia’s modern missile systems are based on the technology solutions that will enable them to counter the US missile defense system, head of the 4th department of the Central Research Institute of the Russian Defense Ministry Colonel Oleg Pyshny said on Tuesday.

"Indeed, we are closely monitoring the situation with the creation of the US missile defense systems, including those being deployed to Europe. We are aware of the program for the development of the SM-3 family of antimissiles. We believe that over time these missiles will be upgraded with systems that will pose a threat to us," Pyshny said.

He said all the threats are taken into account in the development of Russia’s missile systems. "Our modern missile systems are based on the technology solutions needed to counter these missile defense systems," the official said.

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