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Club K: Container Missile System

Russia’s military-industrial complex is offering an ominous weapons system in the international arms market called the Club K cruise missile system. It consists of a quadruple launcher for Club cruise missiles hidden inside an innocuous-looking cargo container that serves as a cover for the missiles’ Transporter-Erector-Launcher (TEL) and the control cabin, where two operators would handle the satellite communications and the missiles’ targeting and launching. The Club missiles are known [...]

By | 2017-10-30T01:44:07+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Modern War|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cold War 1983: The Day the World Almost Died

During the Cold War Stanislav Petrov, a lieutenant-colonel in the military intelligence section of the Soviet Union's secret service, reluctantly eased himself into the commander's seat in the underground early warning bunker south of Moscow. It should have been his night off but another officer had gone sick and he had been summoned at the last minute. Before him were screens showing photographs of underground missile silos in the Midwest [...]

By | 2016-12-28T16:19:02+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Categories: Historical Events|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

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