Russia is countering the US’s plans to build a missile defense system in eastern Poland. The Russian government says that they are building a 100-ton missile to replace their previous truck mounted ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile).

Bible Times Today made two previous blog entries regarding the eastern Europe missile defense shield.

US adamant about building missile bases in Europe in spite of Russian protests

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Russia Is Building A New 100-Ton Monster Ballistic Missile In Response To The Euro Missile Shield

Russian Topol Missile

Not content to sit idly by while the U.S. parks a sophisticated missile defense system in Europe, Russia has come out with two interesting announcements.

Pravda reports that to “preserve parity in the field,” Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) will be renovating their Topol-M and Yars RS-24 missile systems and constructing an enormous new 100-ton ballistic missile to replace the RS-36 Voyevoda ICBM, known in the west as the Satan missile. Read rest of report on Business Insider.