The sanctions imposed for violation of the regime of nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

The US imposed sanctions against three Russian defense enterprises for violation of the regime of nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Under the restrictive measures, on the 3 Feb is MIC “NPO Mashinostroyenia” is the largest Russian developer of combat missiles, the message in the registry of regulatory acts of the Federal Register, reports

From now on, the company that develops a full range of missile and space technology from rockets and satellites to cruise missiles and ballistic missiles, prohibited contacts with U.S. government agencies, and purchases of American equipment.

Under similar sanctions by the Kumertau aviation production enterprise located in the Bashkortostan plant, which produces and repaired a Ka-266, and Tula “instrument Design Bureau”, in the line which precision-guided weapons, air defense systems, including the complexes of “Pantsir-S1”.

“NPO Mashinostroyenia” is a developer of missiles hypersonic missiles “Zircon” – one of six types of advanced weapons that Russian President Vladimir Putin presented to the public in 2018.

According to the American Nuclear Threat Intiative (NTI), advanced by Russia of the developments so far, only complexes “the Dagger”, created for the upgraded long-range interceptor MiG-31, in fact, exist in the army.

In the foreseeable future (by 2022) you can also create Intercontinental ballistic missiles “Sarmat”, which will replace the losing combat effectiveness because of disrepair missiles “Voevoda” with multiple warheads.

As for other developments, they are either a remote possibility or impossible in principle.

In particular, the rocket “Zircon”, which according to Russian sources, being tested, can only appear in “2025-30 yy or later,” unmanned submarine “Poseidon” – after 2027, and the rocket with a nuclear engine “Burevestnik” – “after 2030, if at all, will be built,” says NTI.