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Russia and Iran sign defense deal, ‘may resolve’ S300 missile delivery issue

Russian s-300 air defense system

Moscow and Tehran have signed military cooperation deal that implies wider collaboration in personnel training and counter-terrorism activities. It may also resolve the situation concerning the delivery of Russian S300 missiles, Iranian media reported. Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and […]


Russia, India Agree FGFA Preliminary Design

Russia, India Agree FGFA Preliminary Design

Russian and Indian engineers have completed the preliminary design for the export version of the fifth generation fighter jet – the PAK-FA, announced Andrey Marshankin, Regional Director for International Cooperation of the United Aircraft Corporation. “At the moment, together with […]


South Korea claims Pyongyang has nuclear missiles that could reach US

South Korea claims Pyongyang has nuclear missiles that could reach US

South Korea says its northern neighbor has developed compact nuclear warheads that could reach mainland America. Seoul also alleges Pyongyang shows no signs of stopping its nuclear program and has gained access to tons of weapons-grade plutonium. The South Korean […]


Computer glitch prevents US’ most advanced F-35 fighter jet from firing until 2019 – report

Computer glitch prevents US’ most advanced F-35 fighter jet from firing until 2019 – report

The Pentagon’s fighter jet F-35 may not be fully operational until 2019 due to a newly discovered computer glitch. The $400 billion ultra-sophisticated jet, the most expensive in US history, was expected to enter service in 2015. F-35 is the […]


Russian Engine to Power Chinese J-31 5th Generation Fighter

Russian Engine to Power Chinese J-31 5th Generation Fighter

A Russian-made RD-93 engine will power the Chinese J-31 fifth generation fighter, Rosoboronexport official told RIA Novosti Monday. “J-31 with the Russian engine RD-93 is considered to be an export program, able to compete with the American F-35 fifth generation […]


Russia Test-Fires Topol-M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

Russia Test-Fires Topol-M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

The Russian Strategic Missile Forces test-fired on Saturday a Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile from a launch site in northwestern Russia, the country’s Defense Ministry said. “The (MBR) RT-2PM2 ,Topol-M’, a silo-based intercontinental ballistic missile, was launched on November 1, at […]


Russia Test Fires Bulava Sea-Based Ballistic Missile

Russia Test Fires Bulava Sea-Based Ballistic Missile

Russia has successfully test-fired a Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from the Borey-class Yury Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The missile was launched from the submerged submarine at a location in the Barents Sea and hit […]


France to Deliver First Mistral to Russia Around Mid-November

France to Deliver First Mistral to Russia Around Mid-November

The ceremony for France handing over to Russia the first Mistral helicopter carrier will occur in mid-November of this year in the city of Saint-Nazaire, a representative from the port city’s worker’s union told RIA Novosti on Monday. “The ceremony […]


Kremlin Threatens to Sue France Over Possible Mistral Contract Breach

Kremlin Threatens to Sue France Over Possible Mistral Contract Breach

Russia will sue France if Paris refuses to honor a contract on construction of two Mistral-class helicopter carriers for the Russian Navy, Kremlin chief of staff Sergei Ivanov said Thursday. “We will file a lawsuit and demand compensation [if the […]


 
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