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Russia to Develop New Satellite Communication System

Russia to Develop New Satellite Communication System

Russia intends to create a new powerful satellite communication system that will provide global coverage and communication security, Izvestia newspaper reported Thursday. The development of such a system will require the launch of a space complex ordered by the Russian […]


Russian Navy Launches First Submarine for Black Sea Fleet

Russian Navy Launches First Submarine for Black Sea Fleet

The first in the series of six Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarines, built for Crimea-based Black Sea Fleet, will be put in service with the Russian Navy on August 22, a Navy spokesman said on Tuesday. “On August 22, St. Andrew’s flag […]


China Sends Remote-Sensing Satellite into Orbit

China Sends Remote-Sensing Satellite into Orbit

China on Saturday successfully launched a Long March 4C carrier rocket with the Yaogan XX satellite, Xinhua news agency reported. The carrier lifted off at 1:45 p.m. local time (05:45 GMT) from the launch pad at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center […]


Ukrainian Buk battery radar was operational when Malaysian plane downed

Ukrainian Buk battery radar was operational when Malaysian plane downed

On Thursday, when a Malaysian Airlines plane was apparently shot down over Ukraine, a Ukrainian Buk anti-aircraft missile battery was operational in the region, the Russian Defense Ministry said, contradicting Kiev’s statements. The battery was deployed at a site from […]


Russia loses its last early warning satellite

Russia loses its last early warning satellite

The Moscow-based Kommersant newspaper claims citing a source in the Russian Defense Ministry that the last satellite of the Oko-1 ballistic missile attack early warning system has been lost. In April, the 71XC satellite codenamed Cosmos-2479 stopped sending signals and […]


Russia to Test New Mobile Communications System during Vostok-2014 Exercise

Russia to Test New Mobile Communications System during Vostok-2014 Exercise

The Russian military is to test its new mobile communications system, which is superior to its foreign alternatives, during the Vostok-2014 strategic exercise in Russia’s Eastern Military District, the Defense Ministry announced Thursday. “In the course of the Vostok-2014 strategic […]


India-Russia Missile Successfully Test Fired from Indian Warship

India-Russia Missile Successfully Test Fired from Indian Warship

India’s armed forces successfully test launched a BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile, developed jointly with Russia, from the country’s newest warship INS Kolkata, the PTI news agency reported Monday quoting Indian defense officials. The missile-launch took place earlier this morning […]


Russian Air Force Unveils Arms Procurement Plan

Russian Air Force Unveils Arms Procurement Plan

Russia’s Air Force is set to receive new aircraft and anti-missile defense systems, as well as to stage large-scale drills by the end of 2014, a Russian Defense Ministry’s Air Force spokesman said. “By the end of the year, the […]


Proton Rocket Failure Probe Finds No Evidence of Deliberate Misconduct

Proton Rocket Failure Probe Finds No Evidence of Deliberate Misconduct

The interdepartmental state commission investigating the recent Proton-M carrier rocket launch failure has so far found no evidence supporting the theory that it was caused by deliberate misconduct, Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said Thursday. “The human factor version, including the […]


 
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