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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 […]


Russia to Orbit 9 MilCom Satellites by 2020

Russia to Orbit 9 MilCom Satellites by 2020

The Russian military will add nine advanced communications satellites to its orbital grouping by 2020, a senior military commander said Monday. “By 2020, the orbital grouping of military communications satellites will be strengthened with nine modern satellites,” Maj. Gen. Khalil […]


Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

Russia will create a space-based ballistic missile warning system capable of detecting launches of existing and test missiles, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday. “The creation of an integrated space system is one of the key directions in which […]


Russia’s Third Borey-Class Nuclear Sub Completes State Trials

Russia’s Third Borey-Class Nuclear Sub Completes State Trials

Russia’s third Borey-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine, the Vladimir Monomakh, has finished a comprehensive state trials program in preparation for commissioning with the Navy, the Sevmash shipyard said Tuesday. “The Vladimir Monomakh strategic nuclear submarine has returned from the sea […]


S-400 Air Defense Regiment Takes up Duty in Russia’s South

S-400 Air Defense Regiment Takes up Duty in Russia’s South

The S-400 Triumf air defense missile system regiment that was deployed in the Southern Military District, has taken up combat duty near the Russian city of Krasnodar, the press service of the district reported Tuesday. “An air defense missile system […]


 
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