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Russia should be ready for non-contact war

Russia should be ready for non-contact war

The future of the Russian armed forces lies in developing high-precision ‘smart’ weapons and boosting the capacity to conduct no-contact warfare, a Russian deputy prime minister in charge of the defense industry said on Saturday. “Old-fashioned army and fleet, organized […]


Germany’s Arms Exports Turn Into Gamesmanship

Germany’s Arms Exports Turn Into Gamesmanship

It’s been a long time since a German vice-chancellor has defied his chancellor – especially over Germany’s booming weapons exports. In Angela Merkel’s previous government, the vice chancellor and economy minister was Philipp Rösler of her “preferred” coalition partner, the […]


Russian Aircraft Flies Near US Navy Ship in Black Sea

Russian Aircraft Flies Near US Navy Ship in Black Sea

Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the USS Donald Cook in international waters in the Black Sea on April 12, a Pentagon spokesman said today. The USS Cook was patrolling in the western Black Sea when an unarmed Russian Su-24 […]


Malaysia Potentially Interested In Russian Air Defense Systems

Malaysia Potentially Interested In Russian Air Defense Systems

Malaysia is likely highly interested in acquiring Russia’s latest air defense missile systems, building on existing bilateral military-technical cooperation, Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday. “Experts at Rosoboronexport expect an increased interest on the Malaysian side in the medium-range […]


Russia Tests-Fires Yars Ballistic Missile

Russia Tests-Fires Yars Ballistic Missile

The Russian Strategic Missile Forces test-fired on Monday an RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile from a launch site in northwest Russia, the Defense Ministry said. According to a ministry’s spokesman, Col. Igor Yegorov, the launch was carried out at 10.40 […]


Russian Air Force to Receive 16 New MiG Fighters

Russian Air Force to Receive 16 New MiG Fighters

The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a $470 million contract with the MiG corporation for the delivery of 16 advanced MiG-29 SMT fighters, the ministry said Tuesday. The company had earlier confirmed the deal in an interview with RIA Novosti, […]


China’s Xi Calls for Joining Space and Air Roles

China’s Xi Calls for Joining Space and Air Roles

During an inspection visit to the People’s Liberation Army air force headquarters in Beijing on Monday, Xi, also chairman of the Central Military Commission, said the air force plays a decisive role in national security as well as military strategy, […]


DARPA Awards Contract to Develop Stealthy Military Motorcycle for Special Forces

DARPA Awards Contract to Develop Stealthy Military Motorcycle for Special Forces

Logos Technologies has received a small business innovation research (SBIR) grant from DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) to develop a military-use hybrid-electric motorcycle with near-silent capability. When fully matured, the technology will allow small, distributed military teams to […]


Installation of Backup Oxygen System In F-22 Combat Fleet Continues

Installation of Backup Oxygen System In F-22 Combat Fleet Continues

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s F-22 Division is on-track to complete installation of the Automatic Back-up Oxygen System, or ABOS, in the Air Force’s F-22 Raptor combat fleet by December 2014. In January 2012, following a series of […]


 
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