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Russia tests two intercontinental missiles

Russia tests two intercontinental missiles

Moscow: Russia conducted Friday a successful test of two submarine-launched intercontinental ballistic missiles, a defence ministry spokesman was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency. The two Sineva (NATO identification: SS-N-23) missiles were launched by the nuclear submarine Tula […]


NORAD, Russia To Conduct First-Ever Joint Air Defense Drills

NORAD, Russia To Conduct First-Ever Joint Air Defense Drills

Washington DC: The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the Russian Air Force will hold their first-ever joint air defense exercise on August 8-11, NORAD said. The exercise, dubbed VIGILANT EAGLE, involves Russian, Canadian and U.S. Air Force personnel […]


Russia’s Defense Spending To Rise By 60% By 2013

Russia’s Defense Spending To Rise By 60% By 2013

Moscow, Russia: Russian defense spending will increase by 60 percent, to more than 2 trillion rubles ($66.3 million) by 2013 from 1.264 trillion ($42 million) in 2010, a leading Russian business daily has said. The Russian government made the relevant […]


Russia Plans To Upgrade 3 Nuclear-Powered Cruisers By 2020

Russia Plans To Upgrade 3 Nuclear-Powered Cruisers By 2020

Moscow, Russia: Russia will upgrade and put on active duty three mothballed Soviet-era nuclear-powered missile cruisers by 2020, a high-ranking Navy official told RIA Novosti. Russia built four Kirov class nuclear-powered cruisers in 1974-1998. One of them, the Pyotr Veliky, […]


Russia’s Air Defense ‘Responds’ To All Aircraft Near Its Airspace

Russia’s Air Defense ‘Responds’ To All Aircraft Near Its Airspace

Moscow, Russia: The Russian air defense system is designed so that it responds to all aircraft approaching the state’s airspace, a high ranking Defense Ministry source has said. “That is perhaps its basic difference from the American system,” the source […]


Russia To Upgrade 200 Soviet-Era Tanks For Libya

Russia To Upgrade 200 Soviet-Era Tanks For Libya

Moscow, Russia: Russia will modernize about 200 T-72 main battle tanks for the Libyan Army over the next few years, a Russian defense industry source said recently. “A 1.3-bln euro [military-technical cooperation] deal signed between Russia and Libya this year […]


Russia To Sell One Billion Dollars Worth Of Arms To Yemen

Russia To Sell One Billion Dollars Worth Of Arms To Yemen

Moscow: Russia and Yemen could sign an arms contract worth over $1 billion, an international arms expert has said. A Yemeni delegation led by President Ali Abdullah Saleh discussed sales of Russian arms to the Arab republic recently during the […]


Russian Helicopters Develops A Range Of New-Generation Unmanned Rotorcraft

Russian Helicopters Develops A Range Of New-Generation Unmanned Rotorcraft

ZHUKOVSKY, Moscow: At the 4th International Forum and Exhibition Unmanned Multipurpose Vehicle Systems – UVS-TECH 2010, held as part of Engineering Technologies 2010 that opens today in Zhukovsky,Russian Helicopters rotorcraft-manufacturing holding company showcases two perspective unmanned helicopters, Korshun and Ka-135. […]


Russia warns West against chumming up with Taliban

Russia warns West against chumming up with Taliban

Moscow: Russia on Thursday warned the West against seeking closer ties with Taliban leaders, saying it could help the militants to regain power in Afghanistan. “Attempts by the Afghan leadership with the support of representatives of a number of Western […]


 
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