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Russia agrees to buy French Mistral ship: report

Russia agrees to buy French Mistral ship: report

Moscow: Russia has in principal agreed to a deal to buy a Mistral helicopter carrier from France and the forthcoming tender will be a formality, a senior Navy official was quoted as saying on Tuesday. Russia has been negotiating with […]


Sberbank to Finance SU-35 Fighter Production

Sberbank to Finance SU-35 Fighter Production

MOSCOW: The Komsomolsk-na-Amure-based Yuri Gagarin Aviation Industrial Concern (KnAAPO), incorporated by the Sukhoi Holding Company, and Sberbank (the Savings Bank of Russia) concluded today a general agreement to build the Su-35S multi-role fighter. The document was signed by Alexander Pekarsh, […]


Russia in 300-million-dollar missile deal with Syria: report

Russia in 300-million-dollar missile deal with Syria: report

Moscow: Russia plans to supply Syria with around 72 P-800 Yakhont cruise missiles in a deal worth at least 300 million dollars, a source in Russia’s arms industry told the Interfax news agency Sunday. “Damascus is counting on receiving no […]


Russia to supply Syria with cruise missiles: minister

Russia to supply Syria with cruise missiles: minister

Moscow: Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov confirmed in Washington that Russia would supply Syria with P-800 Yakhont cruise missiles, Russian news agencies reported Friday. “We will supply Yakhont to Syria, we will fulfil the contract,” Serdyukov was quoted as saying […]


Russian Air-Defense Bases Require Additional Protection

Russian Air-Defense Bases Require Additional Protection

Moscow, Russia: Last week, a blog entry appeared on the Internet with photos showing intruders at a Russian air-defense base. A subsequent scandal prompted the Defense Ministry to announce an investigation into the incident and to tighten security. A RIA […]


Ukraine May Deliver Engines For Russian UAVs

Ukraine May Deliver Engines For Russian UAVs

Gelendkhik, Russia: Russia’s Vega and Ukraine’s Motor Sich are discussing the possible delivery of Ukrainian-made engines for Russia’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Vega CEO Vladimir Verba said on Saturday. “We lagging behind on such vehicles,” Verba said. “First of all, […]


India, Russia Agree on Development of Multirole Transport Aircraft

India, Russia Agree on Development of Multirole Transport Aircraft

The effort to design and develop a Multirole Transport Aircraft (MTA) by India and Russia received a significant boost with the signing of shareholders agreement for setting up of a joint venture company, here last night. A Joint Venture will […]


Castro regrets moves in 1962 missile crisis

Castro regrets moves in 1962 missile crisis

Washington: Former Cuban president Fidel Castro now regrets the actions leading up to the 1962 missile crisis with the United States, according to an interview with a US magazine. Asked about his recommendation at the time that the Soviet Union […]


Russia boosts military cooperation with Israel

Russia boosts military cooperation with Israel

Moscow: The defence ministers of Russia and Israel on Monday signed an agreement on military cooperation, hailing the unity between Moscow and the Jewish state. “We have signed a long-term agreement on military cooperation,” said Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov […]


 
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