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Russia Delivers More Helicopters to China

Russia Delivers More Helicopters to China

ZHUHAI, China: The Russian multi-role heavy transport helicopter Mi-26TС manufactured by Rostvertol JSC, a subsidiary of the Russian Helicopters holding company, was officially delivered to its customer and arrived in China not long before Airshow China 2010 opening tomorrow in […]


Iran to test own S-300 missiles despite Russia

Iran to test own S-300 missiles despite Russia

Tehran: Iran is to test its own homemade S-300 ground-to-air missiles, built in defiance of ally Russia which backed out of a deal to supply the device, a top Iranian military commander said on Wednesday. “Very soon we will test […]


Fighter aircraft top international arms sales: think tank

Fighter aircraft top international arms sales: think tank

Stockholm: Combat planes account for one third of all global arms transfers, with the United States topping the list of sellers and India, the United Arab Emirates and Israel the biggest buyers, according to the SIPRI think tank. In a […]


France Ready To Build First Mistral Warship For Russia In 2013

France Ready To Build First Mistral Warship For Russia In 2013

Le Bourget, France: If Moscow and Paris sign a contract to build Mistral class helicopter carriers for Russia, the first warship may be built in 2013, a top manager of French STX Europe shipbuilder said on Friday. The shipyards of […]


NATO Defense Shield In Turkey May Threaten Iran, Russia

NATO Defense Shield In Turkey May Threaten Iran, Russia

Moscow: Possible deployment of the elements of NATO missile defense shield in Turkey is targeted against Iran and may pose a threat to Russia’s security, Russian experts said on Saturday. Earlier on Saturday Turkish media said Ankara would agree to […]


Russia Successfully Test Launches Bulava Missile

Russia Successfully Test Launches Bulava Missile

MOSCOW: Russia on Friday morning successfully test launched a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile, the 14th test launch and the seventh success, the country’s Defense Ministry said. The missile was fired from the Dmitry Donskoy nuclear-powered submarine in the White Sea […]


Indian arms race offers prizes for presidential visits

Indian arms race offers prizes for presidential visits

New Delhi: Arms-hungry India is expected to hand out a raft of military deals worth billions of dollars during an upcoming rush of presidential visits from the United States, France and Russia. The biggest-ticket item is the scheduled signing of […]


Russia wants equal role in NATO missile shield: minister

Russia wants equal role in NATO missile shield: minister

Berlin: Russia is open to talks on NATO’s planned European missile shield but wants to play an equal role in its development, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Anatoly Serdyukov told the German weekly Der Spiegel. “The most important thing for us […]


Russia Releases Details on Defense Spending through 2013

Russia Releases Details on Defense Spending through 2013

NEWTOWN, Conn.: Russian has released new defense spending details. The State Duma Defense Committee has announced that the nation’s defense spending, including research and development (R&D) spending, will total $16.3 billion (RUB487 billion) in 2010, $19.2 billion (RUB574 billion) in […]


 
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