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Russian Bomber Planes Intercepted In Dutch Airspace

Russian Bomber Planes Intercepted In Dutch Airspace

Two Russian bombers were intercepted by Dutch F-16 planes last night. The Russians had flown into Dutch airspace; it is not clear why the Russian planes were there. The F-16s were ordered to monitor the movements of the Bear Tu-95 […]


Russia halts further nuclear cutbacks

Russia halts further nuclear cutbacks

The cheer over Russia’s approval of a new nuclear disarmament treaty is short-lived as it masks Moscow’s reluctance to ensure further cuts, threatening US President Barack Obama’s vision of a nuclear-free world. Russia is going through the final motions of […]


China got stealth tech from Russia: US lawmaker

China got stealth tech from Russia: US lawmaker

China got the technology for its first stealth fighter jet from Russia, a senior US lawmaker said Tuesday, one week after the airplane apparently made its maiden flight. “My understanding is that they built it on information that they received […]


Russian Air Force To Receive Up To 100 Sukhoi Fighter Jets

Russian Air Force To Receive Up To 100 Sukhoi Fighter Jets

The Russian Air Force will receive up to 100 Sukhoi fighter jets by 2015, the Defense Ministry spokesman said on Sunday. Three state contracts with the Sukhoi design bureau on the supply of the jets have been already signed, Vladimir […]


Russia To Develop New Heavy ICBM By 2020

Russia To Develop New Heavy ICBM By 2020

Russia’s state arms procurement program through 2020 provides for the development of a new heavy ballistic missile, a leading missile designer said on Monday. The final decision should be made in 2012-13 by the expert community, not solely the Defense […]


Russia to pay almost 2 bln dlrs for French warships

Russia to pay almost 2 bln dlrs for French warships

Russia will pay France 1.37 billion euros (1.81 billion dollars) for two Mistral-class assault warships that Moscow agreed to purchase from the NATO member last week, news reports said Thursday. “The first ship will cost 720 million euros and the […]


Baltic states fault France’s warship deal with Russia

Baltic states fault France’s warship deal with Russia

Vilnius: Lithuania and Latvia on Monday took NATO ally France to task over a warship deal with Russia, with Vilnius warning that Paris was setting a risky precedent. “I think this is a mistake,” Lithuania’s Defence Minister Rasa Jukneviciene told […]


Poland asked US about missile shield uses: WikiLeaks

Poland asked US about missile shield uses: WikiLeaks

The US told Poland that a proposed American and NATO missile shield aimed at defending against attacks from Iran or Syria could be used to stop “missiles coming from elsewhere,” US cables released by WikiLeaks showed Tuesday. Despite repeated claims […]


Russia opts for French Mistral-class warships for its Navy

Russia opts for French Mistral-class warships for its Navy

MOSCOW: Russia has opted for France’s Mistral-class helicopter carriers for its Navy after announcing that the winner of the Russian Defense Ministry’s tender for amphibious assault ships was a consortium comprised of French DCNS and Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC). […]


 
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