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Russia threatens to react to NATO expansion

Russia threatens to react to NATO expansion

MOSCOW: Russia will have to respond as it is concerned by NATO’s active eastward expansion and the U.S. plans to deploy elements of a missile defense system in Europe, Russia’s top military officer said on Wednesday. “If we say that […]


Russian Pacific Fleet task force departs on anti-piracy mission

Russian Pacific Fleet task force departs on anti-piracy mission

A Russian Pacific Fleet task force, departed on an anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden from the Far Eastern port of Vladivostok on Tuesday. The task force comprises an Udaloy-class missile destroyer, Marshal Shaposhnikov, a salvage tug and a […]


Russia to produce most arms domestically

Russia to produce most arms domestically

Russia’s Army will mostly use domestically-built arms, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Vladimir Popovkin told Ekho Moskvy radio on Saturday. “The national defense sector will shoulder [the production of] most arms. The purchase of military equipment abroad will be made only […]


Russia Delays Arms Delivery to Iran

Russia Delays Arms Delivery to Iran

Russia is delaying delivery of its S-300 air-defense system to Iran and is also calling for Tehran to adhere to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) guidelines for enrichment of nuclear fuel. The moves follow Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s two-day […]


NATO Opposes Russian Base in Abkhazia

NATO Opposes Russian Base in Abkhazia

Russia has signed a deal to build a military base in the rebel Georgian territory of Abkhazia. NATO says the deal violates an existing agreement and has urged Moscow to reverse the decision. Russia has signed a deal to set […]


Russian military to be equipped with modern weapons

Russian military to be equipped with modern weapons

Moscow: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin demanded the Russian armed forces be equipped with modern weapons during a government meeting to discuss Russia’s 2011-2020 military program late on Tuesday. “The Army should have at least 30% modern weapons by 2015, […]


India ready to export cruise missiles: official

India ready to export cruise missiles: official

New Delhi: India, which has built a supersonic cruise missile jointly with Russia, is holding talks with at least four countries to sell the weapons system, a senior Indian official said on Tuesday. BrahMos Aerospace, a 50:50 tie-up with Russia, […]


Russia boosts arms sales to Latin America

Russia boosts arms sales to Latin America

Mexico: Russia has increased its arms sales to Latin American states of late, the Russian foreign minister said on Wednesday after talks with his Mexican counterpart. “We have recently increased supplies of Russian arms in various regions of the world, […]


Countries look to Russian missiles for national defense systems

Countries look to Russian missiles for national defense systems

New Delhi: Several countries are considering creating their national anti-aircraft defense systems using solely Russian weapons, a spokesman for Russia’s leading interceptor missile producer said on Tuesday. Speaking at an arms show in New Delhi, Almaz-Antei spokesman Yury Baikov said […]


 
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