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Sukhoi Begins Flight Trials of Modernized Su-33 Fighters

Sukhoi Begins Flight Trials of Modernized Su-33 Fighters

MOSCOW: Sukhoi aircraft holding has begun ground and flight trials of the modernized fourth generation Su-33 naval fighter. Modernization works and trials are being carried out at the KnAAPO aircraft plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur under a state defense order [awarded] in […]


Russia successfully test fires long-range missile: ministry

Russia successfully test fires long-range missile: ministry

Moscow: Russia on Thursday successfully tested its new nuclear-capable Bulava intercontinental missile, the defence ministry said, its first successful firing for months after a series of embarrassing failures. The missile was fired from the Dmitry Donskoi submarine in the White […]


Mi-171 Helicopters Participate in Post-Flood Recovery in Pakistan

Mi-171 Helicopters Participate in Post-Flood Recovery in Pakistan

ULAN-UDE, Russia: Mi-171 helicopters produced by Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant JSC, which is incorporated into Russian helicopter building holding Russian Helicopters, JSC, diligently participates in the recovery of the most devastating flood in Pakistani history. The Mi-171s are equipped with rescue […]


India to buy 250-300 fighter jets from Russia: minister

India to buy 250-300 fighter jets from Russia: minister

New Delhi: India has agreed to buy up to 300 advanced stealth fighter jets from Russia, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Thursday, announcing a deal that could be worth up to 30 billion dollars. Antony told a press conference with […]


Russia to refund Iran over missile deal: arms export chief

Russia to refund Iran over missile deal: arms export chief

Nicosia: Russia is reimbursing Iran for its downpayments on a deal for advanced S-300 ground-to-air missiles, which Moscow halted in the face of tough new UN sanctions, Russian Technologies chief Sergei Chemezov told reporters on Thursday. “We are now preparing […]


Russia steps up navy presence in Arctic: military

Russia steps up navy presence in Arctic: military

Moscow: Russia is strengthening its naval presence in the Arctic, a senior Russian military official said on Saturday, stoking concerns of a scramble to secure rights to the region’s energy-rich seabed. “The reinforcement in the Arctic of all Northern and […]


Russia defends move to ban missile sale to Iran

Russia defends move to ban missile sale to Iran

Beijing: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday defended Moscow’s refusal to supply Iran with S-300 air defence missiles, saying such a sale would violate UN Security Council sanctions. Last week, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree banning supplies […]


Russia caving to US pressure in missile sale ban: Iran

Russia caving to US pressure in missile sale ban: Iran

Tehran: Iran on Thursday branded as “irrational” Russia’s refusal to supply Tehran with S-300 air defence missiles and accused Moscow of bowing to US and Israeli pressure, state television reported. “We are not happy to see Russians humiliated by America […]


Russia bans supply of missiles, other arms to Iran

Russia bans supply of missiles, other arms to Iran

Moscow: President Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday signed a decree banning supplies of S-300 missiles and other arms to Iran in a long-awaited move after weeks of deliberations by Russian officials. “Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree ‘on Measures to implement the […]


 
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