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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 […]


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 […]


 
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