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Russian military denies plans to buy Italian armored vehicles

Russian military denies plans to buy Italian armored vehicles

Moscow: The Russian Defense Ministry dismissed on Wednesday media reports that it was planning to purchase a large number of armored vehicles from Italy. Russian and Italian media said on Tuesday that Russia was in negotiations to buy up to […]


Russia tests submarine-launched missile

Russia tests submarine-launched missile

Moscow: The Russian military on Thursday successfully tested a strategic missile from a submarine in the Arctic, Russia’s federal space agency said. “A Sineva missile was launched on March 4 at 7:50 am Moscow time (0450 GMT) from the Tula […]


France’s Russia Warship Plan Raises Baltic Hackles

France’s Russia Warship Plan Raises Baltic Hackles

RIGA, Latvia: France’s plan to sell Moscow four warships has triggered anger in former Soviet republics now firmly anchored in the European Union and NATO, fearful their new western allies underestimate the Kremlin. In interviews with AFP, top officials in […]


India set to buy 42 more Russian Su-30 fighter jets

India set to buy 42 more Russian Su-30 fighter jets

New Delhi: India and Russia are negotiating a new contract on the delivery of 42 Su-30MKI to the Indian Air Force, an Indian newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing military sources. According to the Daily News and Analysis newspaper, the new […]


Lebanon Receiving Mi-24s from Russia

Lebanon Receiving Mi-24s from Russia

EWTOWN, Conn.: Lebanon has reached an agreement with Russia for the supply of Russian-made Mi-24 attack helicopters rather than the MiG-29 fighters Moscow originally offered to donate to Beirut. Lebanon will receive 10 Mi-24 helicopters under an agreement reached between […]


Russia, India to develop joint 5G-fighter by 2016

Russia, India to develop joint 5G-fighter by 2016

Moscow: A Russian-Indian fifth-generation fighter jet could be developed by 2015-2016, a Russian defense industry official said on Tuesday. Moscow and New Delhi are expected to sign a contract on a joint development of the new fighter in the near […]


Russia, France discuss sale of 4 Mistral warships

Russia, France discuss sale of 4 Mistral warships

Paris: Russia and France have started “exclusive talks” on the purchase of four French Mistral-class amphibious-assault ships, President Nicolas Sarkozy said after talks with his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev. A source in the Russian Defense Ministry said Friday that Moscow […]


Russia not to exhibit T-50 jet fighter at Farnborough Air Show

Russia not to exhibit T-50 jet fighter at Farnborough Air Show

Moscow: Russia will not be exhibiting its fifth-generation jet fighter, the T-50, at the Farnborough International Air Show in southern England this summer, the head of the Sukhoi aircraft maker said. A prototype of the fighter made a 47-minute maiden […]


Russia worried by US missile defense plan

Russia worried by US missile defense plan

Moscow: Russia has serious questions over the aims of fresh US missile defence plans for Europe, the foreign ministry said Friday, in Moscow’s strongest expression of concern yet over the new initiative. “We still have serious questions regarding the true […]


 
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