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Brazil interested in Russian air defenses: Rousseff

Brazil interested in Russian air defenses: Rousseff

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday that Brasilia was keen on obtaining air defenses from Moscow and cooperating on nuclear energy. Putin’s visit is part of an ambitious Latin American tour that has already […]


Russia Ready to Export Iskander-E TBMs

Russia Ready to Export Iskander-E TBMs

Iskander-E mobile theater ballistic missile systems are ready for export, awaiting a decision by state authorities, the head of the Russian delegation to arms and military exhibition MILEX-2014 Valery Varlamov said Thursday. “Iskander-E [NATO reporting name: SS-26 Stone] is ready […]


India increases defence spending, invites foreign investment

India increases defence spending, invites foreign investment

India announced Thursday it would lift the cap on foreign direct investment in the defence sector to 49 percent and announced a 12-percent rise in military spending as part of efforts to modernize its armed forces. In his first budget, […]


China, Russia to cooperate in satellite navigation

China, Russia to cooperate in satellite navigation

China and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding agreeing to cooperate in developing navigation satellite systems. The document was signed on Monday by the China Satellite Navigation Office and Russian Federal Space Agency on the sidelines of the on-going […]


Russia Arms Export Hits 5.6 Bln US Dollars In First Half 2014

Russia Arms Export Hits 5.6 Bln US Dollars In First Half 2014

President Vladimir Putin said Monday Russia has exported arms worth 5.6 billion U.S. dollars in the first six months of the year, and that the overall portfolio of export orders has grown to nearly 50 billion dollars. Calling the export […]


Russia loses its last early warning satellite

Russia loses its last early warning satellite

The Moscow-based Kommersant newspaper claims citing a source in the Russian Defense Ministry that the last satellite of the Oko-1 ballistic missile attack early warning system has been lost. In April, the 71XC satellite codenamed Cosmos-2479 stopped sending signals and […]


Russia to Test New Mobile Communications System during Vostok-2014 Exercise

Russia to Test New Mobile Communications System during Vostok-2014 Exercise

The Russian military is to test its new mobile communications system, which is superior to its foreign alternatives, during the Vostok-2014 strategic exercise in Russia’s Eastern Military District, the Defense Ministry announced Thursday. “In the course of the Vostok-2014 strategic […]


Royal Air Force Typhoons Intercept Multiple Russian Aircraft

Royal Air Force Typhoons Intercept Multiple Russian Aircraft

RAF Typhoons were yesterday (Tuesday 17 June) scrambled to intercept multiple Russian aircraft as part of NATO’s ongoing mission to police Baltic airspace. The Typhoon aircraft, from 3 (Fighter) Squadron, were launched after four separate groups of aircraft were detected […]


Aging Russian Military Scales Up Rearmament

Aging Russian Military Scales Up Rearmament

NATO’s secretary general has once again warned of Russia’s military capacities. A look at the country’s armed forces shows modernizing equipment, more flexible soldiers and nuclear parity. “Russian defense spending has grown by more than 10 percent in real terms […]


 
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