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Russia, India Agree FGFA Preliminary Design

Russia, India Agree FGFA Preliminary Design

Russian and Indian engineers have completed the preliminary design for the export version of the fifth generation fighter jet – the PAK-FA, announced Andrey Marshankin, Regional Director for International Cooperation of the United Aircraft Corporation. “At the moment, together with […]


Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces to Conduct Over 100 Drills in 2015

Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces to Conduct Over 100 Drills in 2015

The Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) of Russia are planning to conduct over 100 drills at various levels in 2015, SMF spokesperson Col. Igor Yegorov said Sunday. “In 2015, SMF will conduct over 100 command and staff, tactical and specialized drills. […]


Sweden confirms second ‘submarine’ sighting

Sweden confirms second ‘submarine’ sighting

Sweden’s military on Sunday confirmed a second sighting in October of what appeared to have been a submarine in waters near Stockholm city center, not long after a search had been launched for a suspected Russian submarine off the coast. […]


Boeing Statement on Silk Way West Commitment for Three 747-8 Freighters

Boeing Statement on Silk Way West Commitment for Three 747-8 Freighters

Boeing and Azerbaijan-based airline Silk Way West announced that the two companies are finalizing terms and working toward a purchase agreement for three 747-8 Freighter airplanes. When finalized, the contract will be valued at more than $1.1 billion at current […]


Eurofighter Aircraft Join NATO Mission for Baltic Air Police

Eurofighter Aircraft Join NATO Mission for Baltic Air Police

On 31 December at the a ceremony, held at the Lithuanian Air Force Base in Šiauliai, the key for the Baltic airspace was handed over from the Portuguese Air Force to the Italian counterparts. Since 1 January Italy will be […]


France wants firm signs of Ukraine peace before Russia warship delivery

France wants firm signs of Ukraine peace before Russia warship delivery

France would only deliver two warships ordered by Russia if there were concrete signs of lasting peace in Ukraine, the French defence minister said Thursday. Russia has been accused by the West of arming and bankrolling a rebellion in eastern […]


New Russian military doctrine labels NATO security threat

New Russian military doctrine labels NATO security threat

The Kremlin on Friday published a revised military doctrine that labels NATO a fundamental threat to Russian security, and reflects the dramatically deteriorated relations between Moscow and the West. Approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the doctrine decries the “reinforcement […]


Sukhoi Delivers Su-34 Bombers to the Russian Air Force

Sukhoi Delivers Su-34 Bombers to the Russian Air Force

Today two Su-34 frontline bombers took off the airport of the Sukhoi Company’s branch – the V.P. Chkalov Novosibirsk aviation plant and headed to the place of deployment at one of the air bases in the South of Russia. The […]


New Angara-A5 Rocket to Enhance Defense Capability of Russia

New Angara-A5 Rocket to Enhance Defense Capability of Russia

Russia’s new Angara-class rockets will be used to enhance defense capability of Russia and its security partners by putting military and dual-purpose satellites into orbit, the Russian president said Tuesday. “This rocket is intended to put payloads measuring up to […]


 
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