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Russian Aircraft Flies Near US Navy Ship in Black Sea

Russian Aircraft Flies Near US Navy Ship in Black Sea

Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the USS Donald Cook in international waters in the Black Sea on April 12, a Pentagon spokesman said today. The USS Cook was patrolling in the western Black Sea when an unarmed Russian Su-24 […]


Malaysia Potentially Interested In Russian Air Defense Systems

Malaysia Potentially Interested In Russian Air Defense Systems

Malaysia is likely highly interested in acquiring Russia’s latest air defense missile systems, building on existing bilateral military-technical cooperation, Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday. “Experts at Rosoboronexport expect an increased interest on the Malaysian side in the medium-range […]


Russia Tests-Fires Yars Ballistic Missile

Russia Tests-Fires Yars Ballistic Missile

The Russian Strategic Missile Forces test-fired on Monday an RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile from a launch site in northwest Russia, the Defense Ministry said. According to a ministry’s spokesman, Col. Igor Yegorov, the launch was carried out at 10.40 […]


Russian Air Force to Receive 16 New MiG Fighters

Russian Air Force to Receive 16 New MiG Fighters

The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a $470 million contract with the MiG corporation for the delivery of 16 advanced MiG-29 SMT fighters, the ministry said Tuesday. The company had earlier confirmed the deal in an interview with RIA Novosti, […]


Russia warns Ukraine against missile technologies proliferation

Russia warns Ukraine against missile technologies proliferation

Russia on Monday drew Kiev’s attention over media reports that a Ukrainian military-space enterprise had allegedly been negotiating with third countries on missile technology sale. Referring to the Yuzhmash plant based in the city of Dnepropetrovsk in eastern Ukraine, the […]


Russian Lawmakers Approve Satellite Navigation Hub in Nicaragua

Russian Lawmakers Approve Satellite Navigation Hub in Nicaragua

Russian lawmakers have endorsed draft legislation to allow the country to set up a satellite navigation monitoring system in Nicaragua, a Cabinet committee said Tuesday. “The agreement is aimed at creating an organizational and legal framework for mutually beneficial partnership […]


Defense Minister Calls for More JAS Gripen to Counter Russian Threat

Defense Minister Calls for More JAS Gripen to Counter Russian Threat

Sweden’s Defense Minister Karin Enstrom says the military should get a total of 70 new JAS Gripen combat aircraft, ten more than Parliament had earlier decided. Enstrom’s comments came in the wake of the crisis in Ukraine and also of […]


Ukraine Puts Mothballed Mig-29 Fighter Jets Back in Service

Ukraine Puts Mothballed Mig-29 Fighter Jets Back in Service

Several mothballed Mikoyan Mig-29 Fulcrum fourth-generation fighter jets were returned to combat service in western Ukraine, the country’s Defense Ministry said on Friday. “Specialists of our team have already returned several planes to service,” the ministry quoted an unnamed commander […]


French-Russian tank project on hold due to Ukraine crisis

French-Russian tank project on hold due to Ukraine crisis

Renault Trucks Defense said Wednesday its project to develop an armored infantry fighting vehicle together with a Russian manufacturer is on hold due to the Ukraine crisis. “The project is on hold because of the political situation, but that is […]


 
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