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French, Russian Firms Develop New Infantry Combat Vehicle

French, Russian Firms Develop New Infantry Combat Vehicle

Ural Vagon Zavod and Renault Trucks Defense have combined their know-how to offer potential customers an infantry combat vehicle which is being presented for the first time at the Russian Expo Arms exhibit in Nijni Taguil. This 30-tonne combat vehicle […]


Russia Unveils ‘Terminator-2’ Tank Support Vehicle

Russia Unveils ‘Terminator-2’ Tank Support Vehicle

Russia’s Uralvagonzavod defense manufacturer on Wednesday unveiled the BMPT-72 tank support fighting vehicle, dubbed the “Terminator-2,” at the Russia Arms Expo 2013 in Nizhny Tagil. The BMPT-72 is an extensive modernization of the world-famous T-72 main battle tank, also produced […]


Rosoboronexport Will Take Part In India’s First Naval Show

Rosoboronexport Will Take Part In India’s First Naval Show

Rosoboronexport will participate in NAMEXPO 2013, India’s premiere international naval & maritime exposition and conference to be held in Cochin, India from 23 to 27 September 2013. Enterprises affiliated with the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) – Rubin Central Design Bureau […]


Russian military resumes permanent Arctic presence

Russian military resumes permanent Arctic presence

The Russian Navy’s long-distance cruise in the Subarctic along the Northern Sea Route has become a flagship mission in the region abandoned by the military after the fall of the USSR. Now the once deactivated infrastructure will resume operation. On […]


Russia to Resume Bulava Missile Tests by Year End

Russia to Resume Bulava Missile Tests by Year End

New test launches of the troubled Bulava missile will start later this year following a recent unsuccessful launch that forced the Russian military to suspend sea trials of new Borey-class subs, a senior government official said. Russian Defense Minister Sergei […]


No Syrian Scenario at Zapad-2013 Drills – Russia

No Syrian Scenario at Zapad-2013 Drills – Russia

A scenario involving potential military action in Syria will not be part of the upcoming large-scale Russian-Belarusian military exercise Zapad-2013, a senior Russian defense official said. “I am taking the full responsibility by saying that the [Zapad-2013] drills will focus […]


Russian Army to Receive New Kalashnikov Assault Rifles in 2014

Russian Army to Receive New Kalashnikov Assault Rifles in 2014

Various modifications of a new Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifle as well as a host of other small arms will be put in service with the Russian armed forces in 2014, a senior government official said. “In 2014, the Russian army […]


Putin to offer Iran ‘arms, nuclear deal’ at summit

Putin to offer Iran ‘arms, nuclear deal’ at summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Iran’s new president for the first time this week, reportedly armed with an offer to supply missile systems and build a second nuclear power reactor that is likely to gladden Tehran and trouble the United […]


Russia’s ‘carrier-killer’ Moskva enters Mediterranean

Russia’s ‘carrier-killer’ Moskva enters Mediterranean

Russia’s Moskva missile cruiser, dubbed a “carrier-killer” by NATO, has passed through the Straits of Gibraltar and is now heading toward the eastern Mediterranean to assume command of the Russian naval force there. The Russian Navy said in a statement […]


 
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