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Russia and Egypt on verge of missile deal: Moscow

Russia and Egypt on verge of missile deal: Moscow

The head of Russia’s state industrial holding company said on Monday that Moscow was on the verge of reaching a landmark agreement to deliver air defence systems to Egypt’s army. Rostec chief Sergey Chemezov’s comments came in the wake of […]


Russia hands India long-awaited aircraft carrier

Russia hands India long-awaited aircraft carrier

Russia on Saturday ceremonially handed over a refurbished ex-Soviet aircraft carrier to India after a refit that overran by five years and went vastly over budget, damaging ties between the countries. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and Indian Defence […]


Russian Helicopters Showcase At Dubai Airshow 2013

Russian Helicopters Showcase At Dubai Airshow 2013

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, will bring a strong line-up to the Dubai Airshow 2013 on 17-21 November. The airshow, one of the most important aviation events in the region, is this year taking […]


Top Russians talk arms sales in landmark Egypt visit

Top Russians talk arms sales in landmark Egypt visit

Egypt and Russia’s defence ministers have discussed military collaboration between their countries, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday during a landmark visit to Cairo. Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu led a high-level delegation on a visit in the […]


US Cancels Russian Helicopter Buy Amid Syria Standoff

US Cancels Russian Helicopter Buy Amid Syria Standoff

The United States has scrapped plans to purchase additional helicopters from state-run Russian arms exporter Rosoboronexport amid pressure from federal lawmakers over Russian arms deliveries to Syria, a top US senator said Wednesday. “I applaud the [US] Defense Department’s decision […]


Russia launches Proton rocket with military satellite

Russia launches Proton rocket with military satellite

Russia successfully launched a Proton-M rocket carrying a military satellite in the early hours of Tuesday from its Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The launch took place at 03:46 Moscow time (23:46 GMT) carrying a satellite for the Russian defence ministry, […]


Russia Boosting Arms Shipments to Syria – US Officials

Russia Boosting Arms Shipments to Syria – US Officials

Russia has increased its weapons shipments to Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government since last year, military aid that is likely “more significant” than Iranian arms supplies to Damascus, according to senior US diplomats. “It has increased from a year ago. […]


India’s Share in Joint Fighter Project with Russia Likely to Grow

India’s Share in Joint Fighter Project with Russia Likely to Grow

India’s share in research-and-development work for the joint Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) project with Russia is currently limited by India’s domestic industrial capabilities but will gradually increase with the project’s implementation, a Russian military expert said Friday. India’s The […]


Russia to expand Kyrgyzstan military base: official

Russia to expand Kyrgyzstan military base: official

Russia will expand its airbase in Kyrgyzstan at the end of the year ahead of the shutdown of a US base in the country, a senior commander said Saturday. The number of planes at Russia’s Kant airbase in the country […]


 
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