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Russia Puts Submarine Trials on Hold After Bulava Failure

Russia Puts Submarine Trials on Hold After Bulava Failure

Russia has put trials of two nuclear subs on hold following an unsuccessful launch of a Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Friday, a Russian defense ministry spokesman said on Saturday. “The day before, a Bulava SLBM was fired toward […]


Russian Armata Tank to Enter Testing in November

Russian Armata Tank to Enter Testing in November

The prototype of Russia’s next generation Armata main battle tank is ready for testing, which will begin by November, the head of the Russian Tank Forces said Saturday. “The prototypes will be unveiled soon at an exhibit in Nizhny Tagil, […]


Russia to help Syria in case of external military strike – Putin

Russia to help Syria in case of external military strike – Putin

“Will we be helping Syria? We will”, Vladimir Putin said at a press conference following the G20 summit in St. Petersburg on Friday. The US and other countries will put themselves outside the law if they launch a military operation […]


Russia tells US it needs UN approval for Syria strike

Russia tells US it needs UN approval for Syria strike

Arab nations have offered to help pay for any US military intervention in Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry told lawmakers Wednesday as he sought support for missile strikes. “With respect to Arab countries offering to bear the cost and […]


Russia suspends Syria S-300 missile deliveries: Putin

Russia suspends Syria S-300 missile deliveries: Putin

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday revealed Russia had suspended deliveries of sophisticated S-300 missile systems to Syria even though some components had already been handed over. Western governments have repeatedly condemned Russia for signing a contract to supply President Bashar […]


Airpower Options for Syria: Assessing Objectives and Missions for Aerial Intervention

Airpower Options for Syria: Assessing Objectives and Missions for Aerial Intervention

As the Syrian civil war drags into its third year with mounting casualties and misery among the civilian population, and the large-scale use of chemical weapons, interest in the possibility of military intervention by the United States and its allies […]


Russia Leads Multirole Fighter Jet Sales Market

Russia Leads Multirole Fighter Jet Sales Market

Russia is now the world’s leading exporter of new multirole fighter jets, a Moscow-based research center said Tuesday. Russia’s Center for the Analysis of the Global Arms Trade said, when calculated in volume terms, Russia was the market-leader for the […]


Major Deals Signed at Moscow’s MAKS-2013 Airshow

Major Deals Signed at Moscow’s MAKS-2013 Airshow

An array of large-scale contracts have been signed on the first day of the MAKS-2013 airshow, just outside Moscow. Defense The United Aircraft Corporation and the Defense Ministry have signed a 80 billion ruble ($2.5 billion) contract for the servicing […]


Russia Developing Unmanned Next-Generation Fighter

Russia Developing Unmanned Next-Generation Fighter

Russian designers are proceeding with development of an unmanned “sixth-generation” fighter jet, former Air Force chief Pyotr Deinekin said Monday. “The sixth generation of aircraft will most likely be pilotless. Naturally, we are actively working on this,” Deinekin said in […]


 
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