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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 […]


Russia unveils plans for new anti-missile system, 5th-generation fighter jet

Russia unveils plans for new anti-missile system, 5th-generation fighter jet

Russia is developing a fifth-generation unmanned fighter jet and a completely new missile defense system which can simultaneously engage several supersonic targets in space, it has been revealed at the MAKS-2013 airshow. The fifth-generation unmanned aircraft, weighing in at around […]


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 […]


 
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