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Russia to Test UAE-Made Drone Next Year

Russia to Test UAE-Made Drone Next Year

Russia’s armed forces will conduct test flights of a drone aircraft from the United Arab Emirates early next year, the manufacturer said. The unmanned United 40 Block 5 long-range reconnaissance vehicle will be tested to assess whether it meets the […]


Russia Floats Out ‘Stealth’ Submarine for Black Sea Fleet

Russia Floats Out ‘Stealth’ Submarine for Black Sea Fleet

A St. Petersburg-based shipyard on Thursday floated out the first of six Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarines to be delivered to the Black Sea Fleet in the next two years. The much-anticipated delivery of these submarines, dubbed by the US Navy as […]


Russian Navy Gets New Carrier-Based Fighters

Russian Navy Gets New Carrier-Based Fighters

The Russian navy has taken delivery of its first four series-produced MiG-29K/KUB carrier based fighter jets, the Defense Ministry said Monday. “The MiG aircraft-manufacturing corporation has handed over two MiG-29K single-seat and two MiG-29KUB twin-seat carrier-based fighter aircraft,” a spokesman […]


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, […]


 
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