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Russia Delivers Upgraded Mig-29 Fighters to the Indian Air Force

Russia Delivers Upgraded Mig-29 Fighters to the Indian Air Force

JSC Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG (part of the United Aircraft Corporation) began to supply upgraded MiG-29 fighters to the Indian Air Force. The first three aircraft are delivered to India by An-124 transport aircraft. Modernization significantly extends the range of […]


Dutch to send Patriot missiles to Turkey-Syria border

Dutch to send Patriot missiles to Turkey-Syria border

The Dutch cabinet on Friday gave the go-ahead to sending NATO Patriot missiles to Turkey to defend its border against Syria, along with a maximum 360 soldiers to operate them. “The cabinet has decided shortly to send two Dutch Patriot […]


China’s J-15 Fighter Superior to Russian Su-33

China’s J-15 Fighter Superior to Russian Su-33

On Nov. 25, 2012, China’s carrier-borne J-15 fighter jet has successfully undergone a series of sailing and technological tests on the Liaoning, China’s first aircraft carrier, marking a great success of the carrier-borne fighter jet independently developed by China and […]


Deploying Patriots in Turkey to take some weeks: US

Deploying Patriots in Turkey to take some weeks: US

Even if NATO foreign ministers approve Turkey’s request to deploy Patriot missiles on the border with Syria as expected, it will still take some weeks to get them in place, a top US official said Monday. The United States was […]


US Helicopter Contract Remains Says Russian Arms Firm

US Helicopter Contract Remains Says Russian Arms Firm

Russia’s state arms export corporation Rosoboronexport insisted on Monday it had not received any formal notification from the US regarding cancellation of a contract for delivery of Russian military helicopters to Afghanistan. That follows a vote in the Senate last […]


New Kalashnikov Initial Testing Complete

New Kalashnikov Initial Testing Complete

The latest version of Russia’s world-famous Kalashnikov assault rifle, the AK-12, has completed a set of preliminary tests, the weapons-making agency responsible for trials of the new gun said on Friday. Last week, Dmitry Semizorov, head of the Tochmash state […]


Russia Denies Losing Indian Arms Tenders

Russia Denies Losing Indian Arms Tenders

Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport denied on Wednesday media reports that it had lost tenders on the delivery of heavy-lift helicopters and aerial tankers to the Indian air force. “Rosoboronexport denies media speculation about Russia’s loss in both tenders as […]


MI-26T2 and IL-78MK-90 Will Continue to Fight for Indian Order

MI-26T2 and IL-78MK-90 Will Continue to Fight for Indian Order

Rosoboronexport expects to win the Indian Air Force tenders on the delivery of heavy-lift transport helicopters and refueler aircraft in which Russia is offering the Mi-26T2 helicopter and Il-78MK-90 aircraft respectively. Rosoboronexport disproves media reports about Russia’s losing the above […]


Submerged Severodvinsk Sub Test Fires Cruise Missile

Submerged Severodvinsk Sub Test Fires Cruise Missile

Russia’s newest attack submarine, the Yasen class Severodvinsk, successfully fired a cruise missile while submerged, a source in the United Shipbuilding Corporation told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. The test launch was the second during the current manufacturer’s sea trials in […]


 
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