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India, Russia Sign Tank Missile Contracts

India, Russia Sign Tank Missile Contracts

India and Russia have signed two contracts for the delivery of Russian antitank missiles, a source close to the Indian Defense Ministry told RIA Novosti on Tuesday. The source confirmed that these contracts had been signed, but declined to give […]


Russia Starts New Kalashnikov Trials

Russia Starts New Kalashnikov Trials

Russia’s central arms testing body started trials on Friday of the AK-12, the latest incarnation of the 65-year-old Kalashnikov assault rifle, its maker Izhmash said. The new weapon will be tested for its effectiveness when exposed to freezing cold, desert […]


India Approves $1.5-Bln Russian Missile Buy

India Approves $1.5-Bln Russian Missile Buy

The Indian government approved a $1.5-billion deal to buy 200 air-launched variants of the Russian-Indian BrahMos supersonic cruise missile and 10,000 Russian-made Invar anti-tank missiles. The Deccan Herald Indian daily reported the approval for the deal was made on Thursday. […]


Russia to Commission First Borey Class Nuclear Sub in 2013

Russia to Commission First Borey Class Nuclear Sub in 2013

Russia’s first Borey class strategic nuclear submarine will be commissioned in 2013, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Monday. The Yury Dolgoruky submarine was expected to join the Russian Navy by the end of this year, but tests carried out […]


Russia’s Pantsir-S System Downs Cruise Missile in Test

Russia’s Pantsir-S System Downs Cruise Missile in Test

Two missiles fired from a Pantsir-S short-range air defense system shot down a cruise missile during tests at a practice range in northern Russia on Friday, the Defense Ministry said. A real cruise missile was launched from a Tu-95MS Bear […]


Russia Successfully Tests Intercontinental Missile

Russia Successfully Tests Intercontinental Missile

The Russian Defense Ministry says that an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) has been successfully test-fired from Russia’s northwestern military testing ground in Plesetsk and hit a target in the northeastern Kamchatka Peninsula. According to the officials, the test-fire’s goal was […]


Russia Tests Short-Range Interceptor Missile

Russia Tests Short-Range Interceptor Missile

Russia’s Aerospace Defense Force successfully tested a short-range anti-missile defense system on Tuesday, a Defense Ministry spokesman told RIA Novosti. “The Aerospace Forces and defense industry successfully tested a Russian short-range interceptor missile at Sary-Shagan range at 12.01 p.m. on […]


Russian Navy Tests Modified Anti-Sub Helicopter

Russian Navy Tests Modified Anti-Sub Helicopter

The Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet is carrying out flight tests and warfare trials of its modified Kamov Ka-27M anti-submarine helicopter from large destroyers, the fleet’s spokesman, Captain Vadim Serga, said on Monday. “The modernized Ka-27M (NATO codename Helix) is completing […]


Russia to Protect South Borders With S-400 Air Defense Systems

Russia to Protect South Borders With S-400 Air Defense Systems

The air defense units of Russia’s Southern Military District will be rearmed with advanced S-400 Triumf air defense systems by the end of 2012, a spokesman for the district said on Monday. The Southern Military District was created in October […]


 
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