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Iraq Denies Cancellation of $4.2 Bln Arms Deal with Russia

Iraq Denies Cancellation of $4.2 Bln Arms Deal with Russia

Iraq’s acting Defense Minister Sadun Al-Dulaymi has denied reports that Bagdad is annulling a $4.2 billion arms deal with Russia over concerns about possible corruption, Al-Jazeera reported on Saturday. “The deal is going ahead,” Al-Dulaymi said at a press conference […]


Russia to Get Kalashnikov Arms Corp

Russia to Get Kalashnikov Arms Corp

The creator of the Kalashnikov assault rifle agreed to let his name be used as a brand for a new arms corporation, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Sunday. The new group of companies will unite the Izhmekh […]


India to buy Russia’s Konkurs-M, Invar guided missiles

India to buy Russia’s Konkurs-M, Invar guided missiles

India has signed a deal with Russia to purchase cutting-edge Konkurs-M and Invar anti-tank guided missiles, a source in the Indian defense ministry has told the media. According to the source, Delhi is set to purchase 10 thousands of each […]


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 […]


 
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