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Venezuela to Buy More Russian T-72 Tanks

Venezuela to Buy More Russian T-72 Tanks

Caracas and Moscow have agreed on the purchase of additional 100 T-72 main battle tanks by Venezuela as part of a $4-bln loan secured by the oil-rich Latin American country in 2011 to buy Russian weaponry, Russia’s Kommersant newspaper said […]


Hypersonic Brahmos Missile to be Ready by 2017

Hypersonic Brahmos Missile to be Ready by 2017

The first prototype of a hypersonic cruise missile being jointly developed by Russia and India will be ready for flight testing in 2017, CEO of the Russian-Indian joint venture Brahmos Aerospace, Sivathanu Pillai, said on Wednesday. Russia and India have […]


Russia May Deploy First S-500 Missiles in 2013 – Air Force

Russia May Deploy First S-500 Missiles in 2013 – Air Force

Russia’s Armed Forces could receive the first of its next-generation S-500 air defense missile systems as early as in 2013, Air Force commander Maj.Gen. Viktor Bondarev said on Wednesday. “I think that as soon as next year we will get […]


India Tests Upgraded Arjun Tank

India Tests Upgraded Arjun Tank

India has started testing a deeply modernized version of its domestically-developed Arjun main battle tank, The Times of India newspaper reported. The trials of the Arjun Mark II main battle tank (MBT) began at the Pokhran field firing range in […]


Russia Reflags Syria Arms Ship

Russia Reflags Syria Arms Ship

A Russian ship purportedly carrying helicopter gunships to Syria, which was forced to return to port, will now operate under a Russian flag, the ship’s owner, Femco, said on Monday. Femco said that was necessary “in order to protect its […]


Russian Navy Holds on to Its Syria Base

Russian Navy Holds on to Its Syria Base

Russia has no plans to abandon its naval base in Tartus, Syria, Navy chief Vice Adm. Viktor Chirkov said on Monday. “We need that base,” he said. “It will continue to operate as it has until now.” The Russian Navy […]


Two Russians convicted of treason over missile data

Two Russians convicted of treason over missile data

Russia on Wednesday sentenced two professors from an engineering university to 12.5 and 12 years for handing over information about a new intercontinental missile to China, an official said. “Yevgeny Afanasyev was sentenced to 12.5 years for treason, and Svyatoslav […]


Exercises demonstrate Global Strike flexibility, capability

Exercises demonstrate Global Strike flexibility, capability

Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen participated in two major exercises this month, demonstrating the command’s flexibility and global reach while testing its tactics, techniques and procedures. Airmen from the 2nd Bomb Wing’s 20th and 96th Bomb Squadrons teamed with […]


Russia resists pleas to help remove Assad

Russia resists pleas to help remove Assad

Russia resisted Western pleas to help remove Syria’s President Bashar Assad from power despite escalating hostilities that have battered a UN peace mission. “We believe that nobody has the right to decide for other nations who should be in power […]


 
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