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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 […]


India says to get Soviet-era aircraft carrier in 2013

India says to get Soviet-era aircraft carrier in 2013

India on Monday said long-time ally Russia would finally hand over a refurbished aircraft carrier next year and end a bitter dispute over the Soviet-era warship caused by rising costs and delays. The 30-year-old Admiral Gorshkov, renamed INS Vikramaditya, is […]


Russia Opposes NATO Missiles In Turkey

Russia Opposes NATO Missiles In Turkey

Russia has said it opposes the potential deployment of NATO missiles in Turkey. Proponents say the move could help secure Turkey’s border with Syria, currently embroiled in civil war. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich voiced Moscow’s concern over NATO’s […]


First Su-30SM Fighters Delivered to Russia

First Su-30SM Fighters Delivered to Russia

JSC Irkut Corporation (part of JSC United Aircraft Corporation) handed over the first 2 Su-30SM fighters to the Russian Air Force. The delivery-acceptance act was signed on November 22 at the Irkutsk aviation plant – branch of JSC IRKUT Corporation. […]


India to buy nearly 130 Su-30 fighter jets from Russia

India to buy nearly 130 Su-30 fighter jets from Russia

The total number of the Su-30 fighter jets in the Indian air forces will reach 270, one of the chiefs of the Rosoboronexport Agency, Sergei Kornev, said. Kornev will lead the Rosoboronexport delegation at the China International Aviation and Aerospace […]


Russia Developing 200-km Range Rocket System

Russia Developing 200-km Range Rocket System

Russia is developing new long-range multiple-launch rocket systems (MLRS) with improved guidance that could allow them to strike targets up to 120 miles (200 km) away, the Defense Ministry’s artillery spokesman said on Monday. “We have the military-technical potential to […]


 
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