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Russia close to signing Su-35 fighter deal with China

Russia close to signing Su-35 fighter deal with China

Russia and China may soon sign a $4-billion contract for 48 Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E fighter jets, the Kommersant business daily said Tuesday. “The two sides have practically agreed on the delivery of 48 Su-35 multi-role fighters, worth $4 billion, to […]


General: Syrian air defense complicates US options

General: Syrian air defense complicates US options

The advanced air defense weapons Russia has provided to Syria’s regime would make it difficult to establish a no-fly zone there as part of an effort to help the rebellion, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East told senators […]


Russia Close to Sign Su-35 Fighter Deal with China

Russia Close to Sign Su-35 Fighter Deal with China

Russia and China may soon sign a $4-bln contract on the delivery of 48 Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E fighter jets to the Chinese air force, Russia’s Kommersant business daily said on Tuesday. “The sides have practically agreed on the delivery of […]


India bans six arms firms over bribery scandal

India bans six arms firms over bribery scandal

India on Monday blacklisted six armament firms for 10 years for their alleged role in a 2009 weapons bribery scandal, a government statement said. The firms targeted by the defence ministry included Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd, Switzerland’s Rheinmetall Air Defence, […]


Upgraded Il-76 Plane to Make Maiden Flight in Summer

Upgraded Il-76 Plane to Make Maiden Flight in Summer

Russia’s modernized Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A aircraft, also known as the Il-476, will conduct its maiden flight by the end of June, Ulyanovsk-based Aviastar aircraft maker said on Friday. The Il-476 is an extensively modified variant of the Il-76 freighter, with new […]


Russian Defense Ministry to Buy 92 Su-34 Fighters

Russian Defense Ministry to Buy 92 Su-34 Fighters

The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a deal for 92 Su-34 Fullback fighter-bombers from the Sukhoi aircraft maker, the ministry said on Thursday. The deal under which the warplanes are to be delivered by 2020 was signed by Defense Minister […]


Russia Signs Contract for Navy MiG-29K Fighter

Russia Signs Contract for Navy MiG-29K Fighter

The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a contract with aircraft maker MiG for the delivery of 20 MiG-29K and four MiG-29KUB carrier-based fighter aircraft, MiG said on Wednesday. “Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov and MiG General Director Sergei Korotkov have signed […]


Putin pledges 400 ICBMs for Russia in 10 years

Putin pledges 400 ICBMs for Russia in 10 years

Russia’s armed forces will receive over 400 modern intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), more than 100 military spacecraft and over 2,300 new tanks within the next 10 years, Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin said. Earlier media voiced fears that […]


S-400 Missiles Deployed in Western Russia

S-400 Missiles Deployed in Western Russia

New S-400 Triumf air defense systems have been delivered to Russia’s Western Military District and will be put on alert duty in a month, district commander Arkady Bakhin said on Tuesday. He did not say exactly where the missiles will […]


 
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