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Russia Does Not Rule Out Preemptive Missile Defense Strike

Russia Does Not Rule Out Preemptive Missile Defense Strike

Russia does not exclude preemptive use of weapons against [NATO] missile defense systems in Europe but only as a last resort, the Russian General Staff said on Thursday at a missile defense conference in Moscow. “The placement of new strike […]


Russia Repeats Iskander Deployment Threat

Russia Repeats Iskander Deployment Threat

Moscow reiterated on Tuesday it may deploy Iskander theater ballistic missiles in the Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad that will be capable of effectively engaging elements of the U.S. missile defense system in Poland. The missile defense system in Poland does […]


Progress Continues Toward NATO Missile Defense System

Progress Continues Toward NATO Missile Defense System

The United States will announce at next week’s NATO summit in Chicago that the new missile defense system in Europe has reached interim operational capability, the alliance’s supreme allied commander for Europe said. “We will announce the interim operational capability […]


Russian Air Force roundtable: status quo, revamps, perspectives

Russian Air Force roundtable: status quo, revamps, perspectives

An roundtable of experts on Russia’s Air Force and ABM systems is slated for May 16, 2012, at the Voice of Russia radio station. It will tackle the implementation of the State Arms Program and try to get an up-close […]


Russian Charged with Passing Bulava Missile Secrets

Russian Charged with Passing Bulava Missile Secrets

An employee at a Russian defense firm in the Urals region has been accused of passing secrets on the Bulava intercontinental missile to a foreign intelligence service, the Kommersant daily reported on Monday. The secrets concern the missile’s guidance and […]


NATO chief determined to move ahead with missile shield

NATO chief determined to move ahead with missile shield

The NATO chief expressed the Western alliance’s determination to push ahead with building a missile defense system, following what he called the first successful comprehensive test of the concept. “After the Chicago summit, we will continue to expand the system […]


Russia to Test New Naval Air Defense System by Year End

Russia to Test New Naval Air Defense System by Year End

Russian air defense systems manufacturer Almaz Antei hopes to complete testing of its new Poliment-Redut ship-based air defense missile system by the end of this year, the company’s General Director Vladislav Menshikov said on Saturday. Previous Russian media reports have […]


Russia Testing Italian Tank

Russia Testing Italian Tank

Russia is testing Italy’s Centauro wheeled tank and considering building it under license, a representative of the Oto-Melara company which makes the tank said on Saturday. “The first two machines with 105-mm and 125-mm guns are on trial at a […]


Jordan Interested in Russia’s Multiple Launch Rocket System

Jordan Interested in Russia’s Multiple Launch Rocket System

Russia’s arms trading company Rosoboronexport has offered Jordan the TOS-1 Buratino multiple launch rocket system, Newsru.com reported on Thursday. Rosoboronexport’s delegation, headed by Valery Varlamov, is taking part in the Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference Sofex-2012 in Amman in […]


 
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