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Missile defense system for Europe and potential threat to Russia

Missile defense system for Europe and potential threat to Russia

The first phase of the missile defense system deployment possesses something of a “preparatory” nature. The main task at this stage is to work out the warning and target designation systems, and to organize interaction between command instances. The third […]


The UAV Market 2012-2022: Technologies for ISR & Counter Insurgency

The UAV Market 2012-2022: Technologies for ISR & Counter Insurgency

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are becoming increasingly important for militaries worldwide. UAVs are expected to perform key roles in current and future forces, thus providing robust demand over the next decade. UAVs are taking on a range of battlefield tasks, […]


Cyber ‘superweapon’ virus uncovered: Russian firm

Cyber ‘superweapon’ virus uncovered: Russian firm

A Russian computer firm has discovered a new computer virus with unprecedented destructive potential which could be used as a “cyberweapon” by the West and Israel against foes such as Iran. Kaspersky Lab, one of the world’s biggest producers of […]


Iran Overhauls Russian-Built Submarine

Iran Overhauls Russian-Built Submarine

The Iranian Navy has brought back into operation a Russian-built submarine, after major repairs with locally produced components, the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting company, IRIB, reported on Tuesday. Some 18,000 components, including propellers and radars, were replaced on the […]


French Army Seeks Russian Mine Detectors

French Army Seeks Russian Mine Detectors

French Army experts have expressed interest in Russian improvised explosive device detection systems, following a recent visit to a Moscow Region training ground, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Sergei Vlasov said on Monday. The French experts saw Russian army mine-clearers […]


South Korea says to pick weapons suppliers in October

South Korea says to pick weapons suppliers in October

South Korea will select suppliers of military aircraft worth billions of dollars in October, a spokesman said Friday, despite calls from the main opposition party for further studies to be carried out. The spokesman for the state Defence Acquisition Program […]


Moldova court sentences three for uranium trafficking

Moldova court sentences three for uranium trafficking

A court in Moldova sentenced three people Thursday to penalties of up to five years in prison for trafficking radioactive materials including nuclear bomb ingredient Uranium-235. The group included a 38-year-old Russian woman, who received a three-year prison sentence, Russia’s […]


Russian Stealth Frigate Tests New Missiles in Sea Trials

Russian Stealth Frigate Tests New Missiles in Sea Trials

Russia’s second Gepard class frigate has successfully test-fired missiles from the new Kalibr-NK missile system during the first stage of sea trials in the Black Sea, a spokesman for Russia’s Southern military district said on Thursday. The Dagestan is the […]


Russia Test Fires New Ballistic Missile

Russia Test Fires New Ballistic Missile

Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces test-fired a new prototype ballistic missile from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Arkhangelsk Region on Wednesday, Defense Ministry spokesman Vadim Koval said, but did not name the new weapon. “The training round landed in the western region […]


 
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