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France starts building first warship for Russia – DCNS

France starts building first warship for Russia – DCNS

French shipbuilder DCNS has received advance payment from Moscow under a $1.2-billion contract and will start the construction of the first warship for the Russian Navy, the DCNS press service said on Wednesday. The two countries signed a contract in […]


Russia denies allegations over Indian T-90 tank contract

Russia denies allegations over Indian T-90 tank contract

Moscow is puzzled over Indian media rumors claiming that Russia refuses to fulfill a decade-old contract on licensed production of T-90S main battle tanks in India, a Russian defense industry source said. “The Russian side is timely and completely fulfilling […]


Russia “Fires” A Shot At U.S. Theater Missile Defense Plan

Russia “Fires” A Shot At U.S. Theater Missile Defense Plan

In 2009 the Obama Administration cancelled the plan to deploy a version of the U.S. national missile defense system in Europe, the so-called Third Site. Instead, the White House proposed a tailored regional missile defense based on its Phased Adaptive […]


Russia activates missile warning system near EU

Russia activates missile warning system near EU

Russia on Tuesday activated a radar warning system against incoming missiles in its exclave of Kaliningrad on the borders of the EU, in response to Western plans for a US missile shield in Europe. President Dmitry Medvedev announced that the […]


New Russian Rotorcraft Created to Ensure Security at Olympics

New Russian Rotorcraft Created to Ensure Security at Olympics

New medevac, rescue, and firefighting rotorcraft of Russian make, built by enterprises of the Russian Helicopters holding company, a subsidiary of United Industrial Corporation Oboronprom, may take part in ensuring and enforcing security at the Winter Olympics in Russian seaside […]


Russia postpones Bulava missile test

Russia postpones Bulava missile test

The test launch of Russia’s Bulava ballistic missile has been postponed until a later date, a source in the Defense Ministry said on Monday. November 28 was the planned launch date from the Yury Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine. It was supposed […]


Russia to send warships to Syria in 2012: report

Russia to send warships to Syria in 2012: report

Russia will send a flotilla of warships led by its only aircraft carrier to its naval base in Syria for a port call next year amid tensions with the West over the Syrian crisis, a report said Monday. The ships, […]


Third PAK FA Jet Joined Flight Test Program

Third PAK FA Jet Joined Flight Test Program

The third Advanced Tactical Frontline Fighter (PAK FA) performed its first flight today in Komsomolsk-on-Amur KnAAPO. The jet was piloted by honored test-pilot Sergey Bogdan. The jet spent about an hour in the air and landed at KnAAPO runway after […]


Russian Air Force to get 90 aircraft in 2012

Russian Air Force to get 90 aircraft in 2012

The Russian Air Force will take delivery of about 90 new or modernized fixed and rotary wing aircraft in 2012, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday. The Air Force will receive up to 10 Su-34 Fullback fighter-bombers, about 10 […]


 
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