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China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China faced two potentially serious internal challenges to its stability in early 2012. A village uprising in Wukan, Guangdong, turned into an unplanned democracy experiment, as the central government uncharacteristically responded to local grievances by allowing the villagers to hold […]


Russian Military Orders Missile Early Warning Satellites

Russian Military Orders Missile Early Warning Satellites

The Russian Defense Ministry has signed contracts on the development and construction of satellites capable of detecting launches of ballistic missiles, First Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Sukhorukov said on Thursday. The new missile early warning satellites will be part of […]


Russian Paratroopers Test New Portable Radar

Russian Paratroopers Test New Portable Radar

Russian paratroopers have started testing a modernized portable radar that could be installed on airborne combat vehicles or carried by a small crew, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. “The first six radars have been delivered to air defense units […]


NATO Chief Says Missile Defense Shield Will Not Threaten Russia

NATO Chief Says Missile Defense Shield Will Not Threaten Russia

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has reiterated that the alliance’s plan to build a missile-defense shield in Europe will not “threaten” Russia. Rasmussen was speaking at NATO headquarters in Brussels, where discussions over the defense shield were held between foreign […]


Russia to Test Fly First Combat Drone in 2014

Russia to Test Fly First Combat Drone in 2014

Russia will test fly its first domestically-produced strike unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in 2014, First Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Sukhorukov said on Friday. In February, Army General Nikolay Makarov, the chief of the Russian General Staff, said the drone would […]


China and Russia hold first navy exercises

China and Russia hold first navy exercises

China and Russia launched their first joint naval exercises Sunday, with war games in the Yellow Sea that come amid tensions between China and its Asian neighbours over territorial claims. The six days of drills — the first dedicated exercises […]


The Military Video Surveillance Systems Market 2012-2022: Full Motion Video for ISR

The Military Video Surveillance Systems Market 2012-2022: Full Motion Video for ISR

Full-motion video (FMV) has come to play an indispensable role in the all-source intelligence blend available to military decision-makers. The rapid expansion in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions has been a […]


Russia to Deliver More Air Defense Systems to Belarus

Russia to Deliver More Air Defense Systems to Belarus

Russia will continue deliveries of Tor-M2 air defense systems to Belarus in 2012, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Wednesday. The Tor-M2 (SA-15 Gauntlet) is a low- to medium-altitude, short-range surface-to-air missile system designed for intercepting aircraft, cruise missiles, precision […]


Russia-China Su-35 Fighter Talks Frozen

Russia-China Su-35 Fighter Talks Frozen

Negotiations on the sale of Russian advanced Su-35 Flanker-E fighters to China have been put on hold over Beijing’s refusal to buy a large consignment, Russian state-controlled arms exporter Rosoboronexport said on Tuesday. “We have been promoting the Su-35 fighter […]


 
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