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Beaten and demoralised, Ukraine soldiers sign up with Russia

Beaten and demoralised, Ukraine soldiers sign up with Russia

His eyes glazed and his step heavy, former Ukrainian soldier Sergei walks out of a naval office in Sevastopol after switching allegiance to the Russian army. He is one of many making the choice to stay on in Crimea where […]


Russia Unveils ‘Terminator-2’ Tank Support Vehicle

Russia Unveils ‘Terminator-2’ Tank Support Vehicle

Russia’s Uralvagonzavod defense manufacturer on Wednesday unveiled the BMPT-72 tank support fighting vehicle, dubbed the “Terminator-2,” at the Russia Arms Expo 2013 in Nizhny Tagil. The BMPT-72 is an extensive modernization of the world-famous T-72 main battle tank, also produced […]


Russian Army to Receive New Kalashnikov Assault Rifles in 2014

Russian Army to Receive New Kalashnikov Assault Rifles in 2014

Various modifications of a new Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifle as well as a host of other small arms will be put in service with the Russian armed forces in 2014, a senior government official said. “In 2014, the Russian army […]


Russian Armata Tank to Enter Testing in November

Russian Armata Tank to Enter Testing in November

The prototype of Russia’s next generation Armata main battle tank is ready for testing, which will begin by November, the head of the Russian Tank Forces said Saturday. “The prototypes will be unveiled soon at an exhibit in Nizhny Tagil, […]


Russian Military to Receive Nano-Armor by 2015 – Report

Russian Military to Receive Nano-Armor by 2015 – Report

A Russian company is developing nanotechnology that would allow production of light-weight ceramic armor for the military and police as early as by the end of 2015, the Izvestia newspaper said Tuesday. Ceramic armor plates manufactured with the use of […]


Russia Developing 200-km Range Rocket System

Russia Developing 200-km Range Rocket System

Russia is developing new long-range multiple-launch rocket systems (MLRS) with improved guidance that could allow them to strike targets up to 120 miles (200 km) away, the Defense Ministry’s artillery spokesman said on Monday. “We have the military-technical potential to […]


Russian Army Test Future Soldier Tech

Russian Army Test Future Soldier Tech

The Russian Army is testing a future high-tech soldier equipment system and plans to stage exercises with the equipment as part of state trials, Defense Ministry ground forces spokesman Lt. Col. Nikolai Donyushkin said on Wednesday. “Soldiers have started intensive […]


Russian Army to Switch to Wheeled Armored Vehicles

Russian Army to Switch to Wheeled Armored Vehicles

The Russian Defense Ministry has decided to equip the Ground Forces mostly with wheeled rather than tracked armored vehicles, GF commander Col. Gen. Vladimir Chirkin said on Monday. “The Defense Ministry has decided to replace the majority of tracked armored […]


Russian Army to Receive First Indigenous Strike UAV in 2014

Russian Army to Receive First Indigenous Strike UAV in 2014

The first domestically-developed strike unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) will be put in service with the Russian Armed Forces by the end of 2014, a defense industry source said on Thursday. In early April, Russia’s Defense Ministry issued a technical specification […]


 
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