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Aging Russian Military Scales Up Rearmament

Aging Russian Military Scales Up Rearmament

NATO’s secretary general has once again warned of Russia’s military capacities. A look at the country’s armed forces shows modernizing equipment, more flexible soldiers and nuclear parity. “Russian defense spending has grown by more than 10 percent in real terms […]


Russian Military Creating Cyber Warfare Branch

Russian Military Creating Cyber Warfare Branch

A separate branch dedicated to cyber warfare is being created in the Russian Armed Forces as the Internet could become a new “theater of war” in the near future, a senior Russian military R&D official said. “Cyber space is becoming […]


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 […]


Russian Military Orders 6 Be-200 Amphibious Planes

Russian Military Orders 6 Be-200 Amphibious Planes

The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a contract with the Beriev Aircraft Company for the purchase of six Beriev Be-200 amphibious planes, Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) said on Friday. “The contract is worth 8.4 billion rubles [$268 million],” UAC […]


Russian Military to Hold Over 1,000 Drills in June-October

Russian Military to Hold Over 1,000 Drills in June-October

The Russian Armed Forces will conduct over 1,000 command-and-staff and tactical exercises during the summer training period from June to November this year, the Defense Ministry said. The summer training will focus on improving interoperability of all branches of the […]


Russia steps up navy presence in Arctic: military

Russia steps up navy presence in Arctic: military

Moscow: Russia is strengthening its naval presence in the Arctic, a senior Russian military official said on Saturday, stoking concerns of a scramble to secure rights to the region’s energy-rich seabed. “The reinforcement in the Arctic of all Northern and […]


Russian Military Reform In Times Of Crisis

Russian Military Reform In Times Of Crisis

Moscow: On March 5, 2010, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev attended an expanded meeting of the Ministry of Defense in Moscow. The focus of this meeting was the ongoing military reform. The Russian war machine has not undergone such extensive restructuring […]


Russian military to get new ICBMs, nuclear submarines

Russian military to get new ICBMs, nuclear submarines

MOSCOW: Russia’s Armed Forces are to receive 30 new ground and sea-launched ballistic missiles, three nuclear submarines, and an assortment of other weapons, the Russian president said on Thursday. Dmitry Medvedev said the list would also include “five Iskander [tactical] […]


Russian military denies existence of new super-tank

Russian military denies existence of new super-tank

MOSCOW: The Russian military has denied the existence of a new-generation main battle tank (MBT) based on T-80 design and featuring explosive reactive armor and a box-shaped turret. The Russian media has recently resumed discussion of the secret tank, dubbed […]


 
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