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S-400 Air Defense Regiment Takes up Duty in Russia’s South

S-400 Air Defense Regiment Takes up Duty in Russia’s South

The S-400 Triumf air defense missile system regiment that was deployed in the Southern Military District, has taken up combat duty near the Russian city of Krasnodar, the press service of the district reported Tuesday. “An air defense missile system […]


Russia to deploy fifth-gen fighters, S-500 missiles in 2016

Russia to deploy fifth-gen fighters, S-500 missiles in 2016

In 2016, the Russian military will start deploying two advanced weapons, the fifth-generation fighter jet PAK FA and the long-range surface-to-air missile systems S-500, chief of the Russian Air Forces said. Lieutenant General Viktor Bondarev gave an outline of his […]


Russia Ready to Export Iskander-E TBMs

Russia Ready to Export Iskander-E TBMs

Iskander-E mobile theater ballistic missile systems are ready for export, awaiting a decision by state authorities, the head of the Russian delegation to arms and military exhibition MILEX-2014 Valery Varlamov said Thursday. “Iskander-E [NATO reporting name: SS-26 Stone] is ready […]


Russia to Test 70 New Rockets and Missiles in 2014

Russia to Test 70 New Rockets and Missiles in 2014

The Russian military plans to test around 70 types of rocket and missile weaponry at a major testing site this year, a Defense Ministry spokesman has said. The testing program at the Kapustin Yar range in southern Russia will include […]


Russia to beef up strategic deterrence potential

Russia to beef up strategic deterrence potential

Russia will continue to increase its potential in air-space forces and other parts of its nuclear deterrence strategy, Chief of Staff said Tuesday. “(Russia) will beef up its air-space defense capabilities through modernization of its informational and first-strike parts,” Valery […]


Russia to Protect South Borders With S-400 Air Defense Systems

Russia to Protect South Borders With S-400 Air Defense Systems

The air defense units of Russia’s Southern Military District will be rearmed with advanced S-400 Triumf air defense systems by the end of 2012, a spokesman for the district said on Monday. The Southern Military District was created in October […]


Warships, Fighter Jets, S-400 to ‘Protect Russia APEC Summit’

Warships, Fighter Jets, S-400 to ‘Protect Russia APEC Summit’

Warships, warplanes as well as S-400 missile defense systems will be deployed to protect the leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum during a summit in Russia’s Far East next month, an official said on Friday. The summit will […]


Russia Puts 4th S-400 Air Defense Regiment on Combat Duty

Russia Puts 4th S-400 Air Defense Regiment on Combat Duty

The fourth regiment armed with S-400 Triumf air defense systems will be officially put on combat duty in Russia’s Far East on Thursday, a spokesman for the Eastern Military District said on Wednesday. “The official ceremony will be held on […]


Russian Aerospace Forces to Carry Out First S-400 Firings

Russian Aerospace Forces to Carry Out First S-400 Firings

Russia’s Aerospace Defense Forces will carry out their first test-firings of the new S-400 air defense missile system from August 10-16 at the Ashuluk firing range in Astrakhan Region, Defense Ministry spokesman Lt.Col. Dmitry Zenin said on Saturday. “The first […]


 
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