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Indian Air Force to Use BrahMos Missile by 2016

Indian Air Force to Use BrahMos Missile by 2016

The Indian Air Force plans to start mounting BrahMos cruise missiles on its aircraft in 2016, BrahMos Aerospace CEO Sudhir Mishra told RIA Novosti Wednesday. The short-range supersonic missile was jointly developed by Russia and India and has been in […]


Russia Deploying Next-Gen Nebo-M Radar to Counter NATO Threat

Russian Nebo-M Radar

Russia has begun deploying the next generation of Nebo-M anti-missile radar facility systems as part of a responsive measure to a threat stemming from NATO anti-ballistic missile systems in Eastern Europe. “The mobile multi-range programmable Nebo-M complex is capable of […]


Russia’s New Military Doctrine: Facts and Details

Russia’s New Military Doctrine: Facts and Details

A military doctrine is a theoretically substantiated and officially adopted long-term set of guidelines for the organizational development of the armed forces, use of military force and achievement of military objectives. A military doctrine is subordinate to military policy, being […]


Russia in Talks With Iran on Tor-M1 Missile System Modernization

Russia in Talks With Iran on Tor-M1 Missile System Modernization

Russia’s Izhevsk Electromechanical Plant Kupol is in talks with Iran on modernizing the short range Tor-M1 (SA-15 Gauntlet) surface-to-air missile defense systems, the plant’s assistant director general told RIA Novosti Thursday. “Iran has been operating a large number of our […]


Russia develops heavy drone, promises S500 missile system by 2017

The S400 Triumf anti-aircraft system. (RIA Novosti/Mihail Mokrushin)

The Russian military is putting the finishing touches to its very own heavy military UAV. The drone is part of a wider modernization effort, with the cutting-edge flagship S500 missile system coming in 2017. The drone “already exists,” according to […]


Russia and Iran sign defense deal, ‘may resolve’ S300 missile delivery issue

Russian s-300 air defense system

Moscow and Tehran have signed military cooperation deal that implies wider collaboration in personnel training and counter-terrorism activities. It may also resolve the situation concerning the delivery of Russian S300 missiles, Iranian media reported. Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and […]


Russia, India Agree FGFA Preliminary Design

Russia, India Agree FGFA Preliminary Design

Russian and Indian engineers have completed the preliminary design for the export version of the fifth generation fighter jet – the PAK-FA, announced Andrey Marshankin, Regional Director for International Cooperation of the United Aircraft Corporation. “At the moment, together with […]


South Korea claims Pyongyang has nuclear missiles that could reach US

South Korea claims Pyongyang has nuclear missiles that could reach US

South Korea says its northern neighbor has developed compact nuclear warheads that could reach mainland America. Seoul also alleges Pyongyang shows no signs of stopping its nuclear program and has gained access to tons of weapons-grade plutonium. The South Korean […]


Computer glitch prevents US’ most advanced F-35 fighter jet from firing until 2019 – report

Computer glitch prevents US’ most advanced F-35 fighter jet from firing until 2019 – report

The Pentagon’s fighter jet F-35 may not be fully operational until 2019 due to a newly discovered computer glitch. The $400 billion ultra-sophisticated jet, the most expensive in US history, was expected to enter service in 2015. F-35 is the […]


 
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