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Russia, Kazakhstan to set up joint air-defense system

Russian s-300 air defense system

Russia and Kazakhstan are planning to set up a joint air-defense system in the very near future, a senior Russian military official said on Thursday. “We already have such bilateral regional air-defense systems with Belarus and Armenia and in future […]


MBDA’s Next Generation Naval Missile System Prepares for Global Success

MBDA’s Next Generation Naval Missile System Prepares for Global Success

MBDA’s Future Local Area Air Defence System (FLAADS-Maritime) programme is achieving key development milestones that exemplify the high maturity and global market potential of the system. The FLAADS-M system will equip the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates and future Global […]


Syria may buy more Russian air defense systems

Syria may buy more Russian air defense systems

Syria has shown interest in buying a whole range of advanced Russian air defense systems, a source in the Russian defense industry told RIA Novosti on Monday. A group of Syrian observers is attending live firing drills during Combat Commonwealth […]


Russia ready to help Venezuela with weaponry purchases

Russia ready to help Venezuela with weaponry purchases

Moscow is ready to loan Venezuela $4 billion on purchases of military equipment, Russia’s Kommersant newspaper said on Friday citing a diplomatic source. “Russia is ready to loan money to Venezuela,” the source said. “Considering the current election campaign in […]


Iraqi airmen train to defend their airspace as US Forces prepare to withdraw

Iraqi airmen train to defend their airspace as US Forces prepare to withdraw

With less than six months remaining before the U.S. withdraws from Iraq, U.S. military air advisors here are doubling their training efforts to ensure Iraqi Airmen are prepared to defend their boarders from the sky. Air Force and Army pilots […]


Russia developing new air defense systems

Russia developing new air defense systems

Russia is developing two air defense systems as part of future multilayered aerospace defense network, Air Force Commander Col. Gen. Alexander Zelin said on Tuesday. “The Morfey is a short-range air defense system with effective range of five kilometers,” Zelin […]


Russian Navy to receive new air defense system

Russian Navy to receive new air defense system

The Russian Navy will soon receive a new ship-based gun/missile air defense system, KBP Instrument Design Bureau, the developer of the system, said on Monday. The system, dubbed Pantsyr-M, has been developed on the basis of the land-based Pantsyr-S1 (SA-22 […]


Russia to Spend $730 Billion on New Weapons

Russia to Spend $730 Billion on New Weapons

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has announced his government plans to spend hundreds of billions of dollars on weapons modernization by 2020. In his address to parliament earlier this year, Putin said Russia must be strong enough to fend off […]


Rosoboronexport Makes a Debut in Brunei

Rosoboronexport Makes a Debut in Brunei

The Russian Federal State Unitary Enterprise Rosoboronexport will display more than 50 items of the Russian military hardware at the BRIDEX 2011 International Defence Exhibition and Conference to take place in Brunei’s capital city Bandar Seri Begawan (6-9 July, 2011). […]


Taiwan upgrades fighter jets

Taiwan upgrades fighter jets

Taiwan will this week receive its first batch of a fleet of Indigenous Defensive Fighters upgraded as part as part of a $587 million dollar project to beef up air defences, officials said Sunday. An unspecified number of the domestically-manufactured […]


 
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