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Baltics mull joint air defence system against Russia

Baltics mull joint air defence system against Russia

Defence ministers for the three Baltic states said Thursday they are mulling a joint air defence system in response to security concerns over Russia’s activity in the region. The ministers of NATO-members Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania met in the northern […]


Russian Air Force to Get at Least 50 New Tu-160 Bombers

Russian Air Force to Get at Least 50 New Tu-160 Bombers

The Russian Defense Ministry will purchase no less than 50 new Tu-160 (Blackjack) heavy strategic bombers when production is renewed, Russian Air Force Commander Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said Thursday. “No less than 50 aircraft over time will be purchased […]


Russia and West hold war games over Arctic

Russia and West hold war games over Arctic

Russia was conducting huge and unexpected war games on Tuesday, coinciding with a NATO drill in the Arctic at a time of heightened tensions in the region. The snap check launched on the orders of President Vladimir Putin involved up […]


Major Overhaul of Russia’s Tu-160 Strategic Bomber to Be Completed In 2019

Major Overhaul of Russia’s Tu-160 Strategic Bomber to Be Completed In 2019

A major overhaul of Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bombers will be completed in 2019, Boris Naishuler, the director of the Gorbunov Kazan Aviation Production Association’s design center, which upgrades the aircraft, said Tuesday. “The first stage of modernization has been completed; […]


US AEGIS Ships Could Pose Threat to Russia

US AEGIS Ships Could Pose Threat to Russia

Russian Embassy to Washington Counselor Alexander Trofimov says that US Navy Aegis ships based in Europe could secretly carry cruise missiles threatening Russia. US Navy Aegis ships based in Europe could secretly carry cruise missiles threatening Russia, Russian Embassy to […]


Russia confirms sale of S-300 missile systems to Iran

Russia confirms sale of S-300 missile systems to Iran

Russia on Tuesday confirmed its decision to deliver S-300 air defence missile systems to Iran, but said it could not yet announce a date. “The decision on delivering S-300 to Iran has been taken but the realisation of the project […]


Russia Launches Production of Upgraded Mi-26T2 Helicopter

Mi-26T2 Helicopter

Russian Helicopters has launched series production on the heavy Mi-26T2 helicopter at Rostvertol. The Mi-26T2 is a modernised version of the Mi-26T, equipped with the latest avionics, making it possible to cut the number of crew required and also to […]


Production of New Russian Airborne AFVs to Start In June

Serial production of Russia’s new airborne combat vehicles BMD-4M and Rakushka armored personnel carriers will be launched on June 1, Russian Airborne Forces Commander Vladimir Shamanov told TASS on Wednesday. “Ten BMD-4M vehicles and 10 armoured personnel carriers (Rakushka) have […]


Russian Drone Development Program Through 2025

Russian Drone Development Program Through 2025

United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) has developed a proposal for an Interagency Task Program for Drone Development. Its implementation will enable Russian law enforcement agencies to receive a few hundred drones of various classes and purposes by 2025. The Interagency […]


 
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