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Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia

Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia

Up to 2,000 Russian soldiers took part in drills in the country’s west on Wednesday as Moscow conducted an inspection of its paratrooper units in the latest show of strength likely to alarm its neighbors. Some 500 units of equipment […]


Russia could target Moldova: NATO commander

Russia could target Moldova: NATO commander

Russia could set its sights on Moldova to prevent it from “leaning to the West,” following the conflict with Ukraine, the top NATO commander warned Wednesday. Speaking to US lawmakers at a Capitol Hill hearing, General Philip Breedlove said Moldova […]


Breedlove: Russia, Violent Extremism Challenge Europe

Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, NATO’s supreme allied commander for Europe and commander of U.S. European Command

Europe faces a different and more challenging security environment than it did just a year ago, including an increasingly aggressive Russia and a surge of violent extremism, Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove said here yesterday. Breedlove, commander of U.S. […]


Britain will not send arms to Ukraine: minister

Britain will not send arms to Ukraine: minister

A senior British minister ruled out sending arms to Ukraine Sunday as the United States and European nations sought ways to pressure Russia over the conflict in the ex-Soviet republic’s east. William Hague, who was foreign secretary until last year […]


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 […]


German Government Says No Tanks for Lithuania: Report

German Government Says No Tanks for Lithuania: Report

The German government has said it will not fulfill a request from its NATO ally and European Union partner Lithuania for the delivery of so-called Boxer tanks, a media report said on Sunday, citing the German Defense Ministry. “A delivery […]


Russia’s Arms Exports Top $13 Billion In 2014

Russia’s Arms Exports Top $13 Billion In 2014

Russian arms exporting firm Rosoboronexport, owned by state conglomerate Rostec, sold more than $13 billion worth of military products last year, the head of Rostec said on Monday. “In 2014, we sold a little more than $13 billion worth of […]


Rheinmetall says operating profit down in 2014

Rheinmetall says operating profit down in 2014

German defence technology and automotive parts specialist Rheinmetall said Thursday that underlying profit was down last year, due to a government decision to veto a key contract with Russia. Rheinmetall said in a statement that underlying or operating profit declined […]


Indian SU-30MKI May Receive Brahmos Capability, AESA

Su-30MKI Fighter Aircraft

According to Sputnik News, India and Russia are to discuss modernizing India’s Su-30MKI Flanker-H fleet at Aero India 2015 in Bangalore. India is in the midst of a massive, military-wide modernization push that includes procurement of new assets as well […]


 
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