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New-Generation Electronic Warfare: More Russian Troops Equipped

New-Generation Electronic Warfare: More Russian Troops Equipped

Electronic warfare units around Russia are mastering their skills on the brand-new “Borisoglebsk 2″ complex, with more deliveries of the system expected by the end of the month. A mechanized infantry unit of the Russian Land Forces, stationed near Orenburg […]


Russia poses ‘greatest threat’ to US national security: Dunford

Russia poses ‘greatest threat’ to US national security: Dunford

Russia now poses the greatest threat to US national security and its behavior is “nothing short of alarming,” Marine General Joseph Dunford, the nominee to be the US military’s top officer, said Thursday. Dunford, currently the commandant of the US […]


Putin hosts BRICS summit amid standoff with West

BRICS Flags

Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet world leaders on Wednesday including China’s Xi Jinping and India’s Narendra Modi ahead of the start of a summit of the BRICS emerging economies. Putin is to hold bilateral talks with leaders of […]


Georgia launches joint drills with five NATO countries

Georgia launches joint drills with five NATO countries

Georgian troops on Wednesday launched joint military exercises with United States marines and soldiers from four Eastern European NATO members, the pro-Western ex-Soviet nation’s defence ministry said. The drills dubbed “Agile Spirit 2015″ are part of a “substantive package” of […]


New-Generation Self-Homing Missile Will Bolster Russian Air Defense

50P6 missile launcher of S-350E missile system

Russia’s air defenders will soon be using super-maneuverable missile systems equipped with new generation munitions, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday. “In addition to the S-400 systems, our air defense forces will start receiving the S-350 Vityaz missiles, which […]


Vietnam receives new Russian sub with Club-S missiles

Vietnam receives new Russian sub with Club-S missiles

Vietnam’s navy has received a fourth Varshavianka-class submarine, armed with unique Club-S cruise missiles capable of striking both sea and coastal targets. Vietnam received a fourth Varshavianka (Improved Kilo) submarine on Tuesday, as the country continues growing its submarine fleet. […]


Two pilots killed in Russian military jet crash

Sukhoi Su-24

Two pilots of a Russian military aircraft were killed Monday when their jet crashed during a training mission in the far east of the country, the defence ministry said, the latest in a string of accidents involving military planes. “The […]


NATO keeps mum on ‘Baltic brigade’ request: Lithuania

NATO keeps mum on ‘Baltic brigade’ request: Lithuania

Vilnius: NATO has vowed to hold “continuous” military exercises in eastern Europe to deter Russia but has yet to respond to a request by Baltic states for a permanent brigade, Lithuania said Wednesday. In May, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia formally […]


US Think Tank: Nordic-Baltic-Polish 9 Should Boost Security

Russian Air Force Fighter Aircraft

According to a report by the think tank Center of European Policy Analysis, Russian troops performed an island attack exercise over the Gulf of Finland in March of this year. The report emphasised a need for increased security and cooperation […]


Russia to Deploy S-400 Air Defense Systems Near Western Borders by End 2015

Russia to Deploy S-400 Air Defense Systems Near Western Borders by End 2015

Russia’s Western Military District will receive an unspecified number of advanced S-400 Triumf and Pantsir-S air defense systems by the end of 2015, the district’s spokesman, Col. Oleg Kochetkov, said Thursday. “Modern S-400 Triumf long-range air defense systems and Pantsir-S […]


 
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