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Russia dismisses report of deadlock in talks on Mistral purchase

Russia dismisses report of deadlock in talks on Mistral purchase

Reports of an impasse in contractual talks between Russia and France on the purchase of Mistral class helicopter carriers for the Russian Navy are false, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Thursday. Russia’s Kommersant business daily reported on Thursday […]


Russia and France in deadlock over Mistral cost: report

Russia and France in deadlock over Mistral cost: report

Russia and France have hit deadlock in talks over a deal for Moscow to buy Mistral helicopter carriers, with the two sides unable to agree on a price, a report said Thursday, citing Russian sources. Russia insists it will pay […]


Austrian Soldier Convicted for Passing Eurocopter Secrets to Russia

Austrian Soldier Convicted for Passing Eurocopter Secrets to Russia

An Austrian soldier has been convicted of spying for the Russian secret service, handing over secret information on military and civilian helicopters. The court has sentenced him to a one-year suspended prison term. A court in Munich on Tuesday handed […]


Russian Army To Receive Advanced Weaponry

Russian Army To Receive Advanced Weaponry

The Russian Ground Forces will start receiving a number of advanced weapons in 2011, including modernized S-300V4 air defense missile systems, the Defense Ministry said on Monday. “Starting in 2011, the Ground Forces will receive modernized S-300V4 and Buk-M2 medium-range […]


Russia confirms plans to supply Syria with Yakhont missiles

Russia confirms plans to supply Syria with Yakhont missiles

Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Saturday Russia has not dropped its plans to supply Syria with Yakhont missiles. “The contract [on supplies] is in progress,” Serdyukov told journalists in Vladivostok, Russia’s Far East. Russia earlier announced it would […]


Ukraine’s role in European missile defense not yet discussed

Ukraine’s role in European missile defense not yet discussed

It is too early yet to speak of Ukraine’s participation in building the European missile defense system, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told Ukraine’s Channel 5. Kiev and NATO discussed Ukraine’s possible contribution to the effort on February 24. […]


Russia could lose billions in Libya arms deals

Russia could lose billions in Libya arms deals

Russia could lose almost $4.0 billion in arms export contracts to Libya after Moscow joined other world powers in slapping an arms embargo on Moamer Kadhafi’s regime, a report said on Sunday. The Interfax news agency quoted a military source […]


Russia to buy 1,000 helicopters by 2020

Russia to buy 1,000 helicopters by 2020

Russia’s Defense Ministry announced plans on Thursday to buy 100 ships, over 600 aircraft and 1,000 helicopters under a 2011-2020 arms procurement program. Russia will buy 10 new generation S-500 air defense systems, which will replace the S-400 systems currently […]


Russia in talks with France on ‘future soldier’ gear

Russia in talks with France on ‘future soldier’ gear

Russia is holding talks with France on the purchase of Felin advanced “future soldier” equipment, which includes new combat clothing with body armor and a new ballistic helmet, weapons, and a portable computer. “We will take several Felin sets, we […]


 
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