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Armenia Interested In Acquiring Russian Rocket Artillery

Armenia Interested In Acquiring Russian Rocket Artillery

A senior Russian defense industry executive says Armenia wants to acquire Russian rocket artillery systems that have a firing range of up to 90 kilometers. Nikolay Dimidyuk of the state-run Rosoboronexport company was quoted this week by the Moscow-based magazine […]


NATO, Russian jets hold first ever joint exercise

NATO, Russian jets hold first ever joint exercise

NATO and Russian fighter jets held their first ever joint exercise Tuesday, teaming up in a bid to prevent attacks such as the September 11, 2001 strikes on the United States, a NATO official confirmed. “Today was an important step […]


NATO chief rejects Russia’s missile defence proposal

NATO chief rejects Russia’s missile defence proposal

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Tuesday bluntly rejected a Russian proposal to end a dispute on missile defence that threatens a rapprochement between Moscow and the Western alliance. Russia has indicated it would be ready to drop its […]


Nuclear weapons threat not decreasing, study says

Nuclear weapons threat not decreasing, study says

More than 5,000 nuclear weapons are deployed around the world and nuclear powers continue investing in new weapon systems, making meaningful disarmament in the near future unlikely, a report published Tuesday said. “More than 5,000 nuclear weapons are deployed and […]


Rosvertol seeks Algeria Mi-28 export deal

Rosvertol seeks Algeria Mi-28 export deal

Russia’s Rosvertol attack helicopter producer said on Monday it is in talks with Algeria over exports of its Mi-28NE for delivery from 2012-2017. “A commercial proposal has already been sent [to Algiers] and discussions will begin this year,” Rosvertol General […]


The Maturing Revolution in Military Affairs

The Maturing Revolution in Military Affairs

In 1992, the Office of Net Assessment (ONA), Office of the Secretary of Defense, began circulating an assessment of a prospective late-twentieth-century military-technical revolution (MTR). Soviet military theorists had been discussing the possibility of a third twentieth-century revolution in military […]


Russian arms depot blasts force evacuation of 28K

Russian arms depot blasts force evacuation of 28K

Russian firefighters on Friday battled a blaze raging through an arms depot where tonnes of artillery shells and rockets were stored, as some 28,000 people living nearby were evacuated from their homes. As a result of the night-time blaze at […]


US, Russia nuclear arsenal data released

US, Russia nuclear arsenal data released

The United States has 30 percent more deployed long-range ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads than former Cold War foe Russia, according to new data released Wednesday by the State Department. Both countries are required to report key figures from their […]


Russia Snubs India; Cancels Navy, Army War Games

Russia Snubs India; Cancels Navy, Army War Games

Russia has snubbed India in the recent months by cancelling two important bilateral war games, usually held under a well-established arrangement, a senior official said on Monday. The move has raised eyebrows in the Indian defence establishment. The Russians have […]


 
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