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Russia to start building new S-500 air defense missiles

Russia to start building new S-500 air defense missiles

Russia will start serial production of its next-generation S-500 missile system in 2014, an aerospace defense chief said on Thursday. The S-500 air defense system will be able to track and destroy ballistic missiles with ranges of up to 3,500 […]


S-400 missiles on Russia’s Kuril Islands overkill

S-400 missiles on Russia’s Kuril Islands overkill

The deployment of advanced medium-range S-400 Triumf missile systems on the disputed Kuril Islands would be excessive and potentially dangerous as they can reach Japanese territory, a Russian military commander said on Wednesday. Shorter range Buk (SA-11 Gadfly) systems should […]


Russian Land Purchases in Finland Raise Suspicions

Russian Land Purchases in Finland Raise Suspicions

Land purchases by Russian citizens in the immediate vicinity of Finnish military bases have raised suspicions. Purchases have been made of properties in poor condition or that are wasteland, but adjacent to military facilities. One such example is land close […]


Russia, NATO ‘on verge of breakthrough’

Russia, NATO ‘on verge of breakthrough’

Russia and NATO are about to achieve a new quality of relations, a Russian Foreign Ministry official said on Monday. “A period of profound thaw has set in in Russia-NATO ties. I am sure that we are close to a […]


Russia says foreign power may have caused spy satellite loss

Russia says foreign power may have caused spy satellite loss

The Russian space agency suggested Monday that a foreign power may have been behind the space accident that disabled one of the country’s most modern military satellites earlier this month. Russia on February 1 launched a high-tech Geo-IK-2 craft to […]


Russian military border moves worry allies

Russian military border moves worry allies

NATO members behind the former Iron Curtain are concerned by Russia’s military moves in its Baltic territory of Kaliningrad, a senior US arms-control official said Friday. “Clearly there are concerns, and I’ve heard them expressed not only here in Poland […]


Russian military justifies purchase of Mistral warships

Russian military justifies purchase of Mistral warships

Russia has decided to buy Mistral ships from France because it would have taken at least 10 years to develop a similar domestic model, Chief of the Russian General Staff Gen. Nikolai Makarov said Thursday. “It could take at least […]


Joint Russian-Indian 5G Fighter Aircraft to Cost $6 Billion

Joint Russian-Indian 5G Fighter Aircraft to Cost $6 Billion

The joint Russian-Indian development of a fifth generation fighter aircraft will cost some $6 billion, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) Financial director D. Shivamurti said. Russia and India signed in December last year a contract to jointly develop a design for […]


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Russia su-33

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Russia at Aero India 2011 Airshow

Russia at Aero India 2011 Airshow

The 8th International Exhibition on Aerospace, Defence and Civil Aviation Aero India 2011, which is one of the biggest among such events in Asia, is hosted at the Air Force Station Yelahanka in the suburbs of Bangaluru from 9th to […]


 
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