Post Tagged with: "russia"

Russia, NATO plan to resume missile defense drills

Russia, NATO plan to resume missile defense drills

Russia and NATO are planning to resume joint theater missile defense drills in early 2012, the new head of the NATO Information Office in Moscow said on Friday. The drills were halted in August 2008 after NATO condemned Russia for […]


Naval strike aircraft to be part of Russian Air Force

Naval strike aircraft to be part of Russian Air Force

Naval strike aircraft will be reassigned to the Russian Air Force by the end of 2011, a high-ranking Navy source told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. “The strike component of naval aviation will be transferred under the control of the Russian […]


Russia, Norway to hold joint naval drills in May

Russia, Norway to hold joint naval drills in May

The Russian Northern Fleet and the Norwegian Navy will conduct the Pomor-2011 joint drills in the Arctic in May, a spokesman for the Northern Fleet said. “The exercise will take place in the Barents and Norwegian Seas, and will include […]


Russia To Revamp Air Defense With S-400, Pantsir-S Systems

Russia To Revamp Air Defense With S-400, Pantsir-S Systems

All air defense regiments in the Russian Armed Forces will be equipped with advanced S-400 Triumf and Pantsir-S missile systems by 2020, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Monday. “We are planning to revamp our air defense network. All air […]


Gates to Discuss Defense Reforms with Russians

Gates to Discuss Defense Reforms with Russians

During Robert M. Gates’ final trip to Russia as U.S. defense secretary, he’ll meet with Russian officials to discuss defense reforms under way in both nations, as well as global security and arms-control issues, the Pentagon’s senior spokesman said here […]


Russia, US begin data exchange under New START

Russia, US begin data exchange under New START

The United States and Russia have begun exchanging information on their nuclear stockpiles under a new U.S.-Russian arms reduction treaty, a senior U.S. official said. “With entry into force of the Treaty, we have begun implementing an extensive regime of […]


Russia ready to equip Borey class sub with Bulava missiles

Russia ready to equip Borey class sub with Bulava missiles

A missile production plant in southern Siberia has produced enough Bulava ballistic missiles to complete its tests and arm the first Borey class strategic submarine, Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said on Monday. “A batch of missiles sufficient to finish […]


Russian 5G subs to be equipped with ballistic, cruise missiles

Russian 5G subs to be equipped with ballistic, cruise missiles

Russia’s proposed fifth-generation nuclear submarines will be armed with both ballistic and cruise missiles, a senior Navy source told RIA Novosti on Saturday. He did not specify the names of the missiles. Russia is planning to develop its newest fifth-generation […]


Russia to lease nuclear submarine to India

Russia to lease nuclear submarine to India

Russia will lease a nuclear powered submarine to India before October, a Russian Navy Staff admiral said on Wednesday. Previous media reports said that the K-152 Nerpa attack submarine had already been transferred to India on a 10-year lease. “The […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago