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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 […]


Russia says S-300 deliveries to Venezuela delayed

Russia says S-300 deliveries to Venezuela delayed

Deliveries of S-300 missile defense systems to Venezuela have been delayed, but will go ahead, an official at Rosoboronexport, Russia’s state-owned arms export monopoly, said on Tuesday. In November, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said that Russia had agreed to lend […]


Peru to receive Russian Mi-35 helicopters to fight rebels

Peru to receive Russian Mi-35 helicopters to fight rebels

Peru will receive two Russian-made Mi-35 attack helicopters next month to fight drug traffickers and Shining Path guerrillas, Air Force chief Carlos Samame said Sunday. Samame told state news agency Andina that the helicopters “are intended to bolster our fight […]


Russia to Unveil New Combat Vehicle at IDEX 2011

Russia to Unveil New Combat Vehicle at IDEX 2011

At the 10th anniversary IDEX 2011, to be held in Abu Dhabi (UAE) from 20 to 24 February, Rosoboronexport is presenting the BMPT, a unique tank support combat vehicle. To this end, the ample capabilities of an interactive exhibition complex, […]


Russia to continue military cooperation with Japan

Russia to continue military cooperation with Japan

Russia will not cease military cooperation with Japan or any other countries from the Asia-Pacific Region, a source from the Defense Ministry said on Monday. “The [Pacific] Fleet has ample military force that can form ship groups to maintain stability […]


 
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