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Major Overhaul of Russia’s Tu-160 Strategic Bomber to Be Completed In 2019

Major Overhaul of Russia’s Tu-160 Strategic Bomber to Be Completed In 2019

A major overhaul of Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bombers will be completed in 2019, Boris Naishuler, the director of the Gorbunov Kazan Aviation Production Association’s design center, which upgrades the aircraft, said Tuesday. “The first stage of modernization has been completed; […]


US AEGIS Ships Could Pose Threat to Russia

US AEGIS Ships Could Pose Threat to Russia

Russian Embassy to Washington Counselor Alexander Trofimov says that US Navy Aegis ships based in Europe could secretly carry cruise missiles threatening Russia. US Navy Aegis ships based in Europe could secretly carry cruise missiles threatening Russia, Russian Embassy to […]


Russia confirms sale of S-300 missile systems to Iran

Russia confirms sale of S-300 missile systems to Iran

Russia on Tuesday confirmed its decision to deliver S-300 air defence missile systems to Iran, but said it could not yet announce a date. “The decision on delivering S-300 to Iran has been taken but the realisation of the project […]


Russia Launches Production of Upgraded Mi-26T2 Helicopter

Mi-26T2 Helicopter

Russian Helicopters has launched series production on the heavy Mi-26T2 helicopter at Rostvertol. The Mi-26T2 is a modernised version of the Mi-26T, equipped with the latest avionics, making it possible to cut the number of crew required and also to […]


Production of New Russian Airborne AFVs to Start In June

Serial production of Russia’s new airborne combat vehicles BMD-4M and Rakushka armored personnel carriers will be launched on June 1, Russian Airborne Forces Commander Vladimir Shamanov told TASS on Wednesday. “Ten BMD-4M vehicles and 10 armoured personnel carriers (Rakushka) have […]


Russian Drone Development Program Through 2025

Russian Drone Development Program Through 2025

United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) has developed a proposal for an Interagency Task Program for Drone Development. Its implementation will enable Russian law enforcement agencies to receive a few hundred drones of various classes and purposes by 2025. The Interagency […]


Russia flexes Central Asia military might amid Afghan fears

Russia flexes Central Asia military might amid Afghan fears

Russia has deployed hundreds of troops for drills in Central Asia with its ex-Soviet allies in a show of force as anxiety grows over a surge in fighting in neighbouring Afghanistan. Around 2,500 personnel from the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty […]


NATO Focuses on Combating Hybrid Warfare

NATO foreign ministers have agreed on steps to combat hybrid warfare –- the type Russia has used against Ukraine — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters today in Antalya, Turkey. Speaking at a news conference at the end of […]


Russia says will not sign ‘weak’ arms trade treaty

Russia says will not sign ‘weak’ arms trade treaty

Russia will not sign the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty that requires governments to ensure their exports will not fuel conflicts, a senior foreign ministry official said Sunday. “We decided not to join. We weighed all the pros and cons […]


France Submits Proposals to Terminate Deal on Mistral Ships with Russia

France Submits Proposals to Terminate Deal on Mistral Ships with Russia

Paris handed over its proposals to Russia on possible ways to terminate the contract for the delivery of two Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Russian Navy, Kommersant newspaper reported Friday. The offers imply the return to the Russian side about 785 […]


 
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