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Russia Develops Two New Drones, Ready for Testing

Russia Develops Two New Drones, Ready for Testing

The Russian United Instrument Corporation (UIC) has constructed two prototype versions of reconnaissance and strike drones, code-named “Chirok,” and is currently preparing them for tests, a source at UIC told RIA Novosti Friday. The source explained that currently there are […]

Russia develops heavy drone, promises S500 missile system by 2017

The S400 Triumf anti-aircraft system. (RIA Novosti/Mihail Mokrushin)

The Russian military is putting the finishing touches to its very own heavy military UAV. The drone is part of a wider modernization effort, with the cutting-edge flagship S500 missile system coming in 2017. The drone “already exists,” according to […]

FSB Alpha Special units shooting competition

FSB Alpha Special units shooting competition

Alpha team shooting during the Special units competition.

Russia Ready to Supply India With Anaerobic Submarines

Anaerobic systems for submarines

Russia could supply the Indian Navy with “stealthy” submarines, equipped with air-independent propulsion (AIP) systems if India opens a tender for them, a senior official at Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. “The Russian side […]

Ukraine troops abandon airport in bloody day of conflict

Ukraine war

Ukrainian forces on Thursday abandoned their defense of a long-disputed airport in the country’s separatist east and vowed a response to Russia’s escalating “aggression” in one of the deadliest days of the nine-month war. In a graphic illustration of the […]

Russia, US End Nuclear Cooperation Program

Nuclear Symbol

Moscow has decided to end its nuclear cooperation program with the US, saying that it no longer needs assistance in safeguarding nuclear sites located in Russia, the Boston Globe reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the situation. The decision was […]

Russia to Test Strategic Missile Forces in Unscheduled Drills

Russia to Test Strategic Missile Forces in Unscheduled Drills

Russia has kicked off its first unannounced drills of the year for the country’s Strategic Missile Forces with over 1,200 active duty servicemen in western Siberia, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Igor Egorov said Tuesday. “During the unannounced exercises of […]

Russia and Iran sign defense deal, ‘may resolve’ S300 missile delivery issue

Russian s-300 air defense system

Moscow and Tehran have signed military cooperation deal that implies wider collaboration in personnel training and counter-terrorism activities. It may also resolve the situation concerning the delivery of Russian S300 missiles, Iranian media reported. Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and […]

Russian firm seals $1 billion deal to supply US rocket engines

An assembled Antares rocket in the Horizontal Integration Facility

A Russian manufacturer on Friday announced a $1 billion deal to supply engines for the US Antares rockets making deliveries to the International Space Station. Russian producer Energia said in a statement that it had signed the bumper deal to […]

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