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Russia to Get New ICBM Later this Year

Russia to Get New ICBM Later this Year

The first modernized intercontinental ballistic missile, Yars-M, will enter service with Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN) later this year, RVSN Commander Col. Gen. Sergei Karavayev said on Thursday. A defense industry source previously told RIA Novosti the Armed Forces will […]


World Military Spending Falls, But China, Russia’s Spending Rises

World Military Spending Falls, But China, Russia’s Spending Rises

World military expenditure totalled $1.75 trillion in 2012, a fall of 0.5 per cent in real terms since 2011, according to figures released today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The comprehensive annual update of the SIPRI Military Expenditure […]


Russia Tests New Amphibious Armored Vehicle

Russia Tests New Amphibious Armored Vehicle

A new amphibious armored personnel carrier (APC), the BTR-82AM, is undergoing a series of trials at the Russian Black Sea Fleet’s naval infantry facility in Sevastopol, fleet spokesman Capt. 1St Rank Vyacheslav Trukhachev said on Thursday. During the trials, the […]


India, Russia Agree On Technical Specs of New PAK FA Fighter

India, Russia Agree On Technical Specs of New PAK FA Fighter

The contract to develop a sketch and technical project of the Russian-Indian perspective multi-functional 5th-generation fighter (PMI/FGFA) was completed. The fighter design was fully developed. Both parties have agreed upon on the amount and division of work during the research […]


Russia Brings Its Largest Exposition to Brazil

Russia Brings Its Largest Exposition to Brazil

Rosoboronexport brings more than 200 items of Russian weapons and military equipment intended for all services to the LAAD 2013 Defence and Security exhibition to be held in Rio de Janeiro from 9th to 12th April 2013. The company is […]


Russia Touts Possible Missile Deal with Brazil

Russia Touts Possible Missile Deal with Brazil

Russia and Brazil will discuss the possibility of the joint development of an advanced surface-to-air missile system, Parana, at the LAAD 2013 defense exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, Russian state-owned defense firm Rosoboronexport said on Monday. Brazil is showing keen […]


Russian Arms Exports Up 12 Percent

Russian Arms Exports Up 12 Percent

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russian arms sales last year reached $15.2 billion, an increase of 12 percent compared to the previous year. Putin said Russian weapons manufacturers exported arms and military equipment to 66 countries last year and currently […]


North Korea approves nuclear strike on United States

North Korea approves nuclear strike on United States

North Korea dramatically escalated its warlike rhetoric on Thursday, warning that it had authorised plans for nuclear strikes on targets in the United States. “The moment of explosion is approaching fast,” the North Korean military said, warning that war could […]


Norway sees rise in Russian military jet activity

Norway sees rise in Russian military jet activity

Norway said Wednesday it had observed an increasing number of Russian military jets near its airspace last year, amid President Vladimir Putin’s massive rearmament plan. The Scandinavian country scrambled fighter jets on 41 occasions to inspect Russian military aircraft flying […]


 
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