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Indian Aircraft Carrier Passes Engine Tests in Russian Sea Trials

Indian Aircraft Carrier Passes Engine Tests in Russian Sea Trials

A Russian-built aircraft carrier due to be delivered to the Indian Navy following a much-delayed refit has successfully passed engine tests during the first stage of final sea trials in the White Sea, shipbuilder Sevmash said Tuesday. The current trials […]


Russia calls on NATO to review Cold War methods of arms control

Russia calls on NATO to review Cold War methods of arms control

Russia’s deputy defense minister has suggested updating the agreements on conventional weapons control, which no longer match the political situation and the effectiveness of modern high-precision arms. Speaking at a session of the Russia-NATO council, Anatoly Antonov said that the […]


Russian war games play on former US aircraft carrier

Russian war games play on former US aircraft carrier

Russian video game publisher 1C Company boarded a former US aircraft carrier to re-write the Cuban Missile Crisis that had super powers on the brink of nuclear war in 1962. The tense Cold War stand-off has an apocalyptic outcome in […]


US general lays out military options in Syria

US general lays out military options in Syria

The top US general has informed Congress of options for military intervention in Syria, but stressed that the decision of whether to go to war was one for civilian leaders. In a non-classified letter made public Monday, chairman of the […]


Pentagon Stands By Russian Arms Deal

Pentagon Stands By Russian Arms Deal

The Pentagon has no plans to halt a $550 million deal with Russia to acquire helicopters for the Afghan Special Mission Wing, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday. In late June the Special US Inspector […]


Russian 5G fighters boast cutting-edge life support systems

Russian 5G fighters boast cutting-edge life support systems

The Russian Sukhoi T-50 5G fighter jet is equipped with cutting-edge computerized life support systems, including an oxygen station securing unlimited breathing gas supply and advanced pilot’s compensation system that anticipates gravity overload. The research and development enterprise Zvezda has […]


5th-Generation Fighter Plan Hits Hurdle As Russia Hikes Cost

5th-Generation Fighter Plan Hits Hurdle As Russia Hikes Cost

India’s biggest defence project in the making, the critical joint development of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) with Russia, has flown into some rough weather. Defence ministry sources said the inking of the final design and R&D contract for the […]


Russia to beef up strategic deterrence potential

Russia to beef up strategic deterrence potential

Russia will continue to increase its potential in air-space forces and other parts of its nuclear deterrence strategy, Chief of Staff said Tuesday. “(Russia) will beef up its air-space defense capabilities through modernization of its informational and first-strike parts,” Valery […]


Should the West be afraid of Moscow’s plans for a Eurasian Union?

Should the West be afraid of Moscow’s plans for a Eurasian Union?

In 2010 a Customs Union comprising Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan was launched as part of a Russia-led project aimed at economic reintegration within the former Soviet space (as Russian President Vladimir Putin explained in an article published in Izvestiya in […]


 
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