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Russia to send warships to Syria: reports

Russia to send warships to Syria: reports

Three Russian amphibious assault ships carrying hundreds of armed navy personnel will briefly dock in a Moscow-leased Syrian port in the coming days, Russian news agencies reported on Friday. The warships are currently conducting planned exercises in the Mediterranean Sea […]


House Votes to Stop US Contracts with Russian Arms Agency

House Votes to Stop US Contracts with Russian Arms Agency

The House of Representatives voted to cut off future government deals with a Russian government-owned arms contractor that has provided more than $1 billion in arms to the Syrian government. The contractor, Rosoboronexport, has supplied weapons to a brutal Syrian […]


Russia Launches Cluster of Four Satellites

GLONASS Satellite

Russia’s Space Forces launched early on Saturday a Rokot carrier rocket with a Cosmos class military satellite and three civilian satellites on board, spokesman Col. Alexey Zolotukhin said. The Rokot blasted off from the Plesetsk space center in northern Russia […]


Russian Arms Ship Loads up with New Secret Cargo

Russian Arms Ship Loads up with New Secret Cargo

The Russian arms ship at the center of a diplomatic row between Russia and the West is loading up with a new unknown cargo at the St. Petersburg port, according to a bulletin posted on the port’s website on Tuesday. […]


Russia’s ground forces to get Iskander-M systems

Russia’s ground forces to get Iskander-M systems

The Iskander-M tactical missile system that surpasses similar foreign weapons should become the basis of Russia’s ground forces, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at a conference dedicated to the modernization of the defence industry facilities in the city of […]


US Lawmakers Cut Pentagon Ties with Russian Arms Exporter

US Lawmakers Cut Pentagon Ties with Russian Arms Exporter

U.S. lawmakers passed a bill on Thursday breaking contracts between the Pentagon and Russian state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport, which they claim is “arming the oppressive Syrian regime,” the House of Representatives said on its website. The bill, introduced by Democrat […]


US building missile defense station in Qatar: report

US building missile defense station in Qatar: report

The Pentagon is building a missile defense radar station at a covert location in Qatar, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The site will be part of a system intended to defend the interests of the United States and its […]


DCNS Continues BPC Design Modifications for Russia

DCNS Continues BPC Design Modifications for Russia

DCNS is supplying two BPC-type projection and command vessels to Russia under a contract that came into effect at the end of 2011. Three of these vessels are already in service with the French Navy. The design modifications needed to […]


Venezuela’s Chavez Eyes Russian Su-35 Fighters

Venezuela’s Chavez Eyes Russian Su-35 Fighters

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Thursday he is interested in buying Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E multirole fighter jets from Russia to enhance his country’s defense capabilities. “I have already sent a statement to the government of Russia that we are […]


Russia and Italy to jointly develop patrol aircraft

Russia and Italy to jointly develop patrol aircraft

Russian and Italian engineers will jointly develop a patrol aircraft with extraordinary technical characteristics. Under the project, intellectual systems of communication, navigation and identification produced by Italy’s SELEX Company will be installed on the Be-200 and L-38 aircraft manufactured in […]


 
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