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Russia Offers India Joint GLONASS Development

GLONASS Satellite

Russia has offered India joint participation in development of its GLONASS satellite navigation system on an equal basis, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Tuesday. “We have offered our Indian counterparts not only use of the Glonass system but […]


War comes to Damascus in Syria revolt ‘turning point’

War comes to Damascus in Syria revolt ‘turning point’

Syria’s military deployed armored vehicles near central Damascus as troops battled rebels around the capital in what activists said could be a turning point in the 16-month uprising. Russia meanwhile slammed as “blackmail” Western pressure to push for a UN […]


Russian drones can see obstacles

Russian drones can see obstacles

Russia may equip its drones with the so-called “technical vision” device that enables them to see and avoid obstacles, detect small-size objects and assess their potential danger. The system was created by a team of engineers at the Luch designer […]


Russian Aerospace Forces to Carry Out First S-400 Firings

Russian Aerospace Forces to Carry Out First S-400 Firings

Russia’s Aerospace Defense Forces will carry out their first test-firings of the new S-400 air defense missile system from August 10-16 at the Ashuluk firing range in Astrakhan Region, Defense Ministry spokesman Lt.Col. Dmitry Zenin said on Saturday. “The first […]


US, Russia top brass discuss Syria, missile defense

US, Russia top brass discuss Syria, missile defense

The top US military officer met with his Russian counterpart, discussing missile defense and the Syria crisis, amid tensions between Washington and Moscow on the issue, the Pentagon said. General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted […]


Russia vows to keep supplying arms to Syria

Russia vows to keep supplying arms to Syria

Russia vowed on Wednesday not to follow a Western arms embargo on Syria and promised new air defence systems and other military components to President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. The announcement came just a day after Russia dispatched a large naval […]


Russia, Kazakhstan to Combine Air Defense

Russia, Kazakhstan to Combine Air Defense

Russia hopes to complete talks soon with Kazakhstan on establishing a joint air defense network by 2013, Deputy Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Pavel Kurachenko said on Wednesday. “We will discuss the relevant agreement with our Kazakh colleagues at a […]


No Russian Embargo on Existing Syria Arms Contracts

No Russian Embargo on Existing Syria Arms Contracts

Russia has not embargoed its existing arms contracts with Syria, Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, the deputy head of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, said on Wednesday. Russia will fulfill existing contracts for air defense systems and helicopters to Syria, he told […]


Russia will not sell Syria new weapons: official

Russia will not sell Syria new weapons: official

Russia will not supply new weapons to its Arab ally Syria while fighting there continues, Moscow arms export officials said Monday, while stressing that old contracts would be fulfilled. “Russia like other countries is concerned about the situation in Syria,” […]


 
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