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Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO

Russia announced plans Tuesday to bolster its navy with more advanced weapons in response to NATO's vow to halt the Kremlin's push into...

Russia to Develop New Satellite Communication System

Russia intends to create a new powerful satellite communication system that will provide global coverage and communication security, Izvestia newspaper reported Thursday. The development...

Putin vows to boost arms sales to Egypt

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday promised Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to speed up the delivery of billions of dollars in arms and...

Fighter jet shot down over rebel-held east Ukraine

A Ukrainian fighter jet tumbled to earth in a fireball Thursday after it was blasted out of the air while flying low over rebel-held...

Russia to deploy fifth-gen fighters, S-500 missiles in 2016

In 2016, the Russian military will start deploying two advanced weapons, the fifth-generation fighter jet PAK FA and the long-range surface-to-air missile systems S-500,...

Joint Drills Boost Chinese Navy

The Chinese navy has been striving to hone its combat capability through joint drills and rigorous training since the start of the year. During Joint...

Russian fighter jet crashes, killing pilot

A fighter jet crashed in southern Russia on Sunday, killing the pilot, the head of the air force told Russian news agencies, blaming a...

France Criticized for Warships Contract with Russia

France's contract to sell a pair of Mistral aircraft carriers to Moscow has come under fire in recent months, as relations between the West...

Russia delivering weapons to Iraq: report

Russia has begun supplying military helicopters and fighters jets to Iraq, a report said Thursday, as Iraq's defence minister visited Moscow to press for...

Ukraine rebels ‘shoot down two fighter jets’

Pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets in eastern Ukraine just days after the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, a...