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Two pilots killed in Russian military jet crash

Sukhoi Su-24

Two pilots of a Russian military aircraft were killed Monday when their jet crashed during a training mission in the far east of the country, the defence ministry said, the latest in a string of accidents involving military planes. “The […]


Russia flexes Central Asia military might amid Afghan fears

Russia flexes Central Asia military might amid Afghan fears

Russia has deployed hundreds of troops for drills in Central Asia with its ex-Soviet allies in a show of force as anxiety grows over a surge in fighting in neighbouring Afghanistan. Around 2,500 personnel from the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty […]


Russia’s New Military Doctrine: Facts and Details

Russia’s New Military Doctrine: Facts and Details

A military doctrine is a theoretically substantiated and officially adopted long-term set of guidelines for the organizational development of the armed forces, use of military force and achievement of military objectives. A military doctrine is subordinate to military policy, being […]


Aging Russian Military Scales Up Rearmament

Aging Russian Military Scales Up Rearmament

NATO’s secretary general has once again warned of Russia’s military capacities. A look at the country’s armed forces shows modernizing equipment, more flexible soldiers and nuclear parity. “Russian defense spending has grown by more than 10 percent in real terms […]


Russian Military Creating Cyber Warfare Branch

Russian Military Creating Cyber Warfare Branch

A separate branch dedicated to cyber warfare is being created in the Russian Armed Forces as the Internet could become a new “theater of war” in the near future, a senior Russian military R&D official said. “Cyber space is becoming […]


Russian Military to Receive Nano-Armor by 2015 – Report

Russian Military to Receive Nano-Armor by 2015 – Report

A Russian company is developing nanotechnology that would allow production of light-weight ceramic armor for the military and police as early as by the end of 2015, the Izvestia newspaper said Tuesday. Ceramic armor plates manufactured with the use of […]


Russian Military Orders 6 Be-200 Amphibious Planes

Russian Military Orders 6 Be-200 Amphibious Planes

The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a contract with the Beriev Aircraft Company for the purchase of six Beriev Be-200 amphibious planes, Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) said on Friday. “The contract is worth 8.4 billion rubles [$268 million],” UAC […]


Russian Military to Hold Over 1,000 Drills in June-October

Russian Military to Hold Over 1,000 Drills in June-October

The Russian Armed Forces will conduct over 1,000 command-and-staff and tactical exercises during the summer training period from June to November this year, the Defense Ministry said. The summer training will focus on improving interoperability of all branches of the […]


Russia steps up navy presence in Arctic: military

Russia steps up navy presence in Arctic: military

Moscow: Russia is strengthening its naval presence in the Arctic, a senior Russian military official said on Saturday, stoking concerns of a scramble to secure rights to the region’s energy-rich seabed. “The reinforcement in the Arctic of all Northern and […]


Russian Military Reform In Times Of Crisis

Russian Military Reform In Times Of Crisis

Moscow: On March 5, 2010, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev attended an expanded meeting of the Ministry of Defense in Moscow. The focus of this meeting was the ongoing military reform. The Russian war machine has not undergone such extensive restructuring […]


 
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