The Russian Defense Ministry is seeking to replace obsolete passenger aircraft with new Russian aircraft models after a deadly crash of the Tu-154 plane last month.
The Kommersant newspaper reported Friday that Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has ordered to analyse possibilities to substitute Tu-154, Tu-134 and Il-62M passenger aircraft with new passenger aircraft models.
Currently, there are 21 Tu-154, 36 Tu-134 and nine Il-62 aircraft in service by the Defense Ministry.
On December 25, the Russian Defense Ministry's Tu-154 plane heading from Moscow to Syria crashed shortly after refuelling and take-off from the Russian southern city of Adler, near Sochi, killing all 92 passengers on-board.
Kazakh Armed Forces recently took delivery of a new batch of modern multifunctional 4th generation Su-30SM jet fighter jets from Russia. “To be able to successfully deploy the fighter, a deep knowledge of technology and continuous self-improvement are needed,” said deputy commander of the air base on educational and ideological work Colonel Temirtas Ibraev
Russian air defense missile and artillery systems, Pantisir-S1 have entered duty in western Siberia "In a special ceremony the newest missile and artillery systems Pantsir-S1 were handed over to the personnel of an air defense unit of the Central Military District in Novosibirsk. They are responsible for protecting crucial military and industrial facilities and enhancing the air defense of western Siberia," the press-service of the Central Military District was quoted as saying by
Russian Air Forces (VVS) Mikoyan MiG-35, equipped with an updated onboard electronics suite including active electronically-scanned array (AESA) radar, will begin its test flights this month. Russias Deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry Rogozin, announced during a visit to one of Almaz-Anteys subsidiaries (MKB Fakel) that Mikoyan MiG-35 would begin its test flights this January
Russian Helicopters has considered to participate in the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017 regional investment forum in India. The eighth biennial Vibrant Gujarat forum is taking place in state of Gujarat's capital Gandhinagar on January 10-13
The Russian MoD will seek an allocation of 19 trillion rubles (325.43 billion US dollars) to finance weapons supplies and one trillion rubles (17
India has planned to buy hundreds of Missiles for Russian Kvadrat Self Propelled Air Defence System, which is designated for air defense of the manpower and objects, against enemy aircraft. The Kvadrat air defense system provides defense against aircraft flying at low and middle heights both at subsonic and supersonic speeds,
Russia has planned to equip its Strategic Missile Forces with 1500 camouflage kits in 2017, with the priority given to Topol-class Intercontinental ballistic missile-launching units. The nuclear forces will receive up to 1,500 kits for their mobile missile units, " 15 times more" than they did in 2013
Russia may deploy up to 11 warships including nuclear-powered combat vessels at Syrian Tartus naval facility as part of an agreement signed with Damascus on the extension and overhaul of the facility. "Russia is allowed to simultaneously deploy at the [Tartus] naval maintenance facility a maximum of 11 warships, including combat vessels equipped with nuclear-powered propulsion systems, and under condition that all ecological and nuclear safety requirements have been fulfilled,"
A day after the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president, Russian launched one of its deadliest attacks against Islamic State in Syria with six T-22M3 bombers that took off from Russia and dropped bombs at Daesh targets near Dier ez-Zor. The bombers were covered by Su-30SM and Su-35S fighter jets that flew from Hmeymim air base in a coordinated strike
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