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CIS States To Hold Talks On Joint Air Defense System

September 5, 2017 @ 11:35 AM

Representatives of eight member countries of CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) will hold talk on plans to develop a joint air defense system, The Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday. The discussion will be held in the Russian city of Astrakhan, the defense ministry added

India To Acquire Ukrainian Engines For Russia-Made Frigates

August 18, 2017 @ 11:39 AM

Indias defense acquisition council has sanctioned $75 million for acquiring M7N.1E gas turbine engines from Ukraine for powering two Grigorovich class frigates

Chinese Warships Join Russian War Games In Baltic Sea

July 26, 2017 @ 04:07 PM

Russian and Chinese warships held gun firing exercises in the Baltic Sea Tuesday as part of the "Joint Sea 2017" naval drills. The Joint Sea 2017 drills commenced Saturday and will last until July 28, Xinhua reported Wednesday

Russia To Set Up Permanent Air Base In Syria’s Hmeymim Airfield

July 20, 2017 @ 11:49 AM

Russia has got free use of Syrias Hmeymim Airfield for 49 years, extendable by another 25, to base its air group, TASS reported today. Russias upper house of parliament ratified a protocol to the Russian-Syrian agreement on the deployment of the Russian Aerospace Forces air group to Syria at its session...

Turkey Blacklists More Than 4,000 Russians Due To Links With Daesh Militants

July 17, 2017 @ 01:54 PM

Turkish government has blacklisted about four thousand Russian citizens and deported 804 people since 2011 over the alleged links to Daesh militant group. Turkey has blacklisted more than 4,000 Russian citizens and deported 804 Russians since 2011 over their suspected links to Daesh (banned in Russia), the Turkish Interior Ministry said...

India, Russia Deals On Frigates, S-400 Missile System, Kamov Helicopters Move Forward

June 24, 2017 @ 10:21 AM

India and Russia have adopted a strategy framed by them for defence cooperation on Friday to concretize deals on frigates, S-400 air defence missile system and Kamov helicopters. India's Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, who is in Russia this week, co-chaired the 17th meeting of the India-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) on Friday with his Russian counterpart, General Sergei Shoigu

Ukraine Hardsells Soviet Era Military Equipment Modernization To 16 Ambassadors

June 10, 2017 @ 09:36 AM

Ukraines Ukroboronprom has offered to modernize Soviet-Era Russian military equipment in a presentation made to 16 ambassadors from Africa, Asia- Pacific and Latin America on June 7 at the Ivan Chernyakhovsky National Defense University. “The State Concern can produce the latest military equipment, modernize Soviet samples and provide after sales service,” said by Ukroboronprom Deputy Director General for Development Artur Kheruvymov at the meeting

Asia Is Largest Russian Military Equipment Buyer In 2016: Rosoboronexport

April 13, 2017 @ 09:54 AM

Asia as a region has become the largest Russian military equipment buyer in the year 2016, Rosoboronexport announced in a press release Wednesday. Rosoboronexport signed military and technical cooperation contracts worth USD 9 billion last year with 53% of total annual volume claimed by Asian customers, Dmitry Shugaev, Director of Russian Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation was quoted as saying in the release

Russia Refuses Nuclear Arms Violations With US

March 9, 2017 @ 01:43 PM

Russia has denied an accusation by a top US general that Russia violated an arms control treaty with US by deploying a land-based cruise missile system. "Russia has been, remains and will continue to be committed to all its international obligations, including those resulting from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said

Russian Carrier Group Flew 420 Combat Sorties Over Syria Hitting 1000 Targets

February 3, 2017 @ 01:56 PM

Aircraft of the Russian Admiral Kuznetsov carrier battle group flew 420 combat sorties hitting 1000 targets of ISIS and anti-Syrian terrorist groups, the Russian MoD detailed. The carrier group which includes MiG-29K and Su-33 combat jets is returning from the Mediterranean to its home airbase in Severomorsk in the north of Russia, an MoD press release, reported in various Russian media, said

BrahMos Cruise Missile For PAK FA 5th-generation Jet, Submarines

January 28, 2017 @ 11:02 AM

Russia has planned to mount BrahMos light cruise missile in submarines torpedo launchers as well as to fifth-generation T-50 PAK FA (Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation) fighter jet. "We are working on the missiles light version