Day After Trump Inauguration, Russia Attacks Daesh Targets in Syria With Tu-22M3...

January 21, 2017 @ 02:26 PM

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...

Russia, China Likely To Co-Develop Cloud Storage System

October 29, 2016 @ 02:43 PM

Russia has proposed China to consider jointly creating a cloud storage system as well as to cooperate in the sphere of internet technologies. “We need cooperation in the sphere of data storage, especially on internet exchange points that are located in Russia

Angola, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan To Get Russian Mil Helicopters By 2017

September 15, 2016 @ 02:05 PM

Angola, Mali, Nigeria and Sudan will be acquiring Russian Mil Mi-8/17 medium multirole and Mi-24/35 attack helicopters by 2017. Helicopters are the most sought military hardware in South Africa, said Yury Demchenko, the head of the delegation for Rosoboronexport, to the Africa Aerospace & Defense Expo, which opened in the South...

Russia To Produce 100th Sukhoi Su-34 Tactical Bomber

August 19, 2016 @ 08:56 AM

Russias Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Plant (NAZ) will be manufacturing the 100th Sukhoi Su-34 tactical bomber soon. The production program has already been launched, a NAZ employee told TASS Defense Wednesday

Russia's Rostec Beats Sanctions With 18% Growth in Income During 2015

August 3, 2016 @ 09:27 AM

Russias defence and high technology holding company, Rostec declared 18% increase in consolidated revenues, amounting to 1 trillion and 140 billion rubles in 2015, despite the sanctions regime imposed against the firm. "Against the sanctions pressure, the general decline of the Russian economy and fall of industrial production index...

One Kilogram of TNT Brought Down Russian A321 Airliner over Sinai

November 17, 2015 @ 02:30 PM

Russia has confirmed that a home-made bomb exploded in mid-air causing the crash of the Russian Airbus A321 airliner in Egypts Sinai region killing 224 passengers and crew on October 31. Alexander Bortnikov, the head of Russias FSB security service, told a meeting chaired by President Vladimir Putin that traces of foreign-made explosive had been found on fragments of the downed plane and on passengers personal belongings, various Russian media reported

Russian Updated GLONASS Navigation System To Enter Service By 2016

August 25, 2015 @ 11:29 AM

Russia's GLONASS satellite navigation network, after being updated according to the Russian Defense Ministry requirements, will be made available for service by the end of 2015. "Just the other day the [Russian] Aerospace Forces held a meeting on the issue and came to an opinion that the tests [of GLONASS] should be completed this year

MiG, Sukhoi Among 9 Russian Defense Firms At Paris Air Show 2015

June 11, 2015 @ 09:41 AM

Rostec Corp announced Tuesday that Russian military equipment from 37 enterprises, including nine manufacturers will be on display at Le Bourget Paris Air Show 2015. Rosoboronexport, MiG Sukhoi, Il, Russian Helicopters, UEC will be the major companies that will showcase various models, mock-ups during the show

Irkut To Begin MC-21-300 Airliner Production This Year

February 16, 2015 @ 01:07 PM

IRKUT Corporation today announced its plans to produce MC-21-300 airliner by the end of 2015. A maiden flight of this new plane is scheduled for 2016, while deliveries of first batch to customers are being planned for 2018

41 Russian Defense Firms To Attend Aero India 2015

February 11, 2015 @ 12:54 PM

Rostec, Rosoboronexprot, Almaz-Antei and 38 other Russian defense firms will be attending Aero India Airshow later this month, Indian Defense Ministry reported Tuesday. United Aircraft-Building Corporation Sukhoi, MiG, Irkut civilian and military aircraft manufacturers are other companies that will be at the air show

Russia Approves Military Robotics Program

December 5, 2014 @ 08:51 AM

The Russian Defense Ministry has approved a program for developing a concept on military robotics, according to Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper. "This year, a complex program 'Creating of Advanced Military Robotics for 2025' has been developed and approved," Deputy Defense Minister Pavel Popov was quoted as saying in the report

Is F-35 Heading For Global Fighter Aircraft Domination?

September 25, 2014 @ 02:59 PM

The success of Lockheed Martins F-35 fighter in South Korea and its acceptance by several NATO partners could make it the worlds dominant warplane in the coming years. The fifth generation stealth warplane looks set to grab market share from rival 4