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Syria To Get Russian Yak-130 Trainers Starting 2014

May 5, 2014 @ 02:34 PM

Russia will delivery an initial batch of the Yakovlev Yak-130 jet trainers to Syria until the end of 2014, with further plans to fully complete the contract for 36 aircraft in 2016, according to the Kommersant newspaper. Damascus will receive nine aircraft until the end of this year, and in...

EU Sanctions On Russia Will Not Affect France's Warship Delivery

April 30, 2014 @ 01:55 PM

Delivery of arms from France to Russia will not be affected by EU sanctions imposed on Moscow. Frances delivery of two warships to Russia will not be affected by the current EU sanctions imposed on the country due to the Ukraine crisis, according to RIA Novosti

High Quality Post-Sales Services Gives Rosoboronexport An Edge In The South-East Asian...

April 28, 2014 @ 11:40 AM

Russian arms export agency, Rosoboronexport has achieved sales worth $1 billion in Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia among others over the last few years. This is in contrast to American and European defense contractors who have secured fewer contracts than Rosoboronexport

Rosoboronexport Denies Loss of Confidential Data in Cyber Attack

March 25, 2014 @ 10:40 AM

Rosoboronexport today denied any loss of confidential data that was said to be the result of a targeted cyber attack a fortnight ago. A group calling itself the ‘Russian Cyber Command (RCC) took credit for the attack that reportedly resulted in the loss of hundreds of documents concerning Rosoboronexports dealings...

France May Cancel Russia’s Mistral Warship Deal Over Ukraine Crisis

March 18, 2014 @ 08:59 AM

In light of Russias involvement in the Ukrainian crisis, France will consider scrapping a 1.4-billion-euro deal to deliver two Mistral-class warships to the Russian Navy

Russia To Acquire, Upgrade Weapons Worth $55 Billion

March 5, 2014 @ 10:01 AM

Russias Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov on Wednesday said that Moscow will $55.6 billion to acquire new weapons and upgrade the existing armament of its Aerospace Defense Forces

Egypt, Russia Sign Weapons Deal Worth Over $3 Billion: Reports

February 14, 2014 @ 01:34 PM

Egypt and Russia have reached an initial agreement on how to implement a new arms delivery deal worth over $3 billion. According to Vedomosti newspaper, at the meeting the two sides initialed or signed contracts for the delivery of MiG-29M/M2 Fulcrum fighter jets, air defense missile complexes, Mi-35 helicopters, coastal anti-ship complexes, light weapons and ammunition

Iraq Military Spending Increases To $17 Billion In 2013

December 5, 2013 @ 12:59 PM

The Iraqi government has witnessed a 15.56% expenditure growth in past five years with $17

Russia Defense Ministry Fraudster Duped Into Buying Fake Art

October 7, 2013 @ 01:55 PM

A Russian official accused of embezzlement is now the victim of a con herself. Yevgenia Vasilyeva, former head of the Defense Ministrys property management administration, known as Oboronservis spent millions on what she thought were world class art pieces turned out to be nothing but cheap fakes

Rosoboronexport To Present Maritime Capabilities At India's First Naval Expo

September 23, 2013 @ 02:20 PM

Rosoboronexport will participate in NAMEXPO 2013, Indias premiere international naval & maritime exposition and conference from 23 to 27 September 2013. Among the models having high potential in the Indian market are the Project 11356 frigates, which have long been successfully operated by the Indian Navy, Amur-1650 diesel-electric submarine and a variety of naval weapon systems

Syria Buying Russian Weapons With American Dollars

August 6, 2013 @ 10:50 AM

The Syrian government has a new problem on its hands, besides its on-going two year long conflict with homegrown rebel forces, a debilitating currency is threatening to create financial crisis. Taking advantage of the falling Syrian pound, Russia has taken to expecting hard currency for defense purchases

Tupolev Wins $103 Million Russian Weapons Upgrade Contract

July 29, 2013 @ 10:31 AM

Russia recently signed a $103 million contract with Tupolev design bureau in order to upgrade three Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers. The delivery date for the supersonic, variable-geometry heavy bomber is December 31, 2015, the Tupolev said