Russias defense ministry has signed a contract with Russian Helicopters to design the concept of a high-speed combat helicopter within the framework of the International military-technical forum Army-2017. The contract between Russian Helicopters and the Ministry of Defense involves works on determining the technical appearance of the perspective high-speed combat helicopter
Indonesia and Russia have signed a deal to trade Su-35 fighter jets for palm oil and coffee. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Indonesian state trading company PT Perusahaan Perdagangan and Russian state conglomerate Rostec in Moscow and more details about the expected deal will be announced in the coming days by the Indonesian trade and defense ministers, Indonesian trade ministry official Imam Pambagyo was quoted as saying by
The Russian state-run defense corporation, Rostec which is under US sanctions has lashed out at a US periodical for not including Russian Helicopters in their yearly list of top 100 defense companies. Rostec questioned Defense News as to how the periodical drop ‘Russian helicopters from its yearly list when it has been on every list of major global defense companies for the previous five years
Rostecs subsidiary Tula KBP introduces its new naval missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system Pantsir-ME that provides protection against modern air threats, including low-flying and small-size unmanned aerial vehicles. The creation of the new weapon system Pantsir-ME provides reliable protection for ships against air threats with absolute probability virtually equal to 1, including protection against low-altitude anti-ship missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles
Russia's Rostec is expecting to sign a general contract to joinly develop a heavy-lift helicopter with China by end of this year. The development of a heavy-lift helicopter with a take-off weight of 38 tonnes is a respective joint project of Russia and China, Rostec's Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Department, Victor Kladov, Rostec's Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Department said
North Korea has fired four anti-ship missiles into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula, probably to demonstrate its "precise targeting capability". The projectiles, launched near the eastern port city of Wonsan, were believed to be surface-to-ship cruise missiles, South Korea's joint chiefs was quoted as saying by
While technical specifications of the S-400 'Triumf' Anti-aircraft Missile System have been discussed between Russia and Turkey, the contract itself is yet to be clinched. "We, as providers, demonstrate the needed technical and technological level of this production to be delivered, and that is the talks main point," Rostechs CEO for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Viktor Kladov was quoted as saying by TASS
Russia has plans to deploy unified missiles for Poliment-Redut shipborne air defense systems and land-based S-350 Vityaz air defense mid-range systems. Poliment-Redut is derived from the land-based Vityaz air defense system, which uses the 9M96 medium-range air defense missile,
Russian Rostecs subsidiary, Techmash is considering licensed production of ammunition in Indonesia. Techmash is currently considering the production of ammunition for heavy armored vehicles purchased in the Russian Federation, particularly of the 30 mm and 100 mm caliber artillery shells, Sergey Abramov, Industrial director of Rostec weapons cluster, commenting on the cluster strategy adopted in the beginning of April 2017 said
Russias United Engine Corporation plans to invest 21.9 billion rubles (USD 390 million) into its production facilities in 2017-2025 for mass production of PD-14 aircraft engine for the new Irkut MC-21 airliner
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's Rostec state corporation will likely upgrade Iskander-M mobile missile system by 2020. "In accordance with the adopted 'Vooruzheniye' [Armament] cluster strategy, we intend to improve tactical missile systems in the next 10 years
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