Research and development company Radar MMS is expecting an order for its Breeze, helicopter-type unmanned flying radar from Russian Navy, according to Ria Novosti.
"If the Navy wants, we are ready to supply it in one year," Sergey Ptitsyn, head of the company’s department of electronic equipment development, said at a press conference at the international water and ship-based aviation exhibition Gidroaviasalon 2014 in Gelendzhik.
Breeze is designed for monitoring large areas from the air, providing search and rescue, patrol and security and counter-terrorism support.
The maximum take-off weight of the device is about 80 pounds, the flight time is 90 minutes and its range of operating altitudes is up to 1,000 meters (3,300 feet) above sea level. The machine can be operated at ambient temperatures from minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit to 95 degrees F, with a wind speed of no more than 32 feet per second.
The Novorossiysk diesel-electric submarine built by Varshavyanka for Russian Black Sea Fleet will be handed over to the countrys Navy on August 28, ITAR-TASS reported citing an unnamed military source on Friday. “The submarine would be put on trails at Northern Fleets ranges after induction into naval services before being sent to a naval base on the Black Sea coast,” the source told ITAR TASS
The first Ilyushin IL-38 maritime reconnaissance aircraft modified to Standard Series Il-38N (Novella) has been transferred to the Russian Navy on 15th July in Zhukovsky near Moscow,Ilyushin stated in a press statement. “Ilyushin” completed repair and modernization under a contract that includes modernization of five serial combat aircraft
The Russian Navy has inducted into service a top-secret multi-purpose nuclear submarine, also known as the Project-885 Yasen-class submarine. With its design inception was completed in 1991, the submarine is reportedly a rival to the US Navy's Seawolf-class and Virginia-class submarines
The Russian Navy will take delivery of three more Buyan-M-class missile corvettes by the end of 2015, according to RIA Novosti . "The navy is expecting the Veliky Ustyug corvette this year and two more warships of the same class in 2015," Russian Navy commander admiral Viktor Chirkov
The Russian Navy will deploy total six Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarines by 2016, with second boat to float out in May this year, according to RIA Novosti. The much anticipated delivery of the submarines, dubbed “black holes in the ocean” by the US Navy because they are nearly undetectable when submerged, is a key part of Russias naval strategy in the Mediterranean, where Moscow has recently deployed a permanent task force consisting of some 10 surface ships
The refit of one of Russias four heavy nuclear-powered missile cruisers has begun after years of delays, according to RIA Novosti. The work on the Admiral Nakhimov will revamp its firepower and set the stage for the revitalization of the Russian Navys capital ships, which have not been modernized in the post-Soviet era
Despite economic troubles and foreign sanctions, Russias military expenditures is expected to balloon in 2015 owning to a number of arms purchases. According to business news daily Vedomosti, military defense spending will rise in 2015 by 21
Russia and Nigeria have signed a contract for the supply of Mi-171Sh and Mi-35 helicopters, Rosoboronexport deputy general director Sergei Goreslavsky announed Friday. "The Mi-171Sh machine is in steady demand on the foreign market
The Mistral-class helicopter carrier, the Vladivostok, carrying some 200 Russian sailors on Saturday left the French port of Saint-Nazaire to pass a series of tests, according to Ria Novosti. The testing marks the ship goes to sea since its arrival to Saint-Nazaire in June
A family of new combat vehicles based on the universal platform Armata will be displayed at a Victory Parade in 2015, Oleg Siyenko, General Director of the Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) research and production corporation, told ITAR-TASS in an exclusive interview. "All works are proceeding according to schedule
Russian Helicopters will bring a number of commercial and military models to the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 (AAD 2014) aerospace and security exhibition in Pretoria, South Africa, from 17-21 September. Among the models on show designed for operation in Africa will be the multirole Ka-32A11BC, which is currently in serial production and holds type certification
Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a proposal to dissolve two state defense and arms procurement bodies and redistribute their functions among other state agencies and ministries. According to reports, the two state bodies proposed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to be liquidated are the Federal Service for Defense Contracts (Rosoboronzakaz) and the Federal Agency for Weaponry, Military and Special Equipment and Material Facilities Procurement (Rosoboronpostavka)
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