Russia launched a defense satellite by a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket from the Plesetsk spaceport Tuesday.
"The space craft has been put into the designated orbit. The satellite separated in a routine mode," Dmitry Zenin, a spokesman for the Russian space defense forces was quoted as saying by Tass.
It is the first Soyuz -2.1b rocket launched this year and a second military launch this month.
The Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with military satellite onboard took off from Plesetsk on June 5 for the first time since a Progress M-27M cargo spaceship accident in April.
Russian Navy plans to launch construction of a new Lider-class destroyer in 2019, Navy Commander-in-Chief Adm. Viktor Chirkov said
Russian Western Military District will have 10 multi-purpose Sukhoi Su-35 and Su-35M fighter jets by the end of this year. "In total, more than 10 Su-35 and Su-30SM multipurpose fighters will go into service in the Western Military District units before the end of 2015 within the framework of the State Defence Order," district spokesman Oleg Kochetkov was quoted as saying by Tass on Monday
Russia will build new series of six patrol vessels for Black Sea Fleet and two patrol ships for the Arctic by 2020. The first of these patrol vessels will be delivered to Black Sea Fleet in the next three years
Russian Naval Forces have planned to upgrade ten nuclear submarines with the latest armament and ship systems. “The modernization is planned for about ten nuclear submarines of project 971 and 949 at the factory of ‘Zvezdochka in Severodvinsk and the factory ‘Zvezdochka in the Primorskiy Krai region,” the Navy Commander Viktor Chirkov was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti on Sunday
Russia will start building a new aircraft carrier for its Navy after 2025, a Russian Military official said Monday. “Work for creating an aircraft carrier has never stopped
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