Russian naval aviation will receive about 24 combat planes and helicopters including six Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets and two Ilyushin Il-38 anti-submarine warfare aircraft in November-December this year.
"In the process of arming the naval aviation, a considerable number of combat hardware and armament has arrived for it. Until the end of the year, the naval aviation will receive another six Su-30SM and two Il-38 planes for operation, as well as 10 helicopters of various modifications,” Navy Chief Admiral Vladimir Korolyov was quoted as saying by Tass during Military Council meeting on Tuesday.
This year, Russia has started building the Project 885 multipurpose nuclear-powered submarine Perm, the Project 20380 corvette Rezky, the Project 20386 corvette Derzky, the Project 22800 small missile ships Shkval, Shtorm and Tsiklon, and the Project 22160 patrol ship Sergei Kotov, Korolyov said.
In December, Russian shipbuilders plan to lay down the Project 955A strategic missile submarine Prince Pozharsky, the admiral said.
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The Russian armed forces are keen on purchasing the BrahMos cruise missiles that were developed jointly with India, for equipping its Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters. Negotiations with the Russian side might begin in 2017 following the test completion of the Indian Su-30MKI fighters with the BrahMos missile, a military-diplomatic official told
The Indian Air Force will get a new airfield this Friday capable of fielding all types of aircraft in the eastern region barely 100 km bordering China. “The refurbished advanced landing ground at Pasighat in south east Arunachal Pradesh is as good as new, with a complete airstrip,”
Russian Navy will receive a batch of 10 modernised Ka-72M anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters a year, defense ministry said. "This year, the number of Ka-27 helicopters arriving for naval aviation will make up another ten rotocraft
Russian Navy has begun sea trials of its newest Steregushchy-class corvette, the Russian Pacific Fleet said Monday. “The vessel will undergo testing of its power plant, steering systems, auxiliary equipment, communications, detection and navigation equipment, as well as anchoring mechanisms
Ukraine has taken a unilateral decision to organize missile-firing exercises over Crimea, which Russia claims to be the Federation's sovereign airspace. Missiles would be fired in regions where civil and state aviation flights run, Russias Federal Air Transport Agency Rosaviatsiya reported
Russian weapons that Islamic State (IS) militants have stolen include Kalashnikov assault rifles and RPG-7 shoulder-launched anti-tank grenade launchers, according to documents obtained by Sputnik Arabic from Iraqs city of Mosul. Apart from Kalashnikov assault rifles, RPG-7 shoulder-launched anti-tank grenade launchers, other documents specify registration numbers of bullpup straight-pull bolt-action rifles, VSSK Vykhlop magazine-fed sniper rifles and other weaponry,
Russian Army will be getting Advanced Stealth Drone Hunter which is capable of detecting unmanned aerial vehicles over 20 km range with radar accuracy of 10 meters. The Zavod Electromash plant in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod has created the stealth robotic system, the plants spokesman Valery Pyatkin was quoted as saying by
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