Russian military personnel has carried out a launch of a missile interceptor Friday from the Sary-Shagan test site in Kazakhstan.
On Friday, June 16, a joint crew of Russia’s air and missile defense force and representatives of the manufacturer tested a missile interceptor. It was part of the effort to improve Russia’s missile defense system, Tass reported Friday.
"The missile interceptor coped with its task and hit the target," the news release quotes the deputy commander of an operational air and missile defense unit, Andrei Prikhodko said.
The missile defense protects Moscow and the central industrial region from ballistic missiles. Further, it monitors air and outer space to issue an early warning in case of a missile attack.
Moscow Aviation Institute university has developed a new model of 'Voron 777-1' electronic warfare helicopter drone. "The MAI's 'Iskatel' Design Office has created a new model of an unmanned aerial vehicle [UAV] of the 'Voron 777-1' helicopter type,", a Russian defense industry official told Sputnik on Friday
Russian is suspecting that United States is likely to attack Syrian soldiers with the HIMARS multiple rocket systems as Washington has earlier moved the launchers to the al-Tanf military base in Syria from Jordan. However, "the range of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) is not enough to support the US-backed units of the Syrian Democratic Forces fighting against the Islamic State terror group in Raqqa," , the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Thursday
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
Russian first upgraded heavy military transport aircraft Il-76MD-M prototype made its first flight at Ilyushin aviation complex. The flight, which lasted more than six hours, was carried out from LII
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Paramount Group and its joint venture in Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE) have delivered the latest batch of armoured vehicles to the Kazakhstan Special Forces. The latest delivery of the localised version of the Marauder MRAP, Arlan, will see the vehicles in operation with the Ministry of Defence, Special Forces and other law enforcement agencies
Russia's Severnaya Verf Shipyard has launched the corvette 'Gremyashchiy' armed with the Kalibr-NK missile. The corvette, from the shipyard in St
Rosoboronexport has supplied over 250 Sukhoi Su aircraft to the Asia-Pacific countries, indicating rise in demand for the Russian fighter jets. “A number of them are using the Sukhoi Su-30 Flanker jet as the air forces' main fighter aircraft,” the director general of the Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Wednesday at the Paris Air Show 2017
Rosoboronexport is set to export its top anti-missile defence system, S-400 Triumf almost simultaneously to Asian rivals India and China. Russias arms exporting monopoly Rosoboronexport expects to sign a contract with India 'soon' on the delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems, its chief executive Alexander Mikheyev said at the Paris Air Show 2017 on Wednesday
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