Russia is in talks with Sri Lanka on the credit purchase of Gepard-class Project 1166.1 frigates, the Gepard 5.1.
"The delivery of the project Gepard 5.1 to Sri Lanka is planned on the basis of an intergovernmental agreement on providing a state export credit for its financing," Maria Vorobyeva, Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) spokeswoman was quoted as saying by Sputnik Thursday.
She said the issue is being addressed with government bodies including the Russian Finance Ministry.
Design work on the Russian Priboy advanced helicopter carrier has started, United Shipbuilding Corporations (USC) Vice President for Naval Construction, Igor Ponomaryov, told TASS in St.Petersburg today
Russias Radar Mms research and production is planning to display Unmanned helicopters and monitoring systems such as BPV-500 and Breeze unmanned helicopters at the International Maritime Defense Show in St. Petersburg
A number of Ukrainian and Russian companies have reported being attacked by Petya virus, a ransomeware that blocks computers and requires a ransom of $300 in bitcoins. A massive cyber-attack on computers in Russia and Ukraine including Rosneft, Bashneft, Mars, Nivea and Mondelez International (producer of Alpen Gold chocolate) were attacked by the Petya virus Tuesday, Group-IB, the company which deals with prevention and investigation of cyber-crime in Russia was quoted as saying by Tass
A Russian navy submarine test-launched the Bulava intercontinental missile which can be equipped with up to 10 warheads and travel 10,000 kms Monday. The Russian Northern Fleets Project 955 underwater missile cruiser Yuri Dolgoruky has test-fired a Bulava missile from the Barents Sea and hit all the designated targets at the Kura practice range in Kamchatka
Russia is planning to add MiG-35 ‘Fulcrum-F Combat Aircraft into Moscows aerial arsenal as soon as 2018, following test completion by late 2017. The export variant jets could be delivered by 2020, IHS Janes reported
Sir Lankas local media has reported that Colombo is interested in purchasing six ex-Indian Air Force Sukhoi Su-30K fighter aircraft that have been grounded in Belarus. The negotiations were held last year from November 2-4 between company representatives of Lanka Logistics and Technologies Limited, fully owned by the Government of Sri Lanka, and Russias Irkut Corporation at 558 Aircraft Repair Plant, in Baranovichi, Belarus, Colombos news agency
The largest Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) of the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN), received its commission by the President Maithripala Sirisena during a ceremony in Colombo harbour on Wednesday. Constructed by the Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) in India and christened as 'SLNS Sayurala' is the first ever brand new AOPV purchased from a foreign ship builder, custom made for the specific requirements of the SLN
The Sri Lankan Navy will receive its largest warship from Indias state-owned Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) three months ahead of schedule. Sri Lanka had signed a $155 million deal with India four years ago for two offshore patrol vessels
Russian preliminary project for its fifth-generation non-nuclear submarine has been concluded and negotiations for putting together the technical project are underway. "The preliminary design for the advanced fifth-generation non-nuclear submarine was developed by the Rubin Central Design Bureau has already been completed, and the approval of the draft proposal for the ships engineering design is being discussed
Russias advanced Lider-class destroyer capable of displacing 10000 to 15000 tonnes will have a nuclear propulsion unit. The advanced Lider-class destroyer will be equipped with a nuclear propulsion unit, Russian Navy Deputy Commander-in-Chief for Armament Vice-Admiral Viktor Bursuk was quoted as saying by Tass at the International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS-2017) on Wednesday
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