Russia to Display Su-57 Stealth Fighter, Other Latest Weapons at Domestic Events...

May 29, 2019 @ 10:47 AM

Barred from exhibiting military equipment at International Arms Exhibitions such as Farnborough and Paris air show, Russia has lined up three home events - MAKS, ARMY and Maritime Defence Show to market air, land and naval equipment respectively this year. Star attractions this year include the Su-57 at the MAKS show...

Israeli Drone Maker Targeted Armenian Soldiers During Demo For Azeri Customers

August 30, 2018 @ 03:23 PM

Employees of an Israeli drone manufacturer, Aeronautics are facing charges for allegedly demonstrating its weapons targeting skills on Armenian soldiers at the request of potential Azerbaijan customers, various Israeli media outlets said. "Aeronautics and 10 of its employees were informed that they were set to be charged, pending a hearing," the...

Russia Offers to Help South Korea Build Nuclear Propulsion For Ships

August 7, 2018 @ 06:50 PM

Russia has offered to help South Korea build a ready-to-operate nuclear power plant for maritime propulsion using the RITM-200 reactor as a basis for its design, JSC Afrikantov OKBM, said in a 2017 annual report made public on Tuesday. JSC Afrikantov OKBM, is a subsidiary of Rosatom nuclear corporation and the...

Suspected Mid-air Helicopter Collision in Russia, Eighteen killed

August 4, 2018 @ 09:22 AM

A Mi-8 helicopter crashed in Russia's Krasnoyarsk region, East Siberia, killing 18 people on board, according to a source as told to Sputnik on Saturday. According to the regional emergency services, Mi-8 crash was caused by a technical failure due to which the helicopter fell apart and caught fire

Russia, Armenia Agree on Integrated Regional Air Defense System for Collective Security

April 19, 2018 @ 07:29 AM

Russia and Armenia have agreed on composition of forces and assets in the United Regional Air Defense System in the Caucasus region for collective security. "The list of troops allocated by Russia and Armenia to the United Regional Air Defense System in the Caucasus region of collective security has been signed,"...

Ukraine to Create DARPA-like Defence Research Agency

March 23, 2018 @ 09:33 AM

Ukriane will soon set up its General Advanced Research & Development Agency (GARDA), modeled along the American Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) at Igor the Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (KPI). This was stated by UKROBORONPROM Director General Pavlo Bukin during his speech at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, during the parliamentary hearings "National Innovation System: State and Legislative Development"

China, Russia To Conduct Joint Anti-Missile Drill

October 27, 2017 @ 09:42 AM

Chinese and Russian militaries will hold a joint anti-missile drill based on computer simulations this year, Xinhua reports. "Chinese and Russian militaries have been in close collaboration this year

Russia's Rostec, AK-47 Producer Kalashnikov and Others Named In New US Sanctions...

October 27, 2017 @ 08:52 AM

The US Statement Department on Thursday turned over a list containing over a dozen Russian-defense and intelligence entities to Congress for implementation of new sanctions against Moscow. The

Russia-led Anti-NATO Defence Bloc To Enhance Air Defence

October 13, 2017 @ 01:38 PM

Defence ministers of the Russia-led Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a military grouping perceived as anti-NATO will hold an exercise in 2018 to enhance its combined air defence system. As discussed in the CIS Defence Ministers Councils session held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on October 12, the Regional Security 2018 computer command post exercise and other events are aimed to improve combat potential of the Joint CIS AD System, the ministry said in a statement

US3.5B Arms Deal on Saudi King Salman’s Moscow Agenda

October 5, 2017 @ 01:38 PM

Russia has prepared a package of around US$3.5 billion arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which includes several divisions of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems

Russia's State Arms Exporter Order Portfolio Reaches $44B

September 27, 2017 @ 03:13 PM

The export portfolio of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport has reached $44 billion as of September 2017, head of Russias state technologies corporation Rostec Sergey Chemezov said. "Total supplies through Rosoboronexport reached more than twofold over the last decade, from 6 to almost 13 bln US Dollars

Russia, Thailand Sign Military Cooperation Agreement

September 14, 2017 @ 10:20 AM

Russia and Thailand have signed an intergovernmental agreement on military cooperation, TASS reports Thursday. According to a source in the Russian embassy in Bangkok, the agreement was signed by Deputy Director of Russias Federal Service for Military Cooperation Mikhail Petukhov and Director of the Joint Logistics of the Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters Vice Admiral Tiwa Daramuang