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Russia Plans to Deploy Anti-Satellite Airborne Laser Weapons

September 26, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Russia, space, Syndicated Industry News 
a-60_1021Russia is preparing to renew flight testing of a high-power flying laser designed to operate as an anti-satellite weapon, the Tass news agency reported. Based on the Ilyushin Il-76MD transport plane the airborne laser laboratory aircraft flew for its first test mission in August 19, 1981. Two aircraft were modified and equipped for the tests that ceased following the collapse of the Soviet Union.
              

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Iran receives missiles for S300

July 19, 2016 by · Comment
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s300pmu2The Iranian news agency Tasnim said today that Tehran had received the first batch of interceptor missiles of the Russian S-300 PMU-2 air defense system. The original contract revised in 2015 enabled Moscow to upgrade the systems delivered to Iran to the more advanced PMU2 version. The system is expected to reach operational capability within months.
              

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Russian Sub Hunter to Receive a Guided, Anti-Submarine Weapon

June 24, 2016 by · Comment
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The Russian Navy is activating the Mi-14 in the submarine hunting mission after the helicopter was decommissioned from this role in 1996. Back then the helicopter was tasked with depth charges and massive nuclear weapons used in anti-submarine warfare. On its new mission, the helicopter will receive lighter, conventional armed Zalon-2 guided anti-submarine weapons.The Russian Navy is activating the Mi-14 in the submarine hunting mission after the helicopter was decommissioned from this role in 1996. Back then the helicopter was tasked with depth charges and massive nuclear weapons used in anti-submarine warfare. On its new mission, the helicopter will receive lighter, conventional armed Zalon-2 guided anti-submarine weapons.
              

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KADEX: T-72B – Battle-tank Fit For Urban Combat

The T-72B with added 'urban kit' displayed at KADEX 2016. Photo: UVZThe T-72 is the most popular tank currently in service. With over 22,000 produced, the T-72 is involved in almost every theater of war, and, with the transformation of warfare from symmetric to asymmetric combat, waged in urban areas, the T-72 must also adapt, to maintain its effectiveness in complex terrain. This article reviews the new, T-72 urban warfare upgrade kit displayed at KADEX 2016
              

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First Russian S-300 Missiles Arrive in Iran

April 11, 2016 by · Comment
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Russia Offers Verba MANPADS to India

March 26, 2016 by · Comment
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Russian Carrier to Return to the Mediterranean Sea by Summer 2016

March 5, 2016 by · Comment
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Russian Navy aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov.The Russian navy plans to deploy its single aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, to head the Russian flotilla in the Mediterranean Sea. The Kuznetsov is expected to sail from its current home base in Murmansk, to the Mediterranean in the summer
              

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Russian Arms Export Remain Stable in 2015

March 4, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: China, India, Russia, Syndicated Industry News 
sitrep_n450Russia arms exports remained stable in 2015, despite the sharp drop in oil prices, that has drawn economical difficulties in some of the markets Russia is active in.
              

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Russian Army Evaluates a New, Disposable Rocket Launcher

March 4, 2016 by · Comment
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sitrep_n450The Russian Armed Forces are testing a new, yet unnamed disposable rocket-propelled grenade launcher.
              

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B-21 is the Designation of the USAF New Stealth Bomber

February 27, 2016 by · Comment
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Four of 2016’s Ten Risk Hot Spots in Middle East, IHS Says

January 25, 2016 by · Comment
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Four Middle Eastern conflicts are staring among the top 10 ‘hot spots’ – the ‘Top Risk Environments Report determines. The report, produced by IHS Country Risk, explores 10 of the major risk environments of 2016, with their likely impact and key indicators for change. “Four of the 10 risk hot spots for 2016 are in the

              

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Russian Helicopters Testing Advanced Rotorcraft Technology

January 3, 2016 by · Comment
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Russian Military to Test Combat Robots in 2016

December 31, 2015 by · Comment
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Failed Cruise Missile Crashes Into Russian Village

December 16, 2015 by · Comment
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The missile test site near is located about two kilometers northeast of the the village of Nyonoksa, located along the coast of the the white sea. Photo: Google EarthA cruise missile tested yesterday by its manufacturer NPO Mashinostroyeniya failed on a test flight and crashed into a three storey building at the town of Nenoksa in the Arkhangelsk region in northern Russia.
              

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Failed Cruise Missile Crashes Into Russian Village

December 16, 2015 by · Comment
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The missile test site near is located about two kilometers northeast of the the village of Nyonoksa, located along the coast of the the white sea. Photo: Google EarthA cruise missile tested yesterday by its manufacturer NPO Mashinostroyeniya failed on a test flight and crashed into a three storey building at the town of Nenoksa in the Arkhangelsk region in northern Russia.
              

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SIPRI Annual Arms Sales Report Reflects Surge in Russian Military Production

December 15, 2015 by · Comment
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The arms sales of the SIPRI
Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies (excluding China) totalled $401 billion in 2014. This is the fourth consecutive year of decline in Top 100 arms sales.Sales of arms and military services by the largest arms-producing companies totalled $401 billion in 2014. The global slowdown in arms sales between 2013 and 2014 is mostly attributed to a decline of 5.2 per cent in revenues of companies based in the United States and Western Europe. Lockheed Martin, has bucked the regional trend with a 3.9 per cent growth in real terms Despite difficult national economic conditions, the Russian arms industry’s sales continued to rise in 2014.
              

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Russian Su-24 ‘Fencer’ Shot Down Over Syrian-Turkish Border

November 24, 2015 by · Comment
Filed under: Russia, Syndicated Industry News, Turkey 
su24_down1021A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft was shot down today by Turkish Air Force F-16s. The Turks claim the Russian plane was intercepted on the Turkish side of the Turkish-Syrian border.
              

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Air cushion will enables the Russian Teal UAV to operate from rough surfaces, and on water

March 11, 2015 by · Comment
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Ditching Rafale? – a high risk alternative for IAF modernization

March 10, 2015 by · Comment
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Iran’s cruise missile could strike targets beyond 2000 km

March 8, 2015 by · Comment
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Su-30MKI are made in India

February 16, 2015 by · Comment
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Russian group offers communications upgrades for Indian Su-30MKI

February 9, 2015 by · Comment
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Cyber Intelligence Report – Febuary 1, 2015

February 1, 2015 by · Comment
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Cyber Intelligence Report – January 15, 2015

January 15, 2015 by · Comment
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A missile testing blitz revamps Russian ICBM modernization

November 29, 2014 by · Comment
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