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"Russian Helicopters" Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) has completed the delivery of Mi-17V-5 utility helicopter for the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government of the Republic of Kenya. The helicopter was produced at the facilities of PJSC "Kazan Helicopters". A ceremonial transfer of the helicopter has...
The India's Ministry of Defence will buy 32 Dhruv advanced light helicopters at around INR 8,000 Crore for Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard. That was reported by lifeofsoldiers.com. In a major boost to the ‘Make in India’ initiative, the government has cleared an Rs 8,000 crore proposal to acquire 32 ALH (Advanced...
Russian and Tajik pilots practiced eliminating a camp of conditional illegal armed groups and ammunition storages in course of the Russia-Tajikistan joint exercise. In accordance to the scenario of the exercise, a unit of the conditional enemy captured several buildings. One of the buildings was equipped as a command centre. Special...
The  Israeli-made Spike NLOS (non-line-of-sight) missiles will be used on the new AugustaWestland AW159 Wildcat helicopters of Philippine Navy. The Spike NLOS (non-line-of-sight) missiles will be employed by the Philippine Navy as an anti-ship weapon on the AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcats helicopters that are due to be delivered to Manila by next...
The Egypt's military is to receive its first Ka-52 combat helicopters in the third quarter of 2017. In an interview with Russian news agency TASS, Russian Helicopters subsidiary Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company's CEO Andrei Boginsky said the first batch of the Ka-52 reconnaissance/attack helicopters (also known by the NATO reporting name...
Germany and Airbus Defense and Space said they're in the initial stages of a new program to build the Luftwaffe's sixth generation fighter, which has been named the Future Combat Air System (FCAS). That was reported by www.telegiz.com. Germany has advanced the program to build its own sixth generation stealth jet...
The holding company Russian Helicopters will finish delivering the second batch of Mi-8MTV-5 helicopters ahead of schedule. The final lot was initially supposed to be delivered in May 2017, however, the Kazan helicopter factory is ready to send the helicopters on their way in April. Andrei Boginsky, Director General of...
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Syrian Jihadist-led offensive in Hama advances, the jihadists and allied fighters have taken 11 towns and villages from government troops since they began the surprise offensive on Tuesday. Hama province is of strategic importance to Assad’s government, separating opposition forces in Idlib from Damascus to the south and the regime’s...

Russia will take part in four specialized military exhibitions in Latin...

Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is stepping up its marketing strategy in Latin America. For the first time ever, the company will...

Orbital ATK to showcase defense products and capabilities at LAAD Defence...

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, will feature its defense products and services during LAAD Defence and Security...

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China holds live-fire drills near Myanmar border

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)forces on Tuesday staged an air-ground live-fire drill in south China, close to the border with Myanmar, military sources...

New Russian anti-sabotage boat with Chinese diesel engines broke down during...

The new Russian Grachonok Project 21980 anti-sabotage boat with Chinese TBD620V12 diesel engines broke down during the first test. According to the fontanka.ru, the Chinese...