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Russia plans to export more than 100,000 of Kalashnikov weapons in 2017

Director General of JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) Alexander Mikheev attended the unveiling of a monument to the legendary small arms designer Mikhail Kalashnikov. “Looking at the monument that has been unveiled...

Russia deploys improved version of MiG-29 fighter aircraft to Syria

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation has deployed the four MiG-29SMT fighter aircraft to Hmeymim airbase, near Latakia, in western Syria. According to a statement released by the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Russian Aerospace Forces...

Russia tests new sensor for 976 SKIP special aircraft to support missile exercises

Vega Radio Engineering Corporation JSC has tested the experimental sensor for 976 SKIP special aircraft to support missile exercises. According to the CAST Centre, the 976 SKIP special aircraft (registration 76455, serial number 54-02) was spotted at the...

Mi-17V-5 helicopter equipped with President-S onboard defence system spotted in Egypt

The Mi-17V-5 medium transport helicopter of Egyptian Air Force, equipped with the President-S defence system, was spotted during military exercise Bright Star 2017. The Mi-17V-5 is the new version of the Mi-8/17 military transport helicopter. The helicopters carried...

Russia to receive a “digital” Tu-160 strategic bomber after upgrade

In the Soviet past, over several thousand engineers worked on the design of the world's largest supersonic bomber Tu-160 for over a decade. Today, in the framework of the program for the aircraft modernization,...

Russia’s army to receive new T-90M main battle tank in 2018

The Russian tank's manufacture Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) displayed publicly for the first time a new version of T-90 main battle tank during the demonstration of newest armored vehicles in honor of the tanker's day on the territory of the 33rd combined-arms...

Belgian F-16 fighters intercepted two Russian Air Force Su-27 jets and a cargo aircraft...

Belgian F-16 fighters intercepted two Russian Air Force Su-27 jets and a cargo aircraft over the Baltic Sea during an air-policing mission, NATO said on Wednesday. On the afternoon of September 5, 2017, a NATO...

Russia to receive new Koalitsiya-SV self-propelled howitzers

The Burevestnik Central Research Institute (part of Uralvagonzavod) has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation to supply a 2S35 Koalitsiya-SV 152-mm self-propelled howitzers. "The state tests of the Koalitsiya-SV self-propelled howitzer...