Syrian experience prompts fast transition to high-tech weapons — deputy PM

​MOSCOW, January 12. /TASS/. Combat experience gained in Syria prompts fast transition to creating high-tech weapons, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Thursday. “Currently we are putting final touches to a new strategy for the development of the space industry,” Rogozin said. “We will be working under a new program for armaments as […]

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Russia’s Northern Fleet to receive two polar stations in 2017 – Kotelny & Alexandra Land Islands   

​The Arctic zone is being explored. Two polar stations will be set up on Kotelny Island and the Alexandra Land Island this year,”Yevmenov said at an enlarged meeting of the Defense Ministry’s board. According to the commander, the Northern Fleet has accomplished all assigned missions in 2016.      Location of Alexandra Land Island   […]

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Russia to supply Kazakhstan with Mi-35M attack helicopters in 2018

Russian Helicopters Holding will supply four Mi-35M attack helicopters to Kazakh Defense Ministry in 2018, the holding reported. The supply contract was signed within the implementation of the Treaty on military-technical cooperation between Russia and Kazakhstan and envisages payments in Russian rubles. The multirole Mi-35M helicopter is a comprehensive modernization of the Mi-24V and has […]

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​Russian Strategic Missile Forces to switch to digital technologies by 2020

Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces, known for the Russian initials as RVSN, will completely switch to digital data transfer technology by 2020, the press service of the Defence Ministry said.   “The dynamics of supplies of new communication technology to the Russian army will  enable Russia’s RVSN to switch completely to modern digital information transmission technology […]

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