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 […]Read more "Syrian experience prompts fast transition to high-tech weapons — deputy PM"
Priority is now given to airfields in the Arctic region, Deputy Head Commander of the Russian Aerospace Force Pavel Kurachenko said in a recent media interview. Until the end of year 2021, there will be construction works at the airfields of Vorkuta, Tiksi, Anadyr and Alykel, the high-ranking military representative highlights. And those are not […]Read more "Russian Air Force builds new Arctic frontier"
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 […]Read more "Russia’s Northern Fleet to receive two polar stations in 2017 – Kotelny & Alexandra Land Islands "
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 […]Read more "Russia to supply Kazakhstan with Mi-35M attack helicopters in 2018"
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 […]Read more "Russian Strategic Missile Forces to switch to digital technologies by 2020"
The aircrafts are the first of a series of new jets for the Northern Fleet. The two Su-30SM made it from the manufacturer’s plant in Irkutsk to the Kola Peninsula on 30th of December, the Russian Armed Forces inform. The new planes will become part of the Northern Fleet’s air wing. «This is a machine […]Read more "Russia: New Su-30SMs fighter jets for Northern Fleet / Kola Peninsula"
On December 29, the press service of the Tula-based Splav State Research and Production Enterprise confirmed that the first batch of new Tornado-S long-range multiple rocket launch systems (MRLS) had been delivered to the Army. The system reached initial operational capability in December 2016, with mass production to get into full swing in 2017. The […]Read more "Russian Tornado-S MLRS Goes Into Serial Production in 2017"