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Russia’s Rapid UAV Expansion

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David Oliver - In eight year Russia has increased its operational UAV fleet to over 2,000 UAV systems, with new types currently under development. Since the beginning of the anti-terrorist operation in Syria in September 2015, Russian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have performed more than 23,000...

Failed “smart” Missiles Strike on Syria!

On Friday April 13, forces from France, Britain and the U.S. launched combined strikes on three military targets associated with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons program, including a research and development facility outside the capital Damascus. President Donald Trump ordered the military intervention as...

The Generation Game

T-50's tail 'sting'
On April 27, 2016 the latest example of Russia’s fifth-generation fighter, the Sukhoi Company T-50-6-2, performed its maiden flight. This test aircraft, described by the design bureau as the first of the ‘second stage’ prototypes, marked an important milestone for the programme. However, in...

Left To My Own Devices

Revision Military’s initial concept
The contemporary operating environment’s hybrid mix of regular and irregular warfare continues to be illustrated around the World with state and non-state actors employing a diverse range of Concepts of Operation (CONOPS). Such CONOPS range from information operations involving a cyber dimension, through to kinetic...

Coping With Sanctions

Mil Mi-28N attack helicopter
At this year’s Paris Air Show, the director of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC), Dmitriy Shugaev, told armadainternational.com that European Union (EU) and US sanctions had inspired the Russian defence industry. The FSMTC is the powerful Russian government entity for military...

Rostec presents advanced naval missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system PANTSIR-ME

The naval missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system Pantsir-ME developed by the Tula KBP (part of the High Precision Systems Holding) provides the ultimate protection against modern air threats, including low-flying and small-size unmanned aerial vehicles. The naval weapon systems Pantsir-ME and its forerunners...

Rosoboronexport to discuss technological cooperation with Belarus at MILEX-2017

JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will organize a joint Russian display at the MILEX-2017, 8-th International Exhibition of Armaments and Military Equipment, which will be held in Minsk (Republic of Belarus) on May 20-22, 2017. The special exporter has regularly attended...

Rosoboronexport to organize Russian display at IDEF’17 in Turkey

JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will organize a joint Russian display at IDEF’17, International Defense Industry Fair, which will be held in Istanbul on May 9-12, 2017. “Military-technical cooperation between Russia and Turkey has now acquired a positive trend. Rosoboronexport has actively...

Rostec tests Ka-52k helicopters in marine conditions

Ka-52K helicopters manufactured by Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) completed the first phase of testing in marine conditions. The machines are currently in the premises of Kamov Design Bureau where specialists finish assessing the condition of helicopters and their components after performing tasks in harsh climatic conditions. Two...

USAF Buys a Bigger Bang

The US moves ahead with nuclear modernisation against a backdrop of deepening crises and fiscal uncertainty. The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons of 1968 committed its signatories to “pursu(ing) nuclear disarmament aimed at the ultimate elimination of their nuclear arsenals.” As much as...

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