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Hypersonic Missiles and Robots: Russia Ready to Push for Naval Superiority

Hypersonic Missiles and Robots: Russia Ready to Push for Naval Superiority

On July 20, President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the Basics of Russia’s State Navy Policy for the Period Until 2030. The document stipulates the Russian Navy being armed with high-precision long-range and hypersonic missiles, robotic systems and unmanned submarines. According to the doctrine, Moscow will not allow any substantial superiority of other states’ navies over the Russian Navy. « The existing threats to Russian national security in the[La suite……]

juillet 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Contracts on $6,7Bln Concluded at MAKS-2017 Aviation Salon

Contracts on $6,7Bln Concluded at MAKS-2017 Aviation Salon

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The sum of the contracts concluded within the 13th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 in the Russian city of Zhukovsky is estimated at 400 billion rubles ($6,7 billion), the press service of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade said on Sunday. « The total sum of contracts and agreements of intent is estimated at 400 billion rubles, » the statement said. The largest deals of the international salon became a[La suite……]

juillet 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Over 1,200 Military From 22 States Arrive in Russia for Army Games 2017

Over 1,200 Military From 22 States Arrive in Russia for Army Games 2017

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The teams from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Egypt, India, China, South Africa and other countries have arrived at the sites of Tank Biathlon, Military Medical Relay Race, Army Scout Masters and Field Kitchen competitions and have started preparing for the games, the ministry’s press service said in a statement. The annual military International Army Games-2017 are set to be held on July 28 — August 12 in Russia,[La suite……]

juillet 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Large-Scale Army Drills Kick Off in Russia’s Southern Military District

Large-Scale Army Drills Kick Off in Russia’s Southern Military District

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Units of Russia’s 58th Army, stationed in the Northern Caucasus and in South Ossetia, have started large-scale military training on Monday, Southern Military District spokesman Col. Vadim Astafyev said. « Some 16,000 military and over 4,000 items of weapons and military equipment are taking part in the training. In the course of the training, the military will work on the personnel’s actions during alarm rise, receiving weapons and equipment,[La suite……]

juillet 24, 2017 RiANOViSTi
EU to Consider Response to Possible New US Sanctions Against Russia – Reports

EU to Consider Response to Possible New US Sanctions Against Russia – Reports

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to a note prepared for the Wednesday’s meeting of the Commission, obtained by the Financial Times newspaper, Juncker stressed that Brussels must be ready to « act within days » if the United States adopts sanctions against Russia « without EU concerns being taken into account. » The possible measures for the European Union to undertake listed in the note include seeking « a public or written reassurance » from US President Donald Trump[La suite……]

juillet 23, 2017 RiANOViSTi
China Has ‘Nothing to Hide’ in Joint War Games With Russia in Baltic

China Has ‘Nothing to Hide’ in Joint War Games With Russia in Baltic

« The joint naval exercises between China and Russia have been regularly held since 2012. They enhance both navies’ cooperation and mutual trust, » said Yu Manjiang, commander of the Chinese fleet that participated in the drills.  The first phase of the Joint Sea-2017 drills will run from July 21-28 in the Baltic Sea, Russian news agency Sputnik reported.  From Saturday to Monday, the two navies’ operations will be coordinated.[La suite……]

juillet 23, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Putin Likely to Visit World Youth Festival in Sochi – Kremlin Spokesman

Putin Likely to Visit World Youth Festival in Sochi – Kremlin Spokesman

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian President Vladimir Putin could possibly visit the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS), set to take place in Sochi in October, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday. « With a high degree of confidence we could assume that yes, he will, » Peskov told the Izvestiya newspaper, when asked if Putin would attend the event. The festival’s spokesman Anton Pashkov said that[La suite……]

juillet 23, 2017 RiANOViSTi

Final Day of International MAKS Air Show in Russia (VIDEO)

Follow our feed to find out more. To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS), one of the world’s largest aviation shows, is held on the Gromov Flight Research Institute (LII) airfield in Zhukovsky, 40 km (25 miles) south-east of Moscow. The city is home to a robust aviation research[La suite……]

juillet 23, 2017 RiANOViSTi

Incoming! Russian Airforce to Get Delivery of Over 100 New Aircraft in 2018

MOSCOW Sputnik) — Russian Aerospace Forces plan to receive more than a hundred new aircraft and helicopters in 2018, Bondarev. « We will receive no less than this year. More than a hundred new machines, plus modernization and overhaul of the combatant (aircraft). We are being updated very well, » Bondarev told reporters at the 13th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017. Speaking about the new state program of armaments for 2018-2025, which[La suite……]

juillet 23, 2017 RiANOViSTi
State of Art Mi-28NM Copter to Be Delivered to Russian Airforce Starting 2018

State of Art Mi-28NM Copter to Be Delivered to Russian Airforce Starting 2018

ZHUKOVSKY (Sputnik) — The serial delivery of the upgraded Mi-28NM Night Hunter helicopter with dual controls to Russia’s Aerospace Forces will begin in 2018, Bondarev said. « There is not a single lag behind the Mi-28NM, it’s a fine helicopter, we need it very much. The completion of the engineering works is scheduled for 2018, and then, the Aerospace Forces will receive it, » Bondarev told reporters at the 13th International[La suite……]

juillet 23, 2017 RiANOViSTi
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