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Russia’s position on global arms market strengthens – Putin

Russia's position on the global arms market is strengthening, despite intensified sanctions regime and unfair competition, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday. «Exports of Russian arms and military equipment is growing: this year, items worth $13 bln were shipped. This is more than $2 bln more than the same period last year,» he said.«Russia’s…
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Russian weapons were illegally copied 500 times abroad over 17 years, says Rostec

Тhe chief of intellectual property projects at the Rostec corporation, Yevgeny Livadny: «Unauthorized copying of our equipment abroad is a great problem. There have been 500 such cases over the past 17 years. China alone has copied aircraft engines, Sukhoi planes, deck jets, air defense systems, portable air defense missiles, and analogues of the self-propelled…
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Construction of service center for Russian helicopter commenced in Azerbaijan

An official ceremony of launching the construction of the future service center, including the embedding of a memory capsule with signatures of the project participants, was held in Baku. Director General of Rostec’s Russian Helicopters company Andrey Boginsky and representatives of the Helicopter Service Center company that will provide after-sales servicing of Russian helicopters operated…
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Launching small spacecraft with Chinese partners

A coordination meeting with representatives of the Chinese Research Institute for Industrial Technology was held at the Khrunichev Center, for discussing prospects of launching small spacecraft using Russian launch vehicles. The main topic of the meeting was considering the possibilities of launching spacecraft designed and manufactured by the Chinese Research Institute for Industrial Technology using the…
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Russia retains world’s 2nd place by active combat aircraft

Russia continues to rank second in the world by the number of its operational military aircraft, according to the World Air Forces 2020 review published by the Flight International leading global aerospace magazine on Wednesday.  As of December 2019, Russia operates 4,163 military aircraft and helicopters of various designation or 8% of the global military fleet and…
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Ruselectronics Launches Cooperation with Manufacturers of Electrical Equipment from Italy and Australia

The Ruselectronics holding company of the State Corporation Rostec has signed cooperation agreements with the Australian company NOJA Power and the Italian company Tesmec, which develop and manufacture electrotechnical equipment. The parties will engage in joint implementation of projects for the automation of electrical networks in order to increase the reliability of the power grid…
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Troops from Russia, Laos kick off first ever joint drills

The first ever joint Russian-Laotian military exercise Laros-2019 has kicked off at the Ban Peng training ground in Laos, the press office of Russia’s Eastern Military District reported on Tuesday. Overall, the drills that will run on December 10-19 involve over 500 troops. The personnel of a motorized infantry large unit from the Eastern Military District…
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Philippines in talks with India to procure BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

The Philippines is seeking to acquire the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile system from India. Official sources told Jane's on 9 December that officials from New Delhi and Manila are in advanced negotiations about the number of missiles to be procured and the overall contract value, adding that they expect a deal to be signed "sometime in 2020".Also…
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All new Russian warships fit to carry Tsirkon hypersonic missiles

All Russian warships of new Projects can carry Tsirkon hypersonic missiles, President of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation Alexei Rakhmanov told. «All the new Projects of ships we are building are universal for a whole family of missiles from the standpoint of launchers, including those, which you mentioned,» Rakhmanov said, replying to a question about rearming…
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