Category Archives: Industry

Vietnam, Egypt & India Interested in Rosatom’s Data Centres

Vietnam, Egypt and India have taken interest in the technology of mobile, compact and containerised data centres developed by specialists of the Russian state-run nuclear corporation Rosatom, chief engineer of a Rosatom affiliate Sergei Akulov said on Tuesday. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "We have several customers. We are negotiating with them - it…
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Procurement Programmes Continue As Planned

Last week, the Russian president Vladimir Putin had a working meeting, via videoconference, with Russia’s Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu. According to the Defence minister. Russia's procurement programmes continue as planned. The meeting revolved around MoD's work and the implementation of plans over the last few months. Shoigu said that the armed forces have received the planned quantity…
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“Akademic Lomonosov” FNPP is Fully Commissioned

Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom announced in a press release that the world's only floating nuclear power plant has entered full commercial exploitation. Below is the full text of the press release. One-of-a-kind floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) “Akademic Lomonosov” has been fully commissioned in Pevek, Chukotka region in the Russian Far East. Andrei…
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Localising US Military Armoured Industry in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia announced the establishment of the "Oshkosh Altadrea Manufacturing", which will be the first joint venture specialising in land systems in the Kingdom with a majority-Saudi ownership. This comes as a result of signing an agreement between Oshkosh Defence, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, and Altadrea Manufacturing Co. Saudi Press Agency reported the signing…
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Russian Nuclear Security Update

Russian Ministry of Justice registered new revision of Basic Rules of Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials (Russian acronym: OPUK). The revision was prepared by Russian nuclear regulator, Rostechnadzor. The new OPUK, NP-030-19, became effective starting April 20th and replaced previous version, NP-030-12 enacted in 2012. Key Changes: Clarifying procedure for investigating potential and confirmed…
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Russian Combat Aviation Industry Outrivals Competitors

At a meeting on the support of the aviation industry and air carriages, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the state must maintain the domestic aviation industry, which is competing on a par with foreign producers and demonstrates its superiority in the sphere of combat aircraft. TASS reported Putin saying that "in the current…
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Carrier Submarine of Posidon to Be Floated in June

Sources in the Russian defence industry have revealed that the Khabarovsk Project 09852, the second submarine to serve as a basic carrier of Russia’s Poseidon nuclear-capable underwater drones, will be floated out approximately in late June. The first basic carrier of Poseidon drones, a Project 09852 special-purpose nuclear sub, the Belgorod, was floated out about…
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Rosatom CEO Reports on the Status of Nuclear Industry

Director General of Rosatom State Corporation Alexei  Likhachev gave updates today, in a recorded video message, on the status of Russia's nuclear industry in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic. This message also addressed the employees of the nuclear sector in the country. Likhachev said in his video message that nuclear industry, under the conditions…
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China Commissions New Strategic Nuclear-Powered Submarine

Chinese state-owned media reported that the Chinese Navy has commissioned a new strategic nuclear-powered submarine as part of the Chinese Navy’s 71st anniversary. The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy is conducting intensive exercises to celebrate the 71st anniversary of its founding on Thursday. The celebration will also include new weapons like the Type 055,…
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Rusatom is Part of the Fight Against Covid-19 in Russia

Press Service of JSC Rusatom Healthcare gave updates on Rosatom's involvement in the efforts made to stop the spread of the novel cornoavirus. Sterion JSC, a JSC Rusatom Healthcare subsidiary created by ROSATOM alongside a private investor, is working in sterilising transport swabs for COVID-19 diagnostics as part of a contract with Hem Ltd.  Sterilisation…
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