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Iran’s missile shield

Developing own missile capabilities has been the main priority over many years as part of Iranian defense strategy aimed at containing the USA and its regional allies. Sanctions of the UN Security Council remaining in force against Iran until autumn 2020 and banning supplies of many ordinary armaments including combat airplanes and helicopters have finally…
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Aviation. MTC Between Russian And Algeria

Algerian Air Force has a pressing need for upgrading its aircraft in service. After almost a fifteen-years embargo (1990–2005) Algerian AF has started an extensive modernization program. This process was initiated after an official visit of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin to Algeria in 2007 and conversion of Algerian debt to the Russian Federation…
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Changing political landscape

Alexandra Grigorenko, Editor-in-Chief “New Defence order. Strategy” Journal Changing political landscape Political patterns change rapidly. Contents and forms, motivation and methods are changing. It is impossible not to recognize this, just as it is impossible not to reflect on the future. “The liberal idea has become obsolete. It has come into conflict with the interests…
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Exports Of Ground Forces Equipment From Russia

Russian export supplies of aviation equipment and AD systems traditionally exceed 50% of the entire product range, however, the importance of ground forces equipment supplies should not be underestimated. For example, in 2017, the share of aviation equipment was traditionally 50%, after that ground forces equipment followed (there were estimates from 20 to 30% during…
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Russia, India Defence Cooperation – Destined to Grow!

India gained independence after centuries of British rule just a couple of years after the Soviet Union emerged victorious in the Great Patriotic War, bringing Nazi Germany to its knees through heroic sacrifices and sheer grit of its people. By the middle of the 1950s, an affinity had started to develop between the two nations…
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MTC of Russia With Middle East and North African Countries: Status And Outlooks

It is not a secret that the Middle East and North Africa region is one of the world's most attractive for arms manufacturers and exporters. According to data of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), out of 10 largest arms importers in 2014–2018 five countries (Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Algeria, UAE, Iraq) were from this region. In…
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UAE… From Desert to Space

In September 2018, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum announced Hazza Al Mansouri and Sutlan Al Neyadi as the first Emirati astronauts to go on this mission who will “raise the bar of ambition for future Emirati generations.” On September 25, 2019, the mission Soyuz MS-15 was successfully launched carrying three members of the Expedition 61…
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“Spektr-RG”. Third Eye In The Universe

Russian-German Astrophysics Observatory “Spektr-RG” designed to plot up a complete map of the Universe in X-ray band was launched into space on July 13, 2019 by means of carrier missile “Proton-M”. It has been built over thirty years and having undergone a lot of alternations during that time this laboratory will remain the most advanced…
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Change of Trade: Carrier Missile “Rokot”

If to look into the matter deeply and seriously, the military and civil space sectors do not differ much from each other. Originally, the whole global space industry has grown from military research related to design of first ballistic missiles. The first missile that overcame the Karman line and entered space was a German “Fau-2”…
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Review of up-to-date Russian EW systems

Electronic warfare systems (EWS) usually lose public attention to jet fighters, tanks, air defense missile systems etc. However, their importance in modern combat conditions is quite high and versatile. From jamming remotely exploded improvised explosive devices (IED) and interfering with enemy’s communications to countering enemy’s air defense systems or aircraft. Electronic warfare includes three areas:…
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