2017, №1 (43)

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India and Russia. Long-Term Cooperation

By Leonid Nersisyan, military analyst.  This year, the total export portfolio of the Russian military-industrial complex (MIC) reached a record 52–55 (estimates vary) billion dollars. At the same time, for many years Russia has been confidently taking the 2nd place in the global arms market by the sales volume after the USA. India, which is…
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“Almaz – Antey” in Iranian civil aviation

“Almaz – Antey” Air and Space Defence Corporation” (Russian Federation) and “Shiraz Electronics Industries” (Islamic Republic of Iran) signed an agreement on cooperation in the joint research, development, manufacture and supply of ground-based and airborne civil equipment and components for Communication, Navigation, Surveillance and Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM). The Agreement aim is to combine the resourses…
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Color Revolutions – a Final Touch in the Globalist Ideology Default

As of today, the strategic advantage given to Washington by a social technology of “soft power” has worn thin. But this does not mean that the USA will abandon new attempts to use this tool in planning the new color revolutions.  Multi-Sector CrisisRepresentatives of the Western political establishment tend to increasingly recognize that the geopolitical system…
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Russia & USA: Strategic Nuclear Forces. Land Component

By Alexander Ermakov, independent military expert.   Russia & USA. Strategic Nuclear Forces Land Component The escalation of political standoff between Russia and the USA along with an active phase of modernization of the Russian nuclear triad has heightened public interest in Strategic Nuclear Forces (SNF) of the leading countries. In the nearest future, this interest will grow stronger…
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Genesis of Russian High-Precision Rifles

 By Vladislav Grinkevich. At least a dozen of specimens of high-precision rifles are produced in Russia today. It is hard to believe that only 20 years ago our industry did not produce sniper’s weapons whatsoever as it is understood, let’s say, in the West. The high-precision rifles have not been produced in the USSR for the defense…
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Vladislav Lobaev: “I understand what weapons will be used in five to ten years”

Vladislav Lobaev is the founder of the first Russian private arms company and one of the best-known manufacturers of high-precision long-range rifles. Today the company diversifies its business and masters absolutely new lines of activity. The company’s history began in 2005, when Vladislav Lobaev with a couple of his like-minded fellows established a production facility, more…
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Primus Inter Pares

By Leonid Nersisyan, military analyst. For many years now Russia has held more than a half of the export market of new tanks. The main combat tank Т-90S, which was approved by very many buyers and especially by Indians, became a recipe for success in this respect. In general, not less than 2,100 tanks of this modification…
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Common Synthetic Battlefield – Next Generation Combat Training

The development of computer simulation software and visual aids has been making a tangible progress recently, augmenting capabilities and role of simulators used for operational, combat and interoperability training of military units.  Virtual training, being actively introduced, not only allows to save military systems' service life and fuel and ammunition cost, but also enhances quality, efficiency,…
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Analysis of BMP-3 Combat Potential

By Artur Volkov. Recently there are a lot of talks about the new and advanced examples of armored vehicles. Definitely, the advanced developments imply the significant newsworthy information, however, prior to talking about future, it is important to analyze the existing examples, and compare them with the world competitors. Such an approach always extends the horizon…
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Fabrics of Four Elements

The fabrics of Korolev silk factory can be referred to as the fabrics of four elements – so much wide is the spectrum of application and multifaceted is the feasibility of using thereof. The produce of Korolev silk factory “Peredovaya Tekstilschitsa” is used nearly in all combat arms from naval- and ground-based to aerospace units.…
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