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Import Substitution: Next Step

“Defence industry is the significant scientific potential, the crème de la crème of engineering society, and companies that are able to meet today's challenges of any kind. These are the companies with the biggest scientific and engineering potential. Demonstration of our military equipment is a clear proof of this point” Oleg Sienko, CEO of Research…
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RAE-2015: Import and Export

The 10th Anniversary Russia Arms Expo (RAE) 2015 was held in Nizhny Tagil. This year 250 Russian and foreign arms makers demonstrated their products at the exhibition. Over 25,000 guests including delegations from 65 countries (including the USA and Western Europe countries) visited exhibition pavilions with arms prototypes and military products. Most of the event…
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12th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2015: Demonstrations Ranging from a Giant “Flying” Axe to a Robotic Mars Rover

We have to admit that complicated international relations have affected a tone at MAKS-2015. European aerobatic flying teams were represented only by the Baltic Bees aerobatic team (Latvia) using the L-39 aircraft developed in Czechia. The main teams in the aerobatic demonstration program were ace fliers from the “Russkie Vitiazi” (Russian Knights) and “Strizhy” (Swifts)…
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CSTO: Strategy and Practice of the Collective Security Treaty

   From the Middle East to Ukraine, from a terrorist attack to an armed conflict...  A growing unrest in the world more and more evidently affects the interests of Russia and its closest political partners, i.e. the military and political alliance of CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization), including Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.By Leonid NersisyanIslamic…
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Domestic Night Vision Devices

Technology and Application At all times military commanders have to solve the problem of night time effective use to complete tactical missions during combat operations. In our country, R&D efforts to develop Night Vision Devices (NVDs) were intensified in the 1930s. At that time, first photoelectronic devices were developed. Kirill Ryabov, a blogger and an expert…
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