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Arms Export: Weapon Generation Change Around the Corner

  According to reliable sources, including Western expert community, Russia continues to hold its position as the world’s second largest arms exporter.   By Leonid Nersisyan For example, the research group for the U.S. Congress states that in 2014 the arms export income of Russian companies totaled $10.2 billion, maintaining the same level in comparison…
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The Ups and Downs of Test Pilots

This is an article about the history and fate of the amazing people who let the mankind step into the sky, about their successes, failures, accidents and achievements. The victors Obviously, the first test pilots, in the sense that we are putting in the word today, were the builders of the first airplanes, aerodynes. But…
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Fortress Aircraft of the World War I

War of motors In the early 20th century, the structure of the Russian Army included 12 military districts (St. Petersburg, Moscow, Finland, Vilna, Warsaw, Kiev, Odessa, Kazan, Caucasus, Turkestan, Siberia and the Amur). The Don Cossack Army was an independent military formation. The armed forces of the Russian Empire, as well as in many other…
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Space for Everybody

Weiyang is a tiny planet with the orbit inside the Mercury orbit. On average its distance from the Sun is about ten million kilometers. It was discovered three years ago by Chinese comrades and called “Weiyang” – “the Sun’s bodyguard” or something like that. […] Lu Shi-er failed to closely approach this planet but he…
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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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Shield and Sword of Import Substitution

The past year has posed a number of challenges for Russia that have not been approached as critical before. It is already clear now that if the country intends to preserve its economical independence it can not do without import substitution.   Text:  Oleg Bystritsky Complex of inevitabilities As the international cooperation continued to develop,…
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Go East

Due to the increasing economic potential of the Asia-Pacific region Russia reorients the export flows of energy to the East. After that, it is likely to come to a possible partnership in the segments of high-tech industries.     Text: Semyon Galyasin Due to the transition to a multipolar system of international relations, the export…
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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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Peaceful Laser in Mobilization Reserve

Russian scientific breakthrough in the sphere of laser developments provides evidence that our scientists frequently get ahead of their foreign colleagues. Moreover, months are counted. Now it would be great to support investigations with prompter implementation. Laser in Military Uniform Tests of new electronic warfare system for upgraded strike helicopter Mi-28NM “Night Hunter” will be…
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