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Turkey – Russia’s “Old Friend”

On November 24, 2015 a Russian Su-24M frontline bomber was shot down on its mission against Islamist militants on the Syrian-Turkish border. An air-to-air missile launched by a Turkish Air Force F-16 fighter not only destroyed a Russian aircraft and killed one pilot, but also undermined the Russian-Turkish relations, which had supposedly thrived and gained…
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Iran. The S-300 saga

There was an interesting event on April 11, 2016 – the saga of delivery of Russian air defense missile systems S-300PMU-1 to Iran came to an end. Hossein Jaber Ansari, Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman, officially declared that Tehran received the first components of the S-300 ADMS from Russia. Interestingly, this information has been neither confirmed…
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For Tank Crew Safety

Armed conflicts in Ukraine and Syria where Russian weapons and military equipment are intensely used, along with the ongoing process of retrofitting of the Russian Armed Forces have resulted in a growing interest in the performance of Russian combat vehicles, including tanks. As experts have been arguing about the survivability of the Soviet main battle…
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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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Icebreaker Ships are Cold Weapons

The new diesel-electric icebreaker of 21180 design “Ilya Muromets” ship's keel was laid in the dockage facilities of the “Admiralteiskie Verfi”. It has taken place at the building berth where the-first-in-the-world nuclear-powered icebreaker “Lenin” was laid in 1956. A Hero This is the first icebreaker in Russia, where the steerable propellers of “Azipod” type are attached outside the…
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«Turn-Key» Defense Capacity

Stuffed canard In the first decade of September 2014 Russian military-industrial complex was shocked by surprising news: quite respectable mass media, including international ones spread the information that the President of Russia after consultations with the Prime Minister (and possibly – by the initiative of the latter) abolished … Rosoboronexport. However, quite soon it turned…
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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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Shipbuilding: by Our Own Efforts and In-House Only 

 According to statement of Dmitry Rogozin, Vice-Premier of the Russian Federation in Twitter “we will build our fleet by our own efforts and in-house only” Text: Igor Chubakha   Particularly, a change of priorities with respect to fleet-building can be used as a basis for explanation of indifference, with which Russia regards jactation of the…
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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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