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Kornet-D1: Final Stage of Firing Tests

The latest Kornet-D1 air-droppable self-propelled anti-tank missile system based on the chassis of the BMD-4M airborne infantry fighting vehicle intended for Russia’s Airborne Force has entered the final stage of firing tests, the press office of the Rostec state tech corporation reported on Monday. [newslist]   "The High Precision Weapons Group has switched to the…
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Russia to conduct strategic deterrence force drills

On February 19 the Russian Armed Forces will conduct scheduled strategic deterrence force drills under the direction of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, the Defense Ministry reported. [newslist]   "On February 19, 2022, a scheduled exercise of the strategic deterrence force will take place under the direction of Supreme Commander-in-Chief Vladimir Putin, during which ballistic and…
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Russian Navy to Receive Most Powerful Surface Ship

The Project 11442M heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov set to become the Russian Navy’s most powerful surface ship after its repairs and upgrade at the Sevmash Shipyard is being prepared for its handover, the Shipyard’s press office reported on Thursday. [newslist]   "The Sevmash Shipyard has begun setting up and training the delivery team…
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Rosctec Patents Juncker-DG-250

Technodinamika Holding of Rostec State Corporation has received a patent for its ‘smart’ cargo parachute system. It is able to provide airdrop delivery of goods in a fully automatic mode with increased accuracy using GLONASS or GPS systems. Currently, the development is undergoing flight tests. [newslist]   The automated cargo airdrop system consists of a…
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Russia’s Nebo-T Radars on Combat Alert

The teams of the cutting-edge Nebo-T radar stations of the Central Military District’s air defense division assumed combat duty in the Volga area and the Urals, the District’s press office reported on Friday. [newslist]   "In order to check the radars, next-generation Su-34 multirole supersonic fighter-bombers specially took to the skies from the airfields in…
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“Marker” Is Tested As an Anti-UAV Defense System

The "Marker" robot, which is supposed to be used against UAVs, in particular kamikaze drones, was tested in Russia. There are high hopes for a promising robot, capable of performing various functions. Evgeny Dudorov, the executive director of the "Android Technics" SPA, told RIA that the robot was tested as an air defense system. [newslist]…
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Union Courage-2022 Joint Russian-Belorussian Exercise Begins

Union Courage-2022, the joint Russian-Belarusian exercise began as a part of the second stage of the infection of the reaction forces of the Union State. The exercise is conducted in order to work out the tasks of suppressing and repelling external aggression during a defensive operation, as well as countering terrorism and protecting the interests…
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2nd Avangard Regiment to Be Put On Combat Alert in 2022

TASS reports that the second regiment of UR-100N UTTKh intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) with the Avangard hypersonic warheads will assume combat alert in 2022.  The regiment is supposed to join Russia’s Strategic Missile Force. [newslist] The second regiment of Avangard hypersonic missile systems will assume combat posture in the Yasny missile formation, the source specified…
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ARMY-2022 Forum: Consistently strong performance

The eighth edition of the Army Forum will take place in 2022. Events will be held at the Patriot Exhibition Center, Patriot Park, the Alabino training ground and Kubinka airfield, as well as in all military districts and the Northern Fleet. Army-2022 will be held from 15 to 21 August simultaneously with the Army International…
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A-100 ‘Premier’ To Finish Its Flight Tests in 2022

A-100 "Premier" long-range radar surveillance and control aircraft will complete its flight tests this year, Chief Designer of the Vega Group (part of the state tech corporation Rostec) Vladimir Verba stated. [newslist] The next-generation A-100 ‘Premier’ airborne system has been developed on the basis of the Il-76MD-90A aircraft and features a fairing with a unique…
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