Military & Technical Cooperation

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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Syria: Direct and Indirect Tasks

 In late September 2015, the scenario that had seemed to be a sci-fi story or a computer game’s script became real. The Russian Air Force launched an air operation against militants of the so-called “Islamic State” (the terrorist organization banned in Russia). By Pavel Rumyantsev and Leonid NersisyanSince late August, the events were developing rapidly. The…
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Assault on Terrorism

Terrorism as a method of unscrupulous political game has been used since ancient times, though not always under that name. Scholars and historians may trace its origins somewhere in the dawn of recorded history of human civilization. Similarly, from time to time some of the official politicians are announcing the “elimination of the terrorist threat”.…
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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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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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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 [caption id="attachment_10591" align="alignleft" width="300"] The French helicopter transport ship Mistral sits docked at a quay on the Neva River in central St. Petersburg near the celebrated Hermitage museum on…
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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 GalyasinDue to the transition to a multipolar system of international relations, the export map of the world…
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The new engine by JSC “Zvezda” is by 70% localized

In 2011 a number of sub-programs under the Federal Special Purpose Program “National Technological Base” was launched, one of which concerned the diesel engine manufacturing. JSC “Zvezda” is one of the key enterprises in the implementation of the subprogram. Our interviewee today is Pavel Plavnik, Chairman of the Board of Directors. - Mr. Plavnik, what…
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Our Deeds of Arms

First serial batch of “Ratnik” outfit was supplied to troops in May of the current year. Allegedly, the three-year contract specifies annual supply of 50 thousand kits of “Ratnik” outfit”. Protection Starts at the Head Some ground units of the Russian Army marched over the Red Square on May 9, 2015 dressed in the new…
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