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Russian warships hold drills in Mediterranean


August 11th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian joint naval task force on a training mission in the Mediterranean has conducted two-day tactical exercises with live-firing drills, the defense ministry said.The ... Read more...

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Iran to build new missile, seaplane


July 26th, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will soon start manufacturing a new missile and an indigenous seaplane, Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi has said."The production line of high-precision ... Read more...

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Iran holds air defence drills


July 12th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 12 (IANS) The Iranian Army has successfully completed three days of air defence exercises, where military units downed several mock pilotless aircraft, state-run Press TV reported.Brigadier General Shahrokh ... Read more...

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Update on new technologies, IAF officers advised


July 9th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) With the Indian Air Force (IAF) all set to add new assets worth several crores of rupees in the coming years, officers and airmen ... Read more...

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Iran demands $4 bn from Russia over cancelled missile deal


July 6th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has filed a $4 billion law suit against Russia's state arms corporation Rosoboronexport in an international court in Geneva over a missile deal that ... Read more...

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Russia to form air defence force for Sochi Olympics


June 25th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS) Russia is to form an air defence force to ensure the security at the Sochi Olympics, a military official said Monday.The special force, to be set ... Read more...

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Russia to continue arms supplies to Syria


June 13th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's state-controlled arms trader Rosoboronexport intends to fulfill its contract for the supply of armaments to Syria."No one can ever accuse Russia of violating the ... Read more...

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Exclude Russia from arms show: Human Rights Watch to France


June 10th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) International rights organisation Human Rights Watch (HRW) has asked France to reconsider allowing Russia's state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport to take part in an upcoming arms ... Read more...

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Indian frigate sails for sea trials in Russia


May 24th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Talwar-class frigate being built for the Indian Navy at the Yantar Shipyard in Russia's Kaliningrad exclave departed Thursday for sea trials.The Tarkash is the ... Read more...

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Russia test fires new ballistic missile


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia test-fired a new prototype ballistic missile from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome Wednesday, Defence Ministry spokesman Vadim Koval said, but did not name the new weapon."The ... Read more...

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Russia to sell missile systems to Belarus


April 19th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, April 18 (IANS) Russia will continue selling its air defence missile systems to Belarus in 2012 at discount prices, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said."Belarus is a leading market ... Read more...

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Iran making progress on indigenous missile


April 18th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said the country was making progress in the development and manufacture of an indigenous version of the Russian S-300 ... Read more...

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BEL to flag surveillance products at defence expo


March 28th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) will showcase its range of products demonstrating its prowess in providing the armed forces robust surveillance and security systems at the ... Read more...

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Japan on alert ahead of North Korea satellite launch


March 27th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's armed forces received an order to put on alert its missile interceptors ahead of a planned North Korean satellite launch in April, Japanese Defence ... Read more...

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Japan to deploy interceptors to counter North Korean launch


March 20th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan will deploy missile interceptors on a southern island chain ahead of a planned North Korean satellite launch in April, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Israel worried over Syrian missiles to Hezbollah


March 20th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria has supplied Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah militia with advanced Russia-made anti-aircraft missile systems, which could jeopardise Israel's aerial supremacy in the region, an Israeli media ... Read more...

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Iran launches air drill


February 21st, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Monday launched a four-day air defence drill to ensure protection of important national facilities, Iran's Fars news agency reported.The exercise in the south of ... Read more...

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Putin pledges 400 ICBMs for Russia in 10 years


February 20th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's armed forces will receive over 400 modern intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), more than 100 military spacecraft and over 2,300 new tanks within the next ... Read more...

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Russia jails military officer for spying for CIA


February 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian military district court Friday sentenced an engineer of the country's Plesetsk Space Centre to 13 years in prison on charges of state treason, ... Read more...

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Russia completes final trials of Indian frigate


February 8th, 2012 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Yantar shipyard in Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad has completed the final tests of a missile frigate for the Indian Navy, an official said.Russia ... Read more...

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Russia defends arms supplies to Syria


February 5th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's arms supplies to Syria will not affect the balance of power in the Middle East, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."We've explained the facts -- ... Read more...

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Russia to train soldiers for missile systems


January 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 4,000 soldiers on contract will take training courses in 2012 to be able to operate the new Yars (RS-24) ballistic missile systems, a ... Read more...

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Iran building its second naval destroyer


December 26th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 26 (IANS) The Iranian navy is constructing its second modern destroyer, said a senior official.Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari told IRNA that the destroyer, which enjoys capabilities in surface-to-air, ... Read more...

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Russian military intelligence chief resigns


December 25th, 2011 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The chief of Russia's military intelligence GRU has resigned from his post, the Kommersant business daily reported.The 64-year-old Col. Gen. Alexander Shlyakhturov, who resigned Saturday, ... Read more...

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US says missile defence system no threat to Russia


November 24th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) The US Wednesday said the missile defence system being deployed in Europe "does not and cannot threaten Russia's strategic deterrent"."We've been open and transparent with Russia ... Read more...

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5,000-km Agni-V missile test in February


November 16th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) India will enter a league of select nations with missile capability to hit targets at 5,000 km range when it tests its Agni-V long-range nuclear-capable ... Read more...

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Russia may sell helicopters to Saudi Arabia


November 14th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may soon sign new contracts with Saudi Arabia on the export of helicopters and air defence missile systems, the state-run arms exporter said Monday.Rosoboronexport ... Read more...

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Russia to showcase its best combat aircraft in Dubai


November 12th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will showcase its most advanced combat aircraft and air defence systems at a major airshow in Dubai that starts Sunday, state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport ... Read more...

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Russia test launches ICBM


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia test launched a Topol RS-12M intercontinental ballistic missile Thursday, the defense ministry said.It was launched at 10.45 a.m. from the Plesetsk Space Center and ... Read more...

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Russia to keep Topol missiles until 2019


October 29th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 28 (IANS) Russia is going to keep on active duty its Topol strategic mobile ballistic missile systems until 2019, the Russian Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) said Friday.According to ... Read more...

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Iran says still puzzled over scrapped arms deal with Russia


October 11th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Iranian foreign ministry has again expressed its surprise over Russia's decision to scrap a deal to deliver S-300 air defense systems to Tehran but ... Read more...

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India not developing ICBM


September 28th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India Tuesday said it was not developing an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) that have the capability to strike targets about 7,500 km away.However, it will ... Read more...

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Saab offers man-portable missile to Indian Army


September 15th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Swedish defence manufacturer Saab Thursday offered its RBS 70NG man-portable air defence system to the Indian Army to meet its requirements for a shoulder-fired missile."The ... Read more...

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India launches second home-built stealth warship (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Indian Navy added to its striking capabilities Saturday by commissioning its second indigenously designed and built warship, INS Satpura, a multi-role combatant stealth frigate that ... Read more...

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US seeks transparency on China’s first aircraft carrier


August 11th, 2011 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US is worried by the lack of transparency about China's first aircraft carrier, which made its maiden voyage Wednesday, the US State Department has ... Read more...

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