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  • Russia Presents Su-57 Jet For Export
    Russia Presents Su-57 Jet For Export 1 September 2020
    Anatoly Serdyukov, Industry Director of Rostec aviation firm, said that Russia has presented the fifth generation Su-57 jet fighter for export and that foreign demand will likely increase after the order of the Russian Armed Forces is completed.   "Until we have enough planes shipped in our army, it is unlikely that there will be substantial demand. […] Therefore, our number one goal is to send the aircraft to the Russian Armed Forces. Meanwhile, we presen...
  • HAVELSAN Is On The Same List With The World Giants
    HAVELSAN Is On The Same List With The World Giants 26 August 2020
    HAVELSAN Telecom Cloud Platform has successfully passed the Network Functions Virtualization and Mobile Edge Computing Interoperability tests of the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI) in June. HAVELSAN is now on the same list with the world giants. HAVELSAN succeeded in entering the Open Source NFV Management and Orchestration MANO (OSM) ecosystem list; World giants such as Amazon, Red Hat, VMware, Whitestack and Wind River were included in this list.
  • New Images from Su-57
    New Images from Su-57 15 August 2020
    New images of the Sukhoi Su-57 (NATO Code: Felon) on the production line have emerged. During the visit of Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu, the fifth-generation hunting bomber Su-57, was pictured. The images show the Su-57’s 101KS-V infrared search-and-track (IRST) targeting system installed in the nose. The platform, which has a body mainly produced using titanium alloy and composite materials, is coated with paint that absorbs radar signals. The plane's ammunition...
  • "NATO Can Deploy Missiles to Ukraine"
    "NATO Can Deploy Missiles to Ukraine" 7 August 2020
    Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko made statements concerning Russia, the United States and Ukraine in an interview. NATO could deploy medium-range ballistic missiles in Ukraine, President Lukashenko said. Russia's aggression has accelerated Ukraine's quest for rapprochement with NATO, he said. "It was a present for Americans. When Mike Pompeo was here, I asked him directly: "Mike, didn't Putin and I give you Ukraine as a present?" He laug...
  • Russia orders 76 Sukhoi Su-57 Fighters
    Russia orders 76 Sukhoi Su-57 Fighters 28 July 2020
    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the purchase of 76 of the latest Su-57 fighters by the Ministry of Defence, which are to enter service with three aviation regiments by 2028. There have been several successive announcements of Su-57 orders, but none has been followed by production deliveries. This time Putin’s announcement worth’s a 170-billion roubles. The contract, according to Kommersant, is estimated at up to 170 billion roubles (approx. $2.4 bill...
  • Russia Completed Hypersonic Weapons Tests
    Russia Completed Hypersonic Weapons Tests 27 July 2020
    Russia’s president Vlademir Putin stated that the tests of Tsirkon hypersonic naval missile are completed. He stated this at the main naval parade in St. Petersburg on Sunday, Interfax reports. According to Defpost.com, the weapon was fired from warship Admiral Gorshkov. 3M22 Tsirkon/3M22 Zircon missile (NATO reporting name: SS-N-33)  have been in development for over 20 years. The weapon reportedly has a maximum flight speed of Mach 9 and a range of over 1,000 ...
  • Putin's Statement on Hypersonic Weapons
    Putin's Statement on Hypersonic Weapons 16 June 2020
    Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about his country's capabilities against hypersonic weapons. In a statement, Putin said Russia would soon be in a position to counter the hypersonic weapons deployed by other countries. He added that Moscow is ahead of the United States in developing new types of weapons. Last year, Russia deployed its first hypersonic nuclear capability missile. The Pentagon will only have hypersonic capabilities in the early 2020s.
  • Unmanned Su-57
    Unmanned Su-57 23 May 2020
    While the use of unmanned aerial vehicles has become widespread day by day, studies are being conducted on the unmanned flying capability of existing manned platforms. Optional unmanned use of new generation manned jets is also on the agenda. According to the report of the Russian Sputink News Agency, progress has been made on the unpiloted mission capability for Su-57 (NATO Code: Felon) aircraft. The T-50 Test Laboratory conducted a series of test-trial activities for the...
  • Russia Tests New Hypersonic Missile
    Russia Tests New Hypersonic Missile 11 May 2020
    Russia has tested a new hypersonic missile designed for the Tu-22M3M strategic bomber. In an interview with Russia-based news agency TASS, a source said the new missile was being developed for a modernized variant of the Russian Air Force's Tu-22M3M aircraft.  The source said the new missile operations began several years ago and the munitions developed did not belong to the X-32 missile line. There was no official statement from an official source about...
  • Tsirkon Launched From The Ship For The First Time
    Tsirkon Launched From The Ship For The First Time 9 March 2020
    The first test launch of Russia’s land and sea attack hypersonic missile Tsirkon fired from the Project 22350 frigate Admiral Gorshkov, two sources told TASS. It was underlined that the range of Tsirkon exceeded 500 kilometers in the test, which was stated to be conducted against the land target in the Barents Sea. Sources said that missile tests will continue throughout 2020 and the process will continue in nuclear submarines after the tests in the Admiral Gorshkov frigate have been co...
  • Russian Arms: Black Hole
    Russian Arms: Black Hole 28 February 2020
    The Russian Army's armament program may not be as bright as it may seem. Paul Goble from Eurasia Daily Monitor wrote an article on Moscow's procurement processes and readiness rates. In the article, it is written that although it was a dream of Russian President Vladimir Putin to develop the super weapons of the future, it was considered that the necessary infrastructure for this is not available. In his article, Goble emphasized that the Russian industry, facing diffic...
  • Fighting Flares in Eastern Ukraine
    Fighting Flares in Eastern Ukraine 18 February 2020
    The conflict between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed forces in eastern Ukraine arose.  Heavy fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, the country's military said, while separatists blamed Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he would convene a national security council meeting to discuss the latest flare-up in the country's Donbass region. "This is not just a cynical provocation... it is an attempt to disrupt the peace process in the Donb...
  • National Server Computer Ready for Work
    National Server Computer Ready for Work 24 January 2020
    Design, prototype production and performance tests of GÖREVSAYAR 40S, National Server Computer developed within the scope of Electronic Warfare Command, Control and Coordination System (WWCCCS) and Network Enabled Capability (NEC) were completed. It is foreseen that national server computer, which is developed to be utilised in Command Control Systems, Signal Processing Systems, Data Centres, Tactic Cloud Structures and High-Performance Storage Systems, will also be used intensely in fut...
  • Russia claims its new hypersonic weapon “Avangard” is in inventory
    Russia claims its new hypersonic weapon “Avangard” is in inventory 29 December 2019
    Russia’s defence minister Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Friday declared a new hypersonic weapon is in inventory. Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces chief, Gen. Sergei Karakayev, added that Avangard was put on duty with a unit in the Orenburg region in the southern Ural Mountains. Avangard can travel at least five times the speed of sound, or about one mile per second. Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled Avangard in March 2018 and clai...
  • New Transport Aircraft from Russia
    New Transport Aircraft from Russia 11 November 2019
    Russia has introduced a new platform, similar in design to the Antonov An-124 Ruslan (NATO code: Cock) transport aircraft. The aircraft, which can carry up to 180 tons of cargo in a long range, was named Slon. The Russian Central Aerodynamics Institute recently shared its first image from the transport aircraft. The model will be used in aerodynamic studies to test the design characteristics of a wind tunnel. At 1.63 meters long and 1.75-meter wingspan, the replica can be reconfigured to test...
  • Russia to Receive First Serial-Produced “Felon” before 2020 9 November 2019
    The Russian Air Force is expected to receive the first serial-produced Su-57 fighter aircraft by the end of 2019. Deputy Defence Minister, Alexei Krivoruchko, told that The Su-57 is “almost ready” to be handed over to the air force on November 8 by news agency RIA Novosti. Su-57 is recently named the “Felon” by NATO. The service was expected to take delivery of two Su-57s in 2019 and two more in 2020. The Russian government announced in late July th...
  • Putin Announces Russian Navy to Deploy Zircon Missiles by Year’s End
    Putin Announces Russian Navy to Deploy Zircon Missiles by Year’s End 4 November 2019
    Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that the Russian Navy is set to deploy the world’s first-class of the hypersonic cruise missile, the Zircon, by the end of 2019. Putin declared the development during an inspection of the new corvette Gremyashchiy at a shipyard in the Kaliningrad region. The warship is expected to enter service in December 2019. President Putin stated regarding the launch of the new ship: “the Zircons will certainly be there.” The missile is expected t...
  • Defence Assistance from Russia 7 October 2019
    Moscow is aiding China build a system that comprises a network of ground-based radars and satellite arrays in earth’s orbit to detect ballistic missile launches, calculate trajectories of the projectiles and kick-start an apt response. " We’re now helping our Chinese partners to create a missile-attack warning system. It’s a very serious thing that will drastically increase the defensive capabilities of China” Vladimir Putin, president of Russia said at an interna...
  • Russia Re-offers S-400 to Saudi Arabia 19 September 2019
    Russian President Vlademir Putin who offered S-400 Air Defence Systems to Saudi Arabia. President Putin met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani in Ankara to discuss Syria’s future. President Putin spoke at a joint news conference and he said, "In order to protect Saudi Arabia, we are ready to provide the corresponding aid to the country. Riyadh just needs to make a wise decision; like Iran’s S-300 buy & Turkey’s purch...
  • Russia to Develop Previously Banned Missiles
    Russia to Develop Previously Banned Missiles 7 September 2019
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country would develop missiles banned under the now-defunct Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in response US. The state-run TASS news agency reported that Putin said, "We will make such missiles, of course, but we will not deploy them in the regions where no ground-based missile systems of this class of US manufacture have emerged”. Last month, the US and Russia formally withdrew from the key Cold War-era tr...
  • NATO Movement Against to Russia
    NATO Movement Against to Russia 11 August 2019
    NATO has completed a scheduled upgrade of a land-based Aegis Ashore ballistic missile system in Romania. The update is part of the United States European Phased Adaptive Approach to ballistic missile defence, which was announced on September 2009. The Aegis Ashore station will detect and track potential threats outside of the bloc. A US THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defence) system was deployed to the Deveselu base for the time of the upgrade.   In response to th...
  • Su-57 Serial Production Begins
    Su-57 Serial Production Begins 30 July 2019
    The Sukhoi Aircraft Company has started to implement its contract for the delivery of Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jets to the country’s Aerospace Force, the office of Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov told TASS on Monday. The state contract envisages the delivery of 76 Su-57 fighter jets to Russia’s Aerospace Force. The vice-premier’s office also confirmed the earlier-stated timeframe of delivering the first Su-57 plane to the Aerospace Force. "T...
  • Modernized Mi-28NM Unveiled 1 July 2019
      Russia unveiled upgraded Mi-28NM 'night hunter' attack helicopter which has been modernized based on operational experience in Syria. In May, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that 100 modernized Mi-28NM should be delivered to the Russian armed forces by 2028. The platform is designed to search for and destroy low-speed air targets, tanks, armoured and non-armoured vehicles in all weather conditions. Equipped with the N025 radar station to perform reconn...
  • Technology News Issue 69 10 January 2019
    Laser Meets the Filter Heterogeneous Computing Architecture in Progress Virtual Touch on Synthetic Aperture Situational Awareness, Now Unmanned “Synthetic” Tracking of the Enemy Mines to be Detected by COBRA  
  • From Ukraine to East Mediterranean: Can the Fire of Energy War Burn Turkey?
    From Ukraine to East Mediterranean: Can the Fire of Energy War Burn Turkey? 8 December 2018
    The crisis, fuelled by a ship in service with the Russian intelligence to open fire to coast patrol ships around the Sea of Azov in the Black Sea, should be regarded as the biggest risk for European security. Enjoying the full support of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, France and Germany, as well as NATO’s signals to intervene against Russia’s military presence in the region, Ukraine is recklessly and even comfortably raising the stakes as the crisis es...
  • S-400s to Arrive in Two Years
    S-400s to Arrive in Two Years 22 October 2018
    Recently, a new statement came from Russia, which signed an agreement with India to supply an S-400 air defense system which costs 5.2 billion USD. According to the statement, the first S-400 systems will be delivered to India within two years. The statement came from Dmitry Shugaev, who head of Russia’s Federal Service for Military Technical Cooperation.   The deal, which was recently signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit to India, is one ...
  • India Signs $5Bln Deal to Buy Russia's S-400 Missile System 6 October 2018
    Russia and India signed the S-400 deal. India will acquire 5 S-400 Air Defence system from Russia. The signing ceremony took place in New Delhi During Russian President Vladimir Putin's ongoing visit to New Delhi for an annual summit. "The deal was signed on the fringes of the summit,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Reuters. The contract is estimated to be worth more than $5 billion and gives the Indian military the ability to shoot down aircraft and missiles at...
  • Negotiations Come to an End
    Negotiations Come to an End 18 September 2018
    Negotiations between India and Russia are coming to an end. Delhi will sign a approximately $ 5.5 billion agreement with Moscow to procure the S-400 air defense system. The deal is expected to be signed before the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to India next month. Indian Defence Minister announced that "Negotiations with Russia almost finished. We will see if signatures to ink befor Russian president visit. Bu negotiations almost finished. In July, the Ind...
  • Israel Denies UAE Delegation’s F-35 visit claims
    Israel Denies UAE Delegation’s F-35 visit claims 10 July 2018
    The Israeli Defence ministry has denied that a United Arab Emirates delegation visited the Israel Air Force to review the F-35 stealth fighter jets. According to a report by i24news, the delegation visited the Nevatim Air Base in southern Israel accompanied by an American delegation to learn about the world’s most advanced fighter jet. The UAE, which is among the world’s biggest defence spenders, made clear that it is interested in purchasing F-35. Is...
  • Europe’s Largest Military Exercise 'Joint Warrior' Began
    Europe’s Largest Military Exercise 'Joint Warrior' Began 25 April 2018
    One of the largest military exercises in Europe, Exercise Joint Warrior, has begun on 21 April with the participation of more than 11 thousand 600 military personnel from 17 nations. The two-week exercise is operating out of HMNB Clyde, Scotland. The bi-annual exercise, run each in April and in October, incorporates all three UK services as well as forces from 16 other nations including Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden...
  • Russians Chose The Names For Weapons
    Russians Chose The Names For Weapons 26 March 2018
    Russians have chosen names for the country’s newest weapons by participating in a nationwide competition on the Defense Ministry’s website. The competition began after Russian president Vladimir Putin State of the Nation Address to the Federal Assembly on 1 March. “Burevestnik” (Stormbringer) was chosen as the name for the state-of-the-art nuclear-powered cruise missile after 34,8 percent of participants voted for it. T...
  • Russian Hypersonic Missile Can Destroy Carriers
    Russian Hypersonic Missile Can Destroy Carriers 13 March 2018
    Russian Deputy Defence Minister Yuriy Borisov said in a statement to the Russian military newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda that the Kinzhal (Dagger) hypersonic missile system could destroy large naval targets including aircraft carriers and destroyers. The newspaper also published details on test launch of the Dagger hypersonic missile, which Russian President Vladimir Putin referred to its capability to neutralize all current and future missile defence systems in his state-...
  • Russia Developed Nuclear-Powered Missile
    Russia Developed Nuclear-Powered Missile 6 March 2018
    Russia has developed a miniaturized nuclear power unit to be installed on cruise missiles which will provide an unlimited flight range and invulnerability to missile and air defence systems. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the launch of the missile and the tests on the ground allow for starting work to create a fundamentally new type of weapon; a strategic nuclear missile equipped with a nuclear power plant.  TASS reported the trials of the miniaturize...
  • BAE Systems To Modernize UAE's F-16 HUDs
    BAE Systems To Modernize UAE's F-16 HUDs 12 February 2018
    Lockheed Martin has selected BAE Systems to modernize the head-up displays on F-16s operated by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A press release issued by the British aerospace company said work will see the aircraft’s analogue systems with advanced digital systems by using Digital Light Engine (DLE) technology to implement a HUD upgrade that integrates seamlessly into the F-16’s existing HUD space, requiring no changes to the aircraft, cabling, or computing. The advancem...
  • European Union Becomes “Balance Factor”...
    European Union Becomes “Balance Factor”... 15 January 2018
    Both sides have realised that recent developments do not bode well for the future. The EU policy of escalating tension with Turkey, pursued for three years and reached a climax on the eve of the April 16 referendum, amounts to nothing!..  This policy led Turkey to question broadly its relations with the West and refrain from making concessions, while Europe made a cost-benefit analysis to calculate political and economic risks if ties with Turkey were severed.  W...
  • What is Seen at Gun Sight? AUSA 2017
    What is Seen at Gun Sight? AUSA 2017 7 November 2017
    AUSA 2017 meeting organised by the Association of US Army, has just ended with the same passionate enthusiasm observed at the outset. Dominating the stage were the US Army’s comprehensive modernisation program and the Future Vertical Lift seeking to replace the veteran helicopter fleet as JSF of the future. The event also reminded once again the significance of an old adage “Strong Army, Strong Country.”   As Russia has recently engaged in redrawing the w...
  • AWACS Modernization for Saudi Arabia
    AWACS Modernization for Saudi Arabia 18 October 2017
    Boeing has been awarded a $240 million contract for to modernize the Royal Saudi Air Force airborne warning and control system (AWACS). This contract provides for AWACS mission computing, navigation and communications upgrades, as well as the next generation in identification, friend or foe enhancement designs. The relevant work is expected to be completed by 28 February 2019. 
  • Centenary of the Russian Revolution
    Centenary of the Russian Revolution 18 February 2017
    It is a matter of great interest, whether Putin’s Russia harbours plans to celebrate the centenary of the February Revolution, which ended the Czarist regime. In a country, where any protest –let alone revolution– is severely suppressed, there seems to be no sign of the 1917 spirit around… In fact, President Vladimir Putin appointed a commission for preparations in early January. For his part, Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church, which is also re...
  • Russia Finds 10 Weapons Unsuccessful
    Russia Finds 10 Weapons Unsuccessful 24 December 2016
    Following operations in Syria, Russia’s Armed Forces have suspended the purchase of ten items of military hardware due to the faults revealed. Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said, “"We have revealed imperfections that cannot be seen during field trials. The purchase of ten items of military hardware will be suspended until the faults are removed," Shoigu made this statement at the final meeting of the Defence Ministry’s board, which was attended by Russian ...
  • Putin urges Russian nuclear weapons boost
    Putin urges Russian nuclear weapons boost 24 December 2016
    Russian President Vladimir Putin called for the country to reinforce its military nuclear potential. In a speech that recapped military activities in 2016, Putin said “We need to strengthen the military potential of strategic nuclear forces, especially with missile complexes that can reliably penetrate any existing and prospective missile defence systems,”