Conferences & Events
New Russian Drone Can Detect Camouflaged Objects
A cutting-edge Russian drone equipped with unique dual-band radar was demonstrated by specialists of the Russian Air Force during the Army-2015 forum, the press office of the Defense Ministry reported.
Russia to Get 5th Generation Nuclear Submarine by 2020
Admiral Viktor Chirkov, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, said during the Army 2015 international military and technical forum in Moscow: “In order to avoid pauses and standstill, we have started design work on developing submarines of the
Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces Plan 30 Drills This Summer
Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) will hold more than 30 tactical military exercises during the summer, a Russian Defense Ministry’s press service’s spokesman said.
Russia Cuts 10-Year Space Budget Due to Economic Crisis
Russia's draft Federal Space Program for 2016-2025 envisions budget cuts by more than 800 billion rubles ($15 billion) to 2 trillion rubles ($37 billion), Federal Space Agency Roscosmos recently said.
Russia to Display Combat Robots at Army 2015 Forum
The Russian Defense Ministry will for the first time present its combat robots at the international military-technical forum “Army 2015”, which will take place in June, Russian sources said.
Russian Su-33 Fighter Jets Hold Drills
Russian fighter pilots have held tactical training exercises using air-to-air missiles over the Barents Sea, the Head of Russian Defense Ministry's Northern Fleet's press service said.
Russia’s Signals Troops Start Massive Communications Drills
Units of Russia’s signals troops began on Monday large-scale communications field exercises in nine regions of the Eastern Military District, the district's press service said.
Russia May Finalize its Flagship Aircraft Carrier by 2025
Russia may finalize the construction of a flagship air carrier for the country's Navy before the end of 2025, the Russian Navy's Chief of Naval Aviation Major General Igor Kozhin (photo) said, according to Russian media outlets.
Russia Concludes Drills Featuring Strategic Rocket Forces
Russia has conducted military exercises involving its Strategic Rocket Forces. These were the largest such Russian drills yet, with 30 regiments based all across the country taking part, Russian media outlets reported.
Russia to Merge Air, Space Forces in 2015
Russia will create an Air-Space Force from the merger of its Air Force and Space Forces in 2015, the country's Armed Forces General Staff Chief, Valery Gerasimov (photo),
Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces Plan Over 100 Drills in 2015
The Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) of Russia are planning to conduct over 100 drills at various levels in 2015, SMF spokesperson Colonel Igor Yegorov said.
S-400 Air Defense Systems to Protect Moscow’s Aerospace
The airspace around Moscow will be protected by the fourth regimental set of S-400 Triumph (SA-21 Growler) air defense systems, Russian Defense Ministry’s spokesperson told RIA Novosti.
Russia, India Finalize Draft Project for 5th Generation Sukhoi
Russia and India have completed the preliminary design for the Sukhoi/HAL Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA), the regional director of international cooperation at the united Russian-Indian aircraft manufacturing company said Saturday.
Russia’s Armata Battle Tank to Undergo State Trials in 2016
Russia's next-generation Armata Main Battle Tank (MBT), due to be shown to the public at the 2015 Victory Day parade in Moscow, will undergo state testing in 2016, the Deputy Chairman of the Russian Military-Industrial Commission
Russia Test Launches RS-24 Yars ICBM From Plesetsk
Russian Strategic Arms Forces on Friday successfully test launched a Yars solid fuel intercontinental ballistic missile from the Plesetsk Space Complex in the country’s northwest, an official spokesman for the country's Strategic Arms Forces said.
Russia to Acquire 100 Planes, 600 Armored Vehicles Annually
The Russian Defense Ministry is planning to purchase up to 100 combat planes, over 120 helicopters, up to 30 naval vessels and some 600 armored vehicles annually in the next five years, Chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov said.
International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY-2020”
23 - 29
Kubinka Air Base, Moscow Region - Russia
Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference - DSA 2020
24 - 28
Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia
08 - 11
Kielce Fairground - Poland
Africa Aerospace and Defence - AAD2020
16 - 20
Tshwane - South Africa
THE WORLD DEFENCE ALMANAC 2020