Conferences & Events
Indonesian Delegation Visits Russian Helicopters Kazan Plant
Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov and a delegation from Indonesia headed by Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Sofyan Djalil visited Kazan Helicopters, a Russian Helicopters company (part of State Corporation Rostec), on
Russian Helicopters Trained Over 1,000 Specialists in 2014
In 2014, over 1,000 Russian and international flight and engineering crew underwent training at Russian Helicopters’ (part of State Corporation Rostec) training centers. Aircrews from the Emergencies Ministry, Interior Ministry and Federal Security
Russia Successfully Test-Fires RS-26 Rubezh Ballistic Missile
Russia carried out a successful test-firing of an RS-26 Rubezh ballistic missile from its southern Kapustin Yar launch center, a military representative said.
Russian Air Force to Receive 16 Ka-52 Helicopters in 2015
The Russian Air Force is set to take delivery of 146 Ka-52 helicopter gunships before 2020, the Russian Deputy Defense Minister said on Monday.
Russian Helicopters at LIMA 2015
Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, is showcasing its latest developments at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition, LIMA 2015, being held on Malaysia's Langkawi Island from 17 to 21 March.
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 Launch Millimetron Space Observatory in 2025
Russia’s Millimetron space observatory, aimed at solving “fundamental astrophysical problems”, will be launched into orbit in 2025, Russia's Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) said.
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 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.
Russia Building Own Versions of THAAD, GMD Missiles
Russia has been developing its own missile defense systems similar to Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) and Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) of the United States, Pavel Sozinov, the Chief Engineer of the Almaz-Antey defense
17 - 21
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
International Defence Exhibition in Iraq (IQDEX)
09 - 12
Baghdad International Fairground - Iraq
12 - 14
Tumamah Airport, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia
19 - 24
Langkawi - Malaysia
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