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  • newPakistan to step up fight against militants in Punjab
    The government of Pakistan's Punjab Province has requested the deployment of military troops after a recent upsurge in attacks by militant groups, a senior provincial government official told Jane's on 21 February. Speaking on condition of anonymity…
    - 24 hours ago 21 Feb 17, 9:30am -
  • newIDEX 2017: Bahrain selects GCS-200 UGV
    Global Clearance Solutions' GCS-200 unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) will be supplied to Bahrain as the launch customer for the platform, a company official has revealed. Speaking to Jane's at IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi where the GCS-200 was unveiled, Glob…
    - 24 hours ago 21 Feb 17, 9:30am -
  • newUse of unmanned aircraft by Houthi insurgents indicates increased risk to Coalition warships and shipping off Yemen
    EVENT The US Navy (USN) went public on 19 February with its assessment that the attack on a Saudi frigate, al-Madinah, on 30 January 2017 was carried out by an unmanned remotely controlled craft filled with explosives and not a missile or suicide at…
    - 24 hours ago 21 Feb 17, 9:30am -
  • newEuropeans push back against undermining of transatlantic security pillars
    Allied attitudes to Russia could harden after US reassurances of its commitment to NATO, but European officials also warn Washington not to undermine the European Union or Europe's values as pillars of transatlantic security. "We are counting, as al…
    - 24 hours ago 21 Feb 17, 9:30am -
  • IDEX 2017: MSPV confirms large Egyptian order
    The Dubai-based company Minerva Special Purpose Vehicles (MSPV) confirmed during IDEX 2017 held in Abu Dhabi that it is building large numbers of Panthera T6 light armoured vehicles for Egypt. The Panthera T6 was first seen in May 2014 during an Egy…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 8:30am -
  • IN signs contract for surface surveillance radars
    The Indian Navy (IN) has signed a contract with Nova Integrated Systems for the procurement of surface surveillance radars (SSRs), India's Press Information Bureau (PIB) said in a 17 February statement. The company, a subsidiary of Tata Advanced Sys…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 8:30am -
  • IDEX 2017: MBDA receives UAE contract for additional Marte Mk 2/N missiles
    Key Points The UAE placed its original contract for Marte Mk 2/N in 2009 Marte Mk 2/N revealed sold to Turkmenistan European missile company MBDA has secured a follow-on order from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the supply of additional Marte…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 8:30am -
  • IDEX 2017: China offers S-26 conventional submarine with Stirling engine AIP
    The China Shipbuilding and Offshore International Corporation (CSOC) used the IDEX show in Abu Dhabi to market its S-26 conventional submarine for the first time with what it calls a "unique" version of the Stirling cycle engine air-independent propu…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 8:30am -
  • IDEX 2017: Yugoimport unveils 'giant Grad' rocket
    The Yugoimport SDPR stand at the 2017 IDEX show in Abu Dhabi was dominated by the 400 mm Sumadija correctable rocket. The rocket is 8.25 m long, has a total launch weight of 1,502 kg, a 889 kg solid motor, and a 200 kg unitary high-explosive/fragmen…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 8:30am -
  • IDEX 2017: China unveils MSS-01 Mobile Submarine Simulator and decoy
    The China Shipbuilding and Offshore International Corporation (CSOC) used the 2017 IDEX show in Abu Dhabi to reveal its new MSS-01 Mobile Submarine Simulator. The simulator, which also serves as a decoy, is in service with the Chinese navy according…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 8:30am -
  • Pakistan orders further AW139 helicopters from Leonardo
    Pakistan has ordered an undisclosed number of additional AgustaWestland AW139 multirole twin-engine helicopters, Italian defence group Leonardo announced on 20 February. The aircraft will be used to perform utility and transport operations across th…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 8:30am -
  • Turkey orders MPT-76 rifles from Sarsilmaz
    Turkey has awarded a contract to Sarsilmaz to build 10,000 MPT-76 battle rifles for the Turkish Armed Forces. Awarded by the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) on 17 February, the contract means Turkey now has three different production l…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 8:30am -
  • IDEX 2017: Iraq takes delivery of Textron Commandos
    The Iraqi Federal Police is currently in the process of receiving the Textron Commando Select armoured vehicles that were ordered last year, Jonathan Dalrymple, vice president for business development at Textron's Marine and Land Systems division, to…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • BAE Systems downgrades Clyde shipyard investment
    Major British defence contractor BAE Systems has significantly scaled back plans to invest in its shipyards on the river Clyde, newspaper The Herald reported on 17 February. The company no long intends to construct a new assembly facility at its Gov…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • IDEX 2017: Taiwan works to expand AAW capability
    Key Points Future Tuo Jiang corvettes will be modified to integrate the new Sea TC-2N Missile System and Sea Oryx SAM Work is progressing to also introduce a new, larger, more AAW-capable ship in the future The Taiwanese navy is looking to expand…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • China reducing coal imports likely to substantially reduce North Korea's income, undermining economic and political stability
    EVENT China's Ministry of Commerce announced on 18 February that it would suspend all coal imports from North Korea effective from 19 February until 31 December 2017. The ministry stated that the suspension was aimed at greater enforcement of UN Se…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • IDEX 2017: Riviera Boat displays new interceptor craft
    The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Riviera Boat is showcasing its new generation of fast interceptor craft at NAVDEX 2017 held in Abu Dhabi, with one featuring in a live demonstration. "The Seaguard 33 craft has been adapted to meet the requests t…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • Continuity candidate ahead in Ecuador's first-round presidential election, but potential for May run-off vote remains
    EVENT On 20 February, Ecuador's National Electoral Council announced a three-day delay before it would confirm the results of a presidential election held on 19 February. The organisation took the unprecedented step in order to provide additional s…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • IDEX 2017: Indonesia's PT Pindad signs co-operation deals with UAE counterparts
    Indonesian company PT Pindad has signed agreements with counterparts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to collaborate on pursuing defence sales to the Middle East, the Indonesian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 20 February. The MoD said that…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • Finland buys armour support equipment
    Finland is buying 16 ex-Dutch engineering tanks based on the Leopard 1 main battle tank (MBT) chassis the country's Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 20 February. The deal is Finland's second procurement of surplus equipment in February aimed a…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • IDEX 2017: Patria launches Nemo Container to growing interest in Europe, Asia
    Patria officially unveiled its Nemo Container mortar system at IDEX on 20 February, with the system having undergone a number of tests since it was first revealed in 2016, with further testing scheduled in the next six months. Kari Reunamäki, Patri…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • IDEX 2017: EDIC focusing on integration as procurement approach shifts
    The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC) is moving towards completing the integration of the 16 firms previously held by the holdings of Mubadala, Tawazun, and Emirates Advanced Investments Group (EAIG), but is also…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • IDEX 2017: TACMS undergoes further testing
    Lockheed Martin has conducted a further test firing of a modernised Tactical Missile System (TACMS). The early February tests were undertaken at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, and saw the missile fired from the High-Mobility Artillery…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • Australia plans AUD100 million investment in shipbuilding facilities
    The Australian government has said it will spend AUD100 million (USD77 million) in enhancing the naval shipbuilding capability in Western Australia between 2017 and 2020. According to a statement by the office of prime minister Malcolm Turnbull on 2…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • Modest increase for Singapore's 2017 defence budget
    Singapore has announced a 2017 defence budget of SGD14.2 billion (USD10 billion), a modest increase over spending the previous year. Announced by the government on 20 February, the allocations represents a 1.6% increase against the initial 2016 defe…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 17, 7:30am -

Russia Beyond The Headlines

  • newHow Russia plans to secure its place in Bangladesh’s rising economy
    In 2015, then Chief Economist of the World Bank Kaushik Basu said Bangladesh could become the “next Asian tiger.” Last year Bangladesh achieved its highest growth in the last 8 years securing a 7.05 per cent GDP growth rate which is also a substa…
    - 7 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 2:40am -
  • newMoscow hosts academic conference on Russia-India relations
    Although the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Russia and India officially falls on Apr. 13, 2017, the countries have already begun to celebrate this important occasion.On Feb. 20 representatives of the Russian expert…
    - 16 hours ago 21 Feb 17, 5:23pm -
  • newNew private centre in Kolkata to promote Indo-Russian scientific ties
    The Centre of Excellence, a new private initiative, will be launched by education service provider JIS Group in collaboration with Russian stakeholders during the International Symposium on Gen Next Initiatives for Digital India in Kolkata on Feb. 2…
    - 17 hours ago 21 Feb 17, 4:40pm -
  • newAero India 2017: Russia pitches for Make in India
    The just concluded Aero India 2017 International Air Show at the Yelahanka Air Force Station near Bengaluru was no doubt a colourful event displaying the robust aviation industry of the host country, which is poised to become a major air power in the…
    - 19 hours ago 21 Feb 17, 2:06pm -
  • newRussian, Indian universities to help develop affordable medicines
    Stavropol State Medical University, Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University and the Chennai International Centre for Medical Education and Research (ICMER) have launched a tie-up program to help develop affordable drugs that are compet…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Feb 17, 1:39pm -
  • First Russian superhero film to be released in India
    ‘Zaschitniki (Guardians),’ the first Russian superhero film will be released in 500 cinema halls across India on Feb. 24. The film has been dubbed in Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu.Directed by Sarik Andreasyan, the film stars Anton Pampushn…
    - 2 days ago 20 Feb 17, 6:35pm -
  • Why friendship between Russia and the Taliban is impossible
    The Russian authorities do not have a plan to make friends with the Taliban. The Afghan group was blacklisted as a terrorist organization by the Russian Supreme Court on Feb. 14, 2003. Any cooperation between Russia and the Taliban would be consider…
    - 2 days ago 20 Feb 17, 5:23pm -
  • Why Russia should return to South Asia’s ‘smaller’ states
    The theoretical world of ‘big geopolitics’ pushes one to think in general terms – noticing only global and regional powers and ignoring less influential players. The United Nations principle of an equal voice for every country despite its popul…
    - 2 days ago 20 Feb 17, 2:11pm -
  • Always on alert: The Kantemirovskaya tank division
    - 3 days ago 19 Feb 17, 2:40am -
  • Mumbai and St. Petersburg: Sisters in arms
    At first glance a Russian visitor to my hometown, Mumbai, could easily be mistaken for thinking that the city is a twin of Moscow. Yes, there are plenty of people in both cities, who are hurried and stressed, and yet somehow almost always end up bein…
    - 4 days ago 18 Feb 17, 2:40am -
  • Indian Police, BSF eye Russian security systems
    Representatives of the Indian Police, Border Security Force (BSF) and armed forces have expressed interest in purchasing the Russian Sova (owl) radar and Sokol (falcon) security system, Russian media outlets reported on Feb. 17. Both systems were on…
    - 5 days ago 17 Feb 17, 6:16pm -
  • Indian film festival in Moscow to feature Aamir Khan blockbusters
    An Indian film festival in Moscow on Feb. 18-19 will feature three movies starring Aamir Khan.The festival, being organized by the Indian Embassy’s Jawaharlal Nehru Cultural Centre (JNCC) will screen psychological horror thriller ‘Talaash’ on…
    - 5 days ago 17 Feb 17, 4:19pm -
  • Crimea looks to roll out red carpet for Indian tourists
    - 5 days ago 17 Feb 17, 3:01pm -
  • Shvabe delivers more than 40 tonnes of optical glass to India
    Shvabe has delivered more than 40 tonnes of optical glass to India, the Russian optoelectronic holding company said on its website on Feb. 16.The optical glass was supplied to research laboratories in Mumbai, where it will be used for scientific…
    - 5 days ago 17 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Indian classical dance in Russia: A story of great love
    A Bharatnatyam performance featuring Maria Zhiltsova and Priyanka Kumar will take place in Moscow on Feb. 21. For fans of Indian classical dance in Russia, this concert is not a rare event. Russian performers of Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi and Od…
    - 5 days ago 17 Feb 17, 1:30pm -
  • Indian Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa expresses interest in Mi-38
    Indian Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa has expressed interest in the Russian Mi-38 helicopter, TASS reported on Feb. 15 citing a Russian Helicopters spokesperson.During the Aero India 2017 air show, Dhanoa inspected Mi-38 and Ka-226T helic…
    - 6 days ago 16 Feb 17, 4:00pm -
  • Russia to take part in IAF tender for 400 fighters
    Russia will take part in a tender for the supply of 400 fighters for the Indian Air Force (IAF), Deputy Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Vladimir Drozhzhov told RIA Novosti on Feb. 15.According to Drozdov, who is…
    - 6 days ago 16 Feb 17, 3:50pm -
  • Moscow six-party consultations focus on intra-Afghan reconciliation
    Participants of the six-party consultations on Afghanistan in Moscow agreed to work towards intra-Afghan reconciliation, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Feb. 15.Representatives from Russia, Afghanistan, India, China, Iran and Pa…
    - 6 days ago 16 Feb 17, 1:54pm -
  • BRICS youth forum to be held in Moscow
    The Moscow State University will host the 2017 BRICS Youth Scientific-Educational Forum on Feb. 16-18.The main topics of the forthcoming forum will be the study of youth policy of the BRICS countries. The participants will also discuss humanitarian…
    - 7 days ago 15 Feb 17, 2:17pm -
  • India to buy Russian AWACS aircraft
    Russia and India have signed a contract for the supply of A-50EI early warning and control (AWACS) aircraft, President of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yuri Slyusar told TASS on Feb. 14 on the sidelines of the Aero India 2017 air show.Sly…
    - 7 days ago 15 Feb 17, 2:03pm -
  • Novosibirsk strengthens economic cooperation with India
    Exports from the Novosibirsk Region to India rose almost threefold in 2016, Valery Gukov, head of the Novosibirsk Customs Service, told TASS on Feb. 14.The region exported products worth $300 million to India last year, Gukov said.The main expor…
    - 7 days ago 15 Feb 17, 1:52pm -
  • India eyes Russian PD-14 aircraft engines
    India is interested in the Russian fifth generation PD-14 turbojet engine, an official from the United Engine Corporation (UEC) told RIA Novosti at Aero India 2017 on Feb. 14.PD-14, designed for the MS-21 airliner, is created using the latest techn…
    - 8 days ago 14 Feb 17, 6:18pm -
  • Russia extends production license of T-90S tanks in India
    Russia has extended a license to manufacture T-90S tanks in India, Deputy Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) Vladimir Drozdov told RIA Novosti on Feb. 14.According to Drozdov, Russia is ready to satisfy any r…
    - 8 days ago 14 Feb 17, 6:03pm -
  • Russia’s VEB to cooperate with BRICS Bank
    Russia’s Vnesheconombank (VEB) and the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) are discussing several joint projects, VEB Chairman Sergey Gorkov told RIA Novosti in an interview.Several concrete agreements are likely to be signed in the second half of…
    - 8 days ago 14 Feb 17, 5:44pm -
  • NCC cadets to take part in Moscow forum
    A delegation from India’s National Cadet Corps (NCC) will take part in a cadet forum in the Russian capital on Feb. 16, a Moscow-based Internet news portal reports.The program, which educates cadets, will be held in the Kremlin Palace.Participa…
    - 8 days ago 14 Feb 17, 4:46pm -
  • Tecmash to complete supply of Mango shells to India in 2017
    Tecmash, a Rostec member company and Russia's largest manufacturer of ammunition, will complete the delivery of Mango shells () to India in 2017, TASS reported on Feb. 13, citing a Tecmash spokesperson.A contract to supply 66,000 Mango shells for I…
    - 8 days ago 14 Feb 17, 3:40pm -
  • India to use Russian isotope products for Chandrayaan-2
    India will use Russian isotope products to aid Chandrayaan-2, its lunar mission.JSC Isotope, a Rosatom enterprise, said on Feb. 13 that it supplied Radionuclide curium-244 (Cm-244) sources to the Physical Research Laboratory in Ahmedabad.The sour…
    - 8 days ago 14 Feb 17, 2:52pm -
  • Russia’s Group-IB to fight cybercrime in India
    Russian company Group-IB, which specializes in investigating cybercrime, will enter the Indian market by forming a joint venture (JV) in the country, the Rambler News Service website reports.Group-IB head Ilya Sachkov told the website that the JV s…
    - 8 days ago 14 Feb 17, 1:42pm -
  • Russia to display cutting-edge military technology at Aero India 2017
    The Rostec State Corporation will present the latest Russian developments in aircraft technology, air defence and radio-electronic warfare at the Aero India 2017 exhibition in Bangalore, the company said in a press note.Over 300 samples of Russian…
    - 8 days ago 14 Feb 17, 2:40am -
  • Russia completes delivery of MiG-29KUB planes to Indian Navy
    Russia has completed the delivery of MiG-29K/KUB aircraft to the Indian Navy, Ilya Tarasenko, Director General of JSC Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG, told RIA Novosti on Feb. 13.Russia and India had signed a contract for the supply of 29 carrier-…
    - 9 days ago 13 Feb 17, 5:43pm -
  • Russian Embassy in New Delhi opens Alexander Kadakin memorial museum
    The Russian Embassy in New Delhi has opened a memorial museum dedicated to Ambassador Alexander Kadakin.The museum was opened on Feb. 10, on the occasion of Diplomat’s Day.“Russian diplomats sincerely carry out their responsibilities,” Fore…
    - 9 days ago 13 Feb 17, 4:18pm -
  • Why licensed Kalashnikovs could be the solution to India's rifle woes
    The Indian Army has decided to end its experiment with the glitch prone Indian Small Arms System (INSAS) 5.56 mm rifle and go for a brand new 7.62 mm calibre weapon. As part of its massive modernisation drive that will re-quip entire divisions with…
    - 9 days ago 13 Feb 17, 2:20pm -
  • Little Boris: Panchgani’s tragic Russian connection
    The scenic hill station of Panchgani, which is in Maharashtra’s Satara district, is well known for its boarding schools and beautiful nature. The town’s moderate climate made it a magnet for British residents of Bombay in the late 19th and early…
    - 11 days ago 11 Feb 17, 2:40am -
  • Irkut Corp to supply 40 Su-30MKI aircraft to India
    Irkut Corporation will supply 40 Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighters to the Indian Air Force (IAF), a spokesperson for the Russian aircraft manufacturer told RIA Novosti on Feb. 10.The IAF ordered a total of 270 Su-30MKI fighters, out of which 230 are alread…
    - 12 days ago 10 Feb 17, 6:04pm -
  • Russian blockbuster about alien invasion to be released in India
    A new Russian fantastic blockbuster titled ‘Prityazhenie’ (Attraction in English) will be released in India in the near future, the Kinobusiness.com portal reported on Feb. 9. Art Pictures Studio, the producer of the film, has sold the rights…
    - 12 days ago 10 Feb 17, 5:00pm -
  • Siberian company makes electric motors for Vindyachal thermal power station
    ELSIB, a Russian heavy electrical engineering company based in Siberia, has manufactured two electric motors for the Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station (TPS).The Siberian company said in a press note on Feb. 6 that two motors have been successfully…
    - 12 days ago 10 Feb 17, 2:08pm -
  • Memorial meeting for Alexander Kadakin held in Delhi
    A memorial meeting for Russian Ambassador Alexander Kadakin was held on Feb. 9 at the Deshmukh Auditorium of the India International Centre in New Delhi.“The function was attended by friends, colleagues, associates and co-workers who shared their…
    - 12 days ago 10 Feb 17, 1:32pm -
  • Su-25 planes take down enemy airfields
    This video, released by the Russian Ministry of Defence, shows tactical drills of the Russian Air Force that were recently held in the Lipetsk Region.At the drills, Su-25 CAS (Close Air Support) jets and Su-24M attack aircraft destroyed an enemy ai…
    - 12 days ago 10 Feb 17, 2:40am -
  • RSUH, Jamia Millia hold joint seminar on India-Russia ties
    The Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH) and Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University, on Feb. 8, held a seminar dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and India.Students from RSUH p…
    - 13 days ago 9 Feb 17, 3:23pm -
  • Russia’s Almaz-Antey to take part in Aero India 2017
    Almaz-Antey, one of the largest companies in the Russian defence industry will take part in the Aero India 2017 international aerospace exhibition in Bangalore from Feb. 14 to 18, the company said in a press note on Feb. 9.The company plans to disp…
    - 13 days ago 9 Feb 17, 2:37pm -
  • Sistema likely to close deal with RCom soon: Evtushenkov
    Sistema, Russia’s public diversified holding company, may close the transaction on merging its Indian telecom subsidiary SSTL (Sistema Shyam TeleServices) with Reliance Communications (RCom), Indian Internet access and telecommunications company,…
    - 13 days ago 9 Feb 17, 1:34pm -
  • New section of North-South corridor to be commissioned in March
    A section of the North-South International Transport Corridor (ITC) will be commissioned in March, Saeed Mohammadzadeh, Iran’s Vice Minister of Roads and Urban Development, said on Feb. 7 during talks with Javid Gurbanov, Chairman of Azerbaijan R…
    - 14 days ago 8 Feb 17, 3:14pm -
  • View from Virginia: Why Russia is India’s dominant arms supplier
    The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has often goofed up in its assessments of India on a number of occasions. But on this particular occasion they hit the bull's eye. In a recently declassified report, the U.S. spy agency says India prefers Russia…
    - 14 days ago 8 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • India to participate in Afghanistan meeting in Moscow
    India will take part in an international meeting on Afghanistan in Moscow in the middle of February, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Feb. 7. Other participants at the meeting include China, Iran and Pakistan, besides Afghanistan and th…
    - 14 days ago 8 Feb 17, 1:37pm -
  • Business trip to Maharashtra for Russian innovators
    On the initiative of Russian and Indian innovators, a series of training events and meetings, aimed at sharing experiences and strengthening international cooperation in the development and commercialization of innovations, will be held in Mumbai, Pu…
    - 15 days ago 7 Feb 17, 4:55pm -
  • Rostourism to participate in SATTE exhibition in Delhi
    Rostourism, the Russian Federal Agency for tourism, will participate in the South Asia Travel and Trade Exhibition (SATTE) in New Delhi.SATTE is one of South Asia's leading travel trade shows. It will be held at the Pragati Maidan on Feb. 15 to 17.…
    - 15 days ago 7 Feb 17, 3:07pm -
  • New site for 6 nuclear reactors in India may be chosen soon - Rosatom
    Russia hopes that a new site for a nuclear power plant in India will be chosen in the near future, Evgeny Pakermanov, President of Rusatom Overseas (a unit of Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom), told RIR on Feb. 6. Contracts for the new…
    - 15 days ago 7 Feb 17, 1:51pm -
  • Book on India-Bashkortostan ties released in Ufa
    A new book exploring the deep relationship between India and the Russian internal republic of Bashkortostan was released on Feb. 5. The book titled ‘India, far and close’ was written by Gulshat Khusainova was released in Ufa, the capital of Bashk…
    - 16 days ago 6 Feb 17, 5:52pm -
  • JNU, MGIMO students discuss future of Indo-Russian ties
    An international seminar titled ‘India-Russia relations in a changing world’ was organized in the first week of February at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus in New Delhi, Arun Mohanty, head of the Centre for Russian and Central Asian…
    - 16 days ago 6 Feb 17, 4:43pm -
  • MiG-35 warms up engines for new India sortie
    Russian Aircraft Corporation (RAC) MiG is poised to field its latest MiG-35 multi-role fighter jet in the unfolding fray for the Indian skies along with highly-lobbied Western warbirds, officials at the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), the umbrella…
    - 16 days ago 6 Feb 17, 1:47pm -

Defense-update.com

  • newRoboteam Demonstrates the Rooster Drone-Robot

    Roboteam Demonstrates the Rooster Drone-Robot

    Military robotics expert Roboteam is developing a hybrid air/ground drone robot system called ROOSTER, that mimics the flying of a male chicken. Its capability to fly over a short distance enables the Rooster to get around obstacles and reach vantage…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Feb 17, 1:17pm -
  • IDEX 2017 – Military Expo at the Combat Edge

    IDEX 2017 – Military Expo at the Combat Edge

    First impressions from the bi-annual IDEX defense Expo kicked off today in Abu Dhabi with an impressive show of domestic and international weapon systems and an impressive dynamic demonstration.
    - 2 days ago 20 Feb 17, 3:13am -
  • Entry of International Players Could Change India’s Aerospace Landscape Forever

    Entry of International Players Could Change India’s Aerospace Landscape Forever

    The Aero India 2017 airshow opening today (February 14) at Indian Air Force (IAF) Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru marks the 11th Aero India airshow. Unlike past events dominated by competitors seeking to sell aircraft to India, this time the world’s l…
    - 8 days ago 14 Feb 17, 3:18am -
  • North Korea Tests a New, Ground Mobile Ballistic Missile

    North Korea Tests a New, Ground Mobile Ballistic Missile

    North Korea appears to have employed technologies used in submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) to develop a new type of intermediate-range ballistic missile tested Saturday. The SLBM launched in August carried the name Pukguksong-1, ("North…
    - 8 days ago 13 Feb 17, 11:33pm -
  • Larsen & Toubro and MBDA establish Joint Venture for missile systems development in India

    Larsen & Toubro and MBDA establish Joint Venture for missile systems development in India

    Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and European weapon system specialist MBDA have announced the formation of an Indian based Joint Venture to pursue opportunities for the development and supply of missiles systems to meet the growing potential requirements of th…
    - 9 days ago 13 Feb 17, 7:26pm -

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