One more unit in Russia’s Eastern Military District was armed with modern S-400 Triumf air defense missile systems, chief press officer of the military district Colonel Alexander Gordeyev said on Tuesday. 57 more words
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Meeting with representatives of the Iranian province of Hamadan was held within the framework of the official visit to the Sverdlovsk region. After talks with Governor Yevgeny Kuyvashevym, the delegation arrived at the plant, to discuss cooperation offers to supply equipment to the mining and ore processing industry. 89 more words
Russian prime minister Dmitri Medvedev has announced bullish plans to drastically increase the output of the country’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) and United Aircraft Corporation (UAC). 71 more words
Russia’s new Armata main battle tank (MBT) is too expensive, according to Russian Military-Industrial Commission deputy chairman Oleg Bochkarev.
According to comments reported by state news agency TASS, Bochkarev said the pricing for a three-year contract with Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) had been agreed, but implied that for subsequent vehicles the unit price would need to decrease. 53 more words
Last week Interfaks-AVN wrote that the Russian military just received two “regimental sets” of S-400 / Triumf SAMs. They make numbers seven and eight.
One became the fourth “regimental set” of the 4th Aerospace Defense Brigade around Moscow and the other is bound for the 1st Aerospace Defense Brigade on the Kola near Northern Fleet headquarters at Severomorsk. 142 more words