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Developed by scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University robot welder exceeded all foreign counterparts

Tomsk Polytechnic University have created a robot for welding cells, which surpasses all existing analogues. The robot is compact, and most importantly – does not require a separate power plant to operate.  82 more words

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Argentina considers buying additional batch of Russian Mi-171E

Ministry of Defense is considering buying more from Russia multipurpose helicopters Mi-171E.

The amount of helicopters  the Argentine military department can acquire, and when  the contract for the supply of helicopters can be signed  is still unknown. 76 more words

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"Uralvagonzavod" to supply the Defense Ministry about 1,500 armored vehicles in 2015

Corporation “Uralvagonzavod” will supply the Defense Ministry wirh approximately 1,500 new and upgraded tanks, self-propelled artillery, infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers in the framework of the state defense order in 2015, Deputy Director General for special equipment Uralvagonzavod Vyacheslav Halitov said. 56 more words

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Russian Caspian Flotilla to Receive Three Modular Boats

Caspian fleet of the Russian Federation in early 2015 will receive three new multipurpose boats, the press service of the Southern Military District told reporters on Monday. 76 more words

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Russian College of General Designers to oversee key strategic programmes

The state Military-Industrial Commission (VPK) chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin has formally announced the creation of what is being called a College of General Designers, according to news sources in Moscow on 21 January. 91 more words

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Russia develops heavy drone, promises S500 missile system by 2017

The Russian military is putting the finishing touches to its very own heavy military UAV. The drone is part of a wider modernization effort, with the cutting-edge flagship S500 missile system coming in 2017. 86 more words


Elements of new missile defense system tested in Russia

Russia is testing elements of a new missile defense system, Yan Novikov, CEO of Almaz-Antei Concern, said on Friday.

“Currently, we are carrying out field tests of elements of a new missile defense system,” he said. 59 more words

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