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Russian industry to speed up transition to import-substitution

Russian President Vladimir Putin has tasked the national industry to expedite its transition to import-substitution to avoid political risks of reneging on contracts.
“The issues we are discussing are certainly key to Russia’s military and economic security, to our technological and production independence, our technological sovereignty. 65 more words

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Almost 100 countries to attend Russia’s Aviadarts

More than 90 countries are sending their military attaches to Russia’s international air force crew competition Aviadarts, Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondarev, Russian Air Force commander-in-chief said Wednesday. 101 more words

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Will Kalashnikov rifles be available in USA after imposition of sanctions?

Some Americans expect that the weapons will become unavailable after the imposition of sanctions.
As part of new American sanctions against some Russian companies, products from the Concern Kalashnikov, part of Rostec Corporation, have been banned from import into the United States. 63 more words

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Test of Russian system of global control over missiles to begin in 2014

Troops of Aerospace Defense can start testing the new system of global control of missiles this year. In 2014 spacecraft “Tundra” can be launched into orbit. 80 more words

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"Pantsir-C1" to defend Brazil

The Brazilian Government has confirmed that a contract for the purchase of three batteries of anti-aircraft missile and gun systems (ZRPK) “Pantsir-C1″ is planned to be signed in October-December. 78 more words

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Belarus plans to purchase four Russian Yak-130 jets and a squadron of Tor-M2 air defense systems

Belarus plans to purchase four Russian Yak-130 operational trainers and a squadron of Tor-M2 air defense systems, Kommersant reports.

«Belarus purchased a number of Tor air defense systems and Yak-130 jets and it is going to purchase more. 45 more words

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Indian orders of BrahMos missile exceeded $6 billion

Total orders for different versions of the winged supersonic missile BrahMos by the Indian navy and armed forces have exceeded $6 billion, the president of the Russian-Indian missile developer and producer Sivathanu Pillai told journalists on Monday. 40 more words

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