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Infantry combat vehicle "Atom" to be displayed in Abu Dhabi

The infantry combat vehicle “Atom”, developed by the Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) research and production corporation, will be shown in operation for the first time at the IDEX-2015 international exhibition of armaments in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) from February 22 to 26, next year, UVZ General Director Oleg Siyenko told ITAR-TASS in an exclusive interview at the ADEX-2014 international arms exhibition. 80 more words

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Russia’s PM signs order on state guarantees for loans to defense producers

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday he had signed a government resolution on new state guarantees for loans to defense producers.

“I have signed a government resolution on providing state guarantees to defense and industrial enterprises for a term of up to five years, when they manufacture products under the state defense order,” Medvedev told a meeting with vice-premiers. 44 more words

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Yury Dolgoruky submarine to test-fire Bulava missile with full missile set aboard

The launch of the Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile from the Yuri Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine scheduled for October will mark an important stage in testing the submarine’s missile system, a source in the Russian Navy headquarters said on Monday. 64 more words

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Pacific Fleet Akulas Bound for Severodvinsk

On 9 September, ITAR-TASS reported two Pacific Fleet Akula-class submarines had begun a three-week Northern Sea Route (NSR) transit to Severodvinsk for a “deep modernization” at Zvezdochka.   236 more words

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The war on ISIS already has a winner: The defense industry

It’s far too soon to tell how the American escalation in the sprawling, complex mess unfolding in Iraq and Syria will play out. But this much is clear: As our military machine hums into a higher gear, it will produce some winners in the defense industry. 897 more words


Mistrals Not Needed

It’s possible the endgame for the Russian Mistrals is approaching.

But Moscow’s not sad.  Officials have already said it’s not a tragedy.

Mikhail Nenashev — not an official, but a former Duma member and well-informed commentator — has called into question the need for the… 500 more words

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Russia scraps defence procurement agencies

Russia has disbanded state defence procurement agencies Rosoboronzakaz and Rosoboronpostavka, the Kremlin announced on 8 September.

The official logic behind the move is to cut out unneeded layers of bureaucracy and duplication of effort. 64 more words

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