Russia is planning to sign in December an agreement with India on the preliminary design of a joint fifth-generation fighter aircraft, a senior Russian aircraft industry official said on Wednesday.
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen will visit Moscow on November 5, his spokesman said on Wednesday.
Russia is ready to consider giving Ukraine access to high-precision targeting signals provided by the Glonass satellite navigation system, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said on Wednesday.
A Nagorny Karabakh soldier was killed in an apparent exchange of fire with Azerbaijani servicemen on Tuesday, the Defense Ministry of the unrecognized republic of Nagorny Karabakh said.
Russia does not have a contract to supply MiG-31 Foxhound fighter jets to Syria, the head of the Russian state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport said on Wednesday.1
Russia wants NATO to impose a ban on the deployment of "substantive combatant forces" on the territories of the alliance's new member states, a Russian business daily said on Wednesday.
The chief of the Russian General Staff, Army Gen. Nikolai Makarov, will take part in a meeting of the European Union Military Committee at the Chiefs of Defense level in Brussels on Wednesday.
The publicly stated goal of the reform is to create a compact army of constant readiness, designed mainly to fight local and regional conflicts. At the same time, Russia will maintain its strategic nuclear forces as a safeguard in the event of a "big war." The country's nuclear capability should guarantee the possibility of inflicting unacceptable damage on any aggressor or coalition of aggressors.
Russia will compete for a helicopter tender for the U.S. anti-terrorism campaign in Afghanistan, the head of the Russian delegation said at the Euronaval 2010 exhibition in Paris.1
The Russian Defense Ministry has announced a tender for the purchase of amphibious assault ships for the Russian Navy, a deputy defense minister said on Tuesday.
Russia's Bulava ballistic missile will enter service when it is 98-99% efficient, Deputy Defense Minister Vladimir Popovkin said on Tuesday.1
The Bulava (SS-NX-30) submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) carries up to 10 MIRV warheads and has a range of over 8,000 kilometers (5,000 miles). The three-stage ballistic missile is designed for deployment on new Borey class nuclear-powered strategic submarines.
The Admiral Sergei Gorshkov frigate will be floated out on Friday, a Russian Navy spokesman said.
France's shipbuilder DCNS announced on Tuesday it is ready to deliver Mistral class helicopter carriers to Russia with built-in domestic navigation technologies.
Russia could announce a tender on the construction of two amphibious assault ships for the Russian Navy at the Euronaval 2010 exhibition, which opened on Monday in Paris, the Vedomosti daily said.
Russian and Indian troops completed a drill to kill a fictional terrorist leader in the Indian Himalayas as part of the Indra-2010 joint military exercises, which finished on Saturday.1
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen dismissed the idea that Russia is likely to become a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the near future and called instead for a "strategic partnership" with Moscow, Deutsche Welle reported.
Iran has been under international pressure to halt uranium enrichment, needed both for electricity generation and weapons production. Tehran has repeatedly rejected the demand, insisting it is pursuing a purely civilian program. Several Western powers have called for harsher sanctions against Tehran if it does not agree to halt uranium enrichment.
The creation of four unified strategic commands to replace four military districts as part of Russia's military reform has been completed ahead of schedule, Defense Minster Anatoly Serdyukov said on Friday.
Russia will need to build more than 150 Bulava ballistic missiles in the next decade, an expert on the Russian arms industry said on Friday.1
Russia's nuclear-powered icebreaker Rossiya has successfully completed its Arctic expedition by returning to the northern port of Murmansk, RIA Novosti correspondent reported.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned Palestinian government against attempts to replace the direct Israeli-Palestinian talks with unilateral actions.
Russian and Indian troops completed a drill to kill a fictional terrorist leader in the Indian Himalayas as part of the Indra-2010 joint military exercises, which finished on Saturday.
The final stages of erecting the world's tallest statue of Jesus Christ have been put on hold until a larger crane arrives in the small Polish town of Swiebodzin, local radio reported.