Brahmos Seeks New Export Prospects for Indo-Russian Missiles
Celebrating its 25 anniversary at the Aero India 2023 exhibition, Brahmos Aerospace shows the new Brahmos NG air-launched cruise missiles (ALCM). Brahmos NG is designed as a smaller and more agile missile, reaching a top speed of 3.5 Mach. It will have the same range as Brahmos I and carry an equally capable warhead. A lighter and smaller weapon, the NG is likely to be integrated with Tejas, Rafale and Typhoon.
Russian Army Receives New T-90M MBT
A unit of the Russian Guard Tank Army based in the Western Region received the first batch of T-90M tanks in March 2020. The tanks are the latest, most advanced upgraded versions of the T-90 family. The Russian Army expects to receive about 400 tanks, some will be refurbished and the others new built.
Russian Tanks get Advanced Kinetic Ammunition
The long rod penetrator made of Tungsten is used with Svinets KE projectiles. It penetrates 600 mm of steel, the penetrator made of depleted uranium can penetrate up to 700 mm of steel.
Coordinated Drone Attack Targets the Russian Black Sea Fleet at Sevastopol
The drone attack on the Russian Navy's main Black Sea port of Sevastopol on 28 October represents a new phase in the modern drone war. According to Russian MOD, the attack involved nine unmanned aerial vehicles and seven unmanned strike boats. The Russians admit damage to one of their vessels and to one of the port barriers.
Russian Air Force Begins Testing MALE Strike Drones
The Russian Air Force has begun testing the medium-altitude long-range drone Orion Medium Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE) strike-reconnaissance drones.
Russian Ordnance Group Adapts Grenade Launchers to Arm Drones
The Russian Techmash ordnance group evaluates the use of grenade launchers onboard drones
Updated: Kurganets-25 – a new family of medium troop carriers from Russia
The Russian army is displaying the first mechanized unit deployed with the new Kurganets-25 armored fighting vehicles during the May 9th parade in Moscow. This is the first public unveiling of the new armored vehicle, that has been in development in the past decade.
Russian Stealth Ship Killers Debut at MAKS 2015
Among the aerospace technologies displayed at MAKS 2015 in Zhukovsky last week were quite a few missiles, presented by different divisions of the Tactical Missile Corporation, and independent manufacturers. Some of the new missiles on display are outlined below:
Russia, Iran Highlight Combat Tested Hardware at the Russian MAKS Airshow
MAKS 2017, the biennial Russian air show opened for business today in Zhukovsky near Moscow, hosting President Vladimir Putin as the guest of honor. This year's event highlights many systems recently used in combat in the Middle East, combat aircraft, helicopters, aerial weapons, and countermeasures, unmanned systems, payloads, missiles and air defense systems.
Russian Su-24 ‘Fencer’ Shot Down Over Syrian-Turkish Border
A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft was shot down today by Turkish Air Force F-16s. The Turks claim the Russian plane was intercepted on the Turkish side of the Turkish-Syrian border.
Wahabism and ISIS – Did the Saudis Create a Monster They Can’t Control?
Officially Riyadh views the Islamic extremism as a terrorist organization that poses a direct threat to the kingdom's security. informally, the Saudi regime is paying the Islamic extremist factions huge sums of money to save its own involvement in the conflict; a traditional attitude, the House of Saud has maintained, whenever a dangerous situation has developed.
Russian Army Evaluates a New, Disposable Rocket Launcher
The Russian Armed Forces are testing a new, yet unnamed disposable rocket-propelled grenade launcher.
Pantsir-SM Mitigates Drone-Related Capability Gaps
The KBP group has launched an upgraded export version of the Pantsir-S1M that implements some of the lessons Russia gained from recent combat engagements in Syria. The new configuration that improves the systems capability to deal with unmanned aerial systems (drones) of all types.
Russian Parliament Approves Military Action in Syria, While US Scales Back Support to Rebels
The upper chamber of the Russian parliament has unanimously given a formal consent to President Putin to use the nation’s military in Syria to fight terrorism at a request from the Syrian President Bashar Assad. Consent was necessary for deployment of troops for foreign combat missions under the Russian constitution.