The deputy chair of the Russian upper house’s Arms Committee claims that the US sanctions imposed on a range of Russian companies will affect Russia's military-industrial complex, but they will not influence implementation of plans on enhancing defense capabilities.
The first deputy chairman of the Federation Council's Committee for International Affairs claims that new US sanctions against a number of Russian companies are caused by Washington's desire to move Russia from the defense market, but it will have little negative impact on the companies.
The United States, making moves to bring down the cost of maintaining the world’s most expensive military, is initiating a program to enable its drones to be launched and retrieved in mid-flight by a parent aircraft.
Headquarters of the Estonian Defense Forces said in a statement that heavy equipment of the French contingent of the international NATO battalion arrived in Estonia on Saturday.
Irkut Corporation, manufacturer of Russia's Sukhoi brand of fighter aircraft, has offered the Indian Air Force a proposal to carry out a 'major modernization' of India's fleet of Sukhoi Su-30MKI multirole air superiority fighters. What benefits will the upgrade mean for the Indian Air Force? Sputnik investigates.
The liberation of Raqqa will not be an easy walk for the international coalition, and coordination of all forces is crucial, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
Designers and manufacturers of Russian robotic systems have presented about a hundred new robots that are expected to enter service in the Russian Armed Forces in the nearest future.
The Indian Navy successfully conducted the maiden trial-firing of a newly installed surface-to-air missile system from its Russian-origin aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.
Russia's Western Military District's 4th Guards Kantemirovskaya Tank Division conducted tactical exercises at the Moscow Golovenki shooting range, according to district's press service.
The Indian Navy's three Tupolev Tu-142M aircraft will be decommissioned on March 29. The aircraft will be converted into a museum in collaboration with an Indian state.
The Department of Defense announced that the United States awarded a $909 million contract to AAR Supply Chain for the Air Force’s landing gear logistical program.
Fierce battles are taking place in Syria as peace talks begin in Geneva between the Syrian government and opposition groups. Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear speaks with Political analyst Marwa Osman about the peace talks and what effect they have on the ongoing conflict.
A special investigation into how more than $115 billion in funding from the US was allocated in Afghanistan found that at least $1 billion was spent “questionably.” Prosecutors have recovered $27.7 million just from their investigations into troops stationed in North Carolina.
German Defense Minister criticized Donald Trump for his controversial remark about alleged Germany's debt to NATO.
The Russian Defense Ministry announced that its International Military Cooperation Main Directorate Chief Sergei Koshelev and his German counterpart Geza von Geyr discussed the situation in Eastern Europe and in the Middle East.
On March 24, a sailor arrested by Irish police on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female sailor was released back into the custody of the US Navy. The sailor is reportedly connected to the USS Donald Cook.
A Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) press release reported this week that the USS Montgomery’s Final Contract Trials have been completed. The fourth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) built in Mobile, Alabama, the Montgomery’s trials formally came to an end March 17, completing a construction period that began in June 2013.
Military strategists in Poland are torn as to whether to bolster the country’s aerial arsenal with more beleaguered F-35 Joint Strike Fighters or upgraded F-16 Fighting Falcons.
The Russian Defense Ministry considers absurd the accusations of Head of US European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti against Russia, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said.
Britain's most senior ambassador to the EU has said there is no such thing as "zero terror risk" in Europe and that it was no coincidence that the London attack came on the anniversary of the Brussels attacks last year.
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