Earlier in March, the two countries called off the cheduled joint exercise Juniper Cobra over concerns that it might facilitate the spread of the virus among the military.
In early 2020, the Uralvagonzavod plant reported that the state tests for the T-90M tank had been successfully completed.
The coronavirus infection is spreading throughout the world and sparing no one, regardless of their social standing – including those who were specifically trained to fight such outbreaks.
The ASVK full-bore sniper rifle, which was developed by the Degtyarev weapons production plant in the late 1990s, entered service with the Russian Armed Forces in 2013.
The situation in the United States remains tense as the country now has the highest number of people diagnosed with the coronavirus – over 123,000 infected of the world's 672,000, while Russia has reported at least 1,534 COVID-19 cases.
Earlier it was reported that Washington ordered preparations for a military campaign against Iranian-backed militia groups in Iraq as the number of coronavirus patients around the world eclipses 660,000, according to Johns Hopkins University data.
Every new plane introduced to an air force behaves differently and with the introduction of the fifth-generation Su-57 fighter, Russian pilots have had to adapt their solo and formation flying skills as well as perform high-level aerobatic manoeuvres – something they have now successfully achieved.
The fledgling military branch promised that it would continue to operate despite the coronavirus raging in the country and the US military reportedly diverting resources to help authorities combat the outbreak.
Even though the F-35 entered service in 2015, the US military’s most expensive fighter jet reportedly still faces a whole array of issues that could either put the lives of pilots at risk or jeopardise missions.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, it was reported earlier that the US army may suspend military training and impose 'restrictions of the highest level' on overseas missions.
The US Army has weighed in on the host of helicopter designs submitted by defense firms for the service’s Future Vertical Lift (FVL) initiative and picked a total of four designs for its two helicopter needs. The firms will now build and test their entries against each other.
Earlier this month, following attacks on a base holding US troops in Iraq, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that Iran will continue to respond to America's assassination of Commander Qasem Soleimani on 3 January.
The Navy has complained about “unusually high levels” of Russian activity in the English Channel and the North Sea in recent weeks.
According to a defence spokesperson, the Pentagon may also stop disclosing specific information on locations where military and DoD personnel have tested positive for the novel coronavirus if it could provide adversaries with sensitive information on combat readiness.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian and Turkish troops have conducted joint patrolling in Syria's north, Oleg Zhuravlev, the head of the Russian Defence Ministry's center for the Syrian Reconciliation, said.
The first US service member stationed inside the Pentagon has tested positive for COVID-19.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Aerojet Rocketdyne has signed a multi-year, strategic sourcing agreement worth $1 billion to guarantee a long-term supply of parts for Standard Missile programs, Raytheon said in a press release on Thursday.
As the coronavirus continues to spread worldwide, the Russian Defence Ministry has put all its efforts into dealing with the deadly virus in Russia. Thus, earlier in the day, the Russian Defence Ministry stated that it would build 16 modular-type centres for treating infectious diseases by 15 May.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The information about a signal of a radio beacon of an emergency buoy in the area of searches for the pilot of the Russian Su-27 fighter jet, which crashed on Wednesday, has not proven true, the Defence Ministry said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Tests of certain elements of Russia's next-generation S-500 air defence missile system, including its launcher, are being completed, the director-general of the Design Bureau for Special Machine-Building (part of Almaz-Antey company), has said.