Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to appoint Rear Admiral Denis Berezovsky as a Deputy Commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet and Rear Admiral Igor Smolyak as the Head of the Nakhimov Higher Naval Institute, Interfax reports.
The Malaysian Defence Ministry plans to announce soon a tender for delivery of multipurpose fighters, Russia will participate in it with upgraded fighter Su-30MKM, Nikolay Dimidyuk, the director for special commissions of company Rosoboronexport, the only Russian state-run mediator for export and import of the whole scope of military and dual-purpose end products, technologies and services, said in an exclusive interview with the Russian news agency TASS.
The German government will not approve a reported deal to sell up to 800 battle tanks to Saudi Arabia, a German Sunday newspaper said, citing government sources.
South Korea's defence ministry said Friday it was convinced that three crashed drones recovered in recent weeks were of North Korean origin. Wreckage of the rudimentary drones was found in three different places, including Baengnyeong island near the rivals' disputed sea border.
NATO is actively building its naval presence in the Black Sea in view of sharp aggravation of the Ukraine crisis, a Russian Defence Ministry source told the Russian news agency TASS on Thursday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin argued on Thursday that a potential halt to imports of defense industry products from Ukraine would benefit Russia as it would give a boost to the Russian military industry.
Anti-Maidan activists have detained a foreign national in Kharkov’s Beketova Street and posted the video footage on the web. The same video features a group of aggressive people using strong language while interrogating an unidentified person wearing the uniform of the Sokol (Falcon) police task force.
The first official rehearsal of the Victory Day Parade was held in Alabino, not far from Moscow. The Victory Day Parade will be held on Red Square in Moscow on May 9.
Russia should review the work of its military-industrial complex to scale back dependence on foreign technologies, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Friday during a meeting on defense in the Siberian city Novosibirsk.
The Russian Navy has put into service seaborne ICBM Liner designed by the Makeyev State Missile Center based in Miass, Chelyabinsk region, a source from the Russian defense sector said.
Two-day manoeuvres of the NATO Air Force with the participation of warplanes of Lithuania, the United States, Germany, as well as NATO partner - Sweden, have begun in Lithuania on Tuesday, Russian news agency TASS reports.
NATO Air Force maneuvres with the participation of warplanes of Lithuania, the United States, as well as the alliance’s partner - Sweden, will be held in Lithuania over the next two days. The Lithuanian Defense Ministry reported on Monday that the air maneuvres would be launched on April 1.
Russia and China are negotiating possible delivery of air defense missile systems S-400 Triumf to China, but it is early to say about deadlines for launching delivery and its amount, Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Alexander Fomin said on Monday.
The United States is going to gift two military drones to the Yemeni Air Force. Washington is preparing to send the drones, two low-tech equivalents to the Predator and Reaper aircraft known for executing "targeting killing" missions, to Yemen.
Russian strategic nuclear-powered submarines Vladimir Monomakh and Alexander Nevsky will conduct Bulava missile launches in summer-autumn 2014, says a source in the Russian Navy.
The Sukhoi-34 (Su-34) front-line has officially entered service with the Russian Air Force, a source in the Russian defense industry told reporters.
Upon the request of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed on Thursday a decree stipulating the recognition of the military ranks and education of Ukrainian officers willing to transfer to serve in the Russian armed forces.
British troops would participate in military drills in Ukraine in July, the British newspaper Guardian said on Thursday.
Four representatives have arrived in Belgorod to conduct an inspection of the area under the Vienna Document of 2011, head of the Russian National Nuclear Threat Reduction Center Sergei Ryzhkov said on Wednesday.
The JSC Ilyushin Aviation Complex plans to deliver to the Russian Defence Ministry this year the first and in 2015 - second batch of the Il-476 military-transport planes, Ilyushin Director General and Chief Designer Viktor Livanov told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.