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The production of five S-400 air defense systems for India has begun

MOSCOW, (BM) - The production of S-400 air defense systems for India has begun, learned BulgarianMiltary.com, according the Russian deputy foreign minister statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com And this despite the US threats to impose sanctions on any country that buys from the

The Su-57 fighter jet is not even ready to fly, Russian specialists say

MOSCOW, (BM) - The crashed Russian Su-57 was found to have at least four critical problems, learned BulgarianMiltary.com, according published report in Military Review of some russian experts. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Dogfight! Russia’s Su-35 and Su-57 vs. F-35 Stealth

Hostile underwater drones are spying China

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The secretive world of naval underwater surveys rarely breaks the surface. Now recent events are briefly shining a light into the darkness. In the Adriatic, a Croatian fishing vessel caught one of the U.S. Navy’s undersea sensor systems last week. That mysterious object has largely been explained. Read more: Military and

Russia sees threat of US strike missile deployment in Japan, Lavrov said

RUSSIA, (BM) - Moscow does not suspect Tokyo of having malicious intentions against Russia, but cannot but take into account the deployment of US strike weapons at its borders, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating –

Is Russia preparing to sale S-400 air defense missile system to Iran?

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian leadership is considering selling anti-ballistic missile defense (ABM) to Iran after the assassination of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Kassem Suleymani in the region against the backdrop of the assassination of the Quds forces commander. The fact that part of the Russian military and political elite

Russia tracks the US deployment of medium and shorter-range missiles

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu instructed the Russian military to track the US deployment of medium and shorter-range missiles (INF), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Izvestia. DEFENSEWEEK'S REPORT: Friendship with Russia: the US continues to hurt Turkey Read more: Germany and France exclude Poland from

The Russian Su-57 can beat F-35 someday, but not right now, a Russian expert explains

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Su-57 fighter is already a good combat vehicle. However, there is still something to improve, for example, in order to bypass the American F-35 in terms of basic indicators, expert Vladimir Vasiliev believes. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read special report:

Russian Mig-31M has launched hypersonic Kinzhal missile (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Ministry of Defense published footage of the launch of the dagger hypersonic aerial ballistic missile MiG-31K fighter during exercises in the Black Sea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Joint maneuvers of the Black Sea and Northern Fleets took place on January 9 off the coast of Crimea. They involved more than

US threatens India with sanctions for the purchase of S-400 missile systems

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The United States urged New Delhi not to purchase Russian S-400 missile defense systems, otherwise India would face a "risk of sanctions", learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Russian media Pravda. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: India’s purchase of S-400

Singapore buys F-35 fighter jets

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. government on Thursday formally approved Singapore to become the next customer of the F-35 joint strike fighter, paving the way for a future sale, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense News. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Last year, Singaporean

Russian UAVs and weapons with AI have been used in Syria

BEIJING, (BM) - On October 25, a senior official in the Russian ground forces announced that the latest Kungas robot had successfully passed tests in the country. It is reported that until 2025 a unit consisting entirely of robots and capable of performing combat missions will be formed in the Russian troops. Read more: Military and defense

Russia launched a hypersonic Kinzhal ballistic missile during a Black Sea exercise

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Supreme Commander of the Russian Armed Forces, Vladimir Putin, watched from the board of the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov the course of the joint exercises of the Northern and Black Sea fleets in the Black Sea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Gazeta.ru. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions

Russia’s Avangard hypersonic weapon cannot be stopped, Norway says

OSLO, (BM) - Russia deployed weapons aimed directly at the United States. None of the known defense systems are able to stop this rocket. The weapon is called "Avangard", and the first two samples took up combat duty during the Christmas holidays. This is the so-called hypersonic glider. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

Iraq and Russia resume talks on S-300 missile system deal

BAGHDAD, (BM) - Baghdad has resumed negotiations with Moscow on the acquisition of S-300 anti-aircraft systems and is awaiting Washington’s opposition on this issue, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Iraq’s Defense and Security Committee head Muhammad Reed statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating

Russian missile overcame the Patriot defense complex near the Saudi Arabia border

MOSCOW, (BM) - Major media publication on Yandex Dzen reports on the use of new weapons by the rebels against Saudi Arabia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Germany Spends $105,5 Million for Patriot Missile Defense System Upgrade We are

How the Russian air defense looks like with S-400 and other systems?

MOSCOW, (BM) - Anti-aircraft gunners will begin to work out an updated system to combat massive attacks by cruise missiles and drones. As the Ministry of Defense told Izvestia, it is included in the combat training system of the air defense forces. The novelty was tested in the fall of 2019 at the Combat Commonwealth exercises. In preparing the

The new Russian radar leaves no chance for F-35 or any invisible aircraft

MOSCOW, (BM) - The new Russian radar "Struna-1" will not leave a chance to the "invisible" aircraft of the United States and NATO, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Economics Today. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Over 350 US-made F-16 fighter jets will get powerfull

India intends to launch production of the Russian AK-203 rifle

NEW DELHI (BM) - The Indian army will soon sign a "memorandum of understanding" on Russian AK-203 assault rifles, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting russian website Profile. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com This involves the purchase of a batch of this small arms and launching its

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