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Russia plans to expand its military bases in Syria

Vladimir Putin instructed the military and diplomatic departments to negotiate with Damascus on the transfer of additional military facilities and water within the framework of an agreement on the deployment of a Russian air group

Palestine asked Putin for help

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas sent a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin asking him to help organize negotiations with Israel in Moscow. This was stated by the Ambassador of Palestine in Moscow, Abdel Hafiz Nofal

Russia is helping Iran to avoid possible Israeli attacks in Syria

According to Al-Masdar News sources, the transport aircraft made a flight from the Iranian capital to Khmeimim in order to avoid a possible Israeli air force strike at Damascus airport - the final destination of cargo arrived from Tehran (its nature is not specified).

Russia has the most powerful cannon in the world, US said

Russia completed the modernization of its legendary artillery installation, significantly improving its technical characteristics and combat capabilities. New advantages of the Russian self-propelled gun "Malka" appreciated by the The National Interest

Unlike the US, Russia builds a unique air defense system

Russia, as one of the leading military powers, provides reliable control over the security of its borders, including air borders. If the enemy approaches a distance of 150 kilometers, then Moscow is ready to respond to this step with a powerful missile strike.

Russian army presses US occupation forces in Syria

Along with the reflection of the Turkish threat, our military has to enter into a tough confrontation with the American occupiers almost daily. Both sides are pulling together new units into the areas of contact.

NATO builds up an aerial reconnaissance at Russian borders

According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the intensity of aerial reconnaissance of the North Atlantic Alliance has increased by 20%. Such data today, March 20, cited the head of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergey Shoigu.

Turkey grants huge favor to Russia

Turkey has been a member of NATO already since 1952, but a serious question has recently emerged: is Turkey on the side of NATO, or has it perhaps sided with Russia?

Moscow responds US exercise to counter of Russian nuclear strike

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian politicians called the US exercises to repel a nuclear strike a provocation and a bluff, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing RIA Novosti. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: The United States conducted ‘nuclear war’ exercise against Russia Previously,

Four Russian military aircraft tried to enter Turkish airspace, but were intercepted

ANKARA, (BM) - Four Russian combat aircraft were intercepted by Turkey while trying to enter the country's airspace from Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing several sources, including Arabian Al Masdar News. Read more: BulgarianMilitary.com 24/7 – War in Syria: Who controls what and what happens The dangerous situation could well

Turkey addressed a new ultimatum to Russia, Putin doesn’t back down

ANKARA, MOSCOW, (BM) - As part of a telephone conversation between the presidents of Turkey and Russia, the Turkish leader said that in order to avoid a major military conflict in Syria, which Ankara is ready for, Russia is obliged to fulfill certain conditions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing news agency Aviapro and sources from Turkey and

Erdogan threatens with new operation in Syria. Russia reacts to Turkey’s message

ANKARA, MOSCOW, (BM) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, speaking to members of the ruling Justice and Development Party, said that Ankara was ready to start a military operation in Idlib, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: BulgarianMilitary.com 24/7 – War in Syria: Who controls what and what happens “If the countries with which we

Russia plans to buy several dozen Su-34 front-line bombers

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Ministry of Defense plans in the summer to sign a new contract for the supply of several dozen Su-34 front-line bombers to the Russian Aerospace Forces, the combat capabilities of which will be expanded based on the Sych development work, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according TASS information and a source from Russian

An unknown drone approached the Russian MoD’s plane in the sky over Europe

MOSCOW, (BM) - An unknown drone approached the plane of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in the sky above Europe, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Russian agency Izvestia and Serbian military-diplomatic sources. Read more: Sergey Shoigu Outlined the Plans of Russia’s MoD for 2019 at the Ministry’s Annual Board Meeting At the time

Belarus’ forced wedding: how Putin publicly humiliated Lukashenko?

MINSK, (BM) - We often read that Russia and Belarus are unable to agree about the prices and delivery conditions of oil products and natural gas. This was the case in 2017, and it is the case now as well: the particular issue resurfaces with certain frequency and it seems it will continue to do so. Read more: Military and defense analyzes,

Russia and Turkey continue jointly patrol in Syria, Russian admiral said

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Russian military police continue to patrol the Syrian-Turkish border on several routes in the Syrian provinces of Aleppo, Hasek and Rakka, Rear Admiral Oleg Zhuravlev, head of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of the warring parties in the SAR, said at a briefing, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more:

Military cooperation between Russia and Serbia reaching a whole new level

BELGRADE, (BM) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Russia will try to maintain the pace of military cooperation with Serbia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Serbia unveils a new upgraded BVP M-80A infantry fighting vehicle “The interaction between the defense departments of Russia and Serbia has reached a

Russian intelligence agencies are conducting reconnaissance near Ireland

LONDON, (BM) - Russian intelligence agencies are conducting active reconnaissance off the coast of Ireland, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing Topwar and tThe Times. There, they search underwater for fiber optic cables connecting the United States to Britain and other European countries. Read more: A British military intelligence aircraft

Washington’s experts predict the emergence of a new Russian military strategy

MOSCOW, (BM) - Experts from the US scientific community, especially those who specialize in defense and security, continue to closely monitor military development processes in Russia, assess their condition and make predictions on various aspects of their future transformation and on changes in Moscow’s strategic approaches to the use of military

Russia will be the first country to create nuclear underwater drones (UUV), US said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia may be the first in the world to create an attack nuclear unmanned underwater vehicles. The West does not have such technologies, warned the American magazine Forbes, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Forbes: Russian nuclear submarine drones change the rules of the game According to the publication, already

Russia completed the tests of a brand new promising torpedo

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Tactical Missile Weapons Corporation (KTRV) has completed state tests of a promising torpedo and an adjustable 250 kg caliber bomb. This was announced on Friday, February 14, the company's CEO Boris Obnosov, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: A new minehunting sonar system made by Raytheon has been delivered to

Russia’s Su-34s destroyed three Turkish multiple launch rocket system

DAMASCUS, (BM) - According local sources yesterday Turkish troops, using Turkish-made MLRS that arrived in Syria a few days ago, tried to launch a missile attack on the Russian military base Khmeimim, hiding behind the legend that these were terrorist actions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing news agency AviaPro. Read more: The US military

The safety of Russian fighter jets are in very great doubt, including Su-57

MOSCOW, (BM) - The safety of flights of Russian combat aircraft and helicopters, and their effectiveness in combat, are in very great doubt, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The reason for this is the fact that during the flight, fasteners can fall off, which in turn can lead to both the failure of fighter and helicopter systems and the loss of

Russia develops weapons against hypersonic missiles, a source said

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia is not only developing hypersonic weapons, but also creating means of protection against them. As sources in the military-industrial complex told Izvestia, domestic engineers are now designing an ultra-long-range air-based missile capable of intercepting high-speed and maneuvering targets. Read more: Military and defense

Military expert: US wants to stop Russia from adopting S-500 missile system

MOSCOW, (BM) - The general designer of the Almaz-Antey concern, Pavel Sozinov, said that the latest Russian S-500 air defense system has unique characteristics that are many times superior to any already created systems, and even those that are under development. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating –

An expert explains capabilities of the Russian S-500 missile system

MOSCOW, (BM) - The promising S-500 anti-aircraft missile system will be able to intercept targets hundreds of kilometers from the Earth, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Pavel Sozinov, general designer of the Almaz-Antey concern. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Russia is

China and Russia are the main threat, US counterintelligence said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia and China are on the list of threats presented in the new US counterintelligence strategy for 2020-2022. The document was published by the National Center for Counterintelligence and Security, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

Russia’s “Night Super Hunters” helicopters will become fighters and air killers

MOSCOW, (BM) - "Night Superhunters" will become air killers. The latest Russian Mi-28NM attack helicopter will turn into a fighter capable of handling enemy aircraft, drones and cruise missiles. Powerful R-74M ammunition will be installed on board the rotorcraft to destroy air targets. They are able to bring down even fifth-generation aircraft. At

Russia equips Tu-160 strategic bomber with Kinzhal hypersonic missiles

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia’s top military brass plans to arm Tupolev Tu-160 supersonic strategic bombers with Kinzhal hypersonic missiles, a source in the defense industry told TASS on Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. "The possibility of deploying Kinzhal missiles on Tu-160 aircraft is being considered. The work on this option is due to be

GPS war: Russia has been jamming F-22 and F-35 in the Middle East

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia jamming GPS systems of potential adversaries in the Middle East. Russian electronic warfare (EW) may affect US troops stationed in the region, as, among other things, the risk of armed conflict between the US and Iran remains. About this on February 7, writes the American magazine The National Interest. Read more:

Russian mercenaries against the US military in Syria

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The author of the article in WSJ (Jessica Donati - U.S. Troops in Standoffs With Russian Military Contractors in Syria) claims that cases of "tense confrontation" between US military and Russian PMCs have become more frequent in Syria. This allegation is not supported by any evidence of the participation of "Russian

US: Russia’s S-400 systems and Resonance radars conquer the Middle East market

WASHINGTON, (BM) - A drone attack on Saudi oil refineries last September showed that the American Patriot air defense systems are not able to provide an adequate level of protection for important facilities. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com The publication National Interest in the

Russia strengthens its position in Syria

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia is expanding its military role in Syria, providing support to Syrian government forces in their attack on Idlib, the last center of rebel resistance in the north-west of the country. “We are seeing much more aggressive Russian actions in Idlib,” said James Jeffrey, US Special Envoy for Syria, in an interview on

Forbes: Russian nuclear submarine drones change the rules of the game

WASHINGTON, (BM) - One of the reasons for the effectiveness of U.S. Navy submarines is that their large teams, exceeding 100 people, are able to cope with emergencies and ensure that their submarines are at sea for many months in a row. Russian submarines have smaller teams, and, as a rule, their submarines cannot be at sea for such a long time.

The Russia’s Su-24 bomber almost crashed (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Su-24 bomber was landing without a chassis and at the last second avoided a collision with the ground. A video of the incident was published in the telegram channel “The View of a Man”, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. "A classic case for the Air Force. January 2020. The Su-24 crew is confident that it is landing with the main

Russian Su-35 fighter jet is more successful, better and beats Su-57, US said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The American publication The National Interest notes that the Su-35 was a transitional option until the launch of mass production of the Su-57, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. 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

Russian spy network spreads like Coronavirus

RIGA, (BM) - With the ongoing geopolitical chaos, as well as the bloodthirsty ambitions of Putin’s regime gaining ground in Ukraine, Africa and maybe even Belarus, it is no wonder that Russian spies are getting caught in Europe one after another. This is a signal that the concentration of Russian spies in Europe, especially its eastern part,

Russian pilots of Su-30 and Su-24M strike targets with bombs

MOSCOW, (BM) - The crews of naval aviation aircraft of the Russian Black Sea Fleet breached a notional enemy’s air defenses and struck targets with bombs during drills at a practice range in Crimea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the Fleet’s press office statement on Tuesday. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

A Russian military satellite may have been destroyed, US scientist said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The American scientist expressed his version of why the military satellite Cosmos-2491 ceased to function, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting a statement of the US scientist Jonathan McDowell. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com According to official figures, in the

Russian S-500 missile system prepares for an early start of deliveries to the army

MOSCOW, (BM) - In 2019, Russia tested the S-500 Prometheus, which has no analogues in the world, for anti-aircraft missile systems (ZRS), Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko said in his article for the corporate journal Radioelectronic Technologies of the KRET concern, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense

Russia’s fighter jets have intercepted an American spy aircraft over Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Russian fighter aircraft intercepted an American aircraft three times, trying to break through to Russian air defense, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according information from news agency AviaPro. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com An attempt by an American electronic

Russia’s S-400 system located in Syria has intercepted an Israeli missile

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Russian S-400 systems have successfully "intercepted" the innovative Israeli intercontinental ballistic missile, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting several sources, including media agency Avia. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Having tested its innovative missile two

‘F-35 destroys Russia’s S-400’ is not mission impossible anymore

ANKARA, (BM) - Turkey unveils an unexpected flaw in the Russian S-400 missile system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com quoting russian agency Avia.pro. According to the media agency, they have material, which, in fact, is an infographic of the effectiveness of the Russian S-400. REPORT: What are the advantages of the new Russian missile

Russian Su-27 fighter jet is an “aerial scalpel” and has learned NATO manners

BEIJING, (BM) - After the Second World War, the aviation industry began to develop rapidly. In the postwar years, various countries of the world began to actively modernize their military aircraft, which over time already began to use aircraft with jet engines. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating –

Russia’s Kalashnikov starts to produce unguided aircraft missiles

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Kalashnikov group of companies bought 41% of the shares of the developer of the Novosibirsk Institute of Applied Physics (IAP) from the NPO Kurganpribor, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the Kalashnikov press service statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

Pompeo: US seeks areas for cooperation with Russia

LONDON, (BM) - On Thursday, during a joint press conference in London with British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced Washington's search for areas in which there was an opportunity for cooperation with Russia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions

Supersonic targets have been intercepted by Russia’s MiG-31 in a drill

MOSCOW, (BM) - The crews of MiG-31 interceptor fighters from Russia’s Central Military District practiced complex aerobatic maneuvers as combat pairs and trained to intercept supersonic targets in the stratosphere during drills in the Perm Region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the District’s press office statement on Thursday. Read

Democratization or Stalinization: Putin’s amendments

RIGA, (BM) - We’ve been digging in our own backyard for long enough, so for a change let’s look at what’s happening in the wide world. There’s no doubt that the events taking place in our neighboring land are significant, as they can affect us in the long-run. I’m, of course, talking about the announcement made by Russian President Vladimir

Russian anti-aircraft missile and cannon system Pantsyr get hypersonic missile

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian anti-aircraft missile and cannon system “Pantsyr” received the latest hypersonic missile, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Izvestia. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: How Israel successfully destroyed a Russian Pantsyr anti-aircraft system in

Video of the first flight of newest Russian Su-35S fighter jet

MOSCOW, (BM) - The first flights and the development of air missions of the Su-35S squadron of the Western Military District (ZVO) took place in Karelia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. New fighters were received for the aviation group at the end of 2019. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

Russian air defense system ‘nearly’ shot down U.S. fighter jets in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - A few days ago that US Air Force fighter jets and attack helicopters took off to intercept a Russian military convoy and helicopters that appeared near the city of Tel Tamr, as we and several sources reported. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Several American military

An air battle between Su-57 and F-35 fighter jets – how it ends?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Journalists of the American edition of The National Interest appreciated the prospects of the latest Russian Su-57 fighter in a battle with the fifth-generation F-35 aircraft of the US Air Force, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Polit Russia and the Natioanl Interest. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

A shootout between Russian and U.S. military in Syria? The Pentagon’s comment

WASHINGTON, (BM) - An information about shootout between Russian and U.S. military is disseminated in the media and being one of the main reason the Pentagon to make an official statement, learned BulgarianMilitary.com quoting some sources. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com “We have made

Russia has developed a new helicopter for special forces needs

MOSCOW, (BM) - According to a source, the developed combat aerial vehicle will become an intermediate link on the way from Mi-8 to a promising helicopter, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Voennoe Delo. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Russia and China to Develop a

Russian combat teams have defended the S-400 missile system from a drone attack

MOSCOW, (BM) - The combat teams of Pantsyr-S1 anti-aircraft missile/gun launchers practiced defense of S-400 ‘Triumf’ surface-to-air missile systems against a drone attack during drills in Crimea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the press office of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet statement on Wednesday. Read more: Military and defense

The new Russian Su-34 will be able to detect and shoot down invisible targets

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian Aerospace Forces will receive a "Super-Defender." Already this year, serial production of an updated version of the Su-34 bomber will begin (NATO designation Fullback - “Defender”), learned BulgarianMiltary.com, quoting Izvestia. The machine is assigned the HBO index - “new features”. The aircraft will be equipped with

Russia is weak and not ready against massive nuclear strike, Russian general said

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian missile defense systems require “tens of minutes” to repel a massive nuclear strike, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the opinion of Russian Major General Sergei Grabchuk. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Contrary to claims that Russian missile defense systems

Russia has deployed S-400 air defense missile system in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - According to foreign military information publications , the Russian military deployed additional air defense to northern Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Avia.pro. We are talking about the S-400 systems, which made it possible to detect the American F-35. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

Russian-Japanese joint exercises started in the Arabian Sea

TOKYO, (BM) - Russian-Japanese exercises started in the Arabian Sea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting first-rank captain Roman Martov, a spokesman for the Baltic Fleet. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com “A detachment of the Baltic Fleet’s ships consisting of the Yaroslav the Wise

US F-35s were detected by Russian S-400 missile system after the Iranian attack

BEIRUT, (BM) - The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that his country’s military detected six F-35 jets near the borders of Iran after the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) attack two Iraqi bases hosting U.S. forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting AMN and Avia.pro. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

Russia has helped Iran to destroy the US military airbase in Iraq

TEL AVIV, (BM) - The Israeli information publication Debka reports that according to sources in the Russian defense department, Iran used Russian space technology to strike at an American military air base in neighboring Iraq, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Debka. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating –

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

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

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

Russia proposes to protect Iraq with S-400 air defense systems

MOSCOW, (BM) - The most sophisticated air defense systems in the world may appear on the arsenal of Iraq, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Russian MoD statement and quoting RIA Novosti. Read more: Missile attack to U.S. military base in Baghdad, rocket explodes near U.S. embassy Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

The new Russian Su-57 fighter jet can get a plasma weapon

MOSCOW, (BM) - Fifth-generation Russian Su-57 fighters now, after a successful test in Syria, can get new weapons - hypersonic missiles and plasma weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the former head of the anti-aircraft missile forces of the Special Forces Command of the Russian Air Force, Sergey Khatylev. Read more: Military and

S-350 Vityaz systems will make Russian air defense impenetrable for US missiles

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Vityaz S-350 anti-aircraft missile systems will occupy a place in the echelon defense system of Russia between the S-400 and Buk-M3. About this FBA "Economics Today" said a military expert Alexei Leonkov. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com The Russian Defense Ministry said

Russia creates a unique air defense system, led by the S-400 and S-500, expert said

MOSCOW, (BM) - The party of the Russian self-propelled anti-aircraft missile and cannon systems (ZRPK) "Shell-S" will be transferred to the 6th Leningrad Red Banner Army of the Air Force and Air Defense in early 2020, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read

Russian military patrol has been attacked in Syria (photos)

DAMASCUS, (BM) - In the north of Syria, a new attack on the Russian military patrol was committed, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: A fight between the Russian and American troops in Syria According to data published by social networks,

Russian failure: S-300s did not repel a single Israeli attack against Syria in 2019

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Despite the fact that Russia delivered its Favorite S-300 air defense systems to Syria in order to prevent even the slightest attacks against the Arab Republic, in 2019 the Russian S-300s could not justify themselves, without repelling a single Israeli attack, and even without attempting to defeat Israeli fighters, learned

Putin and Macron expressed concern over the death of General Soleimani

MOSCOW, (BM) - The presidents of Russia and France had a telephone conversation: they expressed concern about the death of Iranian general Suleimani, discussed the situation in Syria and Libya, as well as issues of internal Ukrainian settlement, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: US Marines landed in Baghdad; Israel puts army on alert;

How long Russia will maintain leadership in the hypersonic weapons development?

MOSCOW, (BM) - The maximum speed of the Kinzhal and Tsircon hypersonic systems will be increased to more than 10 Mach numbers. The United States recognizes the lag behind Russia in hypersonic technology by several years, but the American-designed rocket has the promise of an opportunity to reach speeds of up to 20 Mach numbers. How long can Russia

Russia’s Su-57 fighter jet will be equipped with new weapons

MOSCOW, (BM) - New types of weapons are being created for the fifth-generation fighter Su-57, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Yuri Slyusar, general director of the United Aircraft Corporation statement. Read more: Russia’s Su-57 fighter jet has tested new types of missiles in Syria “Now the tests are underway with the engine of the

Russia proposed cybercrime resolution and the UN adopted the document

MOSCOW, (BM) - The UN General Assembly at its last plenary meeting this year adopted a resolution proposed by Russia to combat cybercrime, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Interfaks. The document "Countering the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for criminal purposes" was supported by 79 countries, 60 states,

Russia has launched a military satellite into space

MOSCOW, (BM) - The last Russian space launch in 2019 was carried out from the Plesetsk cosmodrome on December 27. At 02:11 Moscow time, the Rokot launch vehicle with the Gonets-M communication devices and military satellite was launched, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the Ministry of Defense statement. READ A SPECIAL REPORT: A kind of

Russia has launched first serial nuclear submarine “Novosibirsk”

MOSCOW, (BM) - The first serial nuclear submarine (nuclear submarine) Novosibirsk, part of the Yasen-M project 885M, was launched at the Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russian company announced the delivery of four nuclear submarines to the Navy This is stated in the message

A fight between the Russian and American troops in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - The so-called “Syrian Observatory for Human Rights”, whose office is known to be based in London, announces the alleged brawl between US and Russian troops in the north of the SAR, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The US military is strengthening its position in Syria and returns to six military bases This kind of

Russia creates air defense systems based on new principles of target destruction

MOSCOW, (BM) - Air defense systems based on new physical principles are being developed in Russia, Lieutenant General Alexander Leonov, the head of the military air defense of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, said in an interview with Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper published on December 25, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russia

S-300 anti-aircraft missile system destroyed hypersonic targets

MOSCOW, (BM) - The S-300 anti-aircraft missile system was able to destroy hypersonic targets during the experiment, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Lieutenant General Alexander Leonov, the head of the military air defense of the Russian Armed Forces. Read more: Russian S-300 and S-400 Air Defense Systems Have Been Used in a Live Firing

Russian Su-24 front-line bombers simulated an attack on a USS in the Black Sea

KYIV, (BM) - Two Russian aircraft conducted maneuvers in the air near the destroyer Ross (USS Ross, DDG 71) of the US Navy class Arleigh Burke, which recently entered the Black Sea and sailed to the port of Odessa, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The Largest Training “Spring Storm 18” in the Black Sea with Bulgarian Participation

The share of modern weapons in the Russian nuclear triad has reached 82%, Putin said

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said the share of modern weapons in Russia's nuclear triad was 82%. He said this, speaking at an expanded board of the Ministry of Defense on Tuesday, December 24, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: US Will Use Nuclear Weapons Against Russia, Polish Analysts Say “The share of modern

Russia’s Su-57 fighter jet has tested new types of missiles in Syria

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Su-57 fighter has tested new types of missile and bomb weapons in Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu statement at a final meeting of the ministry with the participation of President Vladimir Putin. Read more: Russia’s Su-57 fighter jet successfully passed the second phase of tests

A Russian general explains in details why Su-57 fighter jet crashed early today

MOSCOW, (BM) - The engine of the Su-57 fighter, which crashed in the Khabarovsk Territory, was tested using special programs at maximum speeds, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the former commander of the 4th Army of the Air Force and Air Defense, Lieutenant General Valery Gorbenko. Read more: Russian 5th generation aircraft crashed

Russia has received a new S-350 anti-aircraft missile system

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Ministry of Defense has received a new V-Vityaz S-350 medium-range anti-aircraft missile system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Russian media source Channel 24. Read more: The Latest Russian S-500 and S-350 Systems Will Enter Service Soon According to the press service of the Almaz-Antey concern, which

Russia creates subsonic sixth-generation unmanned strategic bomber

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia will create a sixth-generation unmanned strategic bomber, Lieutenant General Sergey Kobylash, has learned BulgarianMilitary.com according commander of the Long-Range Aviation of the Russian Air Force statement. Read more: The First Upgraded Tupolev-160M Bomber to Enter the Russian Armed Forces in 2021 “Further

Russia is ready to demonstrate its Sarmat ballistic missile to the US (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia has showed the US representatives the Avangard deense system live, and later it will be ready to demonstrate the Sarmat ballistic missile, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov statement. Read more: The Pop-up Tests of Sarmat ICBM Confirm Efficiency of the Technical Solutions “We

Russian company announced the delivery of four nuclear submarines to the Navy

MOSCOW, (BM) - The head of Sevmash (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) Mikhail Budnichenko confirmed the plans of the enterprise in 2020 to transfer four nuclear submarines (NPS) to the Navy, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russia plans to test new generation of hypersonic warheads using the Sarmat missile system “In

Are Russian missiles capable to strike an American aircraft carrier?

MOSCOW, (BM) - Anti-ship cruise missiles of operational-tactical purpose (RCC OTN) 3M55, 3M45 and 3M70 missile systems "Onyx", "Granite" and "Volcano" are rightfully considered the pride of the Russian Navy. However, there is an opinion that their outstanding flight range (500–700 km) is not provided by reliable target designation, and therefore

Russia’s Su-57 fighter jet successfully passed the second phase of tests in Syria

MOSCOW, (BM) - The fifth-generation Russian fighter Su-57 successfully passed the second stage of tests in Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Valery Gerasimov statement. Read more: The Russia`s Su-57 Fighter Jet is a “Criminal” – NATO He told the foreign military

The Russian air defense system probably shot down an American drone

MOSCOW, (BM) - The US military announced the loss of its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in northern Africa. This drone, according Colonel Christopher Carns, spokesman for the US AF Command, was lost on November 21, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Nezavisimaya Gazeta. Read more: Pakistan wants to buy FD-2000 long-range air defense missile

The launch of the Russia’s Iskander ballistic missile (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Ministry of Defense published a video of the training and combat launch of a ballistic missile of the Iskander operational-tactical missile complex (OTRK), made from the Kapustin Yar training ground in the Astrakhan Region. Read more: Russian anti-aircraft divisions successfully test the S-400 missile systems (video)

Putin announced the strengthening of Russia’s position in the global arms market

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia is strengthening its position in the global arms market even in the face of increased sanctions and unfair competition, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting President Vladimir Putin statement at a meeting of the commission on military-technical cooperation with foreign states. Read more: Why Russia sells its latest

Russia’s Aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” caught fire in Murmansk (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - A fire occurred during repair work on the aircraft carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov" in Murmansk, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Russian website Vzlyad. Read more: Russia’s frigate Admiral Gorshkov has launched Caliber cruise missiles (video) According to preliminary data, the fire arose in the first energy compartment,

Russia creates Arctic defense dome using S-400 defense missile systems

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Northern Fleet will arm all its Arctic battalions with S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems in coming years to create an air defense dome over the Russian Arctic, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Fleet Commander Vice-Admiral Alexander Moiseyev statement in an interview with the Defense Ministry’s Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper

Russia has built compatible batteries of Turkish S-400 with NATO hardware

MOSCOW, (BM) - Turkey’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 surface to air missile system has led to serious questions particularly from other members of NATO alliance regarding the compatibility of the platform with the alliance’s military hardware, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: ‘If Turkey Does Not Get the F-35, We’ll Looking for

Russia plans to start building better landing ships in next months

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Navy is still preparing to implement a large-scale project, begun at one time by Anatoly Serdyukov and frustrated by France: the construction of modern universal landing ships. What will the Russian counterparts of the French Mistrals look like, what capabilities will they have - and what tasks will they solve? Not so

Russian anti-aircraft divisions successfully test the S-400 missile systems (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - Anti-aircraft division of the Southern Military District used the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems for eight low-flying high-speed maneuverable targets during training at the Kapustin Yar training ground. The targets were target missiles “Boar”, “Bekas” and “Armavir”. Turning around in the positional area and stepping

Russia has unveiled several hypersonic nuclear weapons for only 24 months

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russian President Vladimir Putin’s March 1, 2018 annual state-of-the-nation address became his most-cited since his 2007 Munich speech. “Listen to us now,” he warned NATO after unveiling several hypersonic, nuclear-capable weapons: the Kinzhal missile system, Sarmat ICBM, and the Avangard glide vehicle. The March 1st adress

Russia’s frigate Admiral Gorshkov has launched Caliber cruise missiles (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - A video of launch of Caliber cruise missiles from the head frigate of Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov as part of the Thunder 2019 exercise has leaked in the web. Read more: Northern Fleet Frigate Admiral Gorshkov Destroys Enemy with Artillery Fire During an Exercise in the Atlantic What is Caliber cruise missile is? The

Why Russia sells its latest military technology?

MOSCOW, (BM) - A representative of the Ukroboronprom concern claims that the Ukrainian company allegedly “wins” Russia's position in the arms markets. Why are these words nothing more than false propaganda? What are the real positions of Russian weapons on the world market? Is there a danger that Russia will eventually sell the latest defense

Russia will create better S-400 missile system, after Turkish test last week

WASHINGTON, (BM) - While Turkey’s decision to purchase Russia’s advanced S-400 air defense system may have cost them access to America’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, it’s are already moving ahead with testing the Russian weapon system against U.S. made F-16s. Some American officials have already voiced concerns over the possibility that Russia

Russia’s Radar Capable of Spotting Stealth Aircraft is Ready to Assume Combat Duty

MOSCOW, (BM) - The third Rezonans-N radar capable of spotting hypersonic missiles flying at a speed of 20 times the speed of sound and stealth aircraft is ready to assume combat duty on Russia’s Novaya Zemlya Arctic Archipelago, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: China Is Developing a Radar System for Interception of

Russia Has Assembled Its First Upgraded Tupolev Tu-160M Strategic Bomber

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia has assembled its first upgraded Tupolev Tu-160M strategic missile-carrying bomber and started its trials, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting a source in the defense industry. Read more: Russia Starts Production of Upgraded Tu-160 "On November 28, the first heavily upgraded Tu-160M strategic missile-carrying bomber

Joint Naval Exercise Has Been Started Between Russia, China and RSA

CAPE TAWN, (BM) - The crew of the missile cruiser "Marshal Ustinov" took part in the opening of the first joint naval exercises of the ships of Russia, South Africa and China "Mosi", learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the press service of the Northern Fleet (SF) statement. Read more: Russia’s Iskander-M Missile Systems Strike Enemy

Russia’s Pantsyr-S Anti-Aircraft System Has Shot Down Two MQ-9 Reaper UAVs

TRIPOLI, (BM) - In the last two days, the US and Italy Air Force lost one reconnaissance UAV in Libya and in almost the same area - near Tripoli, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Serbia Buys Russian Pantsyr-S Air Defence System The losses of both the MQ-9 Reaper and MQ-9A Predator-B UAVs have been officially confirmed by the Air

Russian Air Force Killed a Senior Islamic State Leader Hussain Junaid al-Amriki

MOSCOW, (BM) - On Saturday, Russian Air Force bombers killed a senior Islamic State facilitation leader named Hussain Junaid al-Amriki during an air raid on a hospital in Idlib Province, Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Islamic State Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Was Killed by U.S. Soldiers Russian leaders are triumphing the

Dogfight! Russia’s Su-57 Stealth Fighter vs. China’s J-20

WASHINGTON, (BM) - As the Su-57 enters serial production in much larger quantities than previously expected, Moscow is making a concerted effort to pitch the fifth-generation fighter to major arms importers including Turkey, India, and China. Over the past several years, Chinese defense media has been particularly keen on following the Su-57’s

Russia is Offering UAE to Produce Components for Su-57 Fighter Jet

MOSCOW, (BM) - Just a few days ago, the US said that there had been no active discussions with the UAE so far about the purchase of the US stealth fighter F-35. This prompted Russia to offer the UAE the opportunity to produce the components needed to develop the Russian equivalent, the Su-57, if a deal is reached between the two countries. Read

Russia’s Iskander-M Missile Systems Strike Enemy Forces

MOSCOW, (BM) - The teams of Iskander-M tactical missile systems from Russia’s Central Military District delivered strikes against a notional enemy force during drills in the Sverdlovsk Region in the Urals, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the District’s press office statement on Tuesday. Read more: Russia Has Made a Massive Exercise of

Is the America`s Patriot Defense Systems So Bad? Saudi Arabia Buys S-400 from Russia

DUBAI, (BM) - Russia and Saudi Arabia are negotiating the terms of the implementation of the contract for Russian S-400 air defense missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according a spokesman for Russia’s Federal Service for Military Technical Cooperation statement at the Dubai Airshow 2019 on Sunday. Read more: Riyadh Has Acquired the

The Mig-29 Multi-Role Aircraft as a Deadly Answer to the F-16

WASHINGTON, (BM) - As with many of Russia’s most prolific aircraft, the MiG-29 has spawned numerous variants four decades of service. Originally intended as an superiority fighter, and particularly as the Soviet answer to the F-16, the MiG-29 has been gradually recast as a multi-role aircraft with an increasingly robust air-to-surface armament

The Russia`s Su-34 Aviation Regiment in the Far East Received Anti-Ship Missiles

MOSCOW, (BM) - Front-line bombers of the Su-34 aviation regiment stationed in the Far East received anti-ship missiles X-35У, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: Two Russian Su-34 Fighter Bombers Collide in Midair during Training Flight Russian front-line bombers Su-34 from the 277-th bomber regiment stationed at the

Russia Plans to Unveil the New TOS-2 Heavy Flamethrower System Next Year

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Defense Ministry plans to show the new TOS-2 heavy flamethrower system at the parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory and send it to the troops, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russia`s Grad Rocket System Has Been Upgraded to Tornado-G Level and Delivered to the Army This was announced by

Russia is Putting the S-500 Air Defense Systems Into Operation

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia’s next-generation air and missile defense system is on the verge of entering serial production, according to the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov. “On time, they are putting a new system into operation - the S-500,” Borisov told Russian news outlet Interfaks at November 11, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read

Russia Tests Attacking UAVs with Minimal Human Guidance

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia’s massive Tsentr-2019 wargame in September included a first: a test of small drones that found and bombed their targets with minimal human guidance, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting defense One and according Russian newspaper Izvestia article on Thursday. Read more: New Drone for Arctic Operations Displayed by

Moscow Could “Accidentally” Start the Third World War, British General Said

LONDON, (BM) - The chief of the British defense headquarters, General Nick Carter, believes that Moscow could “accidentally” start the third world war, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Topwar and The Telegraph article. Read more: Russia Provides Military Assistance to Terrorists, a Newspaper Reports According to a senior military

Russia is Starting to Deliver Su-57 to Its Own Air Forces

MOSCOW, (BM) - The first serial-produced fifth-generation Su-57 fighter jet is ready for its delivery to Russia’s Aerospace Force, Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko told journalists on Friday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Indian is Not Planning to Buy Russia`s Su-57 Fighter Jet "As for the program of creating

Russia’s Su-35 is More Deadly and Advanced than F-35

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E is the top Russian air-superiority fighter in service today, and represents the pinnacle of fourth-generation jet fighter design. It will remain so until Russia succeeds in bringing its fifth-generation PAK-FA stealth fighter into production. Distinguished by its unrivaled maneuverability, most of

Russia unveils its newest ‘Yars’ missile defense system (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - In the Kaluga Region, the rearmament of the first unit in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is continuing, which is being re-equipped with the Yars missile system of a stationary base, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: A Hypersonic Missile Might Be Part of Su-57 Armament In 2019, a set of preliminary

Russia Provides Military Assistance to Terrorists, a Newspaper Reports

ANKARA, (BM) - Russia provides military assistance to the Kurds from the militias of the People’s Self-Defense Forces (SNA or YPG), which are the military wing of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) banned in Turkey, supplying them weapon and ammunition, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: A Russia’s Su-57 Has Been

Next Step: Russia Equips Its Own Submarines with Next-gen Nuclear Drones

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Russian Navy is on track to deploy up to 32 of its “Poseidon” thermonuclear drones across four submarines, according to Russian state media, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting National Interest. Citing a military insider source, TASS reported earlier this week that "Two Poseidon-carrying submarines are expected to

A Hypersonic Missile Might Be Part of Su-57 Armament

WASHINGTON, (BM) - In the prior months, The National Interest discussed the possibility of Russia’s fifth-generation stealth fighter being outfitted with hypersonic Kinzhal missiles, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Yahoo News. Read more: Indian is Not Planning to Buy Russia`s Su-57 Fighter Jet Russian state news reported Kinzhal

Russian and Egyptian Air Forces Have Conducted Live Firing Near Cairo

CAIRO, (BM) - Air defense units of the Russian and Egyptian armed forces have conducted live firing from air defense systems during military drills near the Egyptian capital Cairo, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: A Large Air Force Drills Including F-35 Fighters Will Be Held in Israel Joint Russian-Egyptian drills of

The Inevitable Death Awaits the Ukrainian Air Force in Conflict with Russia

BELGRADE, (BM) - Recently in Ukraine, a list of industries to be paid special attention has been determined. In their long row there was no place for mechanical engineering. When asked by critics why this segment was forgotten, the answer was: it is required to find a “short hryvnia” that is able to give an economic effect in a short time. As a

‘Russian Knights’ Will Get Four Highly Maneuverable Fighter Jets Sukhoi-35S

MOSCOW, (BM) - The aerobatic team Russian Knights will get four highly maneuverable fighter jets Sukhoi-35S at the beginning of this month, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the Sukhoi company statement. Read more: Russia`s Su-35 Fighter Jet is a Deadly Aerial Fist and Stealth Killer, US Said "The Russian Knights will soon get four

Trump Administration Cooperates with Russian FSB Against Cyber Terrorism

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Following a recent conference of foreign security and law enforcement agencies, the head of Russia’s State Security Service, the FSB, made the surprising announcement that Russia and the United States have resumed cooperation on cybersecurity. “We are maintaining working contacts by our experts and special unit heads with

A Russia’s Su-57 Has Been Conducted an Airstrike in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - The crew of the fifth-generation Russian aircraft Su-57 has been conducted an air strike yesterday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing information from an independent ground source. Read more: Russia Develops ‘Anti-Satellite’ Camouflage of Su-57 Fighter Jet According to the source, one of the two Russian Su-57 fighter

Russia`s Su-35 Fighter Jet is a Deadly Aerial Fist and Stealth Killer, US Said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - “A unique machine, a deadly aerial fist,” is how the official television channel of the Russian Ministry of Defense introduced the Su-35S superiority fighter earlier this week. TV Zvezda’s three-minute clip of a recent Su-35S training sortie over Syria provides close-up shots of the fighter jet being prepped for flight,

Russian Navy to Deploy Hypersonic Zircon Missile by Year’s End

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has confirmed that his country's Navy is set to deploy the world’s first class of hypersonic cruise missile, the Zicron, by the end of 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The announcement was made during an inspection of the new corvette Gremyashchiy at a shipyard in the Kaliningrad region. The

A Huge Airstrikes Over Syria`s Idlib by Russian Fighter Jets (Video)

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Following a recent air attack on Khmeimim airbase, a massive missile and bomb strike was fired at a militant concentration area in the area of ​​Jisr al-Sugur, located in Idlib province, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: Kurds Call Israel to Help; U.S. Army Soldiers Killed; Turkey and Russia Discuss

China, India, Turkey, Algeria and Myanmar as a potential Buyers of Russia’s Su-57

MOSCOW, (BM) - US media outlet The National Interest, which focuses on the global defence industry, has come up with a short list of five nations that are more likely to buy Russia’s fifth-generation fighter jet, the Su-57, as the aircraft is about to be delivered to the Russian Air Force, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Turkey Has

The S-500 is Formidable But Is It a Threat for the U.S. Stealth Fighters?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - In recent years there has been intense talk of the new Russian air defense system S-500. Various information is constantly leaked on state and private Russian media as well as on media and blogs all over the world. It should be noted that the real S-500 is a brand new development and perhaps the first of the new Russian

Military Tensions with Russia Will Worsen, if Donald Trump is Not Reelected

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Military tensions with Russia will worsen if Donald Trump is not reelected, some military and politically US specialists. It is hard to imagine any Democratic administration getting along with Russia as long as President Putin remains in power. Many Democrats believe Moscow subverted the presidential election process in

Dogfight! Russia’s Su-35 and Su-57 vs. F-35 Stealth Fighter Jet

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Russians are now developing new air dominance aircraft with a long-range strike capability -- the Su-35 and the Pak FA (frequently called the PAK T-50) – which will pose a significant threat to NATO Europe. The U.S. F-35, the only 5th generation aircraft in production today, is critical to countering these threats. The

Russia has fired Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile from submarine (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation informs about the missile firing carried out from the submarine K-549 “Prince Vladimir”, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russia Has a Thermonuclear Torpedo That Could Start World War III During tests in the White Sea, the Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile was

Russia Sends Armored Vehicles to Syria

MOSCOW, (BM) - Il-76 military aircrafts have delivered several armored vehicles to the Khmeimim base in Syria in order to assist the units of the Russian military police tasked with patrolling the Syrian-Turkish border, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The U.S. Has a Plan to Send Tanks and Armored Vehicles in Syria "In the near

Russian Forces Have Been Armed with a New S-300В4 Anti-Aircraft Missile System

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Air Defense Forces of the Eastern Military District have been armed with a new S-300В4 anti-aircraft missile system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: Russian S-300 and S-400 Air Defense Systems Have Been Used in a Live Firing The equipment from the manufacturer was delivered to the Kapustin Yar

Russia Has Unveiled a New Combat Battle Ship to ‘Defend the Nation’

ST. PETERSBURG, (BM) - Russia has unveiled a new combat icebreaker vessel in St. Petersburg on Friday which it says will help defend its national interests in the Arctic, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russia Has a Thermonuclear Torpedo That Could Start World War III The launch of the Ivan Papanin comes amid Russia’s rapid

Russia Has Deployed S-400 Air Missile Systems to Serbia

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia’s armed forces have deployed S-400 long range surface to air missile systems to Serbia, accompanied by complementary Pantsir-S1 air defence combat vehicles, for joint exercises with the armed forces of the Eastern European country, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Serbia Buys Russian Pantsyr-S Air Defence System

Russia Buys New Batch of Tor-M2 Surface to Air Missile Systems

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Defence Ministry has finalised a new contract for Tor-M2 short ranged surface to air missile systems, according to a recent interview with the general director of the manufacturer the Izhevsk Electromechanical Plant, Fanil Ziyatdinov, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. He stated regarding sales of the Tor system: ”in

Near Russian Border, Su-27 Shadowed a US Air Force B-52H Bomber

MOSCOW, (BM) - A Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jet of Russia’s Aerospace Force shadowed a US Air Force B-52H bomber on October 19, which flew near the Russian borders over the Black Sea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the Defense Ministry of Russia statement. Read more: A “Secret” U.S. Military Base Near Russian Border Has Been Revealeted by

China Has Discovered the Unique Ability of Russian S-500 Missile System

MOSCOW, (BM) - The latest Russian missile and air defense systems S-500 "Prometheus" will surpass any modern air defense system in effectiveness, write the Chinese media, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Sina news agency. Thanks to its characteristics, the new air defense system will take the place of the S-400 as the most advanced

Two Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Will Be Send to South Africa

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia has announced plans to send two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to South Africa in what observers say would be the first such deployment on the African continent, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Moscow Times. Read more: South African Defence Group Denel Will Restructure and Hopes to Return Its Profitability

Russia Has a Thermonuclear Torpedo That Could Start World War III

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia has begun underwater tests of its Poseidon thermonuclear torpedo. The Poseidon is an 80-foot-long nuclear-powered submersible robot that is essentially an underwater ICBM. It is designed to travel autonomously across thousands of miles, detonate outside an enemy coastal city, and destroy it by generating a tsunami.

Russia Has Launched Sineva Missile from Nuclear Submarine (Video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia has launched Sineva missile from nuclear submarine during the Grom 2019 drills, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The R-29RMU Sineva, code RSM-54, is a Russian liquid-fueled submarine-launched ballistic missile with GRAU index 3M27, designation SS-N-23A Skiff. Read more: Russia Successfully Test a S-400 Missile Defence

Russia Successfully Test a S-400 Missile Defence System (Video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - Anti-aircraft division of the Southern Military District used the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems for eight low-flying high-speed maneuverable targets during training at the Kapustin Yar training ground.The targets were target missiles "Boar", "Bekas" and "Armavir". Turning around in the positional area and stepping on

Russia’s MiG-35 is Capable but Can It Fight America’s F-22 and F-35

WASHINGTON, (BM) - For years, its manufacturer has marketed the MiG-35 as a “4++” fighter: “I would say that this is a new plane that surpasses our foreign competitors. In other words, this is a 4++ level plane,” stated Mikoyan General Director Ilya Tarasenko in a recent interview. Russian President Vladimir Putin echoed this sentiment at a

Russia`s Submarines Will Be Testing Their Ballistic Missile Firing Capabilities

MOSCOW, (BM) - Five submarines, more than 100 aircraft, 200 missile launchers and 12,000 Russian troops will be taking part in the exercise, the Defence Ministry said Monday — the latest major drill testing the readiness of Russia’s strategic nuclear forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russian and Pakistani Special Forces in

The Su-27 of the Russian Federation is a Real Killer, US Magazine Announced

WASHINGTON, (BM) - To the West, most of the legendary Soviet aircraft of the Cold War came from the design bureau Mikoyan Gurevitch, which spawned such aircraft as the MiG-15 “Fagot,” MiG-21 “Fishbed,” MiG-25 “Foxbat” and MiG-29 “Fulcrum.” The single best Soviet fighter of the Cold War, however, was Sukhoi’s Su-27 “Flanker.” Intended both to

Russia Exports Military Knowhow to China

TOKYO, (BM) - Russo-Chinese relations continue to improve as both countries’ ties with the United States have grown increasingly strained. Moscow and Beijing describe their bilateral relationship as a “strategic partnership,” constantly adding new adjectives to emphasize its evolving strength. The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has insisted it

Russia’s S-500 is a Threat and Nightmare for NATO and U.S. in the Middle East

BEIRUT, (BM) - The Russian Federation’s S-500 Prometheus is supposed to adopt a unique system after completing all necessary tests, which will pose a serious threat to the U.S.’ missile supremacy, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting a chinese journalist. Read more: Russia`s S-500 Systems Will Enter Service Soon to Russian Army, Turkey Ready

After U.S. Withdrawal from Syria, the Middle East Has a New Master – Russia

MOSCOW, (BM) - Depending on how far Turkey will go into northeastern Syria and how long it will spend there, Russia’s interests in the region might get hurt. But the Kremlin’s position on the military offensive that Turkey is now waging against the Kurdish-led forces, including the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a U.S. ally, has been generally

Russia Starts Nuclear Test and Drills Which Are ‘Not Aimed to Other Countries’

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian strategic nuclear forces’ drills Thunder 2019 are defensive and are not aimed against other states, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according acting Head of the Defense Ministry’s Main Department for International Military Cooperation Major General Yevgeny Ilyin statement. Read more: Russian and Pakistani Special

Stealth Coverage Problems for Russian and American Submarines, Forbes Reported

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The problem of coverage, which defines stealth and often literally drops from submarines, is not new and is not unique to the US Navy, writes Forbes, in relation to the recent scandal with falsification of reports on work on submarines of the Virginia class, learned Bulgarianmilitary.com. Read more: Russia is Making a

Russia’s Air Force is Rapidly Improving and Should Be Taken Seriously

WASHINGTON, (BM) - When it comes to air power, it’s no secret that the United States and the West have often held an edge over Russia. This dates at least as far back to World War II, when the United States and Britain were allied with Russia. While Russia supplied much of the manpower that ultimately defeated Nazi Germany, it was the United

Russia’s S-400 Air Defense System Can Be Defeat by Using F-35, US Magazine Reports

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Designed as part of the developmental trajectory for the emerging F-35, the test-firing facilities further development of an ability to fire the weapon “off-boresight,” described as an ability to target and destroy air to air targets that are not in front of the aircraft with a direct or immediate line of sight, Pentagon

Britain is Already At War With Russia, UK Top General Says

LONDON, (BM) - There has been no formal declaration of war. No rockets landing on London or submarines sinking British ships. But Britain’s top military commander says Britain is at “at war every day” with Russia and other nations. The weapons aren’t explosive but digital, the battlefield cyberspace instead of mud. But to General Sir Nick

The Russian Su-35 is Really Good, But it Might not Match America’s F-35

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E is the top Russian air-superiority fighter in service today, and represents the pinnacle of fourth-generation jet fighter design. It will remain so until Russia succeeds in bringing its fifth-generation PAK-FA stealth fighter into production. Distinguished by its unrivaled maneuverability, most of

A Real Problem – Russia is Getting a 6th Generation Stealth Bomber

WASHINGTON, (BM) - As the Su-57 fifth-generation fighter moves into serial production in much larger quantities than previously expected, reports are emerging that the Russian defense establishment has their eyes trained on a “sixth-generation” strategic stealth bomber, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The First Upgraded Tupolev-160M

Russian and Pakistani Special Forces in Friendship 2019 Joint Drills

MOSCOW, (BM) - Special forces from the Russian and Pakistani armies seized an urban area as part of the Friendship 2019 joint drills at the Molkino training range in the southern Krasnodar Region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the press office of Russia’s Southern Military District statement. Read more: Pakistan and Russia Will Hold

Russian Su-57 vs. U.S. F-22: Here’s What Happens When Stealth Meets Stealth

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia’s official designation of the PAK-FA/T-50 jet as the Sukhoi Su-57 is just another reminder that the field of fifth generation fighters is about to get more crowded. The United States, China, Russia, Japan and Korea are all working on their own fifth generation designs, but so far only three planes, the F-22 Raptor, F-35

Syrian Heat is Dangerous for the Russian Weapons, US Magazine Said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Extreme temperatures affect the performance and characteristics of any weapon, and Russian developments in the Middle East had to deal with this, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The National Interest, an American magazine. Read more: Russia Will Use S-400 and S-500 to Take Down F-22 and F-35 Most of Syria is

Will Iran and Russia Ally with the Kurds Against Turkey?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Turkish military has begun bombing northern Syria, empowered by Donald Trump’s public announcement that he had green-lighted a Turkish operation into territory occupied by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, essentially exposing a key ally in America’s fight against the Islamic State (ISIS) to new dangers. Trump announced that

Russia Will Use S-400 and S-500 to Take Down F-22 and F-35

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia inherited a dizzyingly large number of surface-to-air missiles from the Soviet Union and has also improved upon Soviet designs since. Here is a rundown of the notable parts of S-family. The first surface-to-air guided missile system was the S-25 Berkut family of SAMs which were deployed by the Soviet Union for a

T-14 Armata vs. M1A Abrams: the Russian Tank Takes an Advantage

MOSCOW, (BM) - The core military resource of the Celestial Empire Sina conducted a comparative analysis of some of the tactical and technical characteristics of the latest generation Russian tank T-14 "Armata" and the American armored vehicle M1A Abrams. According to Chinese experts, the technique of Russian armored forces is superior to the

Combat Radius of Russia’s Su-57 in Asia is a Threat to the US and Australia

MOSCOW, (BM) - After reports that the Myanmar armed forces are interested in purchasing Russian Su-57 fighters for the modernization of its fleet, as well as the recent statement by the ambassador of this country in Moscow on this issue, an assessment of the possible consequences of such an acquisition on the security of Southeast Asian states

India and Russia Discuss the Modernization of Indian Su-30MKI Fighters

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Indian Air Force Chief Marshal Rakesh Bhadauria confirmed the information that the fleet of Su-30MKI multirole fighters will be substantially updated, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. According to the Indian Marshal, we are talking about ordering new fighters, as well as upgrading existing ones. Thus, the enterprise of the

Russia Has Denied That it Successfully Tested S-500 Missile Defence System

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia has denied reports that it successfully tested its new missile defence system, the S-500 Prometev, in Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting MEMO. Read more: Russia Has Tested S-500 Missile Defence Systems in Syria to Detect ‘Stealth’ Targets It was previously reported that sources within the Russian Defence

Asia is the Main Su-57E Market, but Who’s Buying?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - At MAKS 2019, Sukhoi demonstrated the export version of its premier air superiority fighter, the Su-57E, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. While the existence of an export version was practically guaranteed given that Russia has continually attempted to partner with select nations during development, the export version shown at

The Combination of UAV S-70 and Su-57 Turns the Latter Into a Fighter of the 5 + Gen

MOSCOW, (BM) - The combined flight of the S-70 “Hunter” heavy drone and the Su-57 fighter, in fact, is becoming the first visual example in the world of the flight integration of a drone with a fifth-generation fighter. It is clear that this is still an attempt, but at the same time it is worth noting that the first step in this direction has

Russia Isn’t Happy That China Stole Jet Fighter Design

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Remember that Russian carrier-based jet that China copied without permission? Those airplanes are crashing, and Russia doesn't seem too broken up about it. Though Russia and China are now friends, even holding joint exercises, Russia's Sputnik News recently trotted out an article titled "Chinese Navy Short on Carrier-Based

Hypothetical Clash Between Su-35 and Su-57 – US Named the Winner

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Su-35 is the most effective fighter ever created by Moscow. Although the aircraft is primarily designed to gain superiority in the air, it is able to prove itself as a powerful means of hitting ground targets. This opinion was expressed by the National Interest publication. According to him, although outwardly this machine

Russia Develops ‘Anti-Satellite’ Camouflage of Su-57 Fighter Jet

MOSCOW, (BM) - In Russia, the testing of the latest Su-57 fighters continues, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. As you know, a few days ago the fighter carried out a pair flight with the S-70 Okhotnik heavy attack drone, and worked out the possibility of piloting at relatively short distances in the automated (for UAV) mode. Read more: Russia

Russia Tests ‘Oniks’ Supersonic Anti-Ship Rocket Near Alaska (Video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - The P-800 Oniks is one of the most deadly anti-ship missiles today. Western designation of this missile is SS-N-26 Strobile. Despite this, there is little information to be had about this powerful weapon. Development of the P-800 began in 1983. It became operational in the early 2000s. So far, it has been mostly used on land or

Russia Fires New Topol-M Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Against a Target (Video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - The RT-2PM2 (Russian: РТ-2ПМ2 «Тополь-М», NATO reporting name: SS-27 "Sickle B", other designations: SS-27 Mod 1,RS-12M1, RS-12M2, formerly incorrectly RT-2UTTKh) is one of the most recent intercontinental ballistic missiles to be deployed by Russia, and the first to be developed after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. It was

Russia is Making a Promising Submarine with Next-Gen Weapon, US Media Reported

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia is making a breakthrough in the creation of hypersonic missiles, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting National Interest and Topwar. Read more: Russia Is Starting a Project on 5th-Generation Submarine Production Being placed on submarines, they are able to create a real threat to US national security. This opinion

US Journalist: Could Russian MiG-35 Fighter Kill an F-22 or F-35 in Combat?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - In the American edition The National Interest material was released that talks about the Russian fighter generation 4++ MiG-35. The author writes that Russia has intensified its work on the MiG-35 in connection with the approaching life of the MiG-29 fighter. The article itself has a resounding title: “Is the MiG-35 the

Russia and Turkey Continue Talks About Possible Su-35 Sale

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia and Turkey are holding talks about the possible sale of Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets, the head of Federal Service of Military-Technical Cooperation Dmitry Shugaev said in an interview with Russia’s RIA news agency, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: If Turkey Wants Su-35, Russia is Ready to Discuss the Purchase and

Russian Helicopter Crews Delivered Rocket and Bombing Strikes

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Baltic Fleet’s helicopter crews delivered rocket and bombing strikes against a notional enemy’s surface ships and fast-speed craft during drills in Russia’s westernmost Kaliningrad Region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: Russia Tests a New Secure Communication System of Su-57 Fighter Jet "The crews

Russia Plans to Increase Defense Spending

MOSCOW, (BM) - The draft federal budget for the three-year period from 2020 to 2022 implies an increase in defense spending, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Rosoboronexport Has Signed Contracts Worth US$5.2 Billion Since the Start of 2019 If it is adopted, this will be the first increase in defense spending in Russia after a

Russia Has Military Technological Independence, Putin Said

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the process of import substitution in the Russian military-industrial complex is advancing, while technological independence has been achieved for more than 350 types of weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: NATO Advantage Over a Resurgent

NATO Advantage Over a Resurgent Russia Has Eroded, Gen. Joseph Dunford Said

MOSCOW, (BM) - Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, admitted that NATO’s military advantage over Russia had eroded in past years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the Newsweek magazine and TASS. Read more: The U.S. and NATO Improve Intelligence Sharing to Weaken Russian Influence "Russia is a competitor

Russia Tests a New Secure Communication System of Su-57 Fighter Jet

MOSCOW, (BM) - The newest version of Russia’s combined system of communications, data exchange, navigation and identification (OSNOD) with enhanced encryption protection and anti-jamming features is now being tested for Russia’s Su-57 fifth-generation multirole fighter jet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: Turkey Has

Washington’s Decision to Abandon Commitments to the INF Treaty are Alarming

MOSCOW, (BM) - Washington’s aggressive and short-sighted steps, particularly, its decision to abandon commitments to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, are alarming, Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) Director Sergei Naryshkin said at a roundtable devoted to the history of the Soviet nuclear project, learned

We`re Concern and Will Respond Adequately to Risks of Nuclear Weapons Use, Russia Said

MOSCOW, (BM) - Declarations about the possibility of nuclear weapons use in an armed conflict, which are voiced more and more often by US officials, cause Russia’s concern and force it to respond adequately, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: ‘Skyfall’, the Russian Nuclear Missile with Unlimited Range Will Be Ready in 2025,

Russia is Trying to Sell S-400 Missile Systems to Saudi Arabia

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia is ready to aid the defense of Saudi Arabia if its leadership decides to purchase Russian weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: S-400 Missile System Will be Part of Joint Russian-Serbian Exercise "In order to protect "our kind", our country, we are ready to provide the corresponding

Talks are Underway on New State-of-the-Art Weapons Between Turkey and Russia

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia and Turkey are in talks on supplies of new state-of-the-art weapons, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday after talks with his Turksih and Iranian counterparts, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Rassan Rouhani, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Russia and India Discuss Production of

Russia and India Discuss Production of Russia’s S-400 Components in India

MOSCOW, (BM) - Moscow and New Delhi are discussing an issue of production of Russia’s S-400 air defense systems components in India, CEO of Russia’s state hi-tech corporation Rostec Sergei Chemezov said in an interview with business daily RBC, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Despite the Sanctions Threat, India Bought S-400 from Russia

Russia’s Special-Purpose Nuclear Submarine Will Enter Sea Trials in 2020

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia’s special-purpose nuclear sub, the Belgorod, which will be the first basic carrier of Poseidon nuclear-capable underwater drones, will enter sea trials in June 2020 and will be commissioned in September, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: The Russian Underwater Drone “Poseidon” Completed The Key Stage

Russian S-300 and S-400 Air Defense Systems Have Been Used in a Live Firing

MOSCOW, (BM) - The S-300 and S-400 air defense systems have been used in a live firing practice in the exercises of the anti-aircraft missile teams of the Eastern Military District (EMD) ended at the Telemb training ground in Buryatia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: S-400 Missile System Will be Part of Joint

Who Will Buy the Fifth Generation Russian Fighter?

Guests are dear They tried to make MAX-2019 as spectacular as possible: as much as possible in conditions of actual isolation, when you should not wait for crowds of foreign guests and overseas exhibits. Viewers, for example, were first shown experimental C-37 on a static site. The once-promising “deck”, existing in one flight instance and

S-400 Missile System Will be Part of Joint Russian-Serbian Exercise

MOSCOW, (BM) - First joint Russian-Serbian air defense exercises, Slavic Shield - 2019, will begin on Wednesday in southern Russia’s Astrakhan Region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Joint Military Exercise Between Russian and Serbian Armed Force "The exercise involves units of the air and missile

Russian Navy Expects Four Nuclear Submarines in 2020

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Navy will get one nuclear submarine by the end of 2019 and four more - in 2020, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Russia Offered India to Build Six Non-Nuclear Submarines “We will deliver one nuclear sub this year and four more – next year, strictly in line with the contract,”

Russia and France Ready for Full-Fledged Military and Defence Cooperation

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia’s top brass is ready for close cooperation with the French military, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu told a meeting with his French counterpart Florence Parly on Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: During Osaka Meeting in June, Putin Invited US to Buy Russian Hypersonic Weapon

Russia Has One of the Most Impressive Missile in the World, US Magazine Said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The P-30 Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile, armed with Russian nuclear submarines, is one of the most impressive types weapons in a world capable of destroying entire cities. Read more: A German Journalist Called the Russian Missile Complexes S-400 “A Nightmare for NATO” This writes the American portal We are the

Joint Military Exercise Between Russian and Serbian Armed Force

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia and Serbia have completed a joint military exercise by 1,000 troops at a proving ground in the Leningrad Region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Russian Military Units Have Repelled ‘Enemy’ Drone Attacks Taking part in the exercise were 200 pieces of military equipment, including

During Osaka Meeting in June, Putin Invited US to Buy Russian Hypersonic Weapon

MOSCOW, (BM) - An unexpected statement was made by the President of Russia, who is in Primorye at the Eastern Economic Forum, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar,ru. Read more: Russia Successfully Tests the Hypersonic Missile “Avangard”. The U.S.: In a War We Would Win The statement made by Vladimir Putin related to the proposal

Russia Offered India to Build Six Non-Nuclear Submarines

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia has addressed India with a proposal for building six non-nuclear submarines under an inter-governmental agreement without holding a bidding context, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: The New Russian Nuclear-Powered Submarines Will Be Ready in 2023 and 2024 "We are discussing with them the issue

Two Russian Su-57 Have Been Deployed in Syria for the Second Time

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Now according to Krasnaya Zvezda, the official newspaper of the Russian Ministry of Defense reports about two Su-57 Frazors having been deployed for a second time to Khmeimin Air Force Base, located near the coastal city of Jableh and Latakia (Syria), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Fighter Jets World. Read more: Turkey

Russian Strategic Drills are Not Aimed Against Other Countries, Russia Said

MOSCOW, (BM) - Center-2019 (Tsentr-2019) strategic drills are not aimed against other countries, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stated on Tuesday during the ministry’s conference call, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: First Time Joint Flying Training of UK F-35 Fighter Jets and U.S. Bombers "I would like to

Russian Air Force to Get Hundreds of Helicopters by 2027

MOSCOW, (BM) - Under the government program for armaments the Russian Defense Ministry will get 423 helicopters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu statement on Tuesday. Read more: A Russia`s Combat Helicopter Fires Two Missiles Against Two Different Targets at a Time "In accordance with the government

Russia Expects Big Deals for Its Fighter Jets and Air Defence Systems

MOSCOW, (BM) - Rosoboronexport plans to sign contracts on exporting Russian planes, helicopters and air defense systems to the tune of several billion of dollars after the MAKS-2019 aerospace show, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Russia and Turkey Discuss a Large Joint Military Production, Including

A Russia`s Military Satellite Has Been Placed in Its Designated Orbit

MOSCOW, (BM) - A Russian military satellite that was launched by a Rokot carrier rocket from the Plesetsk spaceport on Friday has been placed in its designated orbit, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the press service of the Russian defense ministry statement. Read more: France Intends to Blind Adversary Satellites with Own

Russian Military Units Have Repelled ‘Enemy’ Drone Attacks

ROSTOV-ON-DON, (BM) - Russian military units have repelled 'enemy' drone attacks during drills in six Russian regions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the press service of the Southern Military District statement on Wedensday. Read more: Russia Unveils Its Most Advanced Korsar Reconnaissance Drone (Video) "Units for combating

Russia Has Made a Massive Exercise of Iskander Missile Defence Formation

MOSCOW, (BM) - Missile formations of Russia’s Baltic Fleet have held drills in the Kaliningrad Region for eliminating a notional enemy’s subversive groups and stealthily deploying Iskander tactical missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Russia Modernizes and Rearms its Military in 2019.

The Russian Navy Will Receive Six Submarines, Including Four Nuclear-Powered Subs

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Navy will receive six submarines, including four nuclear-powered subs in 2020 for the first time over the past 28 years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Russia Is Starting a Project on 5th-Generation Submarine Production Last time, the Russian Navy received the same number

Russian Air Force Starts Using the Reconnaissance Plane Sukhoi Su-24MR

MOSCOW, (BM) - A Sukhoi Su-24MR (NATO reporting name: Fencer-E) reconnaissance plane has entered service with an air regiment in Russia’s Central Military District, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe and according the District’s press office statement on Thursday. Read more: Russia’s Su-25SM3 has Been Modernized with

Russia Points to Military and Political Tensions on Eastern Borders

MOSCOW, (BM) - The military and political situation in Russia’s eastern strategic area continues to escalate, learned Bulgarianmilitary.com, according Defense Minister Army General Sergei Shoigu statement on Wednesday. Read more: Russia Plans to Deploy Troops and Equipment in Eastern Europe to Oppose US and NATO "The actions by the United

Russia’s Su-25SM3 has Been Modernized with New Guidance and Launch Systems

MOSCOW, (BM) - The overhaul and upgrade of Su-25 assault jets accomplished by the enterprises of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) extend their life cycle and provide new modern combat capabilities, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360. The combat effectiveness of an upgraded Su-25SM3 increased three times, the UAC said.

A Russia`s Combat Helicopter Fires Two Missiles Against Two Different Targets at a Time

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia’s latest Mil Mi-28NM attack helicopter has received the capability to strike two targets at a time with missiles, Air Force Commander, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Russia’s Aerospace Force Sergei Dronov said in an interview with the Defense Ministry’s newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda on Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read

Russia Creates Military Anti-Hacker Special-Units

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation will create special units to protect the "military Internet", learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Izvestia. According to official military source, special units plans to search and neutralize virtual threats. The protection software has already been developed. It is clarified

Russian Ministry of Defence Released a Video of First UAV Okhotnik Flight

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian Ministry of Defence released a video of first UAV Okhotnik flight, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Twitter source. Russian Ministry of Defence released a video of first UAV Okhotnik flight pic.twitter.com/umEPA0vC50— Vasily Kuznetsov (@RuAviaPhotog) August 7, 2019 The Sukhoi Okhotnik or Sukhoi S-70

Russia Plans to Deploy Troops and Equipment in Eastern Europe to Oppose US and NATO

LONDON, (BM) - Vladimir Putin will strengthen his grip on Eastern Europe with a new military base in the Serbian-dominated region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, it has emerged, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Express. Read more: Russia and Iran May Shortly Hold a Joint Naval Exercise in the Area of the Strait of Hormuz Whether it be the

The Latest Russia`s Taifun Armored Vehicle Will Start Arriving for the Troops in 2020

MOSCOW, (BM) - The latest Taifun K4386 armored vehicle developed for Russia’s Airborne Force will start arriving for the troops in 2020, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. "The state trials are coming to their concluding stage. We expect the deliveries of Taifun K4386 vehicles to begin in 2020 but only the Defense Ministry can give a

Russia Unveiled the New Armored Vehicles Atlet, the Tests are Coming

MOSCOW, (BM) - The latest Atlet armored vehicles developed by Military Industrial Company will enter preliminary trials on August 5, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. "From Monday , the prototypes of the Atlet armored vehicles are entering the program of preliminary trials," company CEO Alexander Krasovitsky said. Read more:

Russia Plans to Stationed Two More Boats to Guard Crimean Bridge

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian National Guard will receive two anti-sabotage boats to guard the Crimean Bridge, which will be stationed by autumn this year, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Official representative of the guard Valery Gribakin said that four boats are planned to be used in total. Read more: Crimean S-400 Combat Teams

The Pantsyr-S Surface-to-Air Missile/Gun Systems Have Assumed Combat Duty in Russia

MOSCOW, (BM) - The first battalion of Pantsyr-S surface-to-air missile/gun systems has assumed combat duty in Russia’s Northern Fleet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS and according the Fleet’s press office statement. "The first battalion in the Northern Fleet’s Kola air defense formation armed with Pantsyr-S surface-to-air

Pakistan and Russia Will Hold Joint Military Drills Dubbed Friendship-2019

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian and Pakistani special forces will hold joint military drills dubbed Friendship-2019 at the Molkino practice range near the city of Krasnodar in south Russia in early October, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. "The delegation of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan got acquainted with the sites

Russian Armored Carrier Will Get Protection from High-Explosive Shells and Munitions

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia’s BTR-82 armored personnel carrier (APC) upgraded to the BTR-82AT level will get protection from high-explosive shells and munitions, learned Bulgarianmilitary.com, according CEO of the Military Industrial Company (the manufacturer of APCs) Alexander Krasovitsky statement. Read more: Belgium Upgrades Based Communication

If Turkey Wants Su-35, Russia is Ready to Discuss the Purchase and Delivery

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia’s Rostec state corporation is ready to supply Su-35 fighter jets to Turkey if Ankara expresses an interest in their purchase, Rostec chief Sergei Chemezov stated on Thursday, learned Bulgarianmilitary.com, quoting TASS. "If our Turkish colleagues express an interest, we are ready to discuss the deliveries of Su-35," the

Russia and India Continue Negotiations for Su-57 PAK FA Delivery

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Russia continues to negotiate the delivery of fifth-generation Su-57 PAK FA fighter jets to India but supplying the aircraft to the Russian Air Force remains a priority, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Air Recognition. Russia offers India to resume its participation in a joint program on developing the fifth-generation

Russia Launched a Moskit Cruise Missile During the Exercise in East Sea (Video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia launched a Moskit cruise missile during the exercise in East Sea, learned Bulgarianmilitary.com, according the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation released video. The P-270 Moskit or SS-N-22 Sunburn is a medium-range supersonic anti-ship cruise missile with sea-skimming capability. Originally designed to be a

Exercises of Russia`s T-72B3 Tanks, Grad Rocket Systems and UAVs Near Volga Area

MOSCOW, (BM) - Armored units in the Nizhny Novgorod Region in the Volga area are holding drills at the Mulino practice range, using T-72B3 tanks, Grad multiple launch rocket systems and unmanned aerial vehicles, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: Russia`s Surface-to-Air Missile Has Destroyed over 100 Enemy Missiles in

Russia Sells to India’s Air Force 18 Russian-Made New Sukhoi Su-30MKI Fighter Jets

MOSCOW, (BM) - India’s Air Force will buy 18 Russian-made new Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jets, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Deputy Director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Vladimir Drozhzhov statement on Tuesday. Read more: Russia Has Sold to India Anti-tank Missiles to Arm Its Mi-25/35 Helicopters

Russia`s Surface-to-Air Missile Has Destroyed over 100 Enemy Missiles in Exercise

ROSTOV-ON-DON , (BM) - The crews of Pantsir-S1 surface-to-air missile/gun systems destroyed over 100 cruise missiles of a notional enemy in Crimea drills, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. "The units of Pantsir-S surface-to-air missile/gun systems of the Southern Military District notionally destroyed over 100 targets in Crimea as

Russia and North Korea Will Develop Bilateral Military Cooperation

PYONGYANG, (BM) - Russian Deputy Defence Minister Colonel General Alexander Fomin and North Korean Minister of Defence General of the Army No Gwan Chhol discussed a plan of military cooperation of the two countries during the meeting in Pyongyang, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according MoD of the Russian Federation statement. General of the

Russia Has Developed a New 120mm Mobile Artillery Vehicle Named Magnolia

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Company Uralvagonzavod has developed a new 120mm mobile artillery vehicle named Magnolia, based on the DT-30PM amphibious all-terrain tracked carrier vehicle, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Army Recognition. The DT-30PM is a two-section articulated carrier with a tracked tractor vehicle at the front and a

Russia and North Korea to Start Bilateral Cooperation in the Military Sphere

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin will visit North Korea to discuss the situation on the Korean Peninsula and prospects for bilateral cooperation in the military sphere, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: N Korea Threatens US With ‘Unimaginable Strike’ Over Naval Drills With S Korea "Russian

Russia Successfully Test a New Anti-Ballistic Missile in Kazakhstan (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian Aerospace Defense Forces have tested a new anti-ballistic missile at the Sary-Shagan training range in Kazakhstan, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: Russia Conducted Successful Live-Fire Tests of Its TOS 1A Heavy Flamethrower System (Video) "The new

The New Russian Nuclear-Powered Submarines Will Be Ready in 2023 and 2024

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia will complete the Borei/Borei-A series of nuclear-powered underwater strategic missile-carrying cruisers in 2023 and Yasen/Yasen-M nuclear-powered multirole subs in 2024, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. "In compliance with the contracts, we will finish the construction of Borei submarines in 2023 and Yasen

Russia Unveils a New ‘Kamikaze’ UAV Zala Lancet by Kalashnikov (Video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Kalashnikov Group has showcased its latest reconnaissance and attack drone which can autonomously locate and destroy hostile targets in the air, on land and in the water, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Zala Aero Group statement. “Zala Lanced” is a smart multipurpose weapon, capable of autonomously finding and

Russia Unveils Its Most Advanced Korsar Reconnaissance Drone (Video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia demonstrated its most advanced Korsar reconnaissance drone at the Army-2019 international military and technical forum for the first time, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. As the drone’s accompanying materials indicate, the Korsar belongs to the class of short-range reconnaissance drones. The drone has a

Russia Retains Leading Positions in Developing Modern Weaponry, Putin said

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia retains leading positions in developing modern weaponry, despite consistent cuts in military spending, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at his annual televised Q&A session on Thursday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: Syria and Russia Use Military Tactic to Terrorising Civilians, the UN

Russia Has Announced the Upcoming Enter of a Laser Weapon in the Russian Army

MOSCOW, (BM) - Soon a whole new weapon will enter service with the Russian army, its combat properties will be based on laser energy and hypersonic technologies, Sergey Shoygu, Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, said, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: A Drone-Killing, Directed Laser Weapon Prototype is Now in the Hands of

New Tried and Tested in Syria Russian Intelligence Systems Enter in Russian Army

MOSCOW, (BM) - New Russian-made intelligence systems which enter the service with the Russian Armed Forces have significantly boosted the combat potential, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu said when addressing the scientific conference attended by the leadership of the Russian Armed Forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: China Is

Crimean S-400 Combat Teams are Holding Air Defense Drills

MOSCOW, (BM) - The combat teams of S-400 surface-to-air missile systems based in Crimea are holding air defense drills as part of large-scale command and staff exercises in south Russia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS and according the Southern Military District’s statement on Tuesday. "The combat teams of S-400 ‘Triumf’

Russian Bombers Are Now Capable of Using Standard Air Bombs as Precision Weapons

MOSCOW, (BM) - Bombers of Russia’s Aerospace Force are now capable of using standard air bombs as precision weapons with the deviation range of no more than 15 meters from the target, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu statement on Tuesday. "The Russian bombers equipped with the new sighting and navigation

Military Activities in Idlib Are Ongoing, Russian Military Provides Humanitarian Aid

LATAKIA, (BM) - The temporary accommodation centers in the Syrian province of Latakia have received refugees from the Idlib de-escalation zone where military activities are ongoing, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Spokesman for the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Sides in Syria Sergei Smolinsky statement. Read more:

Russia Has Made a Test Launch of the New Missile Defence System (Video)

MOSCOW, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has published a video of a test launch of a new missile defence system (MDS), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russia Successfully Tests the Hypersonic Missile “Avangard”. The U.S.: In a War We Would Win The tests were conducted at the Sary Shagan

Russia Tests the Latest Modification of Typhoon-K Armored Vehicle

MOSCOW, (BGM) - The servicemen of the mountain motorized rifle brigade of the 41st combined arms army of the Central Military District, stationed in the Tuva Republic, destroyed a mock enemy in the foothills of the Western Sayan with the support of army aviation, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. For the first time, Typhoon-K the newest

Russia and Syria Blame U.S. Military of a Humanitarian Crisis in Refugee Camps

MOSCOW, (BGM) - By joint statement, released yesterday, The Russian Federation and the Syrian Arab Republic blame U.S. Military of a humanitarian crisis in Rukban and al-Hol refugee camps, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the Russian Ministry of Defence. Here's the full text of the statement without editor`s correction: JOINT

Russian Concern Techmash Works Possibility of Creating Electromagnetic Missiles

MOSCOW (BGM) - The concern Techmash (part of Rostec) is considering the possibility of creating projectiles for multiple launch rocket systems that will hit targets with electromagnetic pulses, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Techmash Deputy Director General Alexander Kochkin. Read more: Russia Successfully Tests the Hypersonic Missile

The Russian Destroyer Bustryi Performed Artillery Fire in the East Sea

MOSCOW (BGM) - Yesterday, in accordance with the combat training plan, the destroyer Bustryi of the Pacific Fleet in the waters of Peter the Great Bay solved the problem of repelling the attacks of mock enemy air attack weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the Russian Federation MoD statement. Read more: Russian Navy Lays Down

Russian Expert: We See Growing Demand for Helicopter Gunships

MOSCOW (BM) - The CEO of Russia’s arms exporter Rosoboronexport (an affiliate of Rostec), Alexander Mikheyev, has pointed to growing world demand for helicopter gunships, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: Russia Tests a New Onboard AI System on Mi-28N Attack Helicopter "We see growing demand for helicopter gunships on

Russia and Serbia with a Joint Military Exercise In the Second Half of the Year

BELGRADE, Serbia (BulgarianMilitary.com) - During his visit to Serbia, the Commander of the Western Military District (WMD) troops of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Alexander Zhuravlev, discussed with Lieutenant General Milosav Simovic, the Serbian Army Commander, the conducting of joint exercises with the use of real ammunition, learned

Russia Has Found A Way to Evade the US Sanctions When Selling Russian Arms

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Russia has found a way to evade the US sanctions when selling russian arms, learned BulgarianMilityary.com, according to information in business and financial Russian media Vedomosti. By resolution No. 586 of 10 May the government simplified the procedure for the resale of Russian arms

Rosoboronexport Has Signed Contracts Worth US$5.2 Billion Since the Start of 2019

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - "Rosoboronexport delivered arms and military hardware to foreign countries under contracts with 4.9 billion U.S. dollars in the first four months of 2019. It also struck new deals worth 5.2 billion U.S. dollars," learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Army Recognition. According to

Russia Might Buy More Tu-160 Bombers

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the production areas of the Kazan Aviation Factory n.a. S.P.Gorbunov, a branch of Tupolev PJSC, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The visit made it clear that the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation did not exclude the possibility of

Russia Should Develop Defense Systems Against Hypersonic Weapons, Putin Said

MOSCOW, the Russina Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Russia should develop defense systems against hypersonic weapons before such weapons are developed in other countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: Russia Successfully Tests the Hypersonic Missile “Avangard”.

The High Accuracy and Ergonomic AK-200 (AK12) Assault Rifle Enters Service in Russia

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The military subdivisions of the National Guard of Russia begin their rearmament with the newest assault rifle developed under the Kalashnikov brand - AK-200, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according to a source from the Russian military-industrial complex. Read more: The AK-12 Assault

Russia Will Modernize 12 Frigates Each Carrying 48 Cruise Missiles On Board

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Russia is planning to build 12 modernized frigates under the 22350M project, each of which will be capable of carrying 48 Caliber, Onyx and Zircon cruise missiles on board, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. “The main flagship of the series is scheduled to be provided to the Navy in 2027,” a

Russia’s Airbase at Syrian Hmeymim Came Under Shelling by Militants

DAMASCUS, Syria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Russia’s airbase at Syrian Hmeymim came under shelling by militants twice during the day, no casualties or damages were reported, chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Oppositing Parties in Syria Viktor Kupchishin, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. "The Hmeymim airbase came

Turkey Is Likely To Become a Russia Partner in an S-500 Air Defence Project

ISTANBUL, Turkey (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The dynamics in the deterioration of the US-Turkey relations over the past few months, mainly related because of the fact that Turkey buys the Russian S-400 systems, may cause Russia to invite Turkey as a partner in the development of the new S-500 air defence system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

Russia and Turkey Are Jointly Working on Developing Helicopters

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Russia and Turkey are jointly working on developing helicopters, the press office of Russia’s state arms seller Rosoboronexport reported on Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary, quoting UKDJ Read more: Russia Tests a New Onboard AI System on Mi-28N Attack Helicopter “We have a number

Global Military Spending Last Year Reached Its Highest Level in Three Decades

PANAGYURISHTE, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Global military spending last year reached its highest level in three decades, with the largest share in the US and China, according to the annual report of the Swedish research institute SIPRI, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Novinite. The Stockholm International Peace Research

The AK-12 Assault Rifle Enters Service with the Airborne Troops of Russia

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The first batches of the latest Russian AK-12 assault rifles, 5.45 mm caliber, were handed over by the Ministry of Defence and entered service with the Russian Airborne Troops (Vozdushno-Desantnye Voyska - VDV), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. According to a source from the

Russia Is Starting a Project on 5th-Generation Submarine Production

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - An anonymous source of the TASS news agency, working at the Malachite Military Industrial Complex in Saint Petersburg said the company was already working on a project code-named Laika to create a fifth-generation submarine, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Corvettes and

Russia Has Stopped All Cooperation with NATO

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Russia has stopped all cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said in an interview with state media today, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Moscow Times. The Western alliance suspended military and civilian

A Massive Exercises Have Begun with Over 6,000 Soldiers in Southern Russia.

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Divisions of two commonweights and coastguard and defense teams to the Black Sea Fleet were raised in anxiety within the framework of the large-scale exercises that began immediately Crimea, Dagestan and North Ossetia and Rostov region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the press

The Latest Russian S-500 and S-350 Systems Will Enter Service Soon

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – In an interview with the daily of the Defence Ministry Krasnaya Zvezda, the commandant of the Russian military academy Zhukov Air and Space Defense Academy, Lieutenant General Vladimir Lyaporov, said that the medium-range surface-to-air missile systems S-350 Vityaz and the surface-to-air

Russia’s Latest AGS-40 Grenade Launcher to be Adapted for Combat Robotics

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The Russian 40mm caseless automatic grenade launcher AGS‑40 Balkan will be adapted for unmanned aerial vehicles and robotized ground-based systems, as well. This was reported this week by the Russian arms industry company Techmash Group, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Techmash Group,

Russian Navy Lays Down the Latest Project 22800 Missile Corvette

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Today (26th February), the spokesman of the Russian Navy Igor Dygalo reported that the latest Karakurt-class missile corvette Tucha was laid down by the Zelenodolsk Shipyard in Tatarstan in the Volga area, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Tucha is the latest of the Karakurt-Class

Russia Has Begun to Develop the Fourth-Generation Ratnik Infantry Combat System

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The fourth and follow-up generations of the soldier gear Ratnik are currently undergoing research and development process by Russia’s industrial design bureau TSNIITOCHMASH. This was reported by the State Corporation Rostec, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The next generation gear of

Russia’s Rostec Ready to Discuss Su-57 Deliveries to India

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On Monday (25th February), in an interview with the local state media, Viktor Kladov acting as a Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Department at the state corporation Rostec, expressed Russia’s readiness to hold talks with India on the deliveries of the Russian

Russia Tests a New Onboard AI System on Mi-28N Attack Helicopter

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – According to an unnamed source engaged in the Russian aircraft industry, a new advanced onboard AI system is being tested on Russia's Mi-28N attack helicopters, which features capabilities to destroy targets pointed by the pilots without their participation, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

Russia’s MoD Releases Video of the New Nuclear-powered Underwater Drone Poseidon

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) -Few hours after President Vladimir Putin's annual address to parliament on Wednesday, the Russian Ministry of Defence has released a video showing test launch of the new nuclear-powered underwater drone Poseidon for the first time, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The clip broadcasted

Russia and China to Develop a Next-Generation Heavy-lift Helicopter Together

BANGALORE, India (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today, on the sidelines of the exhibition Aero India 2019, Viktor Kladov acting as the Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy at the Russian state-owned corporation Rostec revealed to reporters that Russia and China were about to sign an agreement on the creation of a new generation

Russian Navy Warships Monitor the Actions of the USS Donald Cook in the Black Sea

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The Moscow-based National Defense Management Center reported on Tuesday that warships of the Russian Black Sea Fleet were continuously monitoring the actions of the U.S. guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook that has entered the Black Sea on 19 February at 17:00 Moscow time, learned

Russia Has Almost Completed its Improved Land-based Missile Attack Warning System

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On Saturday (16th February), in a program broadcast by the Russian radio Echo of Moscow, the Deputy Chief of Russia’s Aerospace Forces Igor Morozov stated that the reconfiguration of the Russian land-based missile alert system was completed, with patching up all the gaps that

Weapons Based on New Physical Principles to be Developed by Russian Corporation

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On Wednesday (13th February), a source at the Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov office, cited by the Russian news agency TASS, stated that the innovative military technopolis Era, which was opened in September last year, would start conducting research in six new promising areas, one

Russia Is Preparing for a Large-Scale War According to a Swedish Experts’ Report

KIEV, Ukraine (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Russia is training its armed forces for a war, according to a report on “Training for War – Russia's Strategic-level Military Exercises 2009–2017" prepared by Swedish Defense Research Agency (FOI), and cited by the Ukrainian online newspaper "Ukrayinska Pravda”, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.According to the

Russia’s Almaz-Antey Will Participate in Aero India 2019

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The press service of Russia’s biggest defence industry enterprises - the Almaz-Antey Air and Space Defense Corporation reported that the corporation would take part at the 12th Aero India International Aerospace Show 2019, where it would display a wide range of both military and civilian

Sweden States SAAB Built a Russian Sukhoi Fighter Jet Killer

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Recently, at a presentation in Finland, the Commander of the Swedish Air Force, Mats Helgesson, stated that the SAAB Gripen E fighter had the capabilities to beat the Russian Sukhoi jets in a dogfight, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. As Business Insider reports the legendary status that Russia's

The Pop-up Tests of Sarmat ICBM Confirm Efficiency of the Technical Solutions

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, in a video posted by Roscosmos’ TV studio, the chairman of Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos Scientific and Technical Council Yuri Koptev said that the pop-up tests held last year of the Sarmat ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) proved the correctness of all

Russia Successfully Test-fires Enhanced Version of RS-24 Yars ICBM

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On Wednesday (6th February), the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation reported that an enhanced version of the RS-24 Yars ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) was successfully test-fired from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the Arkhangelsk Region that is in the country’s north,

The Russian Underwater Drone “Poseidon” Completed The Key Stage of Trials

MOSCOW, Russia (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 2nd February, the Russian President Vladimir Putin reported that the strategic UUV Poseidon has completed its key stage of trials, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. During a meeting with the heads of the Russia’s Defence and Foreign Ministries, the Russian President told the Defence Minister Sergei

Russian Armed Forces to Receive Newly Developed Individual Reconnaissance System

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com)  - Last Sunday (27th January), an unofficial source in the Russian defence industry, quoted by TASS news agency, said that the Russian military would receive the individual reconnaissance system Glaz (‘Eye’). This, according to his statement, is a mini device with a high-resolution camera

The First Upgraded Tupolev-160M Bomber to Enter the Russian Armed Forces in 2021

KAZAN, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today (30th January), the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Sergei Shoigu stated that the first serially produced upgraded Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber would be provided to the Russian Armed Forces in 2021. This he announced during his working visit to the branch of the Tupolev

Warplanes of Russia’s Baltic Fleet Practice Intercepting Air Targets

KALININGRAD, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday (28th January), the press office of Russia’s Baltic Fleet reported that pilots assigned to the fighter aircraft regiment of the Fleet, which is stationed in Russia’s most western Kaliningrad Region, had practiced tasks of intercepting air targets as well as of delivering

Russia Tests the Ammunition Load of the Karnivora Interceptor/Attack Drone

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The factory trials of a small interceptor/attack drone named Karnivora has been conducted in Russia, which include a test of the weapons by firing from the strike drone. This new information was reported today by the state-run news agency TASS, citing an unnamed source in the Russian

The Air Defence Forces of Russia and Egypt to Hold Joint Drills In Fall

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On Monday (21st January), the spokesman of the Russian Southern Military District Col. Vadim Astafyev stated that in the period from late October to early November this year, a joint Russian-Egyptian drill will be held with the participation of the air defence forces of the both sides,

Two Russian Su-34 Fighter Bombers Collide in Midair during Training Flight

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today (18th January), the press service of the Russian Ministry of Defence reported that two fighter bombers Su-34 collided in Russia’s Far East over the Strait of Tartary, while performing a planned training flight. The aircraft crews managed to eject safely, learned

A Contract for the Second Batch of the Su-57 Stealth Fighters to be Signed in 2020

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The contract for the production and delivery of the second batch of the 5th-generation Sukhoi Su-57 fighter aircraft for the Russian Aerospace Forces, will be signed next year. This was stated today by an unnamed source from Russia’s aircraft manufacturing industry, cited by the

Russia’s Defence Ministry Completes the State Trials of “Udav” Pistol

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com)  - The advanced pistol “Udav” may soon replace the aging “Makarov”, which, currently, is the main weapon of the Russian military, given the fact that it has successfully completed the state trials. This was stated on 5th January by a representative of the Russian Ministry of Defence, quoted by

Russian Navy Intends to Acquire Bathyscaphes for Special Underwater Operations

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday (9th January), a source engaged in the Russia’s defence industry revealed the plans of the Russian Navy to acquire bathyscaphes, which to be used in special operations, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. According to the statement of the unnamed source, cited yesterday by the

Improved Longer-Range Kalibr Cruise Missile is Under Development in Russia

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – According to a unnamed source in the military-industrial complex, cited yesterday (8th January) by TASS, a new long-range nuclear cruise missile - the Kalibr-M is currently under development in Russia for the Russian Navy. The state-run news agency reports that new Kalibr-M cruise missile

Russia’s Underwater Drone “Poseidon” Will Reach Speeds of Over 200 km/h

MOSCOW, Russia (BulgarianMilitary.com) - A source in the Russian military-industrial complex, quoted by TASS, said the latest Russian underwater drone “Poseidon”, the development of which was announced in March 2018 by Vladimir Putin, will reach a speed of more than 200 km/h (about 110 knots) , learned BulgarianMilitary.com “Poseidon” will be

Russia Starts Production of Upgraded Tu-160

KAZAN, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday (20th December), Russia’s Deputy Minister of Defence, Alexei Krivoruchko, announced the start of the production of the upgraded Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber, launched in the Volga area by Kazan Aviation Factory n.a. S.P.Gorbunov, branch of PJSC Tupolev, learned

Russia’s Upgraded T-80BV MBT Capable of Firing Depleted Uranium Rounds

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today (20th December), Russia’s Ministry of Defence published a bulletin ‘The Russian Army in Comparison’ that notes the modernization of the Russian main battle tank T-80BV. According to the information, the tank is now upgraded to feature the capability of firing depleted uranium shells,

The Infrastructure for Deploying the Sarmat ICBMs is Already Fully Prepared

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Today, the Russian daily business newspaper Kommersant published an interview with Russia’s Deputy Minister of Defence Timur Ivanov, who revealed that the infrastructure for deploying the most advanced RS-28 Sarmat liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missile, has been fully

Russian and Venezuelan Pilots Hold Joint Training to Enhance Air Cooperation

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The Russian crews of the strategic bombers Tupolev Tu-160, the Antonov An-124 military transport plane and the Ilyushin Il-62 long-range aircraft, who arrived in Venezuela on 10th December, held a joint flight training with Venezuela’s Air Force, at the airport located in Maiquetía, the

Russian and Indian Navies Kicked Off their Joint Maritime Exercise Indra Navy 2018

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On Sunday (9th December), the Indo-Russian maritime exercise Indra Navy 2018 has kicked off in Visakhapatnam, India. This is the 10th year of the bilateral exercise, which aimed at enhancing interoperability and developing common understanding and procedures for maritime security operations, between

Russia has Become the Second Biggest Arms Producer in the World

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) – According to the annual report of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), which was published today (10th December), Russia has become the second largest arms producer in the world’s top 100 in 2017, surpassing the U.K. from its second place since 2002, learned

Latest Buyan-M Class Missile Corvette Enters Service with Russian Black Sea Fleet

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today (10th December), with a solemn ceremony, the Russia’s Black Sea Fleet accepted in service the latest Buyan-M class cruise missile corvette designed and manufactured under the Project 21631 - Orekhovo-Zuyevo. The commissioning ceremony was held on the board of the new warship, at its

New Drone for Arctic Operations Displayed by Kalashnikov Group

IZHEVSK, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov has unveiled a new UAV, which is adapted to work in Arctic latitudes, named ZALA Arctic. In the statement of the company, released today, the producer says that the new ZALA Arctic system was presented for first time at the 8th international…

Russia’s Combat Lasers Peresvet Enter Test Service with the Armed Forces

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today (5th December), the Russian Defence Ministry reported that the latest Russian-made combat laser systems Peresvet have been put on combat duty with the Russian armed forces on 1st December, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The newspaper of the Russian Ministry of Defence Krasnaya Zvezda…

Russia’s Defence Ministry Plans to Conduct over 4000 Military Exercises during 2019

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – At a teleconference held today (4th December) at the National Defence Management Center, Sergei Shoigu stated the plans of Russia’s Defence Ministry to conduct more than 4000 military exercises and about 8500 other training events in 2019. During the teleconference, the Russian Defence…

Russia will Construct Two More Landing Ships under the Project 11711

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today, TASS news agency reported that a decision was taken to be finalized the Project 11711 Ivan Gren-class landing ships developed for the Russian Navy, with the construction of two or three other large amphibious assault ships of the same class. The state-run media refers to a statement…

Russia and India Concluded their Joint Military Exercise Indra 2018

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The Russian and Indian troops, participating in the Indo-Russian military drill Indra 2018 concluded the joint exercise with an official closing ceremony, held today (28th November) at the training ground near Babina, Uttar Pradesh, in the north-west of the Republic of India, learned…

Kerch Strait Incident Resulted in Court Orders and International Criticism

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today, Russian state media reported that the court in the city of Simferopol in Crimea, which was deciding today on a pre-trial measure for the 24 Ukrainian sailors captured by Russia in Kerch Strait on Sunday, has ordered one of them to be under arrest for two months on charges of illegally…

Indian Military Delegation Headed by Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba Visits Russia

ST. PETERSBURG, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, 26th November, an Indian military delegation lead by the Chief of the Naval Staff of the Navy Admiral Sunil Lanba has arrived in Russia for a four-day visitation. There, Admiral Sunil Lanba is scheduled to make a number of visits and to hold several meetings with the…

Russian-Ukrainian Tensions Escalate after Kerch Strait Incident

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Yesterday (25 November), around 7am local time, two armored artillery boats (the Berdyansk and the Nikopol) and the Yany Kapu tugboat of the Ukrainian Navy, which were transiting from Odessa on the Black Sea to Mariupol in the Sea of Azov, had been seized by Russia, passing through the Kerch…

Russia’s New Mi-38T Military Transport Helicopter Already with a Debut Flight

KAZAN, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Test pilots of the Mil Rotorcraft Factory of Russian Helicopters Group, which is part of the state-run corporation Rostec, conducted the debut flight of Russia’s new military transport helicopter Mi-38T. It was performed under the program of preliminary trials, reports a correspondent from the…

Russia May Conclude $1.5 billion Deal as Lowest Bidder in India’s VSHORAD Program

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Another major and important deal in the constantly developing military-technical cooperation between Russia and India is on its way to be concluded. This time it is for the supply of a Russian man-portable air defence missile system (MANPADS) for the Indian Army, under the VSHORAD (Very Short…

Russian Inspectors Visit NATO-led Exercises in Europe

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – In the period between 12 and 16 November, a group of Russian inspectors is set to visit envisaged regions in Norway, Poland and Germany, in order to perform military activity assessments. This information was published today by the Russia’s Defence Ministry, referring to a statement made by…

Russian Helicopters will Establish Mi-171 and Ka-32 Maintenance Centers in China

ZHUHAI, China, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The sole Russian rotorcraft designer and manufacturer, Russian Helicopters, is on its way to establish a maintenance centers for Mi-171 and Ka-32A11BC helicopters in China. This was reported by the press service of the Rostec Corporation’ subsidiary, after having talks on the topic with the Chinese company…

Russia Displays its Latest Viking Air Defense Missile System at Airshow China 2018

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The Russian arms exporter Rosoboronexport, takes the opportunity, which the exhibition Airshow China 2018 provides, to display for the first time abroad its latest Viking air defense missile system, which is the export version of the Buk-M3 air defense complex. This was reported yesterday by…

Russia Launched Soyuz 2.1b Rocket with a New Glonass-M Navigation Satellite

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 4 November, the Russian Defence Ministry announced that the Space Troops’ operational crew, part of the Russia’s Aerospace Force, successfully launched a new Glonass-M navigation satellite with the Soyuz-2.1b medium capacity carrier rocket to become part of Russia’s Global Navigation…

Sergei Shoigu Chaired Teleconference with the Russian Armed Forces Leadership

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today (2 November), the General of the Army Sergei Shoigu chaired another Russian Defence Ministry teleconference, held with the Armed Forces’ leadership in the National Centre for State Defence Control, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Considering the fact that the Russian Armed Forces’…

Russia’s RS-28 Sarmat ICBM Enters Serial Production in 2021

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – A source, engaged in the Russian defense-industry, announced that the Russian next-generation silo-based intercontinental ballistic missile - RS-28 Sarmat ICBM, would enter serial production in 2021, observing the set deadlines for that. The Russian state news agency TASS reported his…

Russia to Deliver Four Stealth Frigates to India Under a $950 million Contract

NEW DELHI, India, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – At a time of the U.S. increased scrutiny over India’s purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia, now both states again have strengthened their defence ties by signing a deal for the purchase of four upgraded Krivak III-class stealth frigates for the Indian Navy. The information about the new…

Russia to Loan Cuba $50 Million for Military Equipment Purchases

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 27 October, the Russian newspaper Kommersant published information, citing two unnamed sources, about a potential state loan amounting to $50 million, which Russia will give to Cuba for Russian-made military equipment purchases, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The two speakers, who are…

Turkey will Start Deployment of the Russian S-400 systems in October 2019

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, the Russian news agency TASS, citing the Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, announced that Turkey will start to deploy the ordered Russian S-400 air defense systems in October, next year. Furthermore, Ankara had already started to recruit military staff responsible for the…

Russia and Belarus Approved the Plan for the Joint Drill “Union Shield-2019”

MINSK, Belarus, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Russia and Belarus have started preparation for conducting their joint military exercise “Union Shield-2019”. This was one of the main topics of today's regular session of a joint board of Defense Ministries of Russia and Belarus, for which Sergei Shoigu arrived earlier today in Minsk, learned…

40N6 Long-Range Missile of the S-400 Triumf Enters Service with the Russian Army

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Russian Armed Forces will receive the most advanced 40N6 long-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) for use of its S-400 Triumf system after the acceptance processes for service were completed last month. This was announced, yesterday, by the state-run news agency TASS, citing an unmanned…

Russia and Mongolia to Expand Military-Technical Cooperation

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today, the Russian News Agency TASS reported for one-day official visit of the Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu in Ulan Bator, where he arrived earlier today in order to meet with the Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh and Mongolian Defense Minister Nyamaa Enkhbold. The main reason for his visit…

Makarov PM May be Replaced with Rostec New 9x21mm Pistol

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) –In an interview to the Russian Information Agency Novosti, given last week, Albert Bakov, General Director of The Central Scientific Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TSNIITOCHMASH) spoke about some of the developments that the member of Rostec is currently working on. In his…

The Fourth Project 22800 Small Missile Corvette will be Floated Out in October

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation announced that the local Pella Shipyard, based in Saint Petersburg, will float out the fourth Project 22800 small missile corvette on 23 October, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The name of the new Karakurt-class corvette is…

The Russian Minister of Defence Chaired the CIS Session in Uzbekistan

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Last week, on 12 October, the capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, hosted a regular session of the Council of Ministers of Defence of the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries, chaired by the Russia’s Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu. He arrived in Tashkent to…

Russian Paratroopers Participate in CSTO Interaction 2018 Exercise in Kyrgyzstan

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Today, the Russian Federation Ministry of Defence published an announcement about the beginning of the Interaction 2018 exercises, started by Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and scheduled to take place in Kyrgyzstan for the period from 10th to 13th October, with the…

Russian Defence Ministry to Establish a Representative Office in the CAR

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Earlier this week, the Russian official web portal of legal information has released a document, stating the fact that the Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, approved the proposed by the Russian Defense Ministry draft agreement, signed with the Central African Republic (CAR), about the…

Russia Donated S-300PM Air Defence Systems and Missiles to Syria

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - According to information published by the Russian News Agency, TASS, quoting a military diplomatic source, on 1 October Russia supplied Syria with three battalion sets of S-300PM systems along with twenty-four missile launchers in total, eight launchers for each system, as well as with more…

Russia and Serbia Conducted the Fourth Joint Flight-Tactical Exercise BARS 2018

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - In the period from 1st to 5th October, for the second time, Serbia hosted the joint Russian-Serbian flight tactical exercise BARS 2018. Within the drill in the Serbian sky, pilots from the Russian Aerospace Forces and the Serbian Air Force, as well as representatives from the Serbian Air…

KSRC Proposes a New Design for the Future Russian Semi-Catamaran Aircraft Carrier

ST. PETERSBURG, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Krylov State Research Centre (KSRC) in St. Petersburg, the Russian Federation, has come out with a new design for possibly the future Russian semi-catamaran aircraft carrier, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The Army-2018 forum in August 2018 saw for the first time the model of a…