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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,

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,

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 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…

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’…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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