News of the day
Russia has launched three new satellites
Russia has launched three satellites to complement its space navigation system.
Russia to sell advanced air defense systems to Iran
Iran signed a contract with Russia on Tuesday for the delivery of advanced S-300 air defense missile systems to the Islamic Republic, an Iranian news agency reported on Wednesday.
Sevmash launched new unique submarine
The Sevmash plant in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast, has completed construction of the B-90 “Sarov”, a new diesel-fuelled submarine with a nuclear reactor as a supplementary power generator.
Flights over the North Sea
Russian planes on board the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier have conducted 11 practice flights in the North Sea, a Navy spokesman said.
Russian aircraft carrier Group Heads to the Mediterranean
Russia has reportedly dispatched an 11-ship aircraft carrier group to the Mediterranean Sea, in a resumption of Russian naval patrols of the world’s waters.
New Northern Fleet commander appointed
Vice Admiral Nikolay Maksimov has been appointed new head commander of the Northern Fleet.
Delivery of Russian aircraft carrier to India could be indefinitely delayed
The delivery of a Russian aircraft carrier that the Indian Navy has purchased for $1.5 billion could be indefinitely delayed, to go by a reply tabled in India parliament Monday.
Oil Spill Threatens Black Sea
Russian rescue helicopters and ships searched for five missing seamen on Monday after a storm in the northern mouth of the Black Sea, while oil spilt from a sunken tanker coated birds in a black sludge.
New headquarters for the Russian Navy
The Defense Ministry is planning to move the Russian Navy headquarters to St. Petersburg in the latest instance of a federal institution being shifted to the former capital — and President Vladimir Putin’s hometown.
Putin compared U.S. missile defense system plans with the 1962 Cuban crisis
Russian President Vladimir Putin compared on Friday U.S. missile defense system plans for Central Europe with the 1962 Cuban crisis.
Putin Promises to rearm the military
President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday that the defense industry was developing new nuclear weapons as part of a "grandiose but fully realistic" plan to rearm the military.
Caspian Sea nations leaders meeting
President Vladimir Putin became the first Kremlin leader to visit Iran since Stalin.
NAVY and Army Ready for Switch To 12 Months, Says Serdyukov
Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov told the State Duma on Wednesday that the armed forces were prepared for the switch from compulsory service terms of 18 months to 12 months next year
Neva 2007 – 9th International shipping, shipbuilding, ports and offshore energy exhibition
For anyone with a serious commitment to the maritime industry, Russia will feature highly on their business agenda. Already the world’s second biggest exporter of oil and home to the largest known reserves of natural gas, Russia sees the commercial development of these resources inextricably linked with the development of its maritime chain and infrastructure.
India to launch BrahMos from Russian sub
India’s supersonic cruise missile BrahMos, built jointly with Russia, is ready to be launched from a submarine, Defence Minister A.K. Anthony reportedly told the Indian Parliament
Russia tried out its vaccum mega bomb
11th of Sept Russia tried out its mega bomb. It was a biggest vacuum bomb since 2003 when USA had explored its “Mama of the bombs”
Monument to the Varyag Unveiled in Scotland
A monument to the warship Varyag has been unveiled in the Scottish village of Lendalfoot. A landing force of 240 Russian delegates – priests, singers, admirals, businessmen, parliamentarians and diplomats – descended on the village where the vessel sank for the second, and final, time, in 1920 off Lendalfoot.
Russian Navy to acquire world’s most powerful mace
Russian Navy got the world's most powerful newest quasi-ballistic missile Bulava-M (mace).
Scotland to unveil legendary cruiser memorial
A memorial in honor of the Russian cruiser "Varyag" will be unveiled on the Scottish coast, near the town of Lendlefoot, on September 8.
President Bush Visits Diego Garcia
After spending most of Labor Day with U.S. troops serving in Iraq, President George W. Bush made a very brief morning visit Sept. 4 to one of the U.S. Navy’s most remote duty stations in the world.
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