US looking for reason to start direct confrontation with Iran
Washington is provoking Tehran to sternly retaliate, trying to look for a reason for direct confrontation, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a briefing on Thursday.
Militants stage 2 attempted offensives in south of Idlib May 22
Two attempted offensives were staged to Jabhat al-Nusra (a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia) militants in the south of Syria’s Idlib governorate in the evening on May 22, the press …
Air defense force destroys four rockets fired by terrorists at Russia’s Hmeymim airbase
The alert air defense force destroyed four rockets, which terrorists fired from multiple launch systems at the Hmeymim airbase in Syria, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported on Thursday.
Russia’s top brass considers switching armor to 57mm caliber firepower
The Russian engineering company Tecmash and the state hi-tech corporation Rostec are considering replacing 30mm guns with 57mm weapons in Russian armored vehicles’ munitions systems. …
Militants preparing provocation with chemical weapons in Syria
Militants from Jebhat al-Nusra terrorist group (banned in Russia) are preparing a provocation to accuse Russian servicemen of using chemical weapons in Syria, the Russian Center for reconciliation of …
Russia to feature advanced short-range air defense system at Army-2019 forum
Russia will feature the tracked version of the Sosna advanced battlefield surface-to-air missile system at the Army-2019 forum, Deputy CEO of Precision Systems Company (part of the state hi-tech …
Russian S-400 systems will be under Turkey’s total control
The S-400 missile systems Turkey is buying from Russia will be controlled by Ankara, Turkey’s Hurriyet daily said on Thursday quoting Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
"Some say that …
New Pantsir-S1M upgraded after Syria to be able to hit any drones
The upgraded export version of the air defense missile and artillery system Pantsir-S1M has acquired the ability to effectively hit all types of drones, the High Precision Systems holding …
World demand for helicopter gunships grows, says Russia's arms exporter
The CEO of Russia’s arms exporter Rosoboronexport (an affiliate of Rostec), Alexander Mikheyev, has pointed to growing world demand for helicopter gunships, TASS reports.
"We see growing demand …
Russia’s upgraded nuclear-powered missile cruisers to get advanced torpedo defense systems
The advanced Paket-NK torpedo defense system developed by the Research and Production Enterprise ‘Region’ (part of Tactical Missiles Corporation) will be mounted on Project 11442 cruisers …