First stage of preparations for Peace Mission-2018 international drills over in Urals
The first stage of preparations for international drills of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states completed at the Chebarkul training ground in the Chelyabinsk region in the Urals …
Russian Defense Ministry denies rumors about air strike in Afghanistan
Rumors about an air strike allegedly carried out by Russian planes in northern Afghanistan have nothing to do with the reality, the Russian Defense Ministry told the media on Monday.
"Reports by …
Russia tests ‘robocop’ power armor enabling soldiers to fire machine-guns with one hand
An active powered exoskeleton with integrated electric motors and a storage battery tested in Russia will allow servicemen to accurately hit targets with a machine-gun held with one hand, Chief …
Russian, Turkish defense ministers discuss Syrian regulation, military cooperation
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his Turkish colleague Hulusi Akar have discussed the issue of stabilizing the situation in Syria, as well as military and technical cooperation between both …
Shanghai security bloc’s drills in Urals focus on counter-terror missions
Counter-terrorism operations are the main focus of the Peace Mission-2018 drills of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the Chelyabinsk Region in the Urals, Commander of Russia’s …
Russian Northern Fleet warships hold drills in Mediterranean
A group of the Russian Northern Fleet’s warships led by the missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov has held anti-submarine warfare drills in the Mediterranean Sea, the Fleet’s press office …
Vostok-2018 exercise to be unprecedented in scale
The forthcoming international military exercise Vostok-2018 will be unprecedented in scale, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Monday, TASS reports.
In accordance with the training plan …
Rosoboronexport to hold talks with 50 countries during Army-2018 forum
Representatives of more than 50 countries will hold talks with Russia on the sidelines of the Army 2018 international forum, Russian state arms seller Rosoboronexport CEO Alexander Mikheyev told …
China to take part in Vostok-2018 strategic drills in Russia
China will take part in the Vostok-2018 (or East-2018) strategic military drills in Russia, the Chinese Defense Ministry said in a statement on Monday, TASS reports.
"In accordance with an agreement …
About 700 Chinese troops, 100 weapon systems to take part in Urals counter-terror drills
About 700 troops and over 100 pieces of military hardware of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army will take part in the Peace Mission-2018 international counter-terror drills in the Chelyabinsk …