PREMIUM: Belarus retains close procurement ties with Russia
Moves to acquire extra multi-role fighters and helicopters reflect continued reliance on Russian materiel.
PREMIUM: Bulgarian Frogfoots gain new lease of life
Overhauled and upgraded Su-25s should remain in Bulgarian Air Force service until 2028.
PREMIUM: Serbia receives upgraded T-72s from Russia
Upgrade includes a third-generation thermal panoramic sight for the tank commander, a new ballistic computer, a new gun stabilising system and a 12.7mm RWS
PREMIUM: Russia strives to develop shipborne anti-air weapons
Developing and fielding shipborne anti-access/area denial systems has proven problematic
29th September 2014
Thailand has ordered two Mi-17V-5 tactical transport helicopters at a price of about $40 million, according to details released on 29 September by Russia’s RIA ...
12th September 2014
Nigeria has placed a large order for Russian military rotorcraft, including Mi-171Sh and Mi-35M helicopters, the deputy director general of Rosoboronexport, Russia’s defence export company, ...
21st August 2014
The first Kamov Ka-62 prototype will not now take to the air until December this year, it has been revealed. The delay in the KA-62’s ...
29th July 2014
The Russian Air Force (RuAF) is poised for a deep reform and recapitalisation of its Army Aviation branch, which operates transport and attack helicopters in ...
1st July 2014
The bloody internal conflict in Ukraine has seen the downfall of a military force that has failed to modernise its hardware in the previous decade ...
19th May 2014
Despite the Ukrainian crisis and the sanctions imposed by the US and EU on the Russian financial system, the country will continue deliveries of Mi-17V-5 ...