PREMIUM: Russia eyes ramjet-propelled hypersonic tactical missile
Klevok-D2 is envisaged to reach Mach 5 with a 57kg warhead — but development is likely to take years
PREMIUM: Friendly fire incident reflects Russian inadequacies
Shootdown of Su-30M2 holds up a mirror to a poor safety culture as well as a corrosive lack of transparency from military officials and government
PREMIUM: Latest Tsirkon test shines more light on Russian hypersonics
The hypersonic missile travelled at Mach 8 to strike a naval surface target at 450km range, but is Russia following a realistic timetable to bring it into service?
PREMIUM: Alternative engine option emerges for PAK-DA
An engine that would have powered a long-cancelled Russian supersonic tactical bomber has emerged as a potential alternative to a proposal based on the NK-321, but how realistic is this prospect?
29th September 2020
Heavy fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces is continuing in Nagorno-Karabakh along the entire disputed frontier between the two countries. Both sides are using almost ...
29th September 2020
As the dust settles from the Zolfaghar-99 large-scale military exercise, which took place from 10-12 September around the Strait of Hormuz, it is possible to ...
25th September 2020
One of the most interesting developments from the Army 2020 exhibition last month was the unveiling by Kronstadt Group of the Grom UCAV as Russia’s ...
23rd September 2020
Russian researchers have investigated the application of radio-absorbent coating for spacecraft which should reduce the visibility of satellites for radar, according to a paper published ...
17th September 2020
Integration of the SOLT-25 IR/TV/laser targeting and designation system could facilitate the long-discussed transformation of the Yak-130 jet trainer into a light attack aircraft. An ...
14th September 2020
The 9K333 Verba MANPADS system has been used to cover a military train, in a special drill conducted by air defence units in the Russian Southern Military ...
10th September 2020
A series of major contracts for the Russian Navy were signed in late August during the Army 2020 exhibition near Moscow. Two diesel-electric submarines (one ...
9th September 2020
Russian manufacturer Kronstadt Group unveiled important developments in domestic UAV technology in late August, during the Army 2020 exhibition near Moscow. In particular, three platforms ...
3rd September 2020
Four Su-25 ground attack aircraft operated by the Armenian Air Force will be upgraded to the Su-25SM3 standard, as it seeks to evolve its capabilities ...
2nd September 2020
Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company (a Russian Helicopters subsidiary) conducted the maiden flight of the latest Ka-52M attack helicopter prototype last month, according to the Russian ...
27th August 2020
The Russian MoD on 25 August confirmed plans to enlarge its combat aircraft fleet, by announcing contracts for 21 Su-30SM2 and 30 Su-35S fighters, as well ...
24th August 2020
The UN Security Council (UNSC) on 14 August rejected a US call to extend the arms embargo on Iran that was imposed as part of ...
7th August 2020
Hostility between Armenia and Azerbaijan in recent years tended to focus on the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, notably in April 2016, but the ongoing flare-up ...
20th July 2020
Units of the Ukrainian armed forces located along the border with the separatist Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics will be strengthened by modern US-made FGM-148 ...
13th July 2020
Development and production of the Su-57 fifth-generation fighter remains one of the most complex and top-priority tasks for the Russian aviation industry. It is interesting, therefore, ...
25th June 2020
More than 13,000 Russian soldiers marched through Red Square in the rescheduled Victory Day parade in Moscow on 24 June, with 216 military vehicles and ...
22nd June 2020
With the launch on 22 May of the fourth Tundra-series satellite into long-dwell orbit, deployment was completed of the minimum capability in the Russian early ...
1st June 2020
The status of a new type of Russian hypersonic missile may have been revealed following recent flight tests of a heavily-upgraded version of the Tu-22M3 ...
18th May 2020
According to the official report of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the second stage of tests involving the 122mm 9M221F Taifun-1 rocket, developed by ...
9th May 2020
S-400 Triumf long-range air defence system crews from the Russian Central Military District destroyed simulated enemy ballistic missiles last month during an exercise at the ...