Defence
New snipers for the paratroopers

New snipers for the paratroopers

August 4, 2015 Ivan Petrov, Rossiyskaya Gazeta

The elite Russian paratroopers are testing a new sniper rifle called ‘Tochnost’(‘Accuracy’)

Russian elite paratroopers turn 85

Russian elite paratroopers turn 85

August 2, 2015 Alexander Korolkov, specially for RIR

Russia traditionally celebrates the raising day of the elite airborne infantry division or VDV which, in early August this year

A Navy Day tour of the Akula sub

A Navy Day tour of the Akula sub

July 28, 2015 Oleg Kuleshov, specially for RIR

Correspondent Oleg Kuleshov ventured inside the world’s largest submarine, an Akula-class vessel

Topol missile complex turns 30

Topol missile complex turns 30

July 23, 2015 Yevgeny Krutikov, Vzglyad

Three decades ago, the first missile complex of this type was set up for combat duty

A big bang in Indo-Russian defence relations

A big bang in Indo-Russian defence relations

July 22, 2015 Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra, specially for RIR

The announcement of joint production of helicopters in India dispelled fears that the bilateral defence relations are in a quagmire

Russia offers India a super submarine

Russia offers India a super submarine

July 13, 2015 RIA Novosti

Russia could offer to build its latest nuclear submarine, possibly the multi-purpose ‘Yasen’ class sub suitably modified for India

Drones with radars to fight terror

Drones with radars to fight terror

July 10, 2015 Alexander Korolkov, specially for RIR

Russia is matching the United States in building special “anti-guerrilla” radar for drones

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