Defence
Strategic forces to use Yars ballistic missiles

Strategic forces to use Yars ballistic missiles

November 21, 2014 Yuri Gavrilov, specially for RIR

Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces will use the enhanced Yars ICBMs. It is believed that these missiles can deliver at least four thermonuclear warheads weighing 300 kilotonnes each to a target located 11,000 kilometres away

PAK DA aircraft’s engine successfully tested

PAK DA aircraft’s engine successfully tested

November 18, 2014 Vadim Matveev, specially for RIR

JSC Kuznetsov did not say what kind of engine unit will power the “aircraft of the future,” but in August 2014 it was rumoured to be an improved NC-32, which is currently used on Tu-160 strategic bombers.

Modernised IL-76 set for take off

Modernised IL-76 set for take off

November 17, 2014 Vladimir Shcherbakov, specially for RIR

There is tremendous potential for the new aircraft in the international market, given that military and civilian aircraft of the IL-76 family are currently operating in more than 30 countries.

A look at the Tokarev pistol

A look at the Tokarev pistol

November 11, 2014 Alexander Korolkov, specially for RIR

The TT pistol is favored by criminal circles and hitmen in particular, and according to the police, has been used in 70 per cent of contract killings

BrahMos missile exports a challenging proposition

BrahMos missile exports a challenging proposition

November 10, 2014 Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra, specially for RIR

Despite its high promise, India and Russia have to navigate through various complexities in making the BrahMos missile a profitable business

Design work on the Leader destroyer to start in 2015

Design work on the Leader destroyer to start in 2015

October 29, 2014 Vladimir Shcherbakov, specially for RIR

The futuristic warship will become operational by 2025, and will most likely be equipped with the Caliber cruise missile system and the Prometheus ZRK (anti-aircraft surface-to-air missile system)

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