Russia won the battle for Central Asia?

Central Asia has long been not come so much positive news for Russia as for the last few days. It would seem that the endless vytorgovyvaniya preferences by certain politicians Central Asian republics will last forever, that he could not find the point will allow the military-political and economic contact with the Russian Federation. And so began one after another come announcements that Central Asian countries decided to go on a clear rapprochement with Moscow. Initially, the State newsmaker in this regard was Tajikistan, where the authorities rather abruptly for many announced on extension of Russian 201st another 20-29

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Steven Seagal praised Kalashnikov rifles and M4

Steven Seagal, known martial artist and actor compared the Russian and South American small cannon. He noted fame and the highest quality Russian sample as a whole.   Namely, the actor saw the «Kalashnikov languid complex combat criteria is a very strong weapon, but the new M4» out of the box «can be more accurate.»   The actor said that now the United States extensively used machine M4 platform for creating other types of small guns. He said that in Russia there are many different manufacturers of decent Russian small automatic guns.   Coupled with the fact there are companies

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«Thunder-2» — a new tactical missile complex Armed Forces of Ukraine

«CB» South «,» is developing a new tactical missile (OTP) complex «Thunder». Development of systems-missile missile weapons for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine remains a key value for GP «CB» South. «   So tell me about the design and creation of new functional missile system to equip the armed forces of Ukraine.   The complex will use a promising cruise missile, developed on the basis of «Kite» to destroy ground targets, the newspaper writes, «Ukraine Industry.»   Very important is the point that the Ukrainian missile complex «Kite» comply with the limits imposed by the regime of

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Russia revives nuclear submarine fleet («World Politics Review», United States)

January 10 in combat strength of Russian Northern Fleet officially entered the nuclear submarine missile carrier of last generation, curb ballistic missile «Bulava». This first class submarine «Northwind», received the title of «Yury Dolgoruky», built on a shipbuilding company «Sevmash» from 1996 to 2008. Initially missile submarine want to equip more large missiles «Bark». But difficulties with the development of this missile forced the Russian government to abandon it and to give preference to the rocket is much less with the title «Bulava». As a result, Russian shipbuilders need to redesign the whole project class submarines «Northwind» to locate

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ESTIMATED IMPACT OF CHINESE TTX drones «Jilin»

On our portal club.mil.news.sina.com.cn some user Dapeng Wang reports that the ground (taxiing) Chinese assault layout tests (shock) drone «Jilin» coming to an end and not far off the first flight.   The development of this unit indicates that China has reached a new level of development of the aviation industry. This fourth stealth fighter aircraft after the J-20, J-31 and reconnaissance drone. According to his estimates, the maximum takeoff weight «Jilin» is 10 m, length 10.25 m Wingspan 11.5 m, height 2.7 m, resettled besforsazhny version of the RD-93 engine (they are equipped Chinese JF-17 fighter jets — a

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F-15 is 40 years old

For the F-15 is no midlife crisis. This summer honorable, but still stern fighter celebrated the 40th anniversary of a day or the first flight. At the end of July 1972 at Edwards AFB U.S. Air Force F-15 layout for the first time flew. The developer of the aircraft was a company McDonnell Douglas (merged in 1997 with «Boeing»).   New main fighter F-15A first delivered to the U.S. Air Force in January 1976 and received the title of «Eagle». Since that time, built more than 1,600 copies. Soon to F-15A joined by many other versions of the car.

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Autonomous towed howitzer ATHOS 2052

Upcoming development 155mm howitzers family company Soltam Systems (now part of Elbit Systems) became a 155-mm towed howitzer autonomous ATHOS 2052 (the last two numbers indicate the length of the barrel 52 in calibers). Howitzer ATHOS 2052 represents a new generation of autonomous, towed artillery. It is designed to support artillery fire indirect fire maneuver forces battalion and divisional levels. ATHOS 2052 is mounted on a towed carriage, ensure its delivery to the battlefield. In the area of ​​deployment howitzer able to maneuver without the aid of others, using its own diesel engine and special hydraulic drive wheels. Hydraulic system

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JAPAN warned China that would shoot down drones

September 17 Japanese broadcaster NHK said, citing the Ministry of Defense that the Defense Ministry Land of the Rising Sun for the first time confirmed that the Chinese would shoot down unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which «will appear in the country’s airspace or near it.» It is reported that on September 9, «an unidentified drone» appeared near the Diaoyu Islands (Japanese archipelago title — Senkaku) in the East China Sea to intercept fighters were raised. Then it was found that a Chinese drone. The station also said that the Defense Ministry is aware of the rising sun differences between manned

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Terrex — Singapore wheeled APCs involved in the competition for the purchase of vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps

Singapore wheeled armored personnel carrier Terrex, began tests within applets Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC), the result of which is planned to buy about 579 armored vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps.   The program IFAs current time for the Commission anticipates the purchase of 579 «average» amphibious armored 8×8 with the achievement of the initial stage of operational readiness in 2018.   It is understood that each battalion of marines MPC machines will be equipped with one company, reports Military Informer.   It must be emphasized that the programm MPC is not another, and complementary to purchase programm promising amphibious

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Exercise «Kavkaz-2012» and foreign reaction

All current week in the plans of the Ministry of Defence is reserved for command and staff exercise «Kavkaz-2012». The events continuing series of large exercises involving troops of the Southern Military Area, as representatives of the High Command. To «Caucasus-2012» is to develop interaction and improve the ability of troops fighting at all levels of the armed forces of infantry squad to command military district. Platform for exercises steel polygons Raevski Ashuluk, Kapustin Yar and Prudboy. Acts at various landfills in accordance with the start-up of activities and assume the role of those or other arms. Similarly, different

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