The loss of the Russian Federation because of the revolution in Libya

In March, many have witnessed a verbal altercation on the situation in Libya between Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Enough caustic remarks by the President about the case to the premiere of NATO operations in Libya gave the cause of many "experts" point to the differences in the ruling tandem. At the same time, those who have a drop of common sense would indicate that the positions of Russian minions were perfectly reconciled, and, of course, pre-agreed. Medvedev expressed concern at the continued blatant reputation of our country's foreign policy, and Prime — preservation of capital

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The fiasco of the Russian Federation

New in 2011 for Russian military-industrial complex has become one of the more failures in the struggle for international trade markets tool. So, right after losing the tender for the supply of tanks to Thailand a month fortune turned against the Russian Federation and in a tender to supply 126 fighter jets to India MiG-35.

The tender was announced by India in 2007. Under the terms of the state winner received contract for delivery to the country 126 functional fighter. Also favorite would have to invest, namely 50% of the contract, in the military-industrial establishment and implementation on

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Ukrainian arms exports: features of the structure and development

According to the results of international research Stockholm Peace Research Institute, the volume of Ukrainian exports of weapons and military equipment in 2011 amounted to about 484 million dollars. Accordingly, the Ukraine was on the 12th spot among global exporters of AME.

In 2011, in the Ukraine, according to the decree of President Viktor Yanukovych, was created concern "Ukroboronprom", the structure of which was merged 7 municipal companies, which are engaged in the creation of weapons and military equipment. Among them and "Ukrspecexport", "Ukrinmash", "Ukroboronservis", "Spetstehnoservis" special company "Progress", "Promoboroneksport", also a foreign trade company "TASK-export" (even despite

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Civilian helicopters in service in Afghanistan

More than 10 years from the time that Christmas of 2001, the airport of Kandahar in Afghanistan was occupied by the US-led coalition, but only in the year 2006 NATO officially took over command of the object.

Kandahar Airfield (Kandahar Airfield, KAF) in the current time has one of the world's busiest runways, taking more than 21,000 aircraft per month, most of which are NATO warplanes. In addition to the 25,000 military personnel located at KAF, there are more than 5,000 civilian officials. Most of them work at the base, while others are employed in non-governmental organizations or other

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