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Russian army will adopt Israeli UAVs

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MOSCOW, February 6 — RIA Novosti.Russia has no plans to enter into contracts relating to the supply of unmanned aerial vehicles made in Israel, or to renew an agreement signed earlier for the production of this equipment in Russia, told reporters on Wednesday the first deputy chairman of the Military Industrial Commission (MIC) under the government of Ivan Kharchenko.

"So far, no issues for the future, associated with the resolution of purchases of foreign technology in bespilotya, the commission shall not be imposed," — he said.

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The Russian Army has ordered 1,120 helicopters

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The Russian Defense Ministry has ordered from industry to 2020 1120 helicopters, there may be additional orders

"Under the state program of armaments, we need to get to 2020 for the Armed Forces in 1120 helicopters. To date, we have contracted with various entities within the holding company "Helicopters of Russia" and not part of it, the contracts already in 1124 the helicopter, "- said the first deputy defense minister Alexander Sukhorukov.

According to him, the helicopter industry enterprises are actively developing. Many of them are production is organized in two shifts. The process of payment

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Gale de-energized some regions of Leningrad region

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18.04.11.Shtormovoy wind on Monday led to power outages in parts of the Leningrad region, 55 repair crews restore power, the press-service of JSC "Lenenergo". "More than any other weather-damaged network Gatchina, Luga Novoladozhsky and districts of the Leningrad region. The main part of the consumers immediately connected to a backup power supply scheme, "- said in a statement, RIA" Novosti ".

"All socially important facilities such as schools, hospitals, pumping stations and sewage treatment plants — electricity produced in the normal mode," — the document says.

In Lenenergo An operative headquarters in the aftermath of the elements under the

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Russia did not like the U.S. proposal

Moscow has refused to discuss the reduction of nuclear weapons without agreement on missile defense

In Moscow, a meeting of Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov with acting Senior U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller, who came to Moscow to discuss the reduction of nuclear arsenals. The talks have stalled as Moscow is not ready to go on one-sided concessions.

Before the visit Gottemoeller became known that Washington wants to offer Russia reduce their nuclear arsenals in half. According to the General Staff in Moscow

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Russia will set up a breakthrough ballistic missile

The development of new combat missile system for the Strategic Missile Forces Russia to be completed by 2013. On this, as reported by RIA Novosti, said chief designer of ballistic missile "Bulava" and "Topol-M" Yuri Solomonov. According to him, "there are solutions, as agreed with the Ministry of Defense," which "substantially increase the resources command and control." Other details about the system, promising not Solomonov said.

Earlier it was reported that under the state armaments program for 2011-2020 of 19 trillion rubles is the creation of a new liquid intercontinental ballistic missiles, which would replace the outdated

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Rosoboronexport introduced in India last version of the modernization of the T-90

Russia first presented at an arms fair in India, the latest version of the modernization of the T-90, from which refused the Defense Ministry. Combat Vehicle interested in the Indians, but the contracts for the purchase of its not yet concluded. "The T-90ms — our deep modernization, but it is not yet requested the Indian side," — said Viktor Komardin, head of Rosoboronexport delegation at the ongoing New Delhi VII International Exhibition of land and naval defense systems DefexpoIndia 2012. "The deal so far, but the interest in our tanks high," — said, in turn, the deputy director of

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Australians support the use of biometrics

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8.10.12.Bank ANZ, acting in Australia and New Zealand in the near future plans to introduce biometric identification technology in customer service. To assess the potential of these technologies Bank commissioned the survey among the residents of the Fifth Continent, said Russian biometric portal BIOMETRICS.RU.

75% of the study participants said they would be "happy" if one day, instead of entering the awkward and insecure PIN-codes, they will have the ability to scan fingerprints to confirm transactions with payment cards. Slightly fewer respondents (67%) did not object to the use of biometrics for iris.

Futurist Ross Dawson commented results of

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Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has called humanity to escape from the Earth

12.04.2013

 

Humanity can not survive thousands of years, if it does not find a new habitat — outside "of our fragile planet." So says famed British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, which entered the top ten geniuses of our time. 71-year-old scientist has called for the salvation of the human race to actively explore the cosmos.

His opinion was expressed by a lecture in one of the medical centers in Los Angeles, reports CBS. "It is necessary to understand how the universe works,

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Roscosmos: Russia has launched 60 satellites in 2011

Russia in 2011 launched 60 spacecraft, which is 40% higher than a year earlier, said the head of the Russian space agency, Vladimir Popovkin.

In 2010, the Russian space industry has carried out 31 launch, to orbit was deduced 43 spacecraft, 20 of which have been launched to foreign countries. In this case, because of a problem with the upper stage were lost three GLONASS satellites.

"Last year in the Russian space program was full of events, among which are both achievements and failures. This puts a special responsibility not only for the realization

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Roscosmos: began the creation of the Baikonur launch facility East

Work began on the construction of the launch complex at the new Russian cosmodrome East (Amur region), said on Sunday the State Secretary — Deputy Head of the Russian Federal Space Agency Vitaly Davydov.

"Work on the launch complex in the East began only recently. Work began not only at the starting complex, but, most importantly, to ensure the spaceport systems — energy supply, transport and building infrastructure, that is what we needed in the first place "- said Davydov, transfers RIA "Novosti".

East plans to build spaceport in the Amur region near the closed

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