Russia has asked France to place the base in Djibouti razvedsamolety

Moscow sought to Paris with a request to allow to place on the French naval base in the African nation of Djibouti, two reconnaissance aircraft IL-38 to fight pirates in the region, said on Wednesday the Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov.

"We have asked the French side put on an air base in Djibouti two razvedsamoleta to fight pirates in addition to the three French aircraft," — he said.

Thus, Russia wants to increase the total number of razvedsamoletov in the region to five, said the Russian minister.

Serdyukov said Russia believes

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Russia until disposed of third-generation nuclear submarine

Russia agreed to waive disposal of strategic nuclear submarines third generation who are now in service with the Navy, told the Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin. "The most successful projects will be subject to no one medium maintenance, and repair of two middle. Shelf life of these boats will be extended to 30-35 years instead of 25 at the present time," — said Rogozin.

He noted that the strategic nuclear submarine of "Shark" will be modernized. In particular, it is planned that every 7 years will change the electronic filling of nuclear submarines and their weapons.

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Russia gave 41 Kamaz Afghanistan

The Russian government donated to the World Food Programme (WFP) in Afghanistan 41 KAMAZ to support operations to deliver food to remote areas of the country

"The total cost of the transferred property, consisting of 40 new KAMAZ trucks and one car logistics, 2.7 million dollars. Load capacity of each of the donated KAMAZ is 14 tons, "- said the press service of KAMAZ.

"We are grateful to the Government of the Russian Federation for this generous gift," — said the WFP country director in Afghanistan, Louis Imblo was quoted as saying in a statement.

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Russia goes to the production of its own templates for the production of thermal imagers

On Thursday, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, spoke at the II International Forum "Engineering Technologies — 2012" in Zhukovsky. Its main promise was the idea of the need to eliminate the monopoly in the sphere of military-industrial complex (MIC).

Speaking in Zhukovsky, Dmitry Rogozin said that Russia started the production of domestic matrices for thermal and experiencing an unprecedented demand for defense systems.

"Today, I was told that we are moving on their own production of the matrix in the production of thermal imagers. We will do more complex designs. This is something that no one

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Russia is no longer dependent on the Ukrainian Motor Sich in the production of missiles

Russia is no longer dependent on the Ukrainian company "Motor Sich" in the production of engines for missiles, said in an interview with Itar-Tass managing director of research and production association "Saturn" Ilya Fedorov.

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"We are creating small-sized motors for tactical missiles, air-and sea-based, etc. The problem is delicate about it before we spoke little. But now it's something to be said. The main thing — Russia has ceased to depend on the Ukrainian company "Motor Sich", — Fedorov said.

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He said the government order on the subject of missile "was serious."

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Russia luring Latvian youth

Ministry of Defence of Latvia: Latvian Russian luring young people

In the camps of the paramilitary nature of the Russian spring 2012 visited the Latvian youth, said Defense Minister Artis Pabriks, calling the situation threatens the security of Latvia.

"After analyzing the facts and documents, we can conclude that the purpose of these camps — the reintegration of Latvian society in the post-Soviet space. Young people who have been there, agree that in the post-Soviet space, the main language to be Russian, as well as the fact that it is impossible to review the history

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Russia exceeded the plan to export military goods

In 2012, Russia reached a record level of exports of military products, exceeding the plan, said President Vladimir Putin, speaking at a meeting of the commission on military-technical cooperation.

"This year we go out to a record level for exports of military products. Their volume exceeded 14 billion dollars, that is the plan for the year exceeded ", — said the head of state, calling such positive results, reports "Interfax".

Putin also noted qualitative changes in the system of military-technical cooperation, above all, a co-production of military products, as well as work to restore Russia's position in

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Russia’s submarine fleet updates

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Russia in 2012, started to build a series of five advanced multipurpose nuclear submarine of the fourth generation Project 885 "Yasen-M". In addition, the continued construction of strategic submarines of the "Borei" (Project 955).

"United Shipbuilding Corporation has signed a contract to build a series of nuclear submarines" Yasen-M. " The contract will lead USC, "Sevmash" will act as a subcontractor. This is a series of five ships, "- said General Director of" Sevmash "and the Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering" Rubin "Andrew Diachkov.

He stated that the first multi-purpose nuclear submarine

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Russia starts production of four sniper complexes

Russia starts production of four complexes of sniper weapons, told the Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.

"A special area we have — it's a sniper weapon. We will create four sets for snipers," — said Rogozin. He explained that the first set will be designed for a sniper at a distance up to 800 meters, the second — at great distances from one and a half kilometers further (to large caliber weapons), the third — a police precision rifle for close combat in urban areas, and the fourth — small-bore rifle to train snipers.

"Look at how the security

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Russia started its own missile defense testing of components

Russia began producing prototypes prospective missile defense system, part of which are already being tested at the Sary-Shagan in Kazakhstan. On this, as reported by RIA Novosti, said Russian Space Troops Commander Oleg Ostapenko. What kind of samples is a promising Russian missile defense question, Ostapenko did not elaborate.

Earlier, Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov, speaking at the Federation Council, said that Russia will develop a self-defense system. So he answered a question that will take Russia if the United States violate terms of the agreement on the reduction of strategic offensive arms — to build

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