Tagged: Russia

Critical India-Russia Pact to Improve Fighter Aircraft Availability

India and Russia are trying to correct the tardy supply of spares for fighter aircraft with a pact that would pave the way for local manufacturing of spares. This move should give further impetus to Indo-Russia defense ties. India and Russia are at an advanced stage of signing a long-term arrangement that includes the manufacturing…

Emerging Russia-Pakistan Strategic Ties may become India’s Newest Bugbear

Realist theorists like Hans Morgenthau hold that in international relations, there are no permanent friends or foes but always national interests. It will remain very interesting to see the changing Russian foreign policy towards India through the characteristics of the bear which is generally used to symbolise Russia. The bear has often been revered in…

Russia Reportedly Delivers First Four Su-35s Fighters to china

As per several Chinese military observers, including Hui Tong, the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) has received its first batch of four Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E multi-role fighters from Russia. The four Su-35s were delivered to the PLAAF on 25 December, 2016. Earlier in the month, TASS Russian News Agency reported that the PLAAF could…

Russian Helicopters to Build Ka-226T at 2nd Plant to Speed Up Delivery to India

According to press release, Russian Helicopters company will launch the second production site for Ka-226T helicopters at its Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant to accelerate the assembly and delivery of the choppers to India. The Russian Helicopters company will launch the second production site for Ka-226T helicopters at its Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant to accelerate the assembly and…

China tense about Trump’s “complex game” of mending fences with Russia

BEIJING: China is getting increasingly worried about the possibility of a thaw in the relationship between the United States and Russia after president-elect Donald Trump takes office next month. Any improvement in the relationship would seriously hurt Beijing's foreign policy goals including its ability to deal with neighbors like Japan and India, experts said. "There…

As Nirbhay Missile Project is mostly Cancelled.Is India’s Preparing to Purchase Kalibr Cruise Missile From Russia?

  Last year Russian Navy for the first time fired 26 Kalibr 3M-54 land attack cruise missile from the Caspian Sea at 11 targets in Syrian territory controlled by the Islamic State. land attack cruise missiles traveled nearly 1500km over Two different countries airspace before it struck its target with precision . Such long range…

Russia Successfully Tests fired Anti-Satellite Weapon in Space

Russia's Strategic Missile Troops (or Strategic Rocket Forces) on Dec. 16 seem to have again successfully tested an anti-satellite (ASAT) weapon that sought out a simulated target in low Earth orbit (LEO). The hit-to-kill interceptor was taken into LEO by an A-235 Nudol ASAT missile launched from a base in central Russia. This is the…

US Endangered by China, Russia’s Advancement In Hypersonic Missiles

A new air force study warns about the possibilities of US becoming vulnerable to future attack by hypersonic missiles from China and Russia. Experts for the Air Force Studies Board at the National Academies of Science say that the federal republic country is falling behind in the technology race to develop defensive and offensive high-speed…

India, Russia Agree to Increase Range of Jointly Developed Cruise Missile

India and Russia have agreed to extend the strike range of the BrahMos PJ-10 supersonic cruise missile. Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre told his country’s parliament Friday that the two nations decided to engage in "joint technical development work" in June after India joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MCTR). Previously, restrictions within…

Putin: Russia, Japan could solve 70-year territorial dispute

  Russian President Vladimir Putin says that there is a “chance” to resolve a 70-year territorial dispute with Japan during an upcoming visit to Asian country. Moscow and Tokyo have never formally signed a treaty ending World War II because of a dispute over the ownership of the Kuril Islands north of Japan. Putin told…

How PAK-FA Stealth Fighter Could Match the F-22 Raptor (Think Speed)

Russia’s United Engine Corporation (UEC) has started ground testing a next-generation engine for the Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA fifth-generation stealth fighter according to a statement by the company. The PAK-FA—which is under development—is currently powered by a pair of 33,000-pound thrust class Saturn AL-41F1 afterburning turbofans. However, the AL-41F1—a version of which is also installed on…

India to restore grounded aircraft in Afghanistan

After supplying four attack helicopters to Afghanistan, India is quietly moving to qualitatively scale up military assistance in terms of long-term spares and support. This involves a trilateral framework with Russia, officials confirmed to The Hindu who said it is likely to be discussed by Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and Prime Minister Narendra Modi when…

Chinese naval ships in Pakistan’s Gwadar port call for a rethink of India’s regional policy

The transformation of Gwadar port on the Pakistan coast as a base for Chinese Navy ships was long expected, but when media reports actually appeared on Friday to that effect, it was startling news. The reports quoted Pakistani officials saying that China proposes to deploy its naval ships in coordination with the Pakistan Navy to…

India’s PAK-FA will be superior to the Russian T-50 and Chinese J-20 :: Chinese Media

Highlights Russian PAK-FA T-50 cost over $100 million a piece Indian PAK-FA will be superior in stealth, supercruise, advanced sensors, networking and combat avionics India plans to build as many as 127 Stealth Fighters India's new fifth generation stealth fighter will be superior in key aspects to Russia's PAK FA T-50 from which it's derived,…