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  • 24 June 2011
    Authorities

      As for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, the Mistral contract is a confirmation of unique interstate relationship between Russia and France. “Mistral is a separate issue. It simply proves absolutely unique nature of our bilateral interstate relations”, said Putin at the meeting of the Russian-French Dialogue association, reports Interfax. As was previously reported, Russian […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

      Russia’s spendings on national defense in the current year will make RUR 1.853 trillions, said deputy chairman of parliamentary committee for defense Vitor Zavarzin commenting Putin’s article “To Be Strong” recently published by Rossiyskaya Gazeta. Zavarzin pointed out that military budget had considerably grown in order to strengthen Russia’s defense capability. For instance, budgetary […]

  • 8 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

      Just a few hours upon Vladimir Putin’s inauguration ceremony in Kremlin on Monday, the newly elected Russian President passed his first decisions as the country’s leader , putting a focus on development of the Navy in the Arctic and the Far East, Barents Observer informed. The move stems from a desire to protect Russia’s […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian Armed Forces will reach a crucially new level within the next 5-10 years, said Russian Prime Minister and leader of the United Russia party Vladimir Putin addressing the party’s congress on Nov 27. “We must bring our armed forces at a crucially new level in the nearest 5-10 years”, Putin said at the United […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

    Controversies between defense ministry and JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) over prices for nuclear submarines have been settled on Nov 9 in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk region in presence of premier Vladimir Putin. Russian defense ministry signed all contracts which had been in the center of heated debates for months. With conclusion of those most significant and […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Authorities

      Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin outlined the necessity of complete rearmament of Russian Army and Navy within the next 5-10 years. “In the nearest 5-10 years we must rearm our Navy and Army in full”, Putin said appearing at the United Russia Party congress. “We plan to engage not only defense industry but civil […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Authorities

    It is necessary to establish a special system controlling execution of state defense order, said Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. “We should thoroughly analyze material and technical base of defense industry and clarify who controls every element of it”, Putin said at the round table on national security issues and industry development, answering a question […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian federal budget 2012 provides over RUR 880 bln for arms procurement, modernization and RD works, said Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the meeting on defense order issues. As for him, it was invested RUR 750 bln for this purpose in 2011 which is 1.5 times larger than in 2009. Considering such significant funds […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian president Vladimir Putin took part in a nuclear forces drill, personally launching four ballistic missiles, the Russian defense ministry said October 27. The drill itself took place on Thursday and involved all three legs of the Russian nuclear triad. Units of Strategic Missile Forces control centers, crews of ballistic missile submarines of the Northern […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin discussed issues related to placement of state defense orders at companies of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) with vice premier Igor Sechin and defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov. According to Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov, “the subject of the meeting was issues of state defense order placement at USC companies, such […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian armed forces must acquire technical dominance over any opponent within the next decade, said Russian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin. “We have launched large-scale rearmament of our armed forces and other security authorities. Our priorities are nuclear force, airspace force, communication and intelligence systems, electronic warfare, UAVs and robotic strike systems, up-to-date […]

  • 5 September 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      On the instruction of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, defense ministry has tied contracts under state order; only an agreement with United Shipbuilding Corporation remained, said defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov. Putin tasked the ministry to sign all contracts under State Defense Order 2011 until September. “In fact, we have completed contractual phase. The document […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Industry news

    Russian Navy is going to receive over a hundred new surface ships and submarines of different classes in the upcoming years, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin according to Portnews.ru. “I want to emphasize again that the development of strong and effective Navy is one of Russia’s key priorities. We will consistently develop underwater […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Industry news

      Commissioning of new submarines into Northern Fleet will improve Russian Navy’s capability to protect national economic activities in Arctic, reported RIA Novosti on Nov 8 referring to a source in Russian Navy Main HQ. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin stated on Nov 8 that Russian submarine force at the Northern Sea Route would be […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Russian defense ministry will sign all contracts under Defense Order 2012 in coming December and kick off its implementation early in the next year, said defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov at Defense Ministry Board on Nov 22. “In the next year we must provide conditions for 100% execution of state defense order. To do that, […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities

    Russia and Cypus signed an agreement allowing Russian Navy vessels to dock in Cypriot ports. This was one of many agreements reached between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday. As tensions between Russia and Western countries continue over Ukraine, Putin said that this cooperation in not directed against any third party and that the […]

  • 1 April 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Troops of Russia’s Southern Military District have returned to their base after taking part in surprise Black Sea exercises ordered by President Vladimir Putin… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, April 1, 2013; Image: Flot

  • 7 September 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Russian Prime minister expects all state defense contracts which were supposed to be settled till Sept 1 would be signed in a week. “I hope, this process would be finished in a week. I mean shipbuilding, missiles, and aviation”, Putin said on Sept 5 at interregional conference of United Russia Party. Putin reminded that […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Authorities

    U.S. and United Kingdom defense leaders yesterday reiterated that there must be consequences for Russia following President Vladimir Putin’s forced annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.   U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel hosted British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond at the Pentagon. The two discussed a range of subjects, but the main focus was Ukraine, Hagel said […]

  • 5 September 2013

    Russia is sending three more ships to the Mediterranean Sea to boost fleet near Syria, according to Bloomberg. The deployed ships are two destroyers, including the Nastoichivy, the flagship of the Baltic Fleet, and the Moskva missile cruiser, which will join reconnaissance ship Priazovye, deployed to the area on Sunday “to gather current information of […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Industry news

    A contract for delivery of a set consisting of five Borey class nuclear submarines has been signed on Friday by the Russia’s Defense Ministry and United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), Alexei Kravchenko confirmed to RIA NOVOSTI on May 28. Reportedly, no further details are known about the contract signing, which was brought to a question in […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Authorities

    Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and its carrier strike group are among the first units to withdraw from Syria as Russia reduces the number of forces deployed. Russia’s chief of general staff of the armed forces, General Valery Gerasimov made the announcement stating that the order came from Russian supreme commander president Vladimir Putin. The announcement […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

      President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin plans to visit Severodvinsk on May 25 to watch… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, May 23, 2012

  • 9 November 2011
    Industry news

    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signaled a dramatic increase for the country’s naval forces, with an announcement… (monstersandcritics) [mappress] Source: monstersandcritics, November 09, 2011

  • 24 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Russian president Vladimir Putin called development and modernization of Russian defense industry the key governmental and national priority… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, September 24, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 29 March 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian President Vladimir Putin unexpectedly ordered a snap large-scale military exercise on Thursday as concerns persist over armed forces… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, March 29, 2013; Image: Sevastopol

  • 24 December 2018
    Authorities

    The US state department announced on Friday it would support the development of Ukraine’s naval capabilities with $10 million in foreign military financing (FMF). FMF enables eligible nations to purchase US-produced military equipment, services, and training. The department said the investment was in response to Russia’s “dangerous escalation and unjustified November 25 attack” on three […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg is preparing to deploy overseas to join NATO forces in the Mediterranean Sea, as part of Operation Reassurance, Canada’s measures to promote security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe in light of the Putin regime’s aggression against Ukraine. En route for Operation REASSURANCE, HMCS Winnipeg will participate on […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

    Large-scale plans on armed forces renovation must be materialized, declared Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the meeting with his deputies and representatives of defense industry. “We have thoroughly analyzed the recent problems of defense order placing. That is why we decided to place defense order not only for one year but for a three-year […]