Category: Russia

Why India loves Russian weapons despite the risk of US sanctions

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin will visit New Delhi on Monday as billions of dollars of Russian weaponry flow into India that would normally attract US sanctions. Eager to draw India into its...

India likely to cancel Russian Kamov-226T helicopters deal

India won’t go ahead with building Russian helicopters locally under a $1 billion deal when President Vladimir Putin visits New Delhi next week, according to senior government officials with knowledge of the matter,...

New Russian AEW&C can detect enemy fighters 650 km away

The Beriev A-50U, the deeply modernised version of Russia’s A-50 "flying radar" reconnaissance aircraft, will play an important role in ensuring the effectiveness of Russia’s military intelligence capability on the battlefield, National...

Influential US Senators ask US govt to grant exemption to India on S-400 deal

Washington: Two US Senators have urged President Joe Biden to waive Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) sanctions against India for buying military arms from Russia. US Senators and India Caucus Co-Chairs Mark...

How Russia may help India’s Brahmos II hypersonic missile

The BrahMos-II is very similar to the Zircon. As a winged, anti-ship hypersonic cruise missile, Zircon is a tactical weapon, designed to be carried by frigates of the Russian Navy as well as...

Russia deploys next-generation S-500 missiles in Moscow

The first S-500 55R6M Prometey (Prometheus) strategic air-defence system has entered service with a unit in the Moscow region, the TASS news agency reported on 13 October, citing a source close to...

Top US Official terms S-400 as dangerous, hopes to resolve issues with India

A top American diplomat on Wednesday described the Russian-made S-400 air defence system as “dangerous” but said the US is hopeful of resolving problems with India on the issue through discussions. US...

Russia still leads the US in hypersonic missile technology

Hypersonic missiles are one category that Washington is missing, where one of the prototypes failed in a July 28 test. This was an AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW). The US finally got a...

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