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  • India will take Russia to lease nuclear submarine "sperm Whale"

    India began negotiations with Russia on lease nuclear submarine "sperm Whale" project 971. If the parties sign the Treaty before the end of 2015, the vehicle can be delivered in 2018. Before the submarine is leased, it will be modernized in accordance with the requirements of the Indian Navy.

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  • Created 30 years the first Indian fighter gave the air force

    First created in India, lightweight fighter "Tejas" (Tejas) transferred to the national air force. According to TASS, the ceremony was held in the presence of the head of the defense Ministry of Manohar Parrikar, although officially it has not been announced. The creation of the fighter began in 1983 and has cost about two billion dollars.

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  • Croatia will get rid of decommissioned Soviet helicopters

    Croatia plans to sell seven of transport and combat helicopters Mi-24, two military transport aircraft An-32B and six combat-trainer aircraft Pilatus PC-9. Get rid of obsolete equipment Croats in the first place forced the difficult economic situation in the country. Previously resale Mi-24 let Russia.

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  • Slovakia became interested in Black Hawk helicopters

    The Ministry of defence of the Slovak Republic became interested in the possibility of buying nine American helicopters UH-60M Black Hawk. The amount of possible transactions is estimated at 300 million euros. According to preliminary estimates, the first two helicopters will be delivered to the customer within one year after the signing of the contract.

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  • BAE Systems proposed to move the production of the M777 howitzers to India

    The BAE Systems proposed to the government of India to fully transfer the production of the M777 howitzer caliber 155 mm on Indian territory. Now these guns are going for the U.S. in Mississippi. The proposal was made in the framework of the tender of the Ministry of defence of India for the supply of 145 howitzers.

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  • Romania got the last Spartan transport

    The company Alenia Aermacchi gave the air force of Romania is the seventh and last of the ordered country military transport aircraft C-27 j. Delivery of transport was held on 12 January 2015. The plane arrived at the 90-th base transport aviation in Otopeni. The new aircraft will be used by the Romanian air force instead of the obsolete An-26.

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  • Bulgaria gave Iraq howitzer D-20

    The Iraqi defense Ministry announced the receipt from Bulgaria several howitzer D-20 gauge 152 mm. According to the Bulgarian Ambassador in Iraq, Sofia gave Baghdad 18 howitzers, previously stood on the arms of Bulgaria. Other details about the supply of arms is not specified.

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  • Switzerland has suspended flights of the F-5E

    The air force of Switzerland on January 13, has suspended flights of all 30 fighter aircraft F-5E Tiger II after the fuselage of one of the aircraft were found cracked. Double version of the fighter - F-5F - the ban on flights not touched. To complete verification of F-5E Swiss plan to the beginning of the second quarter of 2015.

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  • Americans invented the "smart" ammo for shotguns

    SmartRounds Technology introduced the "smart" non-lethal ammunition for the twelve-gauge shotgun. Ammunition is available in two versions - ShockRound and PepperRound. They are equipped with light-to-noise charge, as well as an accelerometer and a microcontroller, which work for moments before contact with the enemy.

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  • India's defense Minister called the su-30MKI alternative Rafale

    The su-30MKI fighters are strong competitors of the French Rafale. According to the Minister of defense of India, Manohar Parrikar, modernization of the su-30MKI and equipping them with new systems electronic warfare will make fighters "acceptable alternative" Rafale, including from the point of view of the price.

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  • USA completed trials network bombs

    The US has completed a comprehensive testing of the first managed network of marine bombs JSOW C-1. Ordnance dropped from carrier-based fighter-bomber F/A-18 Super Hornet on a moving target at sea test site off the coast of California. Armed with the bomb is expected to rise in 2016.

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  • Saudi Arabia will buy from France 30 patrol boats

    Saudi Arabia has announced its intention to buy from France from 25 to 30 patrol boats production company Kership joint venture between DCNS and Piriou. The transaction value is estimated at 500 million euros. The option for a potential contract provides for the delivery of 15 boats.

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  • China arming upgraded fighters J-10B

    China will soon make the weapons upgraded fighters J-10B. In early January 2015 at the airport 132-th Chengdu plant were noticed 14 serial aircraft of the new version, probably prepared for transfer to the military. When this is the air force of China will form the first regiment of fighters J-10B, is still unknown.

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  • Brazil will prolong the life of the USS Sao Paulo"

    The Navy of Brazil intend to carry out the modernization of the aircraft carrier Sao Paulo. The main goal of modernization will be extending the service life of the ship, standing on the arms since 2000. Currently, the military is considering several options for ship upgrades, and the final solution plan to take until the end of 2015.

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  • China has upgraded drone Tian Yi

    Chinese Chengdu aircraft Corporation introduced the upgraded version of the unmanned aerial vehicle Tian Yi. UAVs equipped with two compact engines instead of one. The unit received a new tail and wider air intake and became less visible in the infrared spectrum.

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  • The Philippines will get used Hercules transporters

    Philippines in early 2016 will receive two military transport aircraft C-130T Hercules from the U.S. Navy. The transaction value is estimated at $ 55 million. To use the aircraft are scheduled to patrol Maritime borders, humanitarian missions and disaster relief situations.

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  • Iran launched a full-scale production of Saeqeh fighter

    Iran launched a full-scale production of Saeqeh fighters of its own design. According to the air force representative of Iran, currently the military have already several new squadrons of combat aircraft. Previously it was assumed that the air forces of Iran have only three or four Saeqeh.

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