Defence Industry

The Russian Army Has Completed the Trials of the BTR-90 Armoured Personnel Carrier

The Interdepartmental Committee of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has approved the results of the trials of the new-generation armoured personnel carrier designated GAZ-5912 (BTR-90).


11.01.2005 Visits - 26278 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Russia Supplies its Special-purpose vehicles to Azerbaijan

The Russian Company 'Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant' has concluded a contract for supply of 325 motor-cars to Azerbaijan.


11.01.2005 Visits - 20934 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Anniversary of the Arsenal Central Design Bureau

On the 21th of November, the Frunze Arsenal Design Bureau, which is Russia's leading developer of missile and artillery systems, celebrated its 55th anniversary.


29.12.2004 Visits - 19009 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Turkey to buy 350 Leopard 2 Main Battle Tanks from Germany

Turkey is considering an acquisition of 350 ex-German Army Leopard-2 MBTs. The Turkish team visited Germany at the beginning of September to inspect the vehicles.


23.11.2004 Visits - 14234 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Chief Designer Who Was Well Ahead of His Time

The 29th of October 2004 will mark the 100th anniversary of Aleksandr A. Morozov, an outstanding tank designer of the 20th century, who was one of those who established tank design school, and after whom the Kharkiv Machine Building Design Bureau is named. The school in question is based on thorough analysis of so-lutions being used, low weight of vehicle designs, irreconcilability with temporary solutions and various luxuries, simplicity and reliability and, as a result, development of competitive examples of up-to-date armoured fighting vehicles.


27.10.2004 Visits - 25472 Posts - 0

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