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The Russian delegation will be headed by Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov
The International Defense Exhibition IDEX-2023 opens on Monday in Abu Dhabi. According to Rosoboronexport (ROE, part of the Rostec state Corporation), several samples of military equipment and weapons of the Russian defense industry enterprises are planning to present at the exhibition for the first time.
In the event of the outbreak of hostilities, the situation of Rabat will be unenviable
Morocco waged a long and persistent anti-colonial war against France. Nevertheless, after independence, the country focused primarily on the former metropolis. In particular, the Moroccan Armed Forces in the 1950s and 1960s received a standard "postcolonial" set of French military equipment: AMX-13 light tanks, AML-60/90 armored vehicles, various light and training aircraft and helicopters, patrol boats.
Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec Group) will organize a large-scale exposition of the country's leading defense enterprises in the Russian pavilion at the world's largest defense exhibition IDEX 2023, which will be held in Abu Dhabi (UAE) from February 20 to 24.
The warring parties in the zone of their own use, often, far from the most modern weapons on the battlefield. It is not surprising, because both Russia and Ukraine have inherited a serious military legacy from the USSR. Many of the Soviet weapons have already become obsolete, but they are still appreciated, for example, in Western countries. About time–tested samples - in the material of RIA Novosti.
Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Cros announced at a press conference on January 27, 2023 that the Belgian government has allocated the largest package of military assistance to Ukraine so far totaling 90 million euros. He also said that since February 24, 2022, Belgium has already provided Ukraine with military aid totaling 146 million euros, and humanitarian aid in the amount of 86 million euros.
Sergey Chemezov, the general director of the company, told RIA Novosti in an interview with what results Rostec finished in 2022, and what plans the corporation has for this year.
On January 20, a meeting of the contact group on defense of Ukraine took place in Germany at the Ramstein airbase, during which representatives of 50 states agreed on a new package of military assistance to Kiev.
The Pentagon said that the West will not slow down the pace of providing military assistance to Kiev
According to the head of the department, Lloyd Austin, the main topics of the meeting in Germany were the supply of air defense and armored vehicles to Kiev
The West does not intend to slow down the pace of military assistance to Kiev, considering that now is the "decisive moment" in the fighting in Ukraine. This was stated by US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Friday at a press conference following the results of the next meeting of the contact group on support for Ukraine created by Washington and its allies, which was held at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.
The German Defense Ministry has updated data on the supply of weapons, military and special equipment, equipment and other property to the AFU
On January 13, the German Defense Ministry updated data on the supply of weapons, military and special equipment (VVST), equipment and other property from the Bundeswehr, as well as from German defense companies funded by the federal government. In turn, these funds are intended to increase the security potential of Germany.
As Rostec State Corporation reported on January 17, 2023, on the basis of the Russian-Indian joint venture Indo-Russian Rifles Private Limited, registered and located in India, whose founders from the Russian side are Rosoboronexport JSC and Kalashnikov Concern, which are part of Rostec State Corporation, production of AK-203 Kalashnikov assault rifles has begun.
Britain and NATO countries talked about a new "unprecedented package" of military assistance to Ukraine
It will include "main battle tanks, heavy artillery, air defense systems, ammunition and infantry fighting vehicles"
The Defense Ministers of Great Britain, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, as well as representatives of Denmark, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Slovakia have agreed on a new "unprecedented package of gratuitous assistance" with weapons to Ukraine. According to a statement issued on Thursday by the British government following a meeting in Estonia, it will include "main battle tanks, heavy artillery, air defense systems, ammunition and infantry fighting vehicles."
Expert Leonkov told how the Kurds in Syria burned Leopard tanks with the help of Soviet ATGM "Malyutka"
Poland will supply Ukraine with 14 German Leopard 2A4 tanks. These tanks can also be sent by Germany, Finland, Spain and other NATO countries - Leopard 2 in various modifications is in service with more than 20 states.
The list of weapons and military equipment transferred to the Polish Armed Forces in 2022 has been published
The publication Dziennik Zbrojny published a list of weapons and military equipment delivered to the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland in 2022.
In the next two weeks, the military will use all airfields and ranges of the Belarusian Air Force and air defense
The flight tactical exercises of the Union State began in Belarus on January 16. They will work out conducting aerial reconnaissance, air support of ground forces, landing tactical troops and a number of other tasks, the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus reported.
On January 13, the German Defense Ministry once again updated data on the supply of equipment, weapons systems and non-lethal assistance from the German Armed Forces, as well as from German defense companies funded by the federal government for the so-called security capacity building.
Deliveries of Russian Su-35 fighter jets to Iran are expected to begin in three months, Shahriyar Heydari, a member of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Iranian parliament, told the Iranian Tasnim news agency.
Command posts, locations of Western equipment and energy facilities were destroyed, experts say
On January 14, the Russian armed forces struck at the military control system of Ukraine and related energy facilities. All planned targets have been hit, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Experts note that such strikes primarily destroy command posts, as well as troop locations and logistics centers where Western equipment accumulates. After the liberation of Soledar, the Russian units did not stop and during January 14-15 continued to develop success in the direction of Artemovsk and Sol station.
In Ukraine, the Ukrainian Armed Forces use Western ATGMs with radioactive ammunition, transferred as part of military assistance
The Milan anti–tank missile system, created by the joint efforts of Germany and France, is a fairly well-known thing, although far from fresh. For the first time it was adopted in 1972, and they began to develop it ten years before that.
Why this personnel decision means a serious increase in the level of the campaign in Ukraine
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has appointed a new commander of a special military operation. He became the chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov.
We need to finalize the equipment of our military to the highest level as soon as possible – already this year. This task was set by the head of the Ministry of Defense Sergei Shoigu. Now the troops use the "Warrior", which has been massively introduced over the past ten years. But during this time, new materials, technologies have appeared, and the specifics of combat have changed. What is required from the equipment of the new generation, based on the experience of its own?