News about the state and prospects of the defense industry
The unpretentious aircraft is able to operate in the conditions of the Far North
On the eve of 2021, a new Russian passenger aircraft IL-114-300 made its first flight. Completion of tests and certification is expected in 2022, and the start of serial deliveries - from 2023. It will also be used in military transport aviation. The unpretentious IL-114 and IL-112 are able to take off from airfields with short and not very high-quality runways, which is an absolute plus of the new machines.
The self-propelled guns "Lotus" and "Coalition-SV" have different calibers, but the same tasks
At the very end of last year, preliminary tests of the self-propelled artillery gun 2S42 "Lotus", intended for use in the Airborne Forces, began. Their program includes self-propelled aircraft landing, moving over rough terrain of a complex profile, overcoming obstacles, shooting, including on the move and afloat. After that, state acceptance tests will begin. And the adoption of the "Lotus" should be expected as early as next year.
The new US naval strategy is aimed at confrontation with the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China
The constant juggling of the United States with the terms "freedom of navigation" and" freedom of navigation " resulted in the demarche of the three military structures of the Pentagon: the Marine Corps, the Navy and the Coast Guard. The heads of these departments decided to join forces to ensure "freedom of navigation" in the Arctic region, in order to have "access to the bays" and fairways, which are the zone of exclusive economic interests of Russia. And this can be interpreted as the activation of US claims to foreign territorial waters.
In this configuration, it will also be delivered to the Navy
NPO Elektromashina (part of Uralvagonzavod of Rostec State Corporation) has successfully completed tests of the remote-controlled Hunter combat module for Typhoon-K armored vehicles with a new version of the 6P49 machine gun. This was reported to TASS in the press service of the UVZ.
The crew of the corvette "Agile", which is being built at the Severnaya Verf enterprise in St. Petersburg, has been formed in the connection of ships protecting the water area of the Troops and forces in the north-east of Russia.
Exercises with combat calculations of S-300V4 anti-aircraft missile systems to repel an airstrike of a simulated enemy will be held in the Moscow region on January 21, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.
The block-modular method implemented at Sevmash will reduce the slipway period for the construction of nuclear submarines by 18 months.
The Russian military for the first time reported on the conduct of network-centric exercises, during which self-propelled artillery installations (ACS) "Msta" were used, equipped with the equipment of a unified control system, RIA Novosti reports.
The well-known American publication The National Interest evaluated the Russian submarine "Dmitry Donskoy". It was noted here that the submarine has certain advantages over competitors.
Mars did not succumb to the drill: the insight probe will no longer try to plunge the thermometer deeper
The operators of the insight mission came to the conclusion that it is pointless to continue trying to drill the Martian surface. A drill with tools to measure the heat flow from the interior of the red planet could not dive deep enough due to lack of friction with the soil — it was too lumpy.
In total, in order to improve the ground-based complex, about three dozen development works are currently being carried out [/b]
The level of modern ground stations in parts of the Main Test Space Center named after G. S. Titov will grow to 90% in the coming years. This was announced by the head of the center, Major General Sergei Marchuk.
A rare video of flights of upgraded Su-25K and Su-25UBK attack aircraft of the Peruvian Air Force has appeared on the Network. The aircraft were improved as part of an agreement between the local aircraft repair plant SEMAN Peru SAC and Rosoboronexport, writes Dambiev.
Russian "open sky" aircraft will be re-equipped for military intelligence
After Russia's final withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty, the Tu-214ON aircraft are planned to be used for intelligence purposes, two military and diplomatic sources told the media. Military observer " Newspaper.En " Mikhail Khodarenok analyzed the situation with the open sky aircraft.
In Moscow's Zhukovsky airport, an emergency occurred: the newest domestic airliner MS-21-300 rolled out of the runway. It was tested, during which they simulated an aborted flight due to the failure of one engine.
A Russian Su-35 fighter jet seriously frightened the crew of an American anti-submarine aircraft by performing an unusual maneuver.
Drones from terrorist hunters can turn into rocket hunters
American winged "predators" - first reconnaissance and strike drones MQ-1 " Predeytor "(Predator, translated from English – "Predator"), and now MQ-9 " Reaper "(Reaper; translated – "Reaper", that is, "collector of souls") – gradually capture all new habitats in Eastern Europe, in the immediate vicinity of the borders of Russia.
Soyuz-2.1 v quarrels with the creators of space engines
Despite the successful completion of the Soyuz-2.1 v flight and design tests, this light-class launch vehicle did not perform a single launch last year. The situation is aggravated by the struggle between UEC-Kuznetsov and PNO Energomash for orders of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation for the main engine of the first stage.
New missiles, modern onboard equipment, unique combat capabilities — the heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov of Project 1144 Orlan will replace Peter the Great as the flagship of the Russian Navy. This is expected to happen in 2022. About how the modernized ship will strengthen the fleet, — in the material of RIA Novosti.
The Ulyanovsk nuclear submarine, the third carrier of the Poseidon nuclear submarine system, is preparing for hydraulic tests at Sevmash.