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US Refuses to Disclose Information On Who Fired at Su-24 Pilot From Ground

Russia’s defense ministry claimed that the Su-24 pilot died because of an attack from the ground when he was landing, adding that during a rescue operation, the Russian marine was also killed.

Russia Helps Block Cross-Border Weapons Supply to ISIL in Syria’s Latakia

The Syrian army with the support of Russian aircraft has blocked the cross-border supply of weapons to the Islamic State militants in the mountainous areas of the Syrian province of Latakia, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursda...

Russia Cuts All Military Ties With Turkey

All military contacts with Turkey have been cut following the downing of Russia's Su-24 military jet, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday.

Russia Confirms S-400 Air Defense System Put on Combat Duty in Syria

An advanced S-400 Triumf air defense system on Thursday was delivered and deployed on combat duty at the Hmeymim airbase near the Syrian port city of Latakia, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

China in Talks to Open Patrol Boat Service Base in Djibouti

China is in talks with the African country Djibouti on the construction of a naval logistics center, which will provide service for Chinese patrol boats in the Gulf of Aden and other areas in the region, Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Wu Qian said Thursday.

China military in talks for logistics 'facilities' in Djibouti

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military is in talks with the Horn of Africa country Djibouti to build logistics "facilities" to support Chinese peacekeeping and anti-piracy missions, the foreign and defense ministries said on Thursday.

Navigator Rescued After Turkey Shot Down Warplane, Russia Says

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The pilot of the Russian aircraft was killed on Tuesday by ground fire, but the Defense Ministry said the navigator was safe after an overnight operation to retrieve him.

Downed Su-24 Pilot Found 'Safe And Sound', Taken to Hmeymim Base

The rescue operation of Russia's Su-24 navigator has been successefully completed with the pilot back at the Hmeymim airbase safe and sound, Russian Defense Ministry Sergey Shoygu said Thursday.

Russian Pilots of Su-24 Downed in Syria 'Most Likely Catapulted to Safety'

The pilots from the Russian Su-24 jet downed in Syrian managed to eject, the Russian Ministry of Defense said.

Turkey Shoots Down Military Plane Near Syrian Border

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

  MOSCOW, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Russia's defense ministry said on Tuesday one of its fighter jets was downed in Syria, apparently after coming under fire from the ground, Interfax news agency reported. The Turkish military said it shot down a plane after it was repeatedly warned about violating Turkish airspace. Show More Summary

Russia Delays New Start Required Demo of RS-26 Nuclear Ballistic Missile to 2016

The demonstration of Russia’s newest RS-26 Rubezh ballistic missile to US inspectors has been delayed until next year, a source in the Russian Defense Ministry told TASS on Wednesday."By decision of the Defense Ministry, the demonstration...Show More Summary

Nowhere to Hide: New Videos of Russian Cruise Missile Strikes in Syria

Russian Defense Ministry released new videos of cruise missile strikes carried out against Islamic State forces in Syria.

Watch Russians Write “For Paris” on Bombs Destined for Syria

Russian ground crew are scrawling “For Paris” and “For Our Guys” on bombs that are set to be dropped on ISIS targets in Syria, according to a video posted online by the country’s Defense Ministry. "Pilots and technicians of Hmeymim airbase...Show More Summary

Vladimir Putin’s massive, triple-decker war room revealed

5 days agoNews : BlogPost

MOSCOW — "Gentlemen. You can't fight in here. This is the war room!" It could have been a scene straight out of "Dr. Strangelove" when President Vladimir V. Putin stepped into the Russian Ministry of Defense's brand new, three-tiered, multibillion-dollar control center this week, for a war briefing that had its fair share of movie-like pageantry. Show More Summary

'Bear's Newest Claws': Russia Unleashes Bigger, Better Missile on ISIL

Experts across the world seem to be impressed by the latest addition to Russia's war arsenal – the Kh-101 cruise missile, which has been spotted in footage released by the Russian Ministry of Defense earlier this week.

Watch: Russian pilots in Syria are writing ‘for Paris’ on their bombs

6 days agoNews : BlogPost

In a video posted online by the Russian Defense Ministry on Friday, the Russian words "?? ??????" – or "for Paris" in English – are written on what appears to be bombs on a Russian jet in Syria. "Pilots and technicians of Hmeymim airbase have sent their message to terrorists by priority airmail," the caption on the […]

Russia Releases Video of Missile Strikes on ISIL Targets From Caspian

The Russian Defense Ministry has released a video of cruise missile strikes on ISIL targets in Syria, launched over 1500 km away, from the Caspian Sea. Four missile carrier ships participated in the strikes.

Russian Defense Ministry to Receive First Arctic Helicopter Late November

Russia’s first helicopter developed for Arctic deployment will be delivered to the Russian Defense Ministry by the end of November, the Russian Helicopters manufacturer said Thursday.

France May Send Special Operations Force to Syria – French Media

France considers sending a team of Special Operations troops to help fight the Islamic State terrorists in Syria, a Paris-based newspaper wrote Thursday, citing a source at the country’s defense ministry.

Russia Conducts First Nighttime Launch of Iskander Ballistic Missile

Russia’s military has conducted its first ever nighttime launch from its Iskander-M (SS-26 Stone) mobile short-range ballistic missile system outside the city of Orenburg, the Russian Defense Ministry’s Central Military District’s press service said Thursday.

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