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BREAKING: Lugansk and Donetsk Armies Put on Full Combat Alert

DONBASS – According to our sources in the armed forces of Donbass, last night LNR (Lugansk People’s Republic) Army was put on full combat alert. As of this writing, just hours ago, DNR (Donetsk People’s Republic) Army followed suit. “THIS HAS NEVER HAPPENED BEFORE!”, our source confirmed, further adding, “I got this info directly from […]

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Turkey reminds U.S that S-400 purchase was a NECESSITY, not preference

ANKARA – The acquisition of the S-400 from Russia was for Turkey a necessity, not its preference, said Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar in a conversation with Pentagon Acting Secretary Mark Esper. TASS reported on this with reference to the Turkish Defense Ministry. Two ministers held telephone conversations, the main theme of which was the supply […]

Russian official explains why Pantsir-SM system is weaponry of the future

MOSCOW – The Pantsir-SM missile and anti-aircraft artillery system is capable of destroying hypersonic targets, Colonel Yuri Muravkin, deputy chief of the Russian Missile Forces, told the Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper. According to Muravkin, the Pantsir-SM is being created for future anti-aircraft battles. The colonel explained that the anti-aircraft battle of the future, especially in the […]

Russian helicopter upgrade Mi-24 to help attract new customers

MOSCOW – Russian military plants Mil and Rostvertol have upgraded the Mi-24 attack helicopter, renamed Mi-35P +, said Andrei Boginsky, director of Russia’s Helicopters consortium. Thus, the lifetime of the Mi-24 , which was previously 30 years, is now 45 years. According to Boginsky, modernization covered the weapons control system: the helicopter received a digital […]

Russia begins surprise inspection of troop readiness amidst rising tensions

MOSCOW – In the Central Military District of Russia unplanned troop inspection began, the Russian Defense Minister said. Off-scheduled military exercises were started in the Central Military District on the initiative of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said. On Monday, at 6:00 a.m. in Moscow, the maximum readiness of the entire Central […]