Category Archives: Professional Equipment

Russia starts developing unique new-generation radio communication system


Russia has started working on a new-generation radio communication system, Maj. Gen. Khalil Arslanov, the chief of the Main Communications Directorate of the Russian Armed Forces, said.

“Development work has started on the creation of a new-generation radio communication complex, which will be unique in its technical features and will significantly outperform all other systems of the type, created by the governments of other world nations,” Arslanov told journalists.

“In the near future, military servicemen and local departments will be provided with new-generation digital portable radio communication devices,” Arslanov added.

According to the Maj. Gen., the devices have already been successfully used by the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and have been proved highly effective during the Sochi Winter Olympics.


Samara to develop scientific and technical cooperation with Switzerland


In Samaria, in the framework of ongoing 13th International specialized exhibition “Industrial Show”, an agreement on economic cooperation between the Government of the Samara region and the authorities of the Swiss canton of Neuchatel was signed.

The document was signed, providing for joint projects in various fields with a focus on machine tools, automotive components manufacturing, innovation, modern energy, scientific and technical cooperation, including in the field of aerospace technology, by the vice-governor, Minister of Economic Development, Investment and Trade of the Samara region Alexander Kobenko and Minister of Economy of the Canton of Neuchâtel, Jean-Nathanael Karakash.

Participants of the conference “The Future Engineering of Russia” formed a solid foundation for the country’s future innovation


The participants and organizers of the Seventh All-Russian Conference of Young Scientists and Specialists “The Future Engineering of Russia” continue to receive welcome address.

On behalf of the Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy and the Federation Council colleagues the chairman of the Committee Yuri Neyolov wished fruitful work the young mechanical engineers, organizers and guests of the conference.

“The annual conference of this level brings new opportunities in the development of vocational education, science and technology, promotes the formation of economy based on high-tech manufacturing. I’m Sure that young and highly skilled staff, their research activities and scientific and technical work will be a solid foundation for future innovation of Russia”, Yuri Neyolov said.

Speaking humanoid robot will greet passengers at the airport Vnukovo

'Robot Ball' exhibition in Moscow

The airport spokeswoman Yelena Krylova told about this. According to her, the robot is launched on September 19, it will move to places with passengers to help with check-in and answer questions of the travelers.

Robot Furo-D cost “Vnukovo” 1.5 million rubles. Airport employees call their electronic assistant “Lena”.

It is created by company “NaviRobot”, resident of “Skolkovo”. It will entertain passengers with jokes and poems, as well as to conduct surveys on the quality of service in the airport.

Russia Building 6th Submarine for Vietnamese Navy


Russia has launched the construction of the sixth diesel-electric submarine of Project 636 for Vietnam at the Admiraleiskiye Verfi shipyard in St Petersburg.

The 2-billion-dollar contract for the supply of six submarines to Vietnam was signed in 2009 with deliveries due to be completed in 2016, a Russian defence sector source told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.

Multi-role diesel-electric submarines, designed by the St Petersburg-based Rubin design bureau, boast one of the lowest noise signatures in the world, with submerged speed at 20 knots and a diving depth of 240 meters.

Power Machines Starts to Implement Second Phase of Blagoveshchenskaya TPP Construction Project


Power Machines OJSC has started to manufacture equipment and carry out preparatory stage works of at the plant’s site.

The second phase of Blagoveshchenskaya TPP construction is one of the four projects funded under RusHydro OJSC investment program for the construction of new thermal power facilities. The projects are undertaken jointly with RAO Energy System of the East JSC pursuant to a Decree of the Russian Federation President concerning the power industry development in the Far East.

In December 2013 Power Machines OJSC and Blagoveshchenskaya TPP CJSC (subsidiary of RusHydro OJSC) signed a contract to provide turn-key general contractor services during the second phase of Blagoveshchenskaya TPP construction.

Kolomna Machine-Building Design Bureau Ready to Export Iskander Systems


Russia’s Kolomna Machine-Building Design Bureau is ready to export Iskander tactical systems, its Director-General and chief designer Valery Kashin told ITAR-TASS.

The bureau conducted intensive marketing research in the previous years and even prepared a contract with a foreign customer, but it was never signed for political reasons, he said.

“Then we stopped advancing the Iskander to foreign markets after we had been awarded a long-term contract from the Defence Ministry to supply the system to the Russian army, and we had to increase our output four to five times to fulfill the obligations,” Kashin said.

The Iskander is a tactical ballistic missile system manufactured by the Federal State Unitary Enterprise, Design Bureau of Machine Building, for the Russian ground forces. Iskander missiles were first test fired in 1996. The Russian army acquired the Iskander-M extended-range ballistic missile system in 2006.

Russia to Give Kazakhstan S-300 Air Defense Systems Free-Of-Charge


Russia is set to supply fellow former Soviet nation Kazakhstan with S-300 air defense systems free-of-charge, a top Russian military official said Friday.

Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov, who was part of a military delegation traveling to the Central Asian state, said five battalions of S-300PS systems would be supplied from the arsenals of the Russian army.

Delivery of the systems will improve protection of Kazakhstan’s airspace as well as strengthen the air defense network of the Moscow-led Collective Security Treaty Organization military alliance, Antonov said.

The S-300PS (SA-10 Grumble) model was introduced to Soviet armed forces in 1985. It features 5V55R missiles with an engagement range of up to 90 kilometers (56 miles) and designed to lock in on a target after launch using an active detection system that steers the missile directly at the target. An S-300 battalion comprises up to six mobile launchers, according to estimates by military experts.

Russia to Provide Egypt With Air Defense Missiles


The head of Russia’s state-controlled industrial holding company says Moscow has signed a deal to provide Egypt with air defense missile systems.

Monday’s statement by Russian Technologies chief Sergei Chemezov followed last week’s trip to Egypt by Russia’s foreign and defense ministries. He said that Egypt also expressed interest in other Russian weapons, including combat planes and helicopters, but has funding problems. He said Egypt could ask Russian for a loan to finance the weapons deals.

Shoigu to Discuss Military Cooperation with Serbian Leaders


Russian Defense Minister General Sergei Shoigu has left for Serbia to discuss development of bilateral military and military technological cooperation with Serbian leadership, the Russian Defense Ministry reports.

“The two sides are going to sign a military cooperation agreement between the governments of Russia and Serbia,” the Defense Ministry went on to say.

During his visit to Belgrade on November 12-13, Shoigu will meet Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic, Prime Minister Ivica Dacic, First Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Vucic and Defense Minister Nebojsa Rodic.

The Russian defense minister and his Serbian colleagues will discuss further development of bilateral military and military technological cooperation in accordance with agreements reached during a Russian-Serbian summit in Sochi on May 24 this year.