RAF Typhoons on QRA Over Estonia Intercept Russian Aircraft Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon fighter jets operating from Ämari Air Base in Estonia launched twice on Tuesday 25th June to […]» Read more
The Russian Federation is the world’s largest country covering over 17m2 km, with a population of over 143 million. Military conscription is compulsory, giving Russia a total of over 1 million active service personnel. Military spending is at approx $70bn per year (2014 figures), putting Russia into third place behind the USA and China, although expenditure is expected to rise substantially. Russia is the world’s largest exporter of arms, with a 30% share of the total export trade. Russia is a founder member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
Delivery Dates Announced for Russian Military The Russian Defense Ministry will get the first serial Il-76MD-90A military transport plane next week, Russian aircraft manufacturer and design bureau Ilyushin said on […]» Read more
NATO: Russia in Material Breach of INF Treaty NATO allies agree that Russia is in material breach of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, and have decided to start planning for […]» Read more