Russia formulates UAV development programme


by Karl Soper, Washington, DC - IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly Russia’s armed forces and ‘power’ ministries may procure hundreds of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) by 2025 under a draft interdepartmental programme. Most will be short-range UAVs needed in tactical units, according…

Kalashnikov to produce drones


by Tatyana Rusakova, RIR Kalashnikov Concern has decided to create a joint venture producing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the company’s CEO Alexei Krivoruchko said on at the International Defence Exhibition IDEX 2015 in Abu Dhabi. The Russian weapons manufacturer has decided to purchase a…

Russia Is Deploying A Drone Fleet To The Arctic


by JEREMY BENDER Russia plans on deploying a series of drones to the Arctic before the end of the year as the country dedicates increasing resources towards militarization of the frozen north, Russian news agency Tass reports. Russia will begin with…