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March 28, 2013
February 8, 2013
Sevmash will start replacing equipment aboard the Vikramaditya aircraft carrier in April, the head of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Alexander Fomin, said at Aero India-2013 show on Wednesday.
February 6, 2013
If the tests on the INS Vikramaditya had been successful and delivery had not been pushed back to 2013,
Russian arms exports would have exceeded $17.4 billion in 2012
February 5, 2013
Russia remains a key supplier of weaponry to India with good prospects for future military-technical cooperation, Deputy General Director of Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport, Viktor Komardin, said.
February 2, 2013
Russia’s Sevmash shipyard has fixed the engine problems which caused a delay in the delivery of the refitted aircraft carrier Vikramaditya to the Indian navy last year, a United Shipbuilding Corporation source said on Friday.
January 22, 2013
Russia sold a record $15.16 billion worth of weaponry in 2012 while expanding its foreign client list, the Federal Military-Technical Cooperation Service (FSMTC) reported on Monday.
December 17, 2012
Defence Minister tells Indian Parliament that damages will be claimed for the 6-month delay in accordance with the contract
December 5, 2012
China and India have a long way to go before their Soviet-origin aircraft carriers are a threat to each other, let alone the major powers
December 4, 2012
Work on the aircraft carrier will be completed at the Sevmash shipyard by the summer of 2013, followed by sea trials and the handover to India
December 3, 2012
Media reports that India refused to buy Russian aircraft labelled as “information war”
November 30, 2012
Maintaining that Indo-Russian ties were as good as ever, the Russian Ambassador asked the media to refrain from sensationalism
November 15, 2012
India satisfied with quality of Russian frigates, Dmitry Rogozin tells Prime Minister Medvedev
November 6, 2012
A Defence Ministry official tells PTI that India plans to raise the issue of delays in the delivery of the aircraft carrier in a “big way”
November 2, 2012
Here is a video that demonstrates what India can expect when the Vikramaditya is ready.
October 31, 2012
Bilateral ties are affected by the fact that India lacks a strong decision making environment and is hostage to the rampant corruption that plagues its system of administration
October 15, 2012
Deputy Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin spoke about Vikramaditya in New Delhi on Sunday.
October 11, 2012
Russia’s defence shipyard Svemazh in Severodvinsk has finished the training of Indian specialists from the crew of the Vikramaditya (Powerful) aircraft carrier and awarded graduation certificates to them.
October 10, 2012
Russia plans to deliver the overhauled aircraft carrier Vikramaditya to the Indian Navy in the fourth quarter of 2013, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Wednesday after an intergovernmental meeting in New Delhi
October 9, 2012
The penalties will depend on further delays and could be up to 5 percent of the refurbishing cost
October 6, 2012
The heat insulation on the aircraft carrier’s steam boilers will be repaired at Sevmash with minimal disruption to the remaining work. No “surgical” operations will be performed on the ship’s hull