The share of new weaponry in service with the Russian armed forces must reach up to 75 percent by 2020 in order to ensure the country's defense capability is sufficient, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday
Russian munition factories have displayed over 70 samples of military products at the Defence & Security-2012 international weapons show which is being held in Bangkok. Over 250 companies from 30 countries are taking part.
Kalashnikov have unveiled the latest incarnation of their iconic assault rifle, the AK-47. The company says new generation firearm called the AK-12 combines reliability with precision, and can be used with one hand.
Russia is to supply $7.7 billion worth of armaments and military equipment to India this year, RIA Novosti reports, according to a press release by the Centre for Analysis of World Arms Trade (CAWAT).