22 Dec '16, 4pm

Russia to donate MiG-29s, T-72s to Serbia

Russia to donate MiG-29s, T-72s to Serbia

Serbia is set to receive donated MiG-29 fighters and T-72 tanks from Russia As part of the deal, Serbia is expected to pay Russian firms to overhaul the equipment Russia has agreed a major arms donation package with Serbia, following state meetings in Moscow on 21 December. The main part of the donation is for six surplus MiG-29 'Fulcrum' fighter aircraft, a long-standing requirement for the Serbian Air Force. Also included in the deal was a donation of 30 T-72 tanks and 30 BRDM-2 armoured reconnaissance vehicles. Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu agreed on the donation on 21 December, with the formal agreement document expected to be signed on 23 December. Extensive discussions were also made over the donation or sale of air defence systems, with Serbia hoping to receive Buk-M2 and 2K22 Tunguska systems, however no sale was...

Full article: http://www.janes.com/article/66503/russia-to-donate-mig-2...

Tweets

@IHS

@IHS

janes.com 22 Dec '16, 2pm

System testing on USS Gerald R Ford is more than 75% complete, says shipbuilder Less than 10% of overall test programme re...

Serbia to get Russian fighter jets to counter @...

stripes.com 20 Dec '16, 12am

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbia says it will purchase Russian combat jets that are likely to add to tensions in the Balkans amid...

Canada blocks sale of defence equipment to Thai...

janes.com 21 Dec '16, 11am

Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Stéphane Dion has recently blocked the sale of military equipment to Thailand, the Ca...

Hypersonic defense: This is why Russia is protected from any potential aggression

Hypersonic defense: This is why Russia is prote...

sputniknews.com 23 Dec '16, 2pm

"I would like to draw your attention to the fact that if we just allow ourselves to relax even for a minute, allow at leas...

#Russia deploys Su-30SM fighters to Kaliningrad

#Russia deploys Su-30SM fighters to Kaliningrad

janes.com 15 Dec '16, 12pm

Russia has boosted the military capabilities located in its Kaliningrad enclave with the arrival on 13 December of the fir...

Indonesia and Sweden sign defence co-operation ...

janes.com 21 Dec '16, 1pm

The governments of Indonesia and Sweden have signed a defence collaboration accord with a view to expanding related trade ...

Putin: Russia's military is stronger than anyone's

militarytimes.com 22 Dec '16, 2pm

MOSCOW — Russia's military today can overpower any potential foe but should strengthen its nuclear arsenal, President Vlad...

Mali receives its C295W

Mali receives its C295W

janes.com 23 Dec '16, 4pm

Mali's new Airbus C295W transport aircraft arrived in Bamako on 15 December, a military source told IHS Jane's . The sourc...

My latest: US Pacific Command confirms China seized Slocum G2 AUV | IHS Jane's 360

My latest: US Pacific Command confirms China se...

janes.com 19 Dec '16, 10pm

The autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) seized by a Chinese naval vessel on 16 December was a Teledyne-Webb Slocum G2 glid...

#Russia sells $14 billion worth of #military hardware in 2016

#Russia sells $14 billion worth of #military ha...

tass.com 19 Dec '16, 3pm

MOSCOW, December 19. /TASS/. Russia in 2016 sold approximately $14 billion worth of weapons and other military hardware, R...

#Russia's navy has received its first upgraded Ka-27M anti-submarine warfare #helicopter

#Russia's navy has received its first upgraded ...

janes.com 20 Dec '16, 10pm

The Kumertau Aircraft Production Enterprise (KumAPP) has handed over the first modernised Ka-72M anti-submarine warfare (A...