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April 15, 2017
Russia to modernize weaponry for Crimea, Arctic forces
Washington (UPI) Apr 12, 2017
The Kremlin plans to modernize weaponry and equipment issued to Russian forces in Crimea and the Arctic regions. Russian defense officials disclosed the move during a Defense Ministry Board meeting in Moscow on Wednesday. Discussions focused on an armament program set to take place from 2018 through 2025. According to Russian Army General Sergei Shoigu, the program is necessary for the Kremlin to begin researching and developing new weapons. "The planned events will allow equippin ... read more

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U.S. orders cannon bodies from Triumph Group
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Northrop Grumman to support IBCS development for U.S. Army
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Estonia taps BAE Systems Hagglunds for vehicle support
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NATO agency to offer 40 tech refresh contracts
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Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman complete MAPS test
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