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Moscow (Voice of Russia) May 10, 2012
China wants to purchase Russia's S-400 anti-aircraft missile system to replace the S-300 system, a military and technical cooperation official told reporters on May 6.
China has placed an order but didn't specify the required amount.
Russia will also modernize a spate of missile systems it earlier supplied to Jordan, a spokesman for Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said on Monday, citing a bilateral agreement to this effect.
Valery Varlamov said that the Strela-10, the Osa-AKM and the Sjilka anti-aircraft systems have been put on service in Jordan since the mid-1980s.
Russia wants to protect Europe from the south
The station could be part of the shield if Russia makes a respective deal with the US and NATO, the official said.
The Ministry of Defense invited foreign defense officials to show that Russia has all means for international ABM cooperation.
Source: Voice of Russia
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Safran announces the creation of Herakles, merging SME and SPS
Paris, France (SPX) May 02, 2012
Safran is finalizing the merger of its two subsidiaries, SME (specializing in energetic materials) and Snecma Propulsion Solide (a specialist in solid rocket motors for missiles and launchers). This link-up is the culmination of a project that began on April 5, 2011 with Safran's acquisition of SME. The new entity is called Herakles, and it makes Safran a world leader in solid propul ... read more
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