The Russian Technocomplex scientific and production center has received licenses for designing and producing military equipment, Technocomplex president Givi Dzhandzhgava announced at a press conference in Moscow today. The licenses were issued by the Rosaviakosmos airspace agency. The Technocomplex head noted that this will allow for designing avionics of the 6th, 7th and next generations. He also reported that the number of orders for the center in 2002 will reach no less than 100 sets of avionics and the volume of orders for the next five years is forecasted to amount to $1 billion.
Officials with the Indian Air Force believe that Russia's fifth-generation Su-57 fighter jet does not correspond to required characteristics and is inferior to the American F-35 and F-22
A nuclear-powered submarine of the British Navy surfaced in the ice of the Arctic for the first time in many years