Moscow Defense Brief

#3 (17), 2009


CONTENTS


Editorial

The Mistral Problem

Russian-Indian MTA Transport Program: Clouds Gathering


Defense Industries

Russian Private Sector Defense R&D: Many Questions,Few Answers


Regional Conflict

Russian Rail Transit to Afghanistan: An Industry View

Post-war Deployment of Russian Forces in the Newlyrecognized Republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia


Armed Forces

Mi-28N Attack Helicopters Enter Service

Russian Air Force Procurement of New and Upgraded Equipment in 2000-2008


Interview

"We are ready for open dialogue with Western partners" Interview with Mikhail Dmitriev, Director of Russia’s Federal Service of Military and Technical Cooperation


Facts & Figures

Senior Officials of the Russian Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces in 2005-2009


Our Authors

Cover photo

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