Russian defense Ministry: US to pull together in the middle East the carriers of cruise missiles for attack on Syria

The defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov © Vadim Grishanin/press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS MOSCOW, August 27. /TASS/. The United States are increasing the number of carriers of cruise missiles in the middle East for attack on Syrian government forces after the planned provocations with the alleged use of chemical weapons in Idlib province. This was reported to journalists by the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov.

The defense Ministry has denied reports of Russian air strikes in Afghanistan

© Stoyan Vasev/TASS MOSCOW, August 27. /TASS/. The message on drawing the Russian planes an air strike in Northern Afghanistan is not true. This was reported to journalists on Monday the Russian defense Ministry. “Information from British news Agency Reuters on the alleged application of Russian planes air strike on militants of the Islamic movement “Taliban” (banned in Russia – approx. TASS) in the North-Eastern border region of Afghanistan is not true,” said the Agency.

Russia has tested the exoskeleton with motors, allowing to shoot from a machine gun with one hand

© Ladislav Karpov/TASS MOSCOW, August 27. /TASS/. Testing of active exoskeleton with motors and a battery held in Russia: test was able to accurately hit the target, holding the hand gun with one hand. This was reported by TASS chief designer of the life support system of military combat equipment TSNIITOCHMASH (part of state Corporation rostec) Oleg Faustov.

The forum “Army-2018” showed captured weapons from Syria

Military equipment on the forum “Army-2018” © Marina Lystseva/TASS MOSCOW, August 26. /TASS/. Exhibition of captured weapons and equipment seized from Syrian militants, has become a popular platform in the days of the open forum “Army-2018”. This was announced on Sunday at the press center of the forum, noting that among the samples – weapons of the Wehrmacht and the SS. “The highlight of the forum was the exhibition of captured weapons captured from the international fighters in Syria. Among the more exotic exhibits that caused the interest of visitors of the forum, there are “Jihad-mobiles”, a kind of similar carts – jeeps mounted with anti-aircraft machine guns and launch complexes for rockets, and small arms of the Wehrmacht and the SS”, – stated in the message.

For five days, the forum “Army-2018” visited more than 772 thousand

© Marina Lystseva/TASS KUBINKA /Moscow region/, August 26. /TASS/. The total number of visitors of sites of International military-technical forum “Army-2018” for five days exceeded $ 772 million, said the Ministry of defence. According to authorities, on Saturday, the forum was visited by 129 thousand people, the greatest interest was the demonstration of military equipment and aviation cluster. “August 25, attendance at the Kubinka airfield twice exceeded last year”, – said the representative of the Ministry of defense.

Defense Ministry: in Idlib for an attack on Aleppo and Hama gathered thousands of militants

The Syrian city of Idlib © REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah MOSCOW, August 25. /TASS/. Several thousand fighters with heavy weapons and armored vehicles are concentrated in Syria’s Idlib province for an attack on Hama and Aleppo, under the control of government forces. This was reported on Saturday to journalists the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, major-General Aleksey Tsygankov.