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Kazakhstan army. ©REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
Kazakhstan army tagged one of the best in CIS

Defense Minister tagged Kazakhstan army one of the best in CIS.

Kazakhstan army tagged one of the best in CIS
Kazakhstan Engineering secures contracts worth $1.8 billion

Respective MoUs were signed at the KADEX-2012 international weaponry exhibition in Astana.

Kazakhstan Engineering secures contracts worth $1.8 billion
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Defenders Day to become a public holiday in Kazakhstan

Armed forces of Kazakhstan will mark their 20th anniversary on May 7. President decreed to make this day a public holiday.

Defenders Day to become a public holiday in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan Defense Minister Adilbek Dzhaksybekov. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
65 percent of corruption crimes committed by militarymen in Kazakhstan

The statistics data of military authorities show that in the last two years 65 percent of corruption crimes were committed by militarymen of Kazakhstan Defense Ministry.

65 percent of corruption crimes committed by militarymen in Kazakhstan
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UK Defense Secretary to visit Kazakhstan

Among other things, Mr. Hammond will discuss transit of military personnel and movable property across Kazakhstan to support the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).

UK Defense Secretary to visit Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan officers learning electronic control systems. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Kazakhstan bought Israeli technologies for producing military radio equipment

The agreement with Elbit Systems was signed during the visit of Director General of Kazakhstan company Delta IT Vladimir Chaplenko to Israel.

Kazakhstan bought Israeli technologies for producing military radio equipment
Launching platform of S-400 air defense system. ©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan to get first S-400 air defense systems after 2015

Russia will start supplying S-400 Triumph air defense systems to Belarus and Kazakhstan after 2015.

Kazakhstan to get first S-400 air defense systems after 2015
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CIS Defense Ministers met in Almaty

61st meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of CIS countries was held on November 17 in Almaty.

CIS Defense Ministers met in Almaty
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Desert Eagle-2011 military training started in Almaty Oblast

More than 1400 military men from Kazakhstan, the United States, Great Britain, Lithuania and Kyrgyzstan are taking part in the event.

Desert Eagle-2011 military training started in Almaty Oblast
Kazakh Yeli monument ©Vladimir Dmitriyev
Military parade to take place in Astana on August 30

The parade will take place on the occasion of the Constitution Day near Kazakh Yeli monument across the street from the Pyramid.

Military parade to take place in Astana on August 30
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Kazakhstan to help Kyrgyzstan repair armored vehicles

Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to establish a joint company to repair and modernize armored vehicles of Kyrgyz army.

Kazakhstan to help Kyrgyzstan repair armored vehicles
Ministry of Defense dodges heating bills

The Ministry of Defense owes about $1.5 million to the company selling oil products for heating at military bases.

Ministry of Defense dodges heating bills