Subscription and demo access


 
About Interfax
Press Releases
Products & Services
Contact us
Customer Login
 


Headlines
 

07/01 05:00   Russia political and economic calendar: July 1
 
06/30 22:01   No plans for mass dismissals of senior officers in Baltic Fleet - source
 
06/30 22:01   Naftogaz planning to buy nearly 3 bln cubic meters of gas in July-Sept, its price in Russia close to Europe's - state company's CEO (Part 2)
 
06/30 22:00   Turkey, Russia can increase bilateral trade to $100 bln per year - Turkish foreign minister
 
06/30 21:55   Russian Church welcomes shutdown of Moscow church of scientology
 
06/30 21:53   Rosturizm working on restoration of cooperation with Turkey, security issues prioritized (Part 2)
 
06/30 21:45   Kyiv wants to swap DPR soldiers captured in Shyrokyne area for Ukrainian captives
 
06/30 21:24   Naftogaz planning to buy nearly 3 bln cubic meters of gas in July-Sept, its price in Russia close to Europe's - national joint-stock company's CEO
 
06/30 21:20   Gazprom's proposal requires prepayment for 3 bln cubic meters at once, not agreeable to Naftogaz - state company chief
 
06/30 21:03   Over 20 bodies of Armenian soldiers abused by Azeri soldiers during April fighting, Stepanakert claims
 




 

Interfax.com  |  Interfax news  |  Combat robots to protect Russian oil and gas...


News headlines


October 21, 2014 16:12

Combat robots to protect Russian oil and gas infrastructure in Arctic - Foundation

MOSCOW. Oct 21 (Interfax-AVN) - Undersea combat robots will be protecting Russian oilrigs and transportation networks in the Arctic region at some point, Deputy General Director of the Russian Foundation for Advanced Research Projects, Chairman of the Foundation's Scientific and Technological Board Vitaly Davydov told Interfax-AVN.

"The Foundation is not designing robotic sharks but it is working on undersea robots and autonomous gadgets capable of protecting infrastructure, controlling the waters and detecting, tracking and, if necessary, destroying a potential enemy. The prospective machinery may be deployed on the sea bottom and specialized submersibles," he said.

So far, the Foundation is focused not so much on defense issues as on mineral development projects, Davydov said.

"The rivalry in this region will be centered on its natural resources. A key task to be solved in the Arctic is access to mineral resources, first and foremost, hydrocarbons. This goal can be achieved through the completion of numerous tasks in the discovery, production and transportation of resources, sub-glacial operations and infrastructural security. This is the target of the Foundation's research programs," he said.

Te ap

(Our editorial staff can be reached at eng.editors@interfax.ru)

/Interfax/
 Subscription
You can access a demo version of, receive more information about or subscribe to Interfax publications by filling in and returning the form below. We also have dozens of reports in the Russian language, please indicate if you are interested.
Title:


Phone:


E-mail:


First name:


Company:


Country:
Last name:


Division:


City:
Products:
Central Asia & Caucasus Business Weekly
Central Asia General Newswire
Global Gas Analytics
Global Natural Gas Daily
Interfax Via Bloomberg Terminal
Kazakhstan General Newswire
Kazakhstan Mining Weekly
Kazakhstan Oil & Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Announcements
Russia & CIS Banking and Finance Weekly
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Daily
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Newswire
Russia & CIS Business and Investment Weekly
Russia & CIS Business Law Weekly
Russia & CIS Business news
Russia & CIS Defense Industry Weekly
Russia & CIS Diplomatic Panorama
Russia & CIS Energy Daily
Russia & CIS Energy Newswire
Russia & CIS Events Calendar
Russia & CIS Food and Agriculture Weekly
Russia & CIS General Newswire
Russia & CIS Headline News
Russia & CIS Insurance Weekly
Russia & CIS IT and Telecom Weekly
Russia & CIS Metals and Mining Weekly
Russia & CIS Military Daily
Russia & CIS Military Newswire
Russia & CIS Military Weekly
Russia & CIS Oil and Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Presidential Bulletin
Russia & CIS Statistics Weekly
Russia Health & Pharmaceuticals
Russia Market Roundup
Russia Press Review
Ukraine Business Daily
Ukraine Business Weekly
Ukraine General Newswire
Please enter the digits from picture in the box below:

July 01, 2016
 
05:00
Russia political and economic calendar: July 1
 
June 30, 2016
 
22:01
No plans for mass dismissals of senior officers in Baltic Fleet - source
 
22:01
Naftogaz planning to buy nearly 3 bln cubic meters of gas in July-Sept, its price in Russia close to Europe's - state company's CEO (Part 2)
 
22:00
Turkey, Russia can increase bilateral trade to $100 bln per year - Turkish foreign minister
 
21:55
Russian Church welcomes shutdown of Moscow church of scientology
 
21:53
 
21:45
Kyiv wants to swap DPR soldiers captured in Shyrokyne area for Ukrainian captives
 
21:24
Naftogaz planning to buy nearly 3 bln cubic meters of gas in July-Sept, its price in Russia close to Europe's - national joint-stock company's CEO
 
21:20
Gazprom's proposal requires prepayment for 3 bln cubic meters at once, not agreeable to Naftogaz - state company chief
 
21:03
Over 20 bodies of Armenian soldiers abused by Azeri soldiers during April fighting, Stepanakert claims
 
20:58
Naftogaz proposes Gazprom to sign addendum to 2009 contract for gas supplies in Q3 (Part 2)
 
20:47
Kerry's visit to Tbilisi to reaffirm U.S. support for Georgia's EU, NATO integration - premier
 
20:44
Naftogaz proposes Gazprom to sign addendum to 2009 contract for gas supplies in Q3
 
20:37
U.S. to grant $24.7 mln financial aid to Armenia
 
 more headlines 



Interviews
 

.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given an interview to Interfax ahead of his visit to Russia in which he speaks about the influence that his personal relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin have on the development of interstate ties, about Israels plans regarding new gas fields and said that Israel will into allow Syria to turn into a source of aggression. This will be Netanyahus third visit in under a year.

more
.
.
Indonesian Ambassador to Russia Wahid Supriyadi has given an interview with Interfax in which he speaks about the results of the Russia-ASEAN summit, prospects for achieving an agreement on oil production freeze in OPEC, Indonesian-Russian military and technological cooperation and the launch of direct air communication between Indonesia and Russia.

more
.
.
U.S. Department of State Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Amos Hochstein has given an interview to Interfax‘s special correspndent in the United States Ksenia Baygarova in which he speaks about why the United States has started to export oil and gas, how realistic the intention of oil producing countries to freeze oil production is, and how U.S. energy companies react to sanctions against Russia.

more

 
  
 ©   1991—2016   Interfax Information Service. All rights reserved.
contact information   |   Interfax offices   |   made by web.finmarket

News and other data on this site are provided for information purposes only, and are not intended for republication or redistribution. Republication or redistribution of Interfax content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Interfax.

Browse other Interfax sites:  Interfax.ru   |   IFX.RU   |   Interfax Group   Rambler's Top100