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Japan defense chief puzzled by Russian warplanes

Japan defense chief puzzled by Russian warplanes

Japan’s defence minister said Sunday there have been an “abnormal” number of flights by Russian military aircraft close to Japanese islands in recent days. The country’s air defence force scrambled fighter jets for seven days in a row through Saturday […]


Russian Air Force to Receive 16 New MiG Fighters

Russian Air Force to Receive 16 New MiG Fighters

The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a $470 million contract with the MiG corporation for the delivery of 16 advanced MiG-29 SMT fighters, the ministry said Tuesday. The company had earlier confirmed the deal in an interview with RIA Novosti, […]


Russia flies warplanes to Belarus for joint combat duty

Russia flies warplanes to Belarus for joint combat duty

Moscow has deployed six SU-27 fighters and three military transport jets to Belarus, in an apparent reaction to growing NATO activity near the Belarusian border, the Russian defense ministry said Thursday. “The air crews of the Russian jets will be […]


Sukhoi Delivers Su-35S Fighters to Russian Air Force

Sukhoi Delivers Su-35S Fighters to Russian Air Force

The aircraft entered service with the 23rd Fighter Regiment (based at the Dzemgi airfield, Khabarovsk Territory) of the Third Air Force and Air Defense Command of Russia. Today Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Russian Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. Viktor […]


Mi-28N Night Hunter Helicopter Enters Russian Service

Mi-28N Night Hunter Helicopter Enters Russian Service

The Mi-28N Night Hunter combat helicopter, made by Russian Helicopters a subsidiary of Oboronprom and part of State Corporation Rostec, has officially entered into service with the Russian Defence Ministry under an order signed by Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu. Before […]


Russia Sends First Fighter Jets to Belarus Base

Russia Sends First Fighter Jets to Belarus Base

A Russian fighter jet unit has arrived at a Belarusian airbase where it will be stationed on alert duty as part of an integrated regional air defense network, Belarusian news agency BelaPAN reported. Four Russian Air Force Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker […]


Sukhoi Delivers Su-34 Front-Line Bombers to the Russian Air Force

Sukhoi Delivers Su-34 Front-Line Bombers to the Russian Air Force

The transfer ceremony of another batch of the serial Su-34 front-line bombers to the Russian Air Force was held today at the Novosibirsk branch of the Sukhoi Company — V.P. Chkalov Novosibirsk aircraft plant (NAZ). The aircraft took off and […]


Russian Military to Buy 16 MiG-29SMT Fighter Jets – Report

Russian Military to Buy 16 MiG-29SMT Fighter Jets – Report

The Russian Defense Ministry and the MiG aircraft corporation have agreed the purchase of 16 MiG-29SMT fighter jets until 2016, the Kommersant daily reported Tuesday citing a high-ranking military source. The agreement is part of the government’s effort to keep […]


Sukhoi Delivers Su-34 Bombers to Russian Air Force

Sukhoi Delivers Su-34 Bombers to Russian Air Force

The ceremony of transfer of the serial Su-34 front-line bombers to the Russian Air Force was held today at the Novosibirsk branch of the Sukhoi Company – V.P. Chkalov Novosibirsk aircraft plant (NAZ). Three aircraft took off and headed to […]


 
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