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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 […]


Russia Looking at 2020 for New Generation Long-Range Bomber

Russia Looking at 2020 for New Generation Long-Range Bomber

The Russian Air Force may receive its first PAK DA next generation long-range bomber about 2020 instead of 2025 as initially planned, Russia’s acting deputy Air Force commander, Major General Alexander Chernyayev, has said. “I think the first models of […]


Some 40 Russian Bombers Exercise Near Japan Frontier

Some 40 Russian Bombers Exercise Near Japan Frontier

About 40 strategic bombers will participate in five-day drills in Russia’s Maritime Territory near the Japanese border, Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Vladimir Drik said on Monday. The long-range aviation exercise, which started earlier in the day, includes aerial bombing and […]


Russia’s Air Force commander sets out new plans

Russia’s Air Force commander sets out new plans

The Russian Air Force is proceeding steadily with its re-equipment program despite unresolved questions about funding and deliveries of equipment, commander Col Gen. Alexander Zelin said on Tuesday on the first day of the MAKS air show. “The situation with […]


Russian Bomber Planes Intercepted In Dutch Airspace

Russian Bomber Planes Intercepted In Dutch Airspace

Two Russian bombers were intercepted by Dutch F-16 planes last night. The Russians had flown into Dutch airspace; it is not clear why the Russian planes were there. The F-16s were ordered to monitor the movements of the Bear Tu-95 […]


Dutch F-16s Intercept Russian Tu-95 Aircraft

Dutch F-16s Intercept Russian Tu-95 Aircraft

On 19 October, two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s from Leeuwarden Air Base intercepted two Russian “Bear” Tu-95 bombers. The Russians penetrated Dutch airspace without making their identities known. Air combat controllers of the Nieuw Milligen Air Operations Control Station […]


Russia could double number of bombers on strategic patrols

Russia could double number of bombers on strategic patrols

Moscow: The number of strategic bombers performing routine patrols could be doubled if the Russian General Staff makes such a decision, the commander of Russia’s strategic aviation said Tuesday. Russia resumed strategic bomber patrol flights over the Pacific, Atlantic, and […]


Russia test fires cruise missiles: reports

Russia test fires cruise missiles: reports

Moscow: Russian Tupolev bombers Thursday successfully test-fired cruise missiles in the country’s far-northern Vorkuta region, local news agencies Interfax and Ria Novosti reported. “The last two bombers returned a few minutes ago to their permanent base after launching the missiles. […]


 
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