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Ten MiG-31 Fighter Jets Fitted with Kinzhal Missiles on Test Combat Duty

Ten MiG-31 fighter jets (NATO reporting name: Foxhound) fitted with the air-launched Kinzhal (Dagger) hypersonic missile are on test combat duty, Russian Deputy Defense...

Adapt and Overcome: New Russian Interceptor to Replace MiG-31

The Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG is currently working on a new military aircraft to replace the MiG-31, according to media reports. Despite being one of...

Russian Army to Receive 16 Helicopters, 29 Combat Aircraft by Year End

Russia is currently carrying out a $325-billion rearmament program to modernize 70-percent of its military equipment by 2020. The Russian Aerospace Forces will receive 16...

24 MiG-31BM Fighter Jets Commissioned for the Russian Armed Forces

The first 24 modernized MiG-31BM fighter jets have been delivered to the Russian Armed Forces. Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said more than ten...

Russian jets to hold drills over Barents sea

Russia's air force started exercises that will involve jets striking back against a "supposed enemy" over the Barents Sea that borders Norway, the military...

Russian Air Force to Get 10 MiG-31BMs This Year

The Russian Air Force's Central Military District will receive its first ten modernized MiG-31BM interceptors this year, the District's press service said on Monday. "The...

Russia Keeps 30 MiG-31 Interceptors on High-Alert Duty

More than 30 MiG-31 Foxhound supersonic interceptor aircraft are on round-the-clock high-alert duty every day protecting the Russian airspace from airborne threats, Air Force...

Russia to modernize 60 MiG-31 interceptors by 2020

The Russian Air Force will receive over 60 modernized MiG-31 Foxhound interceptor aircraft by 2020, the Defense Ministry said. A modernization contract was signed by...

Russian fighter jet crashes in Urals

A Russian Mikoyan MiG-31 fighter jet crashed in the Urals on Tuesday, killing both pilots, officials say. The jet exploded in a fireball minutes after...

Naval strike aircraft to be part of Russian Air Force

Naval strike aircraft will be reassigned to the Russian Air Force by the end of 2011, a high-ranking Navy source told RIA Novosti on...