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Russian fighter flies dangerously close to US plane: Pentagon

Russian fighter flies dangerously close to US plane: Pentagon

A Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to an American reconnaissance aircraft during an “unprofessional” intercept in international airspace over the Black Sea last month, the Pentagon said Friday. The American RC-135 was conducting routine operations May 30 when a […]


RAF Eurofighters Intercept Two Russian Aircraft Near Baltic States

RAF Eurofighters Intercept Two Russian Aircraft Near Baltic States

RAF Typhoon jets deployed as part of the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission intercepted two unknown aircraft on a mission over the Baltic Sea. The aircraft were scrambled from Amari air base in Estonia yesterday, to intercept aircraft approaching Baltic […]


Russian Air Force to Get at Least 50 New Tu-160 Bombers

Russian Air Force to Get at Least 50 New Tu-160 Bombers

The Russian Defense Ministry will purchase no less than 50 new Tu-160 (Blackjack) heavy strategic bombers when production is renewed, Russian Air Force Commander Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said Thursday. “No less than 50 aircraft over time will be purchased […]


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

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 aircraft will be delivered to troops ever year. “After completing the modernization of the MiG-31, we […]


Russian jets to hold drills over Barents sea

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 said Thursday. Pilots will “practice” repelling a massive air strike by a supposed enemy during exercises […]


Russian Air Force Begins Sukhoi T-50 Fighter Jet Trials

Russia's Sukhoi T-50 Fighter aircraft

The Russian Armed Forces began to accept into service the first fifth-generation aircraft, the T-50 (PAK FA), announced Yury Slyusar, head of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), on January 30 during an interview on the TV channel Russia-24. The PAK […]


Russian Su-35 Fighter Jet performing at air show 2015

Russian Su-35 Fighter Jet performing at air show 2015

Russian Air Force Su-35 Fighter aircraft performing maneuvers at air show 2015  


SUKHOI SU 35 performing cobra maneuver

SUKHOI SU 35 performing cobra maneuver

Russian Sukhoi 35 performing cobra maneuver .


Sukhoi Delivers Su-34 Bombers to the Russian Air Force

Sukhoi Delivers Su-34 Bombers to the Russian Air Force

Today two Su-34 frontline bombers took off the airport of the Sukhoi Company’s branch – the V.P. Chkalov Novosibirsk aviation plant and headed to the place of deployment at one of the air bases in the South of Russia. The […]


Russia to deploy fifth-gen fighters, S-500 missiles in 2016

Russia to deploy fifth-gen fighters, S-500 missiles in 2016

In 2016, the Russian military will start deploying two advanced weapons, the fifth-generation fighter jet PAK FA and the long-range surface-to-air missile systems S-500, chief of the Russian Air Forces said. Lieutenant General Viktor Bondarev gave an outline of his […]


 
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