Russian Su-34 Violates Turkish Airspace Again

February 1, 2016 @ 08:46 AM

Turkey said Saturday that a Russian Su-34 warplane has violated its airspace for the second time despite several warnings. A Foreign Ministry statement on Saturday said that a Russian SU-34 crossed into Turkish airspace from Syria on Friday, ignoring several warnings that were delivered both in Russian and in English by...

Russian Strategic Forces Receive Modernized Bombers, Missile Cruisers

January 22, 2016 @ 09:47 AM

The Russian strategic aviation forces have received 10 modernized bombers Tu-160, Tu-95 and Tu-22 whereas the Navy has received two strategic missile cruisers. “We have received new means of weaponry, new missiles…We have received for the Russian Navy two new strategic missile cruisers, the Alexander Nevsky and the Vladimir Monamakh, and...

Syrian MiG-29 Escort Russian Su-25 During Air Raids Against IS

January 19, 2016 @ 09:05 AM

Syrian MiG-29 planes provided Russian Su-25 bombers with air cover during sorties against Islamic State (IS) in Syria. “Crews of Su-25 aircrafts from the Russian Air Force and MiG-29 planes of the Syrian Air Force carried out a joint military mission over Syria,” Syrian Arab news agency, Sana cited Russian Defense...

Boeing Upgrades USAF B-52s To Carry GPS-Guided Bombs

January 14, 2016 @ 05:22 PM

Boeing has upgraded Six US Air Forces B-52 bombers to allow the aircraft to carry GPS-guided or “smart” bombs in the weapons bay for the first time. “The upgrades to the B-52 bombers internal weapons bay have made it possible to have zero gap on the bombers long-range bombing capabilities as...

US Nuclear Submarine, F-22 Fighter And B-52 Bomber To Be Deployed To...

January 7, 2016 @ 01:16 PM

The US, South Korea held discussions on deploying F-22 stealth fighter and B-52 bomber and a nuclear-powered submarine to Seoul after North Korea claimed to have conducted hydrogen bomb test. South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen

Algeria Orders 12 Su-34 Bombers From Russia

January 6, 2016 @ 11:41 AM

Algeria has ordered 12 Su-34 long-range strike bombers from Russia. “We have resumed talks on the sale of export Su-32 bombers to Algeria,” Sergey Smirnov, director general of the Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association was quoted as saying to Russian news daily Vedomosti by National Interest Tuesday

US Shared Su-24 Flight Data With Turkey: Russia Claims

December 24, 2015 @ 09:20 AM

Russia has accused the US of sharing flight data with Turkey of the Su-24 aircraft that was brought down on November 24 claiming to have been flying in Turkish airspace. The Russian Defense Ministry spokesperson Igor Konashenkov said on Wednesday that the Turkish official statement that was published in local media was a clear indication of treachery by the US

Boeing-Lockheed Say LRS-B Selection Irreparably Flawed, Protest Not Meritorious Comments Northrop

December 21, 2015 @ 03:14 PM

Boeing and Lockheed Martin have reaffirmed their objection to the US Air Forces October award of the Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) contract to Northrop Grumman, dismissing the lengthy source-selection process as “irreparably flawed”. Northrop Grumman confirms that it filed comments with the GAO in support of the Air Force's decision to award Northrop Grumman the LRS-B program

Turkish F-16s 'Ambushed' Russian Su-24: Russian Air Force Chief

December 1, 2015 @ 11:18 AM

Russian Air Force Chief has accused Turkey of ambushing the Russian Su-24 before shooting it down using an air-to-air missile last week. According to the statement released by the Russian Ministry of Defense the operation was planned beforehand and the fighters were ready to attack from the air ambush over the territory of Turkey

Surviving Su-24 Pilot Taken To Russian Airbase In Latakia

November 25, 2015 @ 12:52 PM

One of the Russian pilots who ejected from Su-24 shot down by Turkish F-16 has been confirmed ‘alive and has been taken to Russian air base. The aircraft crashed on the Turkish-Syrian border after both the pilots ejected

Iranian Fighter Aircraft Join The Anti-ISIL Party

November 24, 2015 @ 09:05 AM

Iran has sent its fighter aircraft to feast on Islamic State targets in the company of Russian bombers. The Russian Defense Ministry has uploaded a video on Saturday which shows an Iranian F-14 accompanying Russian Air Force Tu-95 bear bomber attacking ISIL targetsin Syria

Upgraded Tu-95 Strategic Bomber Joins Russian Air Force

November 23, 2015 @ 11:22 AM

Russia's Aviakor aviation factory has delivered the first modernized Tu-95MSM strategic bomber, equipped with an advanced radar and expanded weapons carrying capability, to the Russian Aerospace Forces. The latest Tu-95MSM is also equipped with target-acquiring or navigation system based on the GLONASS satellite system, Sputnik news reported Saturday