US Air Force F-22 Fighters Intercept Two Russian Nuclear-capable Tu-95 Bombers Near...

April 19, 2017 @ 12:37 PM

US Air Force scrambled two F-22 stealth fighter jets and an E-3 airborne early warning plane to intercept two Russian nuclear-capable Tu-95 bombers near Alaska Monday night. The two bombers flew approximately 280 miles southwest of Elmendorf Air Force base within US Air defense identification zone Monday night, two US officials...

Russia's Aerospace Forces To Get 16 Sukhoi Su-34 fighter Jet This year.

March 10, 2017 @ 11:51 AM

Russian Aerospace Forces has plans to receive 16 new Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bombers by year end and will start modernization process next year. "This year, we expect additional deliveries of four aircraft and the total order volume for the current year is 16 Su-34s", Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuriy Borisov said Friday

China To Announce New Strategic Stealth Bomber Around 2020: Report

February 20, 2017 @ 08:39 AM

China is likely to announce its home-grown nuclear capable Long Range Strike Bomber (LRSB) around 2020. According to a report by

French, British Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers Enroute To Syria.

February 10, 2017 @ 03:51 PM

A pair of UK's Typhoon fighters and French Mirage fighters scrambled to intercept Russian Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bombers as they flew over international waters. UK has scrambled two Typhoon aircraft to monitor two Russian Blackjack bombers that flew near British airspace various French and British media reported Thursday

New Satellite Imagery Shows Eleven Russian Su-24 Jets Lined Up In Syrian...

January 21, 2017 @ 08:01 AM

The latest satellite imagery showing eleven Russian Su-24 jets lined up on the Hmeimim Air Base has been appeared on Digital Globe released on January 19. The pictures which were taken between January 10-19, were released a week after the Russian Ministry of Defense declared that it has withdrawn a flight...

Russian Navy’s Su-33 Multi-role Aircraft Crashes During Flight Operations

December 5, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

Russian Navys Su-33 carrier-based multi-role aircraft has crashed during flight operations from Admiral Kuznetsov Saturday. According to the report, the combat plane crashed at its second attempt to land on the aircraft carrier in good weather conditions (visibility +10 kilometers, Sea State 4, wind at 12 knots): it seems that it missed the wires and failed to go around falling short of the bow of the warship, unnamed military sources were quoted as saying by

China’s New Generation Strategic Bomber Out In Public Soon

September 2, 2016 @ 09:20 AM

China will soon unveil a new generation strategic bomber it is developing. Chinas Air Force Commander Maj

First Public Display Of Chinese H-6K Long Range Bomber

August 29, 2016 @ 02:17 PM

The Chinese Air Force will showcase H-6K medium and long range bomber to the public for the first time at an aviation open activity held from September one. The event, under the theme of "Pursuing the Aero Dream", is to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Old Northeast Aviation School in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin province, Shen Jinke, spokesperson for the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force, said on August 26

Russia To Produce 100th Sukhoi Su-34 Tactical Bomber

August 19, 2016 @ 08:56 AM

Russias Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Plant (NAZ) will be manufacturing the 100th Sukhoi Su-34 tactical bomber soon. The production program has already been launched, a NAZ employee told TASS Defense Wednesday

Russian 'Backfire' Bombers Attack Syrian Terrorist Depots From Iranian Base

August 16, 2016 @ 03:17 PM

Russian Tu-22M3 bombers for the first time delivered airstrikes on Islamic State terrorist weapon depots in Aleppo, Deir-ez-Zor and Idlib provinces in Syira operating from Irans Hamadan airbase. Moscow and Tehran signed a military agreement allowing the Russian aircraft to be stationed at the airport in West Iran

Morocco Interested In Russian Su-34 Bombers, Amur-class Submarines

August 12, 2016 @ 02:35 PM

Morocco is likely to buy Sukhoi Su-34 tactical bomber and Amur-1650 diesel-electric submarine from Russia. Rabat and Moscow are discussing the feasibility of the Moroccan Navys Amur-1650 submarine acquisition in the format of consultations so far

China Could Station 24 Fighter Planes In Spratly Islands Claimed By Philippines

August 9, 2016 @ 12:30 PM

China could place upto 24 fighter aircraft in hangers it is building in the disputed Spratly Islands, which the Philippines' claims is a part of its exclusive economic zone. Beijing has built three operational runways in the disputed Fiery Cross, Mischief and Subi Reefsislands which it claims is for civilian use but in reality, military fighter and transport planes regularly operate to the islands, a report in Philstar