Two Chinese JH-7 Aircraft Bombers To Participate In Russia’s Aviadarts Contest

August 5, 2016 @ 11:56 AM

A JH-7 fighter bomber of the Chinese PLA Air Force is taking part in the Aviadarts competition of the International Army Games 2016 held in Ryazan region, Russia starting this week. Two JH-7 fighter bombers and one IL-76MD transport aircraft of the PLA Air Force arrived in Novosibirsk on the morning...

Russia To Integrate Advanced Surveillance Gear On Su-34 Bombers

August 1, 2016 @ 02:38 PM

Russian Sukhoi Su-34 bomber will be integrated with advanced radio surveillance gear, UKR-RT used primarily for detection and accurate positioning and performance goals such as: communication and information transfer, radar stations. The new system can turn into a multifunction bomber capable of airstrikes and also conduct reconnaissance at the same time...

US B-52 Bomber Catches Fire in Guam, Crew Safe

May 19, 2016 @ 09:13 AM

The US Air Force B-52 strategic bomber has crashed in Guam, a US island territory in the Western Pacific, today. "A B-52H Stratofortress preparing to take off for a Continuous Bomber Presence mission aborted on take-off and caught fire at approximately 8:30 a

China To Use H-6 Bombers For Flight-Training

May 16, 2016 @ 11:14 AM

The Chinese Air Force will train flight crews with older versions of H-6 bombers. Starting in early April, students at the PLA Air Force Harbin Flight Academy have been using the H-6 for bomber training

US Deploys B-52 Bombers In Qatar To Fight IS

April 11, 2016 @ 03:57 PM

US Air Force (USAF) has deployed its B-52 Stratofortress aircraft in Qatar to counter Islamic State (IS) threat in Iraq and Syria. "The B-52 will provide the coalition continued precision and deliver desired airpower effects,” said Lt

Russian Aerospace Forces Gets Upgraded Tupolev Tu-95MS Bomber

April 6, 2016 @ 02:16 PM

The Russian Aerospace Forces has received second upgraded Tupolev Tu-95MS strategic bomber, the press service of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) reported on Tuesday. "The plane has been upgraded within the framework of the state contract

Russian Warplanes To Be Fitted With Khibiny Electronic Countermeasures

March 22, 2016 @ 02:46 PM

Russian warplanes including Su-34 fighters and other fighters will be equipped with Khibiny electronic countermeasures systems in the near future. The Khibiny system provides individual aircraft with protection against enemy fighters' missile attacks and ground-based air defense systems

Upgraded Version Of Tupolev Tu-160 Bomber May Be Tested In 2019

March 3, 2016 @ 07:39 AM

Russia may test the upgraded configuration of Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber in 2019, according to a report by TASS. "I believe that in 2019 this plane, upgraded and manufactured, will make its maiden flight," Aerospace Force commander Viktor Bondarev said Wednesday, when asked about the outlook for resuming the production of Tupolev-160

USAF Reveals First Long Range Strike Bomber, B-21 Rendering

February 26, 2016 @ 05:43 PM

The US Air Force has revealed the first rendering of the Long Range Strike Bomber, designated the B-21, at the Air Force Associations Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Fla. USAF Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the Air Force will be taking suggestions from Airmen to help decide the name of the bomber, USAF news service reported Friday

Russia Deploys MiG-29 Fighters, Bombers And Mi-8MT Helicopter To Armenia Base

February 23, 2016 @ 02:09 PM

Moscow has deployed four MiG-29 fighter jets, modernized MiG-29S bombers and a Mi-8MT transport helicopter to Russia's airbase in Armenia near the border with Turkey. Located at Erebuni airport outside the capital, Yerevan, the Russian base already has nine fourth-generation MiG-29 planes capable of carrying a payload of up to 4,000 kilograms of weapons

Boeing Likely To Contest GAO Decision On USAF Multi-Billion Dollar New Bomber...

February 17, 2016 @ 08:58 AM

The US Government Accountability Office has rejected a protest by Boeing and Lockheed combined in the new bomber contract awarded to Northrop Grumman. The GAO upheld the US Air Forces decision to award the contract estimated at $21

Russia To Resume Tu-60 Bomber Production By 2023

February 10, 2016 @ 11:16 AM

Russia is planning to resume production of Tu-60 strategic bombers by 2023. Preparation for the reproduction of strategic bombers Tu-160 goes according to plan as outlined earlier, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov during a visit to Samara Company "Kuznetsov" (part of United Engine Corporation - JDC) said in an interview with reporters Tuesday