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Are you sick & tired of the Islamic State? The Russian Intervention in Syria: A decisive step to end the world’s trickiest conflict

When the unrest in Syria began in early 2011 within context of the Arab Spring revolution, most had expected only one of the two outcomes: either a quick ouster of President Basher Al-Assad or a bloody crackdown of the rebels. However, the war has dragged on and spawned the most dangerous terrorist organization of the world, the Islamic State. By ...

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Russia investing $9 Billion on UAV by 2020 to compete other UAV-specialized Nations

In order to be at the front-line along with other nations empowering their defense systems, Russia, one of the powerful nations of the world, too is focused on fueling its defense system. Lately, the nation has announced to spend a whopping amount of about US $9 billion on its military UAVs (Unmanned Ariel Vehicles) by 2020. The sole mission of ...

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First prototype of Mig-29

The first prototype of the Mig-29, now on permanent display at the Central Air Force Museum in Manino Airfield 40 Kilometers east of Moscow. The prototypes nose wheels were in front of the nose intakes. It had to be moved back on production models so that it would not throw mud or dust and dirt from the runaways directly into ...

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Su-PAKFA gets a new paint job

Aircraft spotters outside Zhukovshy airbase spotted something very stunning, the new paint scheme of Su-PAKFA aka T-50. Usually, the Russian stealth fighter prototypes are painted with boring grey scheme. This time the spotters were treated with dual-tone teal green and black commonly seen on Russian Air Force Aircraft, the combination leans closer towards blue which is perfect over Russian skies. ...

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The Ongoing Tu-22M Backfire for China Rumor

Since the mid-1990’s, China has been seeking to get they’re hands on a Tupolev Tu-22M Backfire for medium-range strike role and maritime patrol roles around its borders. The Tu-22M would be major improvement over their Harbin (Xian) H-6 which is also based around another Tupolev product, the Tu-16 Badger that Chinese gotten from the Soviet Union before the Sino/Soviet collapse ...

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