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Russia Develops New Radar Detection System For Hyper-Sonic Missiles and Stealth Aircraft

Russia Develops New Radar Detection System For Hyper-Sonic Missiles and Stealth Aircraft

Russia’s newest radar system is capable of detecting hyper-sonic targets flying at speeds of 10,800 km/h in close space. Russia’s Aerospace Force Commander-in-Chief Colonel General Sergei Surovikin reported to Russian media stating the country is developing a new type of long-range radar system to detect and track cruise and hyper-sonic missile threats and stealth aircraft over entire Europe. The radar ...

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Russian Air Force Intercepted by NATO 300 Times Since 2019

Russian Air Force Intercepted by NATO 300 Times Since 2019

NATO officials stated increase in Russian Air Force activity in the Black Sea and parts of Europe since 2014, with nearly 300 interceptions by NATO jets to escort or shadow Russian military aircraft in 2019. On May 19th, four Russian military aircraft, consisting of two Su-27 fighter jets and two Tu-22 strategic bombers were detected flying close to shared airspace ...

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Russian Military plans to use Egyptian Air Bases

Russian Military plans to use Egyptian Air Bases

Russian and Egyptian military aircraft would be able to use each other’s air space and airfields by giving five days advance notice, according to the new draft agreement signed between Russia and Egypt, which is expected to be valid for five years and could be extended. Egytian Air Bases Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s government has expanded military ties with Russia ...

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Top 12 most interesting Air Forces around the world

Top 12 most interesting Air Forces around the world

The world has seen many battles and many are being fought at this present moment; every country has enemies and no one is totally safe. Thus, no country can let their guard down for a moment and only way to survive this harsh reality is to strengthen the armed forces. The military strength of a country is determined by the ...

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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

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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First prototype of Mig-29

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

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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