Russian Air Forces

Triggered catapult throws out Su-30SM crew in Crimea

Yesterday, two pilots ejected from a Su-30SM fighter on the ground at the Saki military airfield in Crimea, a source in the security forces informed today. “On Friday at 18:50, pilots from the Su-30SM were bailed out at the Saki …

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NATO fighters escorted Russian Tu-142

A team of F-22s, supported by KC-135 tankers, intercepted three sets of two Russian Tu-142 maritime patrol aircraft in the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone late Aug. 27, North American Aerospace Defense Command announced, Airforce Magazine …

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Shoigu speaks to Lieberman over downed Il-20

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu spoke to his Israeli opposite number, Avigdor Lieberman, over the shooting down of a Russian military plane Il-20 near Syrian coast, the Russian Defence Ministry …

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Russia's Il-20 aircraft disappears near Syrian coast

Russia’s Il-20 military aircraft with 14 servicemen on board vanished from radar over the Mediterranean Sea late Monday, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. The official added that the plane went off the radar while F-16 …

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 Russia tests upgraded anti-ballistic missile (VIDEO)

The Russian Air Force has successfully tested an upgraded version of its missile defense system, firing off a modernized anti-ballistic missile from a testing facility in Kazakhstan. The missile was test-fired on Thursday from the Sary …

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Putin test-fires nuclear-capable missiles (VIDEO)

Russian President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of Russia’s Armed Forces Vladimir Putin took part on Thursday night in strategic nuclear forces command and control drills, presidential spokesman Dmitry …

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 ISIS hydra beheaded - what's next?

The destruction of the ISIS terrorist group’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was an obvious success and will serve as another factor in squeezing the territory occupied by the group, but still it will not lead to its disintegration and automatic destruction, the experts said. speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza.

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 ISIS leader may be killed by Russian airstrike

Russia’s Defense Ministry has said it is verifying reports whether the ISIS terrorist group’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by a Russian airstrike on the southern outskirts of Syria’s Raqqa. …

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