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Tests of PAK-DA Stealth Bomber’s Engine Prototype in 2020

February 10, 2020 @ 09:13 AM

The engine prototype of Russias long-range stealth bomber that is currently under development could be sent for its initial tests by the end of 2020

Russian MoD Greenlights Production of PAK-DA Long Range Stealth Bomber

February 3, 2020 @ 08:50 AM

The Russian MoD has signed a contract with the developer of PAK-DA long-range stealth bomber to commence production for a possible delivery by 2027. The PAK-DA is a stealthy long-range bomber that can deliver cruise missiles and even nuclear bombs

Modernized Tu-160M Bomber Completes Maiden Flight

February 3, 2020 @ 05:05 AM

Russia's first "deeply modernized" Tu-160M bomber made its first flight on Sunday. "Today our first deeply modernized Tu-160M bomber successfully performed its maiden flight

Russia To Develop Unmanned Sixth-Gen Strategic Bomber

December 31, 2019 @ 08:35 AM

Russia is planning to develop an unmanned sixth-generation strategic bomber with a target set for 2040. “Russia plans to create an unmanned sixth-generation strategic bomber by 2040,” Commander of Russian Long-Range Air Force Lieutenant General Sergey Kobylash during

Boeing Wins USAF's $400M Bomber Aircraft Contract

December 24, 2019 @ 11:20 AM

The US Air Force has awarded Boeing a contract worth $400 million to provide engineering services for its fleet of B-1 and B;52 bomber aircraft. "The Boeing Co

Flight Tests of Modernised Tu-160M Strategic Bomber to Begin

November 28, 2019 @ 11:57 AM

Flight tests of Russias first “heavily upgraded” Tupolev Tu-160M strategic bomber is scheduled to begin soon with the aircraft being transported from Kazan factory to the testing ground. “The first heavily upgraded Tu-160M strategic bomber was transferred from the production workshops to the flight testing station of the Kazan Aviation Enterprise on November 28, for factory ground and flight tests," a source in the defense industry divulged

Upgraded Tu-160 Soviet-era Strategic Bomber to Enter Service in 2021

November 25, 2019 @ 08:38 AM

The modernised version of Soviet-era Tu-160 strategic bomber, is set to enter Russian military service in 2021. “Construction of the modernised Tu-160M for the Ministry of Defense has already begun

China’s H-6N Strategic Bomber with Aerial Refuelling Capability Debuts at National day...

October 1, 2019 @ 07:20 AM

Chinas H-6N strategic bomber boasting of aerial refuelling capabilities participated in the National Day parade for the first time in Beijing on Tuesday. Aside of the H-6N, H-6K variant also took part at the Tuesday event

Su-25UB Fighter-bomber Crashes in Russia, Both Pilots Killed

September 3, 2019 @ 01:25 PM

One of Russia's Sukhoi Su-25UB fighter-bombers crashed in the Stavropol Region while on a routine training sortie killing both pilots onboard, Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement Tuesday. "On September 3, a Sukhoi-25UB fighter-bomber crashed during a routine training flight

Russia to Upgrade Strategic Bombers

August 28, 2019 @ 10:21 AM

Moscow has launched a program to upgrade and modernise Tu-22, Tu-95 and Tu-160 strategic bombers, Russian Minister of Trade and Industry Denis Manturov was quoted as saying by Lenta

North Korea Practicing Bombing with WWII Era AN-2 Biplanes

August 24, 2019 @ 09:32 AM

North Korea reportedly intricately cut grass in shapes similar to South Korean military hardware including F-15K jets just outside Sondok Military Airport, and has been practicing with its WWII-era Antonov An-2 biplane. The Soviet-origin obsolete aircraft have been put to use by Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK) to simulate bombing of Seoul's hardware owing to its new-found military application of dodging air defenses, other than dropping paratroopers

Russia to Reconstruct WWII era Tu-2 Aircraft Lying in US Museum

August 19, 2019 @ 09:51 AM

Russia plans to acquire a World War II era bomber, the Tu-2, lying in a United States museum, reconstruct the aircraft and put it into active service. "For the first time in the world, a Tu-2 bomber will be reconstructed to its operational condition on the premises of the Novosibirsk State Technical University