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Russia Grounds Tu-22M3 Bomber Fleet after Tuesday’s Crash

January 23, 2019 @ 03:51 AM

Russia has grounded its Tu-22M3 fleet until the end of probe into the causes of Tuesdays air crash that killed three crew members. "For now all Tupolev-22M3 have been banned from...

Modernised Tu-22M3M Capable of Carrying Mach 10 Kinzhal Missile

December 31, 2018 @ 01:51 PM

Russias modernized Tu-22M3, known as Tu-22M3M is capable of carrying missile weaponry including the Kh-47M2 Kinzhal ballistic missile that can reach a speed of 10 Mach. The modernized plane received new...

Russia to Modernize Tu-95MSM Strategic Bombers

August 16, 2018 @ 07:43 AM

Tupolev has signed a contract with the Russian Defense Ministry to modernize strategic bomber and missile carrier Tu-95MSM, the company's general director, Alexander Konyukhov said. "The contract for deep modernization -...

US National Defense Authorization Act Makes Taiwan Happy, China Livid

August 15, 2018 @ 09:58 AM

The United States National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) 2018, approved by President Trump earlier this week, has made China livid for setting the US military on a path of ...

Russia to Roll-out First Prototype of Modernized Tu-22M3M Bomber Thursday

August 15, 2018 @ 09:10 AM

Russia is set to roll-out the first prototype of modernized long-range missile carrier-bomber Tu-22M3M on August 16. The first prototype of a deeply modernized long-range missile carrier-bomber Tu-22M3M was created, Interfax...

Russia’s Upgraded Strategic Bomber with New Cruise Missile to Enter Service in...

May 16, 2018 @ 02:04 AM

Russian upgraded Tupolev Tu-22M3M strategic bomber along with a new Kh-32 cruise missile will enter services of the Russian Aerospace Forces long range aviation in October. "According to the existing plan,...

Upgraded Tupolev-22M3M Strategic Bomber's First Flight in August

April 26, 2018 @ 02:29 PM

The upgraded supersonic long-range bomber Tupolev-22M3M will make its first flight in August, the CEO of the Tupolev design bureau, Alexander Konyukhov, told TASS on Wednesday. "Yes, this will happen at...

Russia to Replace Tu-160 Strategic Bomber Fleet With New Aircraft, Upgrades

March 22, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

Russia will replace existing Tu-160 strategic bomber fleet will all-new versions of the aircraft besides upgrading operational aircraft to the level of new planes. "We are going to purchase the...

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UK MoD Orders 13 General Atomics’ RG Mk1 Surveillance Drones Worth £195 Million

July 22, 2021 @ 05:14 PM

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MiG Shows Model of Single-engine Light Fighter, Possible MiG-21 Replacement

July 22, 2021 @ 02:41 PM

After Sukhoi’s LTS ‘Checkmate’ stealth fighter unveiling, MiG Design Bureau showed the model of a light single-engine jet at the MAKS 2021 air show which could be a possible replacement for the venerable MiG-21

UAC-Shvabe to Develop Electro-Optical Sighting for New Russian Jet, LTS Checkmate

July 22, 2021 @ 11:13 AM

Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) and Shvabe Holding, a subsidiary of state-owned Rostec entered into an agreement Thursday to develop KOEPS-75 24-hour electro-optical sighting system for the country’s brand new jet, the‘Checkmate’ Single Engine Light Stealth Fighter (LTS)

Russian Defense Firms Sign 13 Export Contracts Worth Over €1B at MAKS 2021

July 22, 2021 @ 10:51 AM

Some 13 export orders worth over €1 billion were clinched at MAKS 2021 including Su-30SME aircraft and Mi-35M Helicopters