A Russian MiG-29 Fulcrum trainer jet has crashed outside Moscow and both pilots survived, RIA Novosti reported on Thursday.
“A MiG-29 jet fighter crashed near the settlement of Chemodurovo in the Voskresensky region. Both pilots have been hospitalized,” a source was quoted as saying.
The fighter was completely destroyed and there was no damage to structures in the area, the source added.
The Russian Air Force will get over 150 aircraft and helicopters in 2015, as part of a state defense order, the Defense Ministry announced Monday. "In accordance with the state defense order for 2015 it is planned to deliver over 150 helicopters and airplanes to the [air] forces," a ministry spokesperson for the Russian Air Force, Col
Russia has signed a contract to sell S-400 surface-to-air missiles worth US$3 billion to China, Russian media reported. This marks the biggest international sale of Russian weaponry in recent years
Despite France officially putting the Mistral ship delivery on hold, Russia has no immediate plans to file claims, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said Tuesday, Russian media reported. The minister commented after French President Francois Hollande announced on Tuesday the suspension of a $1
Russian Helicopters has launched flight tests on the first prototype of the multirole Mi-171A2 helicopter, the company's most ambitious helicopter project ever. The first prototype of the Mi-171A2 was designed for tests on its in-flight operability and safety when using the KBO-17 avionics suite, including its interoperability with the new VK-2500PS-03 engines, and to test the new powerplant
The Indian Navy has reportedly asked Russia to prove single engine landing of the MiG-29K on the INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier as a safety measure in case one of the two engine fails on Indias only carrier based fighter. The Hindu newspaper reported last week that the Russian side will be carrying out the proving trials on its own carrier in Russia, Admiral Kuznetsov
Russian President Vladimir Putins visit to New Delhi, starting tomorrow, will be particularly challenging as he tries to regain lost ground among Indias defence supplier community. Russia was bumped to second place by the US as Indias largest weapons supplier earlier this year after losing a number of helicopter and transport aircraft contracts
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