A Russian Mi-8 helicopter has been shot down by gunfire from the ground in Syrian Idlib province.
The helicopter with 3 crew members and 2 officers was hit when it was returning to the Hmeymim airbase after the delivery of humanitarian assistance in Aleppo, the Russian defense ministry said in a press service Monday.
The fate of the officers and crew on board is still unknown.
The Indian government has cancelled the much awaited multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft deal worth $1 billion on the grounds of planes high operational cost. "We have [recently] cancelled the MRTT deal with Airbus Defence and Space because platforms are too expensive and not economically viable to operate", an MoD official who declined to be identified told
Russias Military Industrial Company (MIC) will supply a batch of the BTR-80 armored personnel carriers for the UN peacekeepers. "The UN peacekeepers have ordered a batch of the BTR-80 APCs", the company spokesman Sergei Suvorov told TASS on Wednesday
The US military officials have accused Russia of deliberately bombing a secret US facility in Syrian territory near the Jordanian border last month. According to a report by
Al Qaeda-linked militants in Syria shot down a Russian Su-25 aircraft using a man-portable anti-aircraft missile system on February 3, killing its pilot. "A Russian aircraft crashed during a flight over the Idlib de-escalation area," the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Saturday
Russian Tu-22M3 bombers for the first time delivered airstrikes on Islamic State terrorist weapon depots in Aleppo, Deir-ez-Zor and Idlib provinces in Syira operating from Irans Hamadan airbase. Moscow and Tehran signed a military agreement allowing the Russian aircraft to be stationed at the airport in West Iran
The Russian navy will be receiving 12 warships, eight combatant craft and 23 auxiliary vessels by the end of this year. "The Navy is planned to receive this year 12 warships, eight combatant craft and 23 auxiliary fleet vessels
KRET plans to begin the international delivery of the Rychag-AB active jammers that can be installed on airplanes and helicopters. The Russian Ministry of Defense is currently purchasing Mi-8МТПР-1specialized radioelectronic warfare helicopters equipped with the Rychag-AB
Russian Sukhoi Su-34 bomber will be integrated with advanced radio surveillance gear, UKR-RT used primarily for detection and accurate positioning and performance goals such as: communication and information transfer, radar stations. The new system can turn into a multifunction bomber capable of airstrikes and also conduct reconnaissance at the same time
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