Russian A-10 is still in service

Another Russian Su-25 crashed on Sept. 23 of 2013, the pilot died. Flights all Su-25 were immediately suspended pending clarification of the crash. This is the 17th Su-25 lost over the last decade, and this is not something unusual for Russian military aircraft are in service with the 1980s. Despite these losses, the Su-25 as before remains popular aircraft. With decent service Su-25 is very effective. Since 1978 it has been made more than a thousand of these aircraft and their creation and modernization do not stop. In 2006, after seven years of work, Our homeland has adopted the first

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Rates of production of F-35 in 2018 to 110 cars per year

The following week senior Pentagon officials make out the costs of establishing and operating fighter Lockheed Martin F-35, reports October 17. Will also provide information on technical issues. Press secretary of the F-35 programs from Cyrus Hawn (Kyra Hawn) said that the issue will be addressed in mon despite partial termination of the government. Meeting was postponed a couple of times. She also said that the government bureaucrats get refreshed information on the development of millions of lines of software, price and terms of this work. In fiscal year 2014 the company undertook to supply 36 aircraft by 2018

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Su-35: fighter «in the wings»

External differences between Su-35 and Su-27 small: keels first such shorter the Su-27 (although more rudders), and «sting» between the smallest engines nacelles. On the new plane is missing a large air brake, available from the Su-27, to reduce the speed he uses different angles differences rudders. A nose landing gear has two wheels instead of the 1st predecessor. But inside the aircraft are all very changed. He resettled with 2 engines with variable thrust vectoring AL-41F1S («117C product»), with each thrust with afterburner to 142.2 kN, which is 16% higher than the characteristics of the Su-27. New fighter resettled

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In return Crimea Russian naval missile-carrying aircraft

Airbase in Guards (Crimea) in 2016 receive-carrier carrying Marine Regiment (MRAP), armed with far Tu-22M3 bombers, Interfax-AVN reported with reference to the Russian military department

«We hope that in two years at the airbase in Guards again be based missile-carrying regiment on the Tu-22M3» — said the official.

He explained that the Ministry of Defense does not put himself ahead of the recovery puzzle all aerodromes which were located in the Russian missile while the Black Sea Fleet Air Force, namely, in a joyful and October.

«There will be a necessary and sufficient sea submarines. The need for

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«Wild petting» — a special unit of the U.S. Air Force

«Wild petting» (English Wild Weasels) — is a special unit within the U.S. Air Force, which are aimed at keeping the fight against the enemy air defense system, its liquidation radar. The first time these units have appeared during the Vietnam War, in the forthcoming without them did not break any large military operation with the role of the U.S. Air Force. This is not unusual, because destroying or causing «silent» enemy ground radars can provide for themselves air superiority and non-hazardous missions. Specifically, the military conflict in Vietnam was the first armed conflict in which aircraft had to deal

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«Boeing» and «Lockheed Martin» combine efforts to develop a new bomber

Boeing and Lockheed Martin again announced a partnership to create their own version of a promising distant bombers LRS-B (long-range strike bomber), October 25 reports quoting the press release digging «Boeing». «Boeing» will be the general contractor, «Lockheed Martin» will act as a «priority of a team member.» The first time partnership, both companies said in 2008, then in 2010 it was suspended for a «better understanding of the U.S. government objectives for the project.» Rival group is a company Northrop Grumman, which produced a stealth bomber B-2. Company «Boeing» took part in the production of the outer part

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Another T-50 took to the air

5th experienced standard fighter of the 5th generation T-50 made the first flight «This morning a runway airfield in industrial air raised fifth of the account experienced benchmark promising fighter» — quoted by «Interfax» representative «dry.» According to him, during his working trip to nedavneshney Komsomolsk-on-Amur this machine specifically looked at the enterprise, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. At MAKS-2013 in Zhukovsky, where the audience can follow the execution of complex maneuvers on the new fighter, the Russian Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said that the PAK FA will be delivered to the Air Force since 2017. Bondarev

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The first serial ship MiG-29K/KUB for the Russian Defense Ministry began flight tests

Company «MiG» started flight tests of serial ship MiG-29K/KUB produced on municipal defense order. First flight of the prototype of the MiG-29KUB held in January 2007. Production aircraft for the first time flew in March 2008. Since 2009 JSC «RAC» MiG «delivers MiG-29K/KUB Indian Navy, reported RIA Novosti. Head of Flight Operations, chief test pilot Mike Belyayev said that during the tests the first MiG-29KUB built for the Defence Ministry, «virtually all of the updated system to function in accordance with the technical requirements.» General Director of JSC «RAC» MiG «Sergei Korotkov said that a successful start test production aircraft

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BOEING AND LOCKHEED take joint development BOMBER

South American companies Boeing and Lockheed Martin have announced a partnership in the development project promising distant bomabrdirovschika LRS-B (before the project was called NGB), reports Flightglobal. Boeing aircraft manufacturing concern will act as general contractor, and Lockheed Martin — as a «core team member.» Company announces partnership project distant bombers already in the second time. For the first time South American companies have decided to jointly develop a bomber in 2008. In 2010, the agreement was terminated, since the Pentagon initially closed the project distant bombers, but then decided to renew it, but caused no major requirements for the

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On passing in Seoul the International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition showcased two variants of the South Korean government promising fighter development program there for KFX, reports October 29. The first model introduced state aircraft maker KAI (Korea Aerospace Industries), the second is the principal project of the Agency for Defense Development ADD (Agency for Defense Development, Seoul). KAI unveiled the single-engine combat aircraft, which from the outside looks like a combat training aircraft T-50, which was created in collaboration with the American company Lockheed Martin. It is reported that the fighter will be broadly applied technology, tested on the


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