The failure of the Afghan C-27A

The government of Afghanistan held a meeting chaired by President Hamid Karzai on the state of the Afghan air force. It is reported that at a meeting that was vserasprostranena information about the sorry state of the Air Force Afghanistan. It was reported that only a small amount of nominally large park Mi-8/Mi-17 are applicable to flying condition. But more resonance had information that all 15 military transport aircraft Alenia C-27A (G.222), set by the Yankees in Afghanistan, are not applicable to the real-time for use, and the cars are laid up for several months. So Makar, Air Force Afghanistan

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The problem of choice: upgrade or brand new appliances

Adopted by the state armaments program for 2011-2020 does the basic rate for the purchase of modern equipment and weapons. But whether the rate is justified by new standards of AME? Not logical to buy large quantities at once the latest technology and modernize an old.

In most states specifically do just that: upgrading the existing fleet of weapons, the party purchasing new weapons along the front where there is a severe "gaps" in the country's defense.

The problem of technological barrier

Last technological barrier has overcome the world's population "due to" the second world war — air force

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Will I have to make room for the An-124?

U.S. Air Force Lockheed Martin can order upgrades South American "Ruslan" — a military transport aircraft C-5A Galaxy. This has previously voiced the idea has again become topical in the context of the start of work on the production program there remotorization more modern modifications — C-5B. The result is all of these plans and programs may be the emergence on the market of oversized cargo pair of 10-s analog AN-124 of the United States.

About these plans in connection with the roll-out of the first production of the modernized C-5M Super Galaxy reports Aviation Week. "Good idea, although

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Press Tour in 43rd Combat Center deployment and re-training of flight personnel

Last week I was with a group of bloggers and journalists visited 43rd center combat deployment and re-training of flight personnel in the Diaghilev (Ryazan). I wish to thank the outright press-club and the Defense Ministry Colonel Vasily V. Bybko for the company's press tour. It was timed to coincide with the centennial of the Air Force this year. Now about the trip. Before the military town we met many recognizable representative Air Force — Tu-16!

On examination we went specifically to / h 62632-B.

Our acquaintance began with a part of a visit to the mess that was

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The advantage fighter Sukhoi recognize abroad

The Ministry of Defence is concerned about Taiwan The advantage of the air by the Chinese Air Force. It is reported by Russian news agencies and zabugornye referring to the Taiwanese press. According to the press service of disk imaging company "Sukhoi" in order to remedy the situation and to influence policy makers, decision makers, Taiwanese military diversion disk imaging of a secret report of the Ministry of Defence of the island to the local newspaper Liberty Times with estimates of Taiwan's air force fighting chance in a collision with aces China.

According to the views of military professionals

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Company Irkut: products considered squadrons

Company "Irkut" Execute the current defense procurement. This year the company has put in 15 Russian Air Force training aircraft of the latest generation of Yak-130 and two Su-30. In the coming three years, the Ministry of Defence will receive from the Irkutsk aircraft factory has 85 new machines.

Typing speed in a matter of seconds, plane off the ground and goes almost vertically into the sky. Although the runway Irkutsk Aviation Plant is happening almost every day, but it is — the first batch of vehicles for the Army Air Forces. There is increasingly airplanes rise up into the

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Modern combat aircraft to watch online

Fighter aviation as a branch of the armed forces was formed during the First World War. Earlier airplanes had some degree of specialization in the main audience entertained by the very fact of its existence, revealing the names of the heroes of the new century — the pilots. Later airplanes were used for reconnaissance of enemy positions and adjust artillery fire. Over time, the tasks in which they were applied widened came on board service.

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When the 1st fuselage is not much: two-beam scheme aircraft

In the mass consciousness plane is flying machine having an elongated fuselage, wing and tail surfaces, with all these "units" are present on it in the singular. Such views are clearly understood by the masses: the traditional aircraft assembly has long been deserved reputation as the most comfortable, plain and applicable to aircraft for various purposes. In addition to the traditional assembly versed in aviation may name some unique patterns of building aircraft as a flying wing or double-girder system. They are used more sparingly traditional assembly, but with all this, not without certain advantages. It should be noted, twin-boom

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Chinese aviation industry have gained a high level of development than the Japanese

Member of Chinese Forum club.mil.news.sina.com.cn situated quite fascinating post, where "simple comparison" argues that the Chinese aviation industry at its own technical and technological development significantly ahead of the Japanese.

According to the views of the creator, the aviation industry in the Land of the Rising Sun is wholly depending on the help of the U.S., which set the "limits of its development." Over the entire period after the war Japan was able to create only a fighter-bomber F-1, a multi-purpose fighter F-2 transport plane C-1 and anti-PS-1 seaplane.

In the 80 years of the last century, Japan organized

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China officially issued photo based fighter J-15 Flying Shark

The new carrier-based fighter J-15 Flying Shark ("Flying Shark") to equip folding wing, shortened tail wheel and reinforced chassis. It is understood that the aircraft of this type will be based on the first Chinese aircraft carrier Shi Lang, driving tests which could begin in late. The aircraft carrier and carrier-based aircraft are absolute evidence of the growing military potential of China.

It is believed that the carrier-based fighter has been created with the use of Russian and Ukrainian military technology, and not always with their consent. In less than 2-weeks after the official publications of the Chinese aircraft

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