Modernized A-50U aircraft entered service with the Russian Air Force

Upgraded multi-purpose aircraft airborne patrol, detection and guidance of A-50U entered service with the Air Forces of the Russian Federation, according to "Rossiyskaya Gazeta", with reference to Air Force spokesman Col. Vladimir Drik.

"The program of commissioning involves flying aircraft in the terminal area, health check-board communication systems, power supply, the engines and on-board multi-functional complex watch and guidance" — Drik said. According to him, in February, A-50U will take part in a training flight with fighter aircraft on the plan of combat training. Aircraft A-50U in 2012, will take part in all the major exercises of the

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Russian Air Force: MiG-31 still has no analogues in the world

In a world so far there is no analogue of the fourth-generation Russian fighter MiG — 31, so consider it obsolete in any case impossible. It is this opinion is shared by Colonel Valery Knish, sniper pilot, commander of the airbase "Khotilovo" which, in the Tver region. In December last year, Col. Vladimir Drik, representing the Ministry of Defence for the Air Force, said that by 2020, at the disposal of the Air Force received about 60 modernized MiG-31.

In 2011, the Ministry of Defence and Aircraft Corporation signed a contract for the repair and modernization of

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Russian Air Force will receive 60 interceptor MiG-31BM

Over 60 fighter-interceptor MiG-31, the Air Force will be upgraded to Russia in 2020, told RIA Novosti on Friday a representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation on Air Force Col. Vladimir Drik. "Prior to 2020 for the needs of the Air Force planned to upgrade more than 60 fighter-interceptor MiG-31 to modify BM" — he said. The contract for the modernization and maintenance of the MiG-31, the Russian Defense Ministry and United Aircraft Corporation signed in 2011. Airborne equipment upgraded fighter-interceptor MiG-31BM allows efficient interaction with anti-aircraft air defense missile systems. The aircraft can

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TSAMTO. Top 10 most significant exports of Russia in 2011 in a segment of the Air Force

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In the top 10 most significant events in the segment of Russian exports of military aircraft in 2011 TSAMTO included one contract, two intentions and 7 of delivery of programs (by previous agreements).

The rating includes only those programs for which in 2011 were carried out activities that involve the completion of a stage (that is, it is, for example, contracting, negotiating the terms of delivery, completion of a stage for the joint development, licensing program and the actual delivery).

In this regard, a number of major ongoing programs for which the year 2011 was

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On Chkalovsky airfield near Moscow comes first aircraft An-140-100, built for the Russian Air Force

December 30 from the airport of Samara aviation plant "Aviacor" on Chkalovsky airfield near Moscow will arrive first An-140-100, built for the needs of the Air Force (IAF) Russia. Photo source:mil.ru

Getting the aircraft will be the first step towards the realization of the program to expand its fleet of aircraft of military transport aircraft. In the future, consider the possibility of renewal of its fleet, which is based on outdated military transport aircraft An-24 and An-26. In the near future the Air Force will get another 2 AN-140-100.

Chkalov aircraft on air base will serve on the

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TSAMTO. Top 10 most significant exports of Russia in 2011 in a segment of the Air Force

Photo source:nationaldefense.ru

In the top 10 most significant events in the segment of Russian exports of military aircraft in 2011 TSAMTO included one contract, two intentions and 7 of delivery of programs (by previous agreements).

The rating includes only those programs for which in 2011 were carried out activities that involve the completion of a stage (that is, it is, for example, contracting, negotiating the terms of delivery, completion of a stage for the joint development, licensing program and the actual delivery).

In this regard, a number of major ongoing programs for which the year 2011 was

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By 2025, the Air Force of Russia receive a new bomber

MOSCOW, December 20 — RIA Novosti. Promising new aircraft for long-range aircraft, developed in Russia, can go into service in 2025, said Tuesday the commander of long-range aviation, Major General Anatoly Zhiharev.

"Right now developed a promising aviation complex long-range aircraft. Developers given the tactical and technical specifications in accordance with our requirements. We want to get the plane with a completely new sighting and navigation system, communications and intelligence, electronic warfare, "- said Zhiharev.

The aircraft must use all existing weapons and have been subtly added Zhiharev.

Design work will be done OKB. Tupolev.

"The

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Azerbaijan will upgrade its helicopters establishing Ukrainian sighting systems

In the Air Force of Azerbaijan receives attack helicopters Mi-24G (G — Geka, «Night") for actions in day / night conditions. The program updates are involved Konotopskiy Aircraft Repair Plant "Aviacon" (Ukraine) and the Advanced Technology and Engineering Group (ATE, South Africa). Modernization should take about 15 helicopters Mi-24V Azerbaijani Air Force, based at an air base near Baku Kala. At the last military parade in June in Baku Azadlig Square were shown four helicopters Mi-24G.

Mi-24G is equipped with a sighting system "Barrier-5" Development of Kiev CB "Ray", designed for anti-tank guided R-2V with a semi-automatic laser

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Ministry of Defense and the Irkut signed a contract for the supply of Yak-130

Aircraft Corporation "Irkut" concluded with the Russian Defense Ministry contract for delivery of a trainer aircraft Yak-130, which are collected at the aircraft plant in Irkutsk, said CEO Alexander Veprev aircraft factory.

 Photo source:nnm.ru

"The long-awaited contract for the delivery of Yak-130 was signed last week. In parallel, preparing a contract for the delivery of the Russian Air Force Su-30cm "- Veprev said Wednesday in an interview Irkutsk newspaper" Regional ".

Details of the contract did not specify the CEO of an aircraft factory.

In early November, Russian Air Force Commander Alexander Zelin said after a

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The first Mi-35M for Azerbaijan and other new machines Rostov

The web-site appeared russianplanes.net made at the factory airfield "Rostvertol" in Rostov-on-Don (Krestovka) photograph of two of the first built by the enterprise of combat helicopters Mi-35 for the Air Force of Azerbaijan. Picture taken December 3, 2011. The contract for the supply of Azerbaijan 24 Mi-35M was awarded "Rosoboronexport" in September 2010.

In addition, the other pictures on the same resource can be seen next to the new building completed "Rostvertol" combat helicopters for the Air Force Russia — Mi-28N and Mi-35M and another Mi-35M, built in Brazil. Also noteworthy picture of the fourth built this year on

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