Wild Weasels

As the last USAFE F-4G Wild Weasels return to the United States for the last time, Barry D Smith talks to the crews that flew the type with such success during the Gulf War.

ONE OF THE MOST dangerous missions of the Gulf War was the suppression of enemy air defences, both missiles and anti-aircraft artillery (AAA). Two squadrons of F-4G Phantoms were sent to the Gulf to combat radar-guided missiles and AAA. Known as Wild Weasels, they tracked and destroyed sites with radar-homing missiles. What follows are comments of several crew members assigned to the 561st Fighter Squadron based

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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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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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The crew of a rocket ship Tatarstan successfully completed the missile firing

During the implementation of complex tasks involving a fight with a simulated enemy surface ship, the crew of the flagship of the Caspian Flotilla — rocket ship "Tatarstan" April 25 cruise missiles successfully hit the target for the marine site in the Caspian Sea.

As the press service of the Southern Military District, rocket shooting done in two anti-ship cruise missiles (ASM) X-35 type of quad launchers for shipborne missile system "Uranus". Surface ship was struck by a simulated enemy anti-ship missiles at ranges greater than 100 km. Simulated enemy specially designed for this purpose towed the ship's shield

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Shield over the center of the country

Radar "Crown" (http://vpk-news.ru/photographs/gallery/692/)

Written by Andrew GAVRILENKO

In the next issue of the "War Council," which comes out on the radio station "Echo of Moscow" and TV "Star", attended the Chief of Staff Command of Air and Missile Defense Forces Aerospace Defense Major General Andrei Demin.

— What place troops and missile defense took in the aerospace defense of the country?— Based on the decision of the President of the Russian Federation from December 1, 2011 on the basis of the Space Forces and operational-strategic command of aerospace defense of

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Russian fleet during exercises off the coast of Syria working out the interception of cruise missiles

The Russian Navy, who the day before had military exercises off the coast of Syria, working out the interception of cruise missiles in characteristics similar to U.S. missiles like "Tomahawk". It is reported by U.S. portal of the United States Marines.

According to the source referenced by the authors, Russian defiantly carried out military exercises and were part of the negotiations on the open radio frequencies, indicating that they do not pose any difficulty to destroy American missiles.

Official information about the type of exercise command of the Russian Navy did not provide.

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Unique missile system Yars

Second Division with the latest missile system RS-24 "Yars" delivered in December this year to pilot duty in Teykovskogo missile division, told reporters on Friday at the main headquarters of the Strategic Rocket Forces Commander Lt. Gen. Sergei Karakayev. "In Teykovskogo missile division (Ivanovo region) in December, has taken up research and alert the next division with missiles RS-24" Yars "- said Karakayev. First Division with such missiles has taken up duty in this division in January 2010. RS-24 — a missile with multiple warheads. Its specifications are secret (range, quantity, capacity, and circular deviation of warheads, decoys

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Ukraine uvіyshla to p’yatіrki kraїn-lіderіv s kіlkostі kosmіchnih puskіv

Ukraine is a 20-digit rokіv dosyagla uspіhіv at kosmіchnіy galuzі. About Tse said the head of the Sovereign kosmіchnogo Agency of Ukraine Yuriy Aleksєєv pid hour pres-konferentsії, prisvyachenoї 20-h day rіchchyu stvorennya DKAU.

"For 20 rokіv іsnuvannya Sovereign kosmіchnogo agency Ukraine otrimala viznannya on mіzhnarodnіy arenі kosmіchnih powers i uvіyshla to p'yatіrki kraїn s kіlkostі schorіchno zdіysnyuvanih puskіv" — saying Yu.Aleksєєv.For yogo words, the Ukrainian missiles sogodnі startuyut s chotiroh kosmodromіv and realіzatsіya project "Cyclone-4" is permitted Ukraїnі vzhe in 2013 rotsі zdіysnyuvati novoї launches rockets nosіya "Cyclone-4" h Brasillian Alcantara cosmodrome.

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Ukraine supplied KAZAKHSTAN shipborne WEAPONS

In Kazakhstan, Ukraine supplied weapons, ships, developed by the State Kyiv Design Bureau "Luch" For Rocket and artillery ship "Oral" set-turret launcher "Crossbow-K" with missiles MANPADS "Igla" and missile system "Barrier-VC" with anti-tank guided missiles LCD-2B laser-guided, and the Ukrainian armament control system " Cascade 250 " 

Ukraine is preparing a second batch of SD P-27 class air-to-air for the transfer of the Indian Air Force

Ukraine handed over the first batch of the Indian Air Force missiles "air-air" medium-range R-27 (AA-10 'Alamo'). Currently preparing to send the second batch of missiles (two-thirds of the party's missiles are already assembled on the basis of snaryazhatelnoy).

 Earlier SJSHC "Artem" (Kyiv) has provided delivery to India of the first batch of aircraft guided missiles of medium-range air-to-air, made by order of the Ministry of Defence of India, reported the press service of the State Concern "Ukroboronprom" referring to the director general of the State Concern Sergei Gromov.

"The first batch of missiles shipped

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