…from SouthFront USSR’s first genuinely intercontinental bomber, the Tu-95 is practically a contemporary of the US B-52 Stratofortress, having entered operational service in 1956 at which time it acquired its iconic NATO reporting name of “Bear”. However, since the Tu-95 production continued until 1992, the Russian Bear fleet is considerably younger than the US B-52 […]
Gordon Duff – “The Donald” has passed the buck again, claiming the break with US policy, boots on the ground in Yemen, SEAL hit teams inside Iran and using US aircraft to supplement Saudi slaughter of the Yemeni people was…wait for it…all Obama’s plan.
Jim W. Dean – The Russians once again give a very high priority to getting the best bang for their ruble on defense spending with this new air squadron masking system.
In November 2015, the world’s fastest bombers unleashed hell on Daesh terrorists in Syria with Kh-555 and Kh-101 cruise missiles. A year later, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov announced the Russian Aerospace Forces will acquire around 50 upgraded Tu-160M2 planes. The M2 designation indicates that this is the latest version of Russia’s largest, heaviest and fastest bomber, which Tupolev […]
A number of bomb-laden suicide motorcycles of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group were targeted by the Syrian Army in the area between the Air Force Academy and Kuweires Airbase in eastern Aleppo.
The Russian Strategic Missile Forces Academy is developing a hypersonic strategic bomber capable of striking with nuclear warheads from outer space, Lt. Col. Aleksei Solodovnikov told RIA Novosti on Wednesday
A B-52 bomber ran off the runway, aborting takeoff and catching fire during a routine training exercise.
The work on the development of the PAK DA strategic bomber (prospective aviation complex for long-range aviation) continues and it will not be stopped, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov
MOSCOW, March 2. /TASS/. The upgraded configuration of Russia’s Tupolev-160 strategic bomber may make its maiden flight in 2019, Aerospace Force commander Viktor Bondarev told the media on Wednesday. “I believe that in 2019 this plane, upgraded and manufactured, will make its maiden flight,” he said, when asked about the outlook for resuming the production […]