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In Russia, the F-16 was called the "standard target"

In the library of targets for Russian anti-aircraft missile systems (SAM) and systems (SAM), the American F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter of various modifications is listed as a “standard target,” military expert at Arsenal of the Fatherland magazine Alexei Leonkov writes in Rossiyskaya Gazeta. According to him, the latest Russian air-to-air guided missiles are already “imprisoned” […]

Started production of serial Su-57

The serial production of fifth-generation Su-57 fighters has begun, RIA Novosti reports. “A fifth-generation multifunctional aviation complex with high intelligence on-board equipment, low visibility, large lines of interception of air and destruction of ground targets. In 2019, it was launched into serial production, a long-term contract was signed with the Ministry of Defense for the […]

F-35 modify

The internal weapons compartment of the Station 425 fifth-generation F-35 Lightning II fighter will be modified, a source close to the JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) program told Aviation Week. The purpose of improving the weapons compartment is the possibility of placing inside it an anti-radar missile AARGM-ER (Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile-Extended Range), which differs from […]

F-35B refueling over the Atlantic hit the video

The F-35B Lightning II’s fifth-generation fighter take-off and vertical landing aerial refueling with the A330 MRTT (Multi Role Tanker Transport) over the Atlantic Ocean was captured on video. The corresponding video on Twitter published by the 207th squadron of the Royal Air Force (UK) of Great Britain. According to The Aviationist, the transatlantic flight of […]

In India, the F-21 “beat” the MiG-35

India may acquire American F-21 fighters, rather than Russian MiG-35s, because it is interested in modern avionics technologies and effective simulators, writes Free Press. “Thus, for a long time the well-known lag of Russia behind the USA in the field of IT-technologies practically erased all its other achievements to the Russian manufacturer,” the publication believes. […]

The main problem F-35 solved with money

A solution to the main problem of operational unavailability of the fifth-generation American fighter F-35 Lightning II, which consists in peeling the radar absorbing coating on the lamp (transparent part of the cockpit) of the aircraft, was found. This was reported by Breaking Defense representative of the program JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) Brandy Schiff. According […]

F-22 tested in hot seat mode

Pilots from the 43rd Fighter Squadron at the Tyndall base (Florida) of the United States Air Force conducted fifth-generation F-22 Raptor fighters with hot seat and hot pit training. The corresponding video is published on the page of the airbase on Facebook. In the commentary to the video, it is noted that exercises contribute to […]

In Russia, they rated F-22 and F-35

The Russian Su-57 is better than the American F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II meets the criteria of a fifth-generation fighter, says military expert at Arsenal of the Fatherland magazine Alexei Leonkov in Zvezda. In his publication, the author independently rated the aircraft listed on a five-point scale in terms of stealth, combat effectiveness, combat […]