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Russia will restore destroyed by India Su-30

India plans to purchase 21 MiG-29 fighters from Russia and begin to modernize the Su-30MKIs that are in service. This is written by the Vedomosti newspaper, owned by the family of Demyan Kudryavtsev. The representative of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSVTS) said that negotiations on both projects are at an "advanced stage" and […]

Ukraine showed the Bliskavka supersonic missile

The Design Bureau (Design Bureau) Yuzhnoye at the Zbroy and Bezpeka-2019 exhibition (Weapons and Security-2019) in Kiev presented a mock-up of the Bliskavka (Lightning) supersonic missile of an air launch. The corresponding video was published by the Ukrainian militaristic portal. It is proposed to launch an air-to-surface missile from a Su-24M bomber and a Su-27 […]

Japan recognized the futility of US missile defense systems against Russian mis...

Former head of the Japanese Foreign Ministry, Seiji Maehara, during parliamentary hearings last Friday, October 11, declared the impossibility of intercepting the RIM-161 Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) US-designed missiles of the Russian Iskander complex ( 9K720), reports TASS. According to the agency, Maehara interrupted the speech of the head of the Ministry of Defense Taro […]

Led partner F-35 was blown away by the wind

During the third test flight, the demonstrator of the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) XQ-58A Valkyrie, which should become the guided partner of the fifth generation fighter F-35 Lightning II, was damaged, reports The Drive. The incident occurred on October 9 at the Yuma test site in Arizona (USA) while landing a drone. Prior to this, […]

Russian containment by the “northern” F-35s failed

The fifth-generation F-35A Lightning II fighter’s brake parachute of the Royal Norwegian Air Force is not reliable enough and needs to be improved, Defense News writes. According to the American publication, the requirements provide for 1 contingency situation per 10,000 when opening a parachute, which is currently not complied with. Defense News writes that flight […]

British F-35s first boarded Queen Elizabeth

The fifth-generation British fighter F-35 Lightning for the first time landed on the aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth, according to the Royal Navy (Navy) of Great Britain. The corresponding video is published on Twitter. In a press release, the Navy notes that the planes were controlled by the pilots of the Royal Navy and the Air […]

US named the main problem of its hypersonic weapons

The main difficulty in creating American hypersonic weapons is the organization of a supply chain of appropriate components, which would facilitate the production of the required number of samples of such equipment, Breaking Defense writes. This statement, according to the American publication, was made by one of the leading experts at Lockheed Martin Eric Sherff. […]