Moscow, April 25. Air Force pilot of the Chkalov Flight Test Center made a PAK FA test flight for the first time. The plane took off the airfield of the M.M.Gromov Flight Research Institute in the city of Zhukovsky (Moscow… Continue reading
Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, is showcasing the multirole Ka-32A11BC and light Ka-226T helicopters at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE 2013) being… Continue reading
MOSCOW, April 11 (RIA Novosti) – The Russian Air Force has approved the conceptual design and specification of its future PAK-DA strategic bomber, paving the way for development of components for the aircraft, Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondarev… Continue reading
The Department of Defense (DOD) has notified Congress of its intent to contract with Rosoboronexport for 30 additional Mi-17 rotary-wing aircraft to support the Afghanistan National Security Forces (ANSF) Special Mission Wing.
The contract totals $690 million.
The Pentagon decided… Continue reading
Russian Helicopters, part of state defence holding Oboronprom and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, has delivered two Mi-171 transport helicopters with type certification to Russian aviation company SKOL Airline, LLC.
The Mi-171 is built at… Continue reading
MOSCOW, February 22 (RIA Novosti) – The engines of a Russian Progress M-17M space freighter were fired on Friday to readjust the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS), a Russian space agency spokesman said on Friday.
“The space freighter’s… Continue reading
MOSCOW, February 11 (RIA Novosti) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to award European Space Agency (ESA) astronauts Andre Kuipers (the Netherlands) and Roberto Vittori (Italy) the Order of Friendship and the Medal “For Merit in Space… Continue reading
Visitors of the AERO INDIA 2013 international airshow opened today in Bangalore can familiarize themselves with a five-foot model of the 5th-generation multirole fighter (FGFA) made by Sukhoi Design Bureau specialists. The model is exhibited at the Hindustan… Continue reading
MOSCOW, February 5 (RIA Novosti) – The Russian Air Force’s Military Transport Aviation (MTA) will receive a total of 48 Ilyushin Il-476 heavy transport planes by 2020, rather than the previously stated 39, its commander Col. Gen. Vladimir Benediktov said… Continue reading
NOVOSIBIRSK, January 25 (RIA Novosti) – The Novosibirsk aircraft plant, part of the Sukhoi holding, delivered five multirole Su-34 strike aircraft to the Russian Air Force on Friday, the manufacturer said.
The jets will make a nonstop ferry flight from… Continue reading
Moscow, December 28. Sukhoi delivered 6 Su-35S production multi-functional fighter aircraft to the Ministry of Defense of Russia. The official delivery act was signed at the Sukhoi’s Komsomolsk-on-Amur aircraft production association (KnAAPO). Thus the Sukhoi Company has completely fulfilled the… Continue reading
On December 25 Christmas Day, five serial Su-34 frontline bombers went up in the sky from the runway airport of the Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association (NAPO) of Sukhoi and off to the place of their deployment at the Western military district… Continue reading