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August 2014
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Russian fighter jets violated Ukraine’s air space: ministry

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(Reuters) – Russian fighter jets twice violated Ukraine’s air space over the Black Sea during the night, Interfax news agency quoted the Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.

It said Ukraine’s air force had scrambled a Sukhoi SU-27 interceptor aircraft… Continue reading

Russian Helicopters to showcase new medium and heavy helicopters at Heli-Expo 2014


Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, will present its current model range alongside upcoming models to helicopter operators at Heli-Expo 2014.

“Heli-Expo is one of the most important international forums for our industry, and gives… Continue reading

Sukhoi Company transferred a batch of Su-35S fighters to the Russian Air Force

_IGP4544 Sukhoi Su-35S 07 RED Russian AF

The aircraft entered service with the 23rd Fighter Regiment (based at the Dzemgi airfield, Khabarovsk Territory) of the Third Air Force and Air Defense Command of Russia. Today Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Russian Air Force… Continue reading

Aeroflot becomes first Russian airline with Sharklet equipped A320

Aeroflot A320 sharklets

Aeroflot, Russian national carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft equipped with sharklets, becoming the first in Russia to benefit from these new fuel saving wing tip devices. Aeroflot’s A320, powered by CFM56 engines, features a comfortable two… Continue reading

Russian Aviation Authority Concerned About Superjet 100 Safety


MOSCOW, February 3 (RIA Novosti) – A Russian air safety regulator expressed concern Monday about the safety of the country’s new Superjet 100 regional airliner.

The Interstate Aviation Committee said on its website that it had notified the plane’s maker,… Continue reading

Russian Helicopters showed strong production and financial growth in 2013

Ka-32A11BC firefighting helicopter
30.12.2013 / Moscow

In 2013, Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, produced 303 helicopters for Russian and international customers, with an anticipated consolidated profit in excess of 140 billion roubles*. Preliminary results were voiced at… Continue reading

Mi-28N Night Hunter helicopter enters into service with the Russian Defence Ministry

27.12.2013 / Moscow

Mi-28N Night Hunter combat helicopter

The Mi-28N Night Hunter combat helicopter, made by Russian Helicopters a subsidiary of Oboronprom and part of State Corporation Rostec, has officially entered into service with the Russian Defence Ministry under an order signed by… Continue reading

Sukhoi fulfilled the 5-year state contract with the final batch of Su-34 front-line bombers for the Russian Air Force

Su-27IB 343. The Su-34 fighter bomber is a derivative of the Su-27 fighter aircraft.

The ceremony of transfer of the batch of serial Su-34 front-line bombers to the Russian Air Force was held today at the Novosibirsk branch of the Sukhoi Company — V.P. Chkalov Novosibirsk aircraft… Continue reading

Russian Helicopters showcases new Ansat and Ka-226T at Russian Centre for Disaster Medicine

Medic Ansat

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of Rostec State Corporation, demonstrated the medical versions of the light Ansat and Ka-226T helicopters to officials at Zashchita, the Russian National Centre for Disaster Medicine, as part of a conference to mark… Continue reading