The Pentagon has no plans to halt a $550 million deal with Russia to acquire helicopters for the Afghan Special Mission Wing, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday.
In late June the Special US Inspector… Continue reading
The ceremony of transfer of the 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 plant (NAZ). Three aircraft took off and headed to… Continue reading
MOSCOW, May 29 Russia’s Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft carrying three astronauts docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, the federal space agency Roscosmos said.
“The manned spacecraft docked with the Rassvet module of the ISS. All systems function normally,”… Continue reading
MiG-31 Foxhound interceptors are going on round-the-clock duty in northern Russia as part of a snap combat readiness check of the nation’s aerospace defense capabilities, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
The fighters, “in conjunction with A-50 airborne warning and control… Continue reading
MOSCOW, May 24 (RIA Novosti) – The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a contract with the Beriev Aircraft Company for the purchase of six Beriev Be-200 amphibious planes, Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) said on Friday.
“The contract is worth… Continue reading
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