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US creates new nuclear threat against Russia

Donald Trump, apparently, intends to cross out another important agreement between Russia and the United States - the agreement on the non-deployment of tactical nuclear weapons on warships.

Can Russia intercept an American UAV?

Russia has deployed an anti-drone shield in the Kaliningrad region during a recent exercise. Foreign analysts see this measure as a response to the deployment of American unmanned aerial vehicles such as the MQ-9 Reaper in Estonia.

MiG-35 Fulcrum-F – Russian multirole fighter [review]

The RSK MiG-35 multi-purpose combat aircraft is a modernized version of the Soviet MiG-29M2. Unofficially, the MiG-35 is also called the Super Fulcrum. The MiG-35 is currently available in two versions, the single-seat MiG-35 and the two-seat MiG-35D.

Guam vs. China: how Washington will protect a Pacific Island

The United States is discussing the possibility of deploying the Aegis Ashore air defense / missile defense system installed in Japan on the island of Guam. At the same time, Tokyo has recently abandoned the use of this system, questioning its effectiveness.

Russian maneuvers in the Baltic Sea – continuation of the parade

The Russians have started the practical phase of the great sea maneuvers in the Baltic Sea "Okieanskij Szczyt-2020". According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, more than 30 ships of various classes and types, naval aviation and land units of the Baltic Fleet are to take part in it.

Turkey has deployed F-16 fighter jets to Azerbaijan

The F-16 multipurpose fighters of the Turkish Air Force arrived in Azerbaijan today, July 31, to participate in the joint exercises TurAz Qartalı-2020, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the Ministry of Defense of the Transcaucasian republic statement.

How Erdogan plays the Azerbaijani card

The next military exercises of Azerbaijan and Turkey and their geography are perceived with mixed feelings, if we bear in mind their motivational rationale. After the "Tovuz crisis" on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border, the geopolitical situation in the region is degrading.

Su-35 vs F-22: who is stronger in aerial combat

The American magazine The National Interest decided to evaluate the capabilities of the Russian Su-35S generation 4 ++ multi-role fighter in an air battle with American aircraft. It turned out extremely interesting.

Top 5 infantry rifles of all time

It would be an exaggeration to say that the rifle won the war or changed the outcome of the battle. Nevertheless, they are necessary for victory: battle is, first of all, a test of will, and ineffective small arms spread defeatism.

Topol-M: how Russia created an ultra-modern rocket in the 1990s

At the end of 1994, I, then a war correspondent for the Izvestia newspaper, was invited to the Main Staff of the Strategic Missile Forces and was asked to write about further development, and more specifically, about the modernization of the Topol strategic missile system.

Russian An-124s delivered new fighters and bombers to Syria

A few days ago, several An-124 military transport aircraft made a mysterious flight from Arkhangelsk to the Khmeimim airbase in Syria, delivering, according to some, as yet officially unconfirmed information, several additional combat aircraft

Cold game: US strategic aviation intensifies in the Arctic

All week, the unusual activity of US strategic aviation in the Arctic was observed. On Thursday, B-2 stealth bombers flew into the Arctic, and a pair of B-52H visited the Sea of ​​Okhotsk. Groups of Russian long-range missile carriers also patrolled in the North Pacific.

The Russian-Turkish war games in Libya

This would not have been possible without increasing military and political support from Russia and Turkey, which, by supporting the opposing sides of this conflict, are leading a new installment of their own geopolitical game in the region.

Russia plans to expand its military bases in Syria

Vladimir Putin instructed the military and diplomatic departments to negotiate with Damascus on the transfer of additional military facilities and water within the framework of an agreement on the deployment of a Russian air group

Beijing could use military force to annex Taiwan to China

The Beijing authorities are striving for a peaceful way to reunite Taiwan with the mainland, but do not exclude force methods. This was stated by the chief of the Joint Staff of the Central Military Council of the PRC, General Li Zocheng

Palestine asked Putin for help

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas sent a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin asking him to help organize negotiations with Israel in Moscow. This was stated by the Ambassador of Palestine in Moscow, Abdel Hafiz Nofal

Russia is helping Iran to avoid possible Israeli attacks in Syria

According to Al-Masdar News sources, the transport aircraft made a flight from the Iranian capital to Khmeimim in order to avoid a possible Israeli air force strike at Damascus airport - the final destination of cargo arrived from Tehran (its nature is not specified).

Japan released data on a promising hypersonic missile

Earlier, the Japanese announced the creation of two such complexes: the Hypersonic Cruising Missile (HCM) hypersonic cruise missile and the Hyper Velocity Gliding Projectiles (HVGP) complex, which consists of a solid fuel rocket and a planning warhead

Russia has the most powerful cannon in the world, US said

Russia completed the modernization of its legendary artillery installation, significantly improving its technical characteristics and combat capabilities. New advantages of the Russian self-propelled gun "Malka" appreciated by the The National Interest

Unlike the US, Russia builds a unique air defense system

Russia, as one of the leading military powers, provides reliable control over the security of its borders, including air borders. If the enemy approaches a distance of 150 kilometers, then Moscow is ready to respond to this step with a powerful missile strike.

India cuts military budget due to coronavirus pandemic

The Ministry of Finance of India has tightened the policy of allocating funds to the programs of the Ministry of Defense of the country due to the financial and economic effect of the pandemic of the coronavirus COVID-19, learned BulgarianMilitary.com

Azerbaijan selects new fighter between Su-35 and MiG-35

As part of the military-technical cooperation between Baku and Moscow, a group of specialists of the Azerbaijani Air Force visited earlier in Russia the enterprises of the military-industrial complex for the production of Su-35 and MiG-35 aircraft

Russian army presses US occupation forces in Syria

Along with the reflection of the Turkish threat, our military has to enter into a tough confrontation with the American occupiers almost daily. Both sides are pulling together new units into the areas of contact.

Japan begins to develop a new own stealth fighter jet

A special group to develop the successor to the Japanese F-2 fighter was created by the Procurement, Technology and Logistics Agency of the Ministry of Defense of Japan, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing The Japan Times.

NATO builds up an aerial reconnaissance at Russian borders

According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the intensity of aerial reconnaissance of the North Atlantic Alliance has increased by 20%. Such data today, March 20, cited the head of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergey Shoigu.

India decided to buy another 400 Russian T-90S tanks

India decided to buy another 400 Russian T-90S tanks, which are produced in the country under license, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. This was announced by the head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation

Japan joins hypersonic weapons race

HCM is supposed to be equipped with a hypersonic ramjet engine, it will look like an ordinary rocket, but fly at a much higher speed and have a long flight range.

Turkey grants huge favor to Russia

Turkey has been a member of NATO already since 1952, but a serious question has recently emerged: is Turkey on the side of NATO, or has it perhaps sided with Russia?

Moscow responds US exercise to counter of Russian nuclear strike

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian politicians called the US exercises to repel a nuclear strike a provocation and a bluff, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing RIA Novosti. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: The United States conducted ‘nuclear war’ exercise against Russia Previously,

Four Russian military aircraft tried to enter Turkish airspace, but were intercepted

ANKARA, (BM) - Four Russian combat aircraft were intercepted by Turkey while trying to enter the country's airspace from Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing several sources, including Arabian Al Masdar News. Read more: BulgarianMilitary.com 24/7 – War in Syria: Who controls what and what happens The dangerous situation could well

China is interested of Su-57 fighter jet and purchase is possible

BEIJING, (BM) - Chief designer at China’s Shenyang Aircraft Design Institute Wang Yongqing in a recent interview with Chinese media praised the design of Russia’s new Su-57 next generation fighter - a fighter which the Chinese People's Liberation Army is expected to order for its Air Force or its Navy in the near future, learned

Turkey addressed a new ultimatum to Russia, Putin doesn’t back down

ANKARA, MOSCOW, (BM) - As part of a telephone conversation between the presidents of Turkey and Russia, the Turkish leader said that in order to avoid a major military conflict in Syria, which Ankara is ready for, Russia is obliged to fulfill certain conditions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing news agency Aviapro and sources from Turkey and

Pakistan’s JF-17 fighters will integrate the already tested RAAD-II missile

ISLAMABAD, (BM) - On 18 February Pakistan’s Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) announced the successful testing of a RAAD-II air launched nuclear capable cruise missile, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The missile was launched by a Mirage III fighter, and would allow the aircraft to strike targets unto 600km away. This new capability

Erdogan threatens with new operation in Syria. Russia reacts to Turkey’s message

ANKARA, MOSCOW, (BM) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, speaking to members of the ruling Justice and Development Party, said that Ankara was ready to start a military operation in Idlib, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: BulgarianMilitary.com 24/7 – War in Syria: Who controls what and what happens “If the countries with which we

Russia plans to buy several dozen Su-34 front-line bombers

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Ministry of Defense plans in the summer to sign a new contract for the supply of several dozen Su-34 front-line bombers to the Russian Aerospace Forces, the combat capabilities of which will be expanded based on the Sych development work, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according TASS information and a source from Russian

An unknown drone approached the Russian MoD’s plane in the sky over Europe

MOSCOW, (BM) - An unknown drone approached the plane of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in the sky above Europe, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Russian agency Izvestia and Serbian military-diplomatic sources. Read more: Sergey Shoigu Outlined the Plans of Russia’s MoD for 2019 at the Ministry’s Annual Board Meeting At the time

Belarus’ forced wedding: how Putin publicly humiliated Lukashenko?

MINSK, (BM) - We often read that Russia and Belarus are unable to agree about the prices and delivery conditions of oil products and natural gas. This was the case in 2017, and it is the case now as well: the particular issue resurfaces with certain frequency and it seems it will continue to do so. Read more: Military and defense analyzes,

India bought single-engine Tejas fighter jets totalling $5,5B

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India has bought new single-engine Tejas fighters from the local company HAL as the largest military purchase in recent years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing TV channel Zvezda. The total transaction for the purchase of aircraft transactions amounted to $ 5.46 billion. It is noted that initially, an Indian

Russia and Turkey continue jointly patrol in Syria, Russian admiral said

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Russian military police continue to patrol the Syrian-Turkish border on several routes in the Syrian provinces of Aleppo, Hasek and Rakka, Rear Admiral Oleg Zhuravlev, head of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of the warring parties in the SAR, said at a briefing, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more:

Military cooperation between Russia and Serbia reaching a whole new level

BELGRADE, (BM) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Russia will try to maintain the pace of military cooperation with Serbia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Serbia unveils a new upgraded BVP M-80A infantry fighting vehicle “The interaction between the defense departments of Russia and Serbia has reached a

Russian intelligence agencies are conducting reconnaissance near Ireland

LONDON, (BM) - Russian intelligence agencies are conducting active reconnaissance off the coast of Ireland, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing Topwar and tThe Times. There, they search underwater for fiber optic cables connecting the United States to Britain and other European countries. Read more: A British military intelligence aircraft

Washington’s experts predict the emergence of a new Russian military strategy

MOSCOW, (BM) - Experts from the US scientific community, especially those who specialize in defense and security, continue to closely monitor military development processes in Russia, assess their condition and make predictions on various aspects of their future transformation and on changes in Moscow’s strategic approaches to the use of military

Russia will be the first country to create nuclear underwater drones (UUV), US said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia may be the first in the world to create an attack nuclear unmanned underwater vehicles. The West does not have such technologies, warned the American magazine Forbes, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Forbes: Russian nuclear submarine drones change the rules of the game According to the publication, already

Russia completed the tests of a brand new promising torpedo

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Tactical Missile Weapons Corporation (KTRV) has completed state tests of a promising torpedo and an adjustable 250 kg caliber bomb. This was announced on Friday, February 14, the company's CEO Boris Obnosov, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: A new minehunting sonar system made by Raytheon has been delivered to

Russia’s Su-34s destroyed three Turkish multiple launch rocket system

DAMASCUS, (BM) - According local sources yesterday Turkish troops, using Turkish-made MLRS that arrived in Syria a few days ago, tried to launch a missile attack on the Russian military base Khmeimim, hiding behind the legend that these were terrorist actions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing news agency AviaPro. Read more: The US military

The safety of Russian fighter jets are in very great doubt, including Su-57

MOSCOW, (BM) - The safety of flights of Russian combat aircraft and helicopters, and their effectiveness in combat, are in very great doubt, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The reason for this is the fact that during the flight, fasteners can fall off, which in turn can lead to both the failure of fighter and helicopter systems and the loss of

India buys integrated air defense weapon system (IADWS) from the US

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India has got one step closer to deploying a new missile shield over its Capital, with US state department notifying its Congress of the impending sale of an integrated air defence weapon system (IADWS) to New Delhi for $1.86 billion, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions

Russia develops weapons against hypersonic missiles, a source said

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia is not only developing hypersonic weapons, but also creating means of protection against them. As sources in the military-industrial complex told Izvestia, domestic engineers are now designing an ultra-long-range air-based missile capable of intercepting high-speed and maneuvering targets. Read more: Military and defense

Military expert: US wants to stop Russia from adopting S-500 missile system

MOSCOW, (BM) - The general designer of the Almaz-Antey concern, Pavel Sozinov, said that the latest Russian S-500 air defense system has unique characteristics that are many times superior to any already created systems, and even those that are under development. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating –

An expert explains capabilities of the Russian S-500 missile system

MOSCOW, (BM) - The promising S-500 anti-aircraft missile system will be able to intercept targets hundreds of kilometers from the Earth, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Pavel Sozinov, general designer of the Almaz-Antey concern. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Russia is

China and Russia are the main threat, US counterintelligence said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia and China are on the list of threats presented in the new US counterintelligence strategy for 2020-2022. The document was published by the National Center for Counterintelligence and Security, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

Japan launched spy satellite to monitor North Korea’s nuclear and missile sites

TOKYO, (BM) - Japan on Sunday launched the new Optical 7 reconnaissance satellite from Tanegashima Cosmodrome in southwestern Kagoshima Prefecture. This was announced by the developer of the orbiter Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

India is ready to spend $2,6B for new naval helicopters by US’ Lockheed Martin

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India is set to give final approval to a $2.6 billion deal for military helicopters from U.S. defence firm Lockheed Martin ahead of a proposed visit by U.S. President Donald Trump this month, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing defence and industry sources. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and

Russia’s “Night Super Hunters” helicopters will become fighters and air killers

MOSCOW, (BM) - "Night Superhunters" will become air killers. The latest Russian Mi-28NM attack helicopter will turn into a fighter capable of handling enemy aircraft, drones and cruise missiles. Powerful R-74M ammunition will be installed on board the rotorcraft to destroy air targets. They are able to bring down even fifth-generation aircraft. At

Taiwanese Air Force tried to intercept Chinese military aircraft

TAIOEI, (BM) - On Sunday, the Taiwanese Air Force tried to intercept mainland Chinese military aircraft flying over the island, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Vzglyad and the Taiwanese military administration statement. J-11 fighters and H-6 bombers of the PRC of China flew around the Bashi Canal south of Taiwan. Taiwanese air forces

Russia equips Tu-160 strategic bomber with Kinzhal hypersonic missiles

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia’s top military brass plans to arm Tupolev Tu-160 supersonic strategic bombers with Kinzhal hypersonic missiles, a source in the defense industry told TASS on Monday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. "The possibility of deploying Kinzhal missiles on Tu-160 aircraft is being considered. The work on this option is due to be

GPS war: Russia has been jamming F-22 and F-35 in the Middle East

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia jamming GPS systems of potential adversaries in the Middle East. Russian electronic warfare (EW) may affect US troops stationed in the region, as, among other things, the risk of armed conflict between the US and Iran remains. About this on February 7, writes the American magazine The National Interest. Read more:

Russian mercenaries against the US military in Syria

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The author of the article in WSJ (Jessica Donati - U.S. Troops in Standoffs With Russian Military Contractors in Syria) claims that cases of "tense confrontation" between US military and Russian PMCs have become more frequent in Syria. This allegation is not supported by any evidence of the participation of "Russian

US: Russia’s S-400 systems and Resonance radars conquer the Middle East market

WASHINGTON, (BM) - A drone attack on Saudi oil refineries last September showed that the American Patriot air defense systems are not able to provide an adequate level of protection for important facilities. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com The publication National Interest in the

Russia strengthens its position in Syria

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia is expanding its military role in Syria, providing support to Syrian government forces in their attack on Idlib, the last center of rebel resistance in the north-west of the country. “We are seeing much more aggressive Russian actions in Idlib,” said James Jeffrey, US Special Envoy for Syria, in an interview on

US wants to invite China to arms control talks

WASHINGTON, (BM) - China should be part of the new arms control agreements, said Kay Bailey Hutchinson, US Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Alliance, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the speech of the Permanent Representative to the Heritage Foundation in Washington. China may

India begins production of AK-203 assault rifle this year

NEW DELHI, (BM) - According to the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, by the end of this year, 2020, the first batch of AK-203 assault rifles will be manufactured in India, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according TASS article. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more:

Forbes: Russian nuclear submarine drones change the rules of the game

WASHINGTON, (BM) - One of the reasons for the effectiveness of U.S. Navy submarines is that their large teams, exceeding 100 people, are able to cope with emergencies and ensure that their submarines are at sea for many months in a row. Russian submarines have smaller teams, and, as a rule, their submarines cannot be at sea for such a long time.

The Russia’s Su-24 bomber almost crashed (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Su-24 bomber was landing without a chassis and at the last second avoided a collision with the ground. A video of the incident was published in the telegram channel “The View of a Man”, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. "A classic case for the Air Force. January 2020. The Su-24 crew is confident that it is landing with the main

French company will integrate system of avoid friendly fire for South Korea forces

PARIS, (BM) - Thales and South Korean partner LIG Nex1 were selected after a request for proposals to support the country's air defence capabilities, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Thales Will Design and Manufacture of Next Generation Weapons

Russian Su-35 fighter jet is more successful, better and beats Su-57, US said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The American publication The National Interest notes that the Su-35 was a transitional option until the launch of mass production of the Su-57, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Dogfight! Russia’s Su-35 and Su-57 vs. F-35 Stealth

Russian spy network spreads like Coronavirus

RIGA, (BM) - With the ongoing geopolitical chaos, as well as the bloodthirsty ambitions of Putin’s regime gaining ground in Ukraine, Africa and maybe even Belarus, it is no wonder that Russian spies are getting caught in Europe one after another. This is a signal that the concentration of Russian spies in Europe, especially its eastern part,

Why Japan sent its military contingent to the Middle East?

TOKYO, (BM) - Japanese authorities deployed the Takanami missile destroyer to patrol the Gulf of Oman. This was reported by the office of Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. Earlier, as part of this operation, two aircraft flew from the base in Okinawa. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

Russian pilots of Su-30 and Su-24M strike targets with bombs

MOSCOW, (BM) - The crews of naval aviation aircraft of the Russian Black Sea Fleet breached a notional enemy’s air defenses and struck targets with bombs during drills at a practice range in Crimea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the Fleet’s press office statement on Tuesday. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

A Russian military satellite may have been destroyed, US scientist said

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The American scientist expressed his version of why the military satellite Cosmos-2491 ceased to function, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting a statement of the US scientist Jonathan McDowell. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com According to official figures, in the

India might buy new Russian BuK-M3 ‘Viking’ air defence system

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Following the signing of a $5.43 billion contract in October 2018 under which India would acquire five regiments of the Russian S-400 surface to air missile system, the Indian armed forces have reportedly looked to acquire short and medium range systems to integrate into the system’s network to provide a more capable defence

Russian S-500 missile system prepares for an early start of deliveries to the army

MOSCOW, (BM) - In 2019, Russia tested the S-500 Prometheus, which has no analogues in the world, for anti-aircraft missile systems (ZRS), Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko said in his article for the corporate journal Radioelectronic Technologies of the KRET concern, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense

Russia’s fighter jets have intercepted an American spy aircraft over Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Russian fighter aircraft intercepted an American aircraft three times, trying to break through to Russian air defense, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according information from news agency AviaPro. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com An attempt by an American electronic

Russia’s S-400 system located in Syria has intercepted an Israeli missile

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Russian S-400 systems have successfully "intercepted" the innovative Israeli intercontinental ballistic missile, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting several sources, including media agency Avia. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Having tested its innovative missile two

India might replace the Russian Su-57 with the American F-21

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India might replace the Russian Su-57 with the American F-21and the possibility of this happening is real, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting several sources. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Contrary to the fact that India previously actively criticized the American

‘F-35 destroys Russia’s S-400’ is not mission impossible anymore

ANKARA, (BM) - Turkey unveils an unexpected flaw in the Russian S-400 missile system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com quoting russian agency Avia.pro. According to the media agency, they have material, which, in fact, is an infographic of the effectiveness of the Russian S-400. REPORT: What are the advantages of the new Russian missile

Russian Su-27 fighter jet is an “aerial scalpel” and has learned NATO manners

BEIJING, (BM) - After the Second World War, the aviation industry began to develop rapidly. In the postwar years, various countries of the world began to actively modernize their military aircraft, which over time already began to use aircraft with jet engines. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating –

Russia’s Kalashnikov starts to produce unguided aircraft missiles

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Kalashnikov group of companies bought 41% of the shares of the developer of the Novosibirsk Institute of Applied Physics (IAP) from the NPO Kurganpribor, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the Kalashnikov press service statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

Pompeo: US seeks areas for cooperation with Russia

LONDON, (BM) - On Thursday, during a joint press conference in London with British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced Washington's search for areas in which there was an opportunity for cooperation with Russia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions

Supersonic targets have been intercepted by Russia’s MiG-31 in a drill

MOSCOW, (BM) - The crews of MiG-31 interceptor fighters from Russia’s Central Military District practiced complex aerobatic maneuvers as combat pairs and trained to intercept supersonic targets in the stratosphere during drills in the Perm Region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the District’s press office statement on Thursday. Read

Democratization or Stalinization: Putin’s amendments

RIGA, (BM) - We’ve been digging in our own backyard for long enough, so for a change let’s look at what’s happening in the wide world. There’s no doubt that the events taking place in our neighboring land are significant, as they can affect us in the long-run. I’m, of course, talking about the announcement made by Russian President Vladimir

Russian anti-aircraft missile and cannon system Pantsyr get hypersonic missile

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian anti-aircraft missile and cannon system “Pantsyr” received the latest hypersonic missile, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Izvestia. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: How Israel successfully destroyed a Russian Pantsyr anti-aircraft system in

Video of the first flight of newest Russian Su-35S fighter jet

MOSCOW, (BM) - The first flights and the development of air missions of the Su-35S squadron of the Western Military District (ZVO) took place in Karelia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. New fighters were received for the aviation group at the end of 2019. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

Russian air defense system ‘nearly’ shot down U.S. fighter jets in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - A few days ago that US Air Force fighter jets and attack helicopters took off to intercept a Russian military convoy and helicopters that appeared near the city of Tel Tamr, as we and several sources reported. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Several American military

Russia delivered the second set of S-400 defense systems to China

BEIJING, (BM) - Russia has completed the delivery by sea to China of the second regimental set of S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing a military-diplomatic source. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: After the S-400, China Buys

An air battle between Su-57 and F-35 fighter jets – how it ends?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Journalists of the American edition of The National Interest appreciated the prospects of the latest Russian Su-57 fighter in a battle with the fifth-generation F-35 aircraft of the US Air Force, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Polit Russia and the Natioanl Interest. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

A shootout between Russian and U.S. military in Syria? The Pentagon’s comment

WASHINGTON, (BM) - An information about shootout between Russian and U.S. military is disseminated in the media and being one of the main reason the Pentagon to make an official statement, learned BulgarianMilitary.com quoting some sources. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com “We have made

A new ‘carrier killer’ ballistic missile on service in Chinese Air force

BEIJING, (BM) - China’s ‘Modern Ships’ publication in November revealed artwork of a large new anti ship ballistic missile which is set to be integrated onto the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) new H-6N medium weight tactical bomber - the latest iteration of the H-6 design which, in response to a growing and often hostile Western naval presence

Russia has developed a new helicopter for special forces needs

MOSCOW, (BM) - According to a source, the developed combat aerial vehicle will become an intermediate link on the way from Mi-8 to a promising helicopter, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Voennoe Delo. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Russia and China to Develop a

Indonesia to receive a new Italian air defence radar system

ROME, (BM) - Leonardo has signed a contract with Indonesian company PT Len Industri (Persero) to provide a RAT 31 DL/M radar system for the Indonesian Air Force (IAF), learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Leonardo's statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Indonesia

Pakistan successfully tested Hatf-3 ballistic missile

ISLAMABAD, (BM) - Pakistan successfully tested the Hatf-3 ballistic missile on Thursday, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the Daily Times report citing the country's armed forces. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Pakistan Has Fired Its Own Ballistic Missile, India Thinks

Pakistan PM warns US for disastrous consequences in a possible war with Iran

ISLAMABAD, (BM) - The military conflict between the United States and Iran will have disastrous consequences, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said January 22 after talks with US President Donald Trump, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Seven

Russian combat teams have defended the S-400 missile system from a drone attack

MOSCOW, (BM) - The combat teams of Pantsyr-S1 anti-aircraft missile/gun launchers practiced defense of S-400 ‘Triumf’ surface-to-air missile systems against a drone attack during drills in Crimea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the press office of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet statement on Wednesday. Read more: Military and defense

China may refuse to acquire Russian S-500 air defense systems

BEIJING, (BM) - Chinese edition of Sohu announced Beijing’s possible refusal to acquire the latest Russian air defense systems S-500, learned Bulgarianmilitary.com, quoting Glas.ru Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: China Has Discovered the Unique Ability of Russian S-500 Missile

Seven facts you don’t know about Pakistan Armed Forces

PANAGYURISHTE, (BM) - The armed forces of Pakistan are very popular among the country's population. And not only because they protect the borders, but also because the military helps people during all kinds of emergencies: be it earthquakes, floods and other natural and man-made disasters. The force that has vowed to uphold the green and white

Indonesia might buy Rafale 4++ fighter jets. Rumors or not, this is a bad choice

JAKARTA, (BM) - The Indonesian Armed Forces are reportedly considering placing an order for Dassault Rafale ‘4+ Generation’ twin engine medium fighters from France, alongside possible orders for Scorpene Class submarines and Gowind Class corvettes. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com The

The new Russian Su-34 will be able to detect and shoot down invisible targets

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian Aerospace Forces will receive a "Super-Defender." Already this year, serial production of an updated version of the Su-34 bomber will begin (NATO designation Fullback - “Defender”), learned BulgarianMiltary.com, quoting Izvestia. The machine is assigned the HBO index - “new features”. The aircraft will be equipped with

Russia is weak and not ready against massive nuclear strike, Russian general said

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian missile defense systems require “tens of minutes” to repel a massive nuclear strike, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the opinion of Russian Major General Sergei Grabchuk. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Contrary to claims that Russian missile defense systems

Russia has deployed S-400 air defense missile system in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - According to foreign military information publications , the Russian military deployed additional air defense to northern Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Avia.pro. We are talking about the S-400 systems, which made it possible to detect the American F-35. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

Russian-Japanese joint exercises started in the Arabian Sea

TOKYO, (BM) - Russian-Japanese exercises started in the Arabian Sea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting first-rank captain Roman Martov, a spokesman for the Baltic Fleet. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com “A detachment of the Baltic Fleet’s ships consisting of the Yaroslav the Wise

The Indian Su-30MKIs will already carry the supersonic BrahMos cruise missiles

NEW DELHI, (BM) - India now has a new lethal weapons platform to keep a ‘strategic eye’ over the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), especially the Bay of Bengal, as well as carry out ‘long-range precision strikes’ against hostile aircraft carriers or other high-value targets by day and night in all-weather conditions in the region, learned

US F-35s were detected by Russian S-400 missile system after the Iranian attack

BEIRUT, (BM) - The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that his country’s military detected six F-35 jets near the borders of Iran after the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) attack two Iraqi bases hosting U.S. forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting AMN and Avia.pro. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

Russia has helped Iran to destroy the US military airbase in Iraq

TEL AVIV, (BM) - The Israeli information publication Debka reports that according to sources in the Russian defense department, Iran used Russian space technology to strike at an American military air base in neighboring Iraq, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Debka. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating –

The production of five S-400 air defense systems for India has begun

MOSCOW, (BM) - The production of S-400 air defense systems for India has begun, learned BulgarianMiltary.com, according the Russian deputy foreign minister statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com And this despite the US threats to impose sanctions on any country that buys from the

The Su-57 fighter jet is not even ready to fly, Russian specialists say

MOSCOW, (BM) - The crashed Russian Su-57 was found to have at least four critical problems, learned BulgarianMiltary.com, according published report in Military Review of some russian experts. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Dogfight! Russia’s Su-35 and Su-57 vs. F-35 Stealth

Hostile underwater drones are spying China

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The secretive world of naval underwater surveys rarely breaks the surface. Now recent events are briefly shining a light into the darkness. In the Adriatic, a Croatian fishing vessel caught one of the U.S. Navy’s undersea sensor systems last week. That mysterious object has largely been explained. Read more: Military and

Russia sees threat of US strike missile deployment in Japan, Lavrov said

RUSSIA, (BM) - Moscow does not suspect Tokyo of having malicious intentions against Russia, but cannot but take into account the deployment of US strike weapons at its borders, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating –

Is Russia preparing to sale S-400 air defense missile system to Iran?

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian leadership is considering selling anti-ballistic missile defense (ABM) to Iran after the assassination of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Kassem Suleymani in the region against the backdrop of the assassination of the Quds forces commander. The fact that part of the Russian military and political elite

Russia tracks the US deployment of medium and shorter-range missiles

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu instructed the Russian military to track the US deployment of medium and shorter-range missiles (INF), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Izvestia. DEFENSEWEEK'S REPORT: Friendship with Russia: the US continues to hurt Turkey Read more: Germany and France exclude Poland from

The Russian Su-57 can beat F-35 someday, but not right now, a Russian expert explains

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Su-57 fighter is already a good combat vehicle. However, there is still something to improve, for example, in order to bypass the American F-35 in terms of basic indicators, expert Vladimir Vasiliev believes. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read special report:

Russian Mig-31M has launched hypersonic Kinzhal missile (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Russian Ministry of Defense published footage of the launch of the dagger hypersonic aerial ballistic missile MiG-31K fighter during exercises in the Black Sea, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Joint maneuvers of the Black Sea and Northern Fleets took place on January 9 off the coast of Crimea. They involved more than