HEADLINES

Asia Military & Defence

Asia`s military and defence news, products and technologies, conflicts. BulgarianMilitary.com welcomes original article submissions including reporting, analysis, and opinion/commentary for Asian region. If you have one, please write to us via email. Please see the terms if you want to write to us.

Avangard [Vanguard] – Russian hypersonic glide vehicle [review]

The concept for a suborbital stratospheric glide missile was devised in the 1930s by the Austrian engineer Eugen Sänger. During the Cold War, this concept was picked up by the United States and the Soviet Union several times. However, implementation failed due to technical feasibility.

MiG-41 – a real breakthrough or just Russian speculation

Despite the fact that test pilot Alexander Fedotov made the first flight on the MiG-31 on September 16, 1975, exactly 45 years ago, even today this fighter continues to be one of the unique aircraft in the world. It is intended for use in the country's air defense system.

Russian MiG-35 fighter jet could be Egypt’s next purchase

International military markets are gradually recovering from the epidemic that was imposed by the coronavirus in almost all over the world during the summer. Trends are already beginning to be noticed, especially in the field of trade in aircraft.

Top 5 best bombers in the world

There is no doubt that there are only two countries that are working hard on new bombers. These are Russia and the United States. All others are either customers or tenants of this type of military equipment.

Russia is working on 5th generation submarines

The United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) on its own initiative continues to work on the development of a nuclear submarine of the Husky project and a diesel submarine of the Kalina project, which belong to the 5th generation submarines

Top 8 of the fastest military aircraft in the world

Sometimes it is very difficult to compare or face fighters from different manufacturers in a direct battle. The characteristics very often overlap and you rely only on the small details that can tip the scales in one direction or another.

Japan and US unite against China and Russia

The governments of Japan and the United States will work together to prepare a missile detection and tracking system using numerous small satellites. They will be launched into an orbit with an altitude of 300-1000 kilometers.

Top 5 best submarines in the world

One of the deadliest weapons in a country's arsenal is submarines. In the past, they played a significant role during World War II and during the Cold War.

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.