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Russia arms itself with missiles to hit objects in near space

RIA Novosti reports that the Russian Ministry of Defense is beginning training and training soldiers to work with the S-500 Prometheus anti-aircraft missile system. According to another Russian publication, Izvestia, the Russian army expects to receive the first S-500 models this year.

US: Russian incursion into Ukraine is possible, we are concerned

Commander of the US European Command, US Air Force General Tod D. Wolters, has expressed concern about a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine. During a hearing before the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services at 9:30 a.m. EST / 3:30 p.m. CEST, he said this today.

Korea is able to intercept DPRK’s short-range ballistic missiles

At the same time, the secretary of the Central Committee of the Korean Workers' Party (WPK), Lee Byung Chol, said earlier that these missile launches became the realization of the DPRK's right to self-defense, and North Korea will continue to build up its military power to improve the country's defense capability.

India purchased 1,300 Mahindra ALSV totaling $146 million

As reported by the Indian media, the local Ministry of Defense signed a contract with Mahindra Defense Systems Ltd. on March 22 to deliver 1,300 Mahindra ALSV (Armored Light Specialist Vehicles) vehicles for the Indian army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.

Russia arms all its nuclear subs with three new missiles

Earlier, a military-industrial complex source said that all multipurpose nuclear submarines (NPS) of the Russian Navy of projects 971, 949A, and 885 would be armed with Kalibr Onyx and Zircon missiles. According to the source, "the containers for these missiles are universal."

DPRK fired two missiles and caused confusion among experts

On March 24, North Korea fired two cruise missiles. This news was confirmed today by the South Korean military. The Committee of Chiefs of Staff (KNS) of the Republic of Korea has closely monitored its northern neighbor's tests in real-time.

Second Pantsir-S1 left for Germany in favor of the Americans

The publication Strategic Page claims in its March 14 article that Turkish troops captured a second Russian Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile system in Libya. After the system's capture, the Turks sold Pantsir-S1 to the Americans, and they transported the anti-aircraft missile system on the same route as the first - Libya-Germany-USA.

US influence doesn’t allow China to have its own fighter

China's aviation industry has a problem: it has two stealth fighters of its own, developed in-house, but the associated engine is still lacking. With the purchase of the Ukrainian company Motor Sitsch, the Chinese wanted to change that. But the deal failed.

Korea buys US AGM-114R Hellfire missiles for $36M

The Republic of Korea plans to buy 288 AGM-114R Hellfire missiles from Lockheed Martin in a deal worth a total of $ 26 million. The US State Department announced this after publishing an official announcement on the Defense Security Cooperation Agency website.

Russia sent 4 Su-34 fighter-bombers to its base in Syria

Russia's Aviapro news agency claims in its report that Moscow has delivered four fighter-bombers to the Kmeimim airbase in Syria. Today, the delivery took place on March 19, 2021, after five Tu-154 military transport planes landed at the base.

S-400 and Buk air defense systems shoot down air targets

Long-range combat firing at air targets was carried out by S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems and Buk anti-aircraft missile systems as a part of the field exit of the air defense forces of the Eastern Military District at the Telemba specialized training ground in Buryatia, the Defense Ministry reported.

Russia’s Okhotnik stealth UAV will unleash its potential this year

Russia will conduct a series of tests on its unmanned stealth aerial vehicle S-70 Okhotnik, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned. According to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti, in the middle of 2021, the Russian stealth drone's second prototype will be released from the Novosibirsk Aviation Plant Chkalov.

Germany may send its own warship to the Indo-Pacific region

Germany's decision may constitute a fundamental challenge to the current line of Chinese policy, which was based on the effective behind-the-scenes discouragement of European countries' authorities from showing political and military activity, for example, in the context of disputes in the South China Sea.

SOHR: 280 Russian airstrikes in four days in Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) provided statistics on Russian activity in Syria. According to reports, Russia has carried out 280 airstrikes in 96 hours (four days). According to the SOHR, Russian units performed almost half of them (130) in the last 24 hours.

New 5th-Gen fighter will take over the markets [photos]

The long-awaited premiere of the South Korean fifth-generation fighter KAI KF-X will take place in April this year. The local arms supply agency announced the news. Production of the KAI KF-X prototype is going according to plan.

‘Lightning’ – the new Russian military supersonic drone

After information emerged that the Russian military was developing and probably already creating the latest supersonic unmanned aerial vehicle, "Lightning," a supposed image of this UAV appeared, BulgarianMilitary.com learned, quoting the Russian edition Aviapro.

India buys the Su-57 if it’s armed with a BrahMos missile

Russian sources claim that the Indians are ready to buy a large quantity of the Russian Su-57 fighter if the Russians manage to adapt it for use with the BrahMos supersonic rocket, and in the future for the next generation of the same missile.

India spent $1B to upgrade its MiG-29s and wants more jets

It is still unclear whether the Indian government is ready to place an order with Russia for new MiG-29 and Su-30MKI fighters, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned, citing information from Russian media and a statement by the Indian ambassador to Moscow.

Turkish units involved in attack on Russian base in Syria

Russian media are heavily circulating the version that the Turkish military is involved in the air attack on the Russian airbase in the region of Latakia, Syria - Khmeimim, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned, citing several Russian sources.

Pyongyang steals cryptocurrencies to finance nuclear program

North Korea ignores sanctions imposed by the United Nations and acquires modern technology to produce nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. According to a report by UN experts, it uses cyber attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges to finance these operations.

Belarus buys 8 Su-30SM fighter jets from Russia

Minsk will have to pay approximately $ 400 million to Moscow to acquire eight different 4th generation Su-30SM fighters. Sources of the Russian news agency Aviapro claim that the deal is already finalized.

US secretly took a Russian mobile air-defense missile system

A secret military operation to transport a Russian mobile anti-aircraft missile system led to its acquisition by the US military, the British The Times reported in an article. Panzer-C1 was captured on the Libyan battlefield and taken intact to a US military base in Germany.

Russian SAMs, drones and radars ordered from the Far East

The TASS news agency reports that a batch of the Russian Pantsir-S1 mobile surface-to-air missile system goes to the far eastern country of Myanmar. The agreement between the two countries also includes the supply of Orlan-10E drones and radars, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

Russian Su-57 fighter jet will be the 5th-gen only in 2022

The Russian edition Reporter published an article about the new Russian engine's expectations and stages for the Su-57 fighter. As we have repeatedly mentioned, the Russian Su-57 fighter is still difficult to qualify as a fifth-generation fighter.

Japan to have unmanned attack fighter jet in 2035, MoD said

The Japanese Ministry of Defense is planning significant investments in its air force. According to Junnosuke Kobara, author of the Japanese online publication Nikkei Asia, the Land of the Rising Sun is beginning to develop unmanned attack fighter.

The World War III that never began: Russian troops in Kosovo

Over the past twenty years, the Russian paratroopers' operation has acquired many legends, films had made about it, and books had written. Although from a purely military point of view, it did not bring the expected result, and the effect of its implementation was, instead, moral.

US faces challenges in developing new weapons against Russia

In the United States, aggressive plans are voiced to switch to new types of weapons, including hypersonic ones. Some statements on this topic sound like empty projecting, which is impossible even for America to implement: neither technically nor financially.

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