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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.

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.

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

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).

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

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

‘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