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The Russia`s Su-57 Fighter Jet is a “Criminal” – NATO

MOSCOW, (BM) - NATO decided to classify the Russian 5 fighter of the Su-57 generation, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Recall that the North Atlantic military bloc has its own system of codification of foreign weaponswhen an English noun is added to the nomenclature alphanumeric group or to the name given by the manufacturer. A

Turkey is a Partner of F-35 Program and Not Going to Buy Russian Su-35, Minister Said

ANKARA, (BM) - Turkey’s National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Tuesday refuted media reports about Ankara’s plans to buy Russian Su-35 fighter jets, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. "Reports that Turkey will buy Su-35 fighter jets are not true. We are partners on the F-35 project . We want our rights to be granted," the Haberler news portal

Why Switzerland May Buy F-35 Fighter Jet?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Four U.S. Air Force F-35A stealth fighters on May 31, 2019 arrived at Payerne air base in Switzerland. The F-35s are scheduled to remain at the base until June 14, 2019 in support of F-35-maker Lockheed Martin in its bid to win the Swiss air force’s $8-billion tender for up to 40 new fighters. The Swiss air force in April

Does Iran Has Any Chance Against U.S. F-35 Stealth Fighter Jet?

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Amid escalating tensions between Iran and the United States, in part resulting from U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision unilaterally to withdraw the United States from the 2015 deal limiting Iran’s nuclear program, the U.S. armed forces have deployed a wide array of ships, planes and other weapons to the Middle East. The

Riyadh Has Acquired the Poland`s Control Sky Drone Detection System

WARSAW, (BM) - Saudi Arabia continues to make efforts to build a system of protection against drones. Recall that several weeks ago, Saudi Aramco refineries were attacked by drones and missiles. Read more: Russia Unveils Its Most Advanced Korsar Reconnaissance Drone (Video) Polish media report that Riyadh has acquired the Control Sky drone

B-1B Bombers of the U.S. Air Force Have Been Deployed to Saudi Air Base

RIYADH, (BM) - Amid a considerable redeployment of American assets to the Persian Gulf region, the United States Air Force has dispatched B-1B Lancer heavy bombers to the Prince Sultan Airbase in Saudi Arabia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Military Watch. Read more: The Air Force B-2 Stealth Bomber Will be Armed with a New B61-12

The U.S. Air Force Urgently Needs New Air to Air Missiles

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The United States is set to receive at least two entirely new classes of long range air to air missile in the 2020s, which are intended to replace the AIM-120 AMRAAM currently in service. U.S. defence manufacturer Raytheon, best known for its THAAD, RIM-161 and AIM-120 missiles, in September announced the development of the

F-16 and Su-30SM in the ‘New Fighter Jet’ Battle of Vietnamese Air Forces

HANOI, (BM) - The Vietnamese Air Force is currently comprised of seven full strength regiments, including four of Su-27SK and Su-30MK2 Flanker air superiority fighters and three of heavily modernised Su-22 strike fighters of the M3, M4 and UM variants. With the country seeking to modernise its armed forces, and making sizeable investments in

The U.S. Has Tested a Military Hypersonic Engine for Missile or Plane

WASHINGTON, (BM) - At a special research area in the US state of Colorado have passed the British test engine for hypersonic vehicles. Creators powerplant report that it allows speeds up to 5 m (5 sound velocity), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: China Has Developed a New Hypersonic Weapon It is noted that a crucial

Two Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Will Be Send to South Africa

MOSCOW, (BM) - Russia has announced plans to send two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to South Africa in what observers say would be the first such deployment on the African continent, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Moscow Times. Read more: South African Defence Group Denel Will Restructure and Hopes to Return Its Profitability

Canada Wants a New Fighter Jet and F-35 Might Be the Right Choice

WASHINGTON, (BM) - In August, Britain’s Ministry of Defense and European manufacturer Airbus withdrew the Eurofighter from Canada’s competition to pick a replacement for its 35-year-old CF-18 fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Canada Will Spend $11,4 Bn to Replace 88 Aging Fighter Jets In 2018, France’s Dassault withdrew

Korea Buys 120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles from the U.S.

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Korea of (120) AIM-120C-7/C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: South Korea Unveils 5th Generation Fighter Jet Also included in the order are containers; weapon support

Why India Might Buy Russian Su-35 for $12 Billion?

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Su-35 can become not only a means of replenishing the Indian Air Force with a powerful "heavyweight", but also a unique opportunity to modernize the Su-30MKI fleet. Why the elite Su-35 can win a tender for 12 billion dollars, the Indian media tried to explain. Unrivaled Heavyweight According to Indian Defense News, which

Russia’s MiG-35 is Capable but Can It Fight America’s F-22 and F-35

WASHINGTON, (BM) - For years, its manufacturer has marketed the MiG-35 as a “4++” fighter: “I would say that this is a new plane that surpasses our foreign competitors. In other words, this is a 4++ level plane,” stated Mikoyan General Director Ilya Tarasenko in a recent interview. Russian President Vladimir Putin echoed this sentiment at a

Turkey Prepares to Replace the F-35 with Another Fifth-Generation Aircraft

ISTAMBUL, (BM) - If the United States completely refuses to sell fifth-generation fighter aircraft F-35, Turkey will take advantage of alternative proposals for the purchase of aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. According to the Turkish leader, Ankara is receiving proposals for the supply of modern military aircraft

India Upgrades Su-30 MKI to the Most Fearsome Fighter Jet in the Region

NEW DELHI, (BM) - The Su-30MKI Flanker currently forms the mainstay of the Indian Air Force’s combat fleet, with 11 of the service’s 27 fighter squadrons comprised of the aircraft and additional squadrons planned. The aircraft represents a significant enhancement over the original Su-27 Flanker, the Soviet Air Force’s most capable air superiority

China Has Developed a New Hypersonic Weapon

WASHINGTON, (BM) - China celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on Oct. 1 in typical fashion – with a military parade. Some of the new weapons on display that day provide cause for serious concern among U.S. policymakers. Read more: Russia Successfully Tests the Hypersonic Missile “Avangard”. The U.S.:

The Su-27 of the Russian Federation is a Real Killer, US Magazine Announced

WASHINGTON, (BM) - To the West, most of the legendary Soviet aircraft of the Cold War came from the design bureau Mikoyan Gurevitch, which spawned such aircraft as the MiG-15 “Fagot,” MiG-21 “Fishbed,” MiG-25 “Foxbat” and MiG-29 “Fulcrum.” The single best Soviet fighter of the Cold War, however, was Sukhoi’s Su-27 “Flanker.” Intended both to

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