Category: Air Power
The two-seater version of KF21 successfully made its first flight. Can it be compared with the J-20S?
Korea’s speed is amazing! The 4.5th-generation aircraft KF-21 first flew on July 19, 2022. Four prototypes have taken to the sky in less than half a year. Among them, the first flight of the second prototype is on November 10, 2022, the third prototype made its first flight on January 5 this year, and on January […]
Why was the F-22 Raptor never sold?
On Friday, an F-22 Raptor fighter jet shot down a Continental spy balloon over South Carolina with an AIM-9X air-to-air missile from Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. The first actual combat record since the fighter plane entered service. One of the most powerful air superiority fighter jets launched the most advanced air-to-air missiles and shot […]
Chinese Surveillance Balloon Shot Down By F-22 After Crossing the US
The U.S. Air Force shot down a Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina on February 4, putting an end to days of controversy, suspicion, and confusion. According to top U.S. defense and military sources, at 2:39 p.m. Eastern, an F-22 Raptor from the 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, shot […]
How many Su-27 interceptors does Ukraine have left?
In the past few weeks, Ukraine’s allies have finally agreed to give it tanks like those used by NATO. Now that the tanks are on their way, Kyiv has turned its attention to what it says is its next most important need: new fighter jets. When Ukrainian officials ask for extra F-16s from the U.S., […]
Russia is getting ready to send Mi-28NM attack helicopters against Leopard and Abrams.
Russia has reacted to reports that Ukraine expects delivery of Western tanks and has begun to show it by preparing the sophisticated missile-laden attack helicopters after news of future tank supplies to Ukraine. One of the upgraded Mi-28NM helicopters was spotted over Ukraine on January 14, days before the decision was made to deliver tanks […]
US sanctions shift production of Russian attack helicopters to the Middle East.
Unsurprisingly, the Ukrainian war will reshape military cooperation around the world. Weak military ties will also tighten. The appearance of new axes is outlined in a scenario that draws more military conflicts. According to international political analysts, the war between Ukraine and Russia is the beginning of a series of regional wars. They also believe […]
Sikorsky delivers its 5,000th Black Hawk helicopter to the US Army.
This iconic aircraft will continue to serve the medium-duty transportation needs of the US military and international carriers for decades. “Sikorsky, as a company, has been built on the Black Hawk,” said President Paul Lemmo. “The Black Hawk and its variants deliver when reliability and performance are non-negotiable. Modern technology improvements and ongoing investment from […]
Astra and BrahMos missiles placed under the Su-30SM’s wings
The Armenian Air Force’s Su-30SM fighter could receive an unanticipated upgrade from India. Under the wings of the Su-30SM, the Astra air-to-air missile and the BrahMos air-launched air-to-surface missile can be carried. Armenia’s Air Force consists of fourteen combat aircraft. There are ten Su-25Ks and four Su-30SMs. Moscow purchased the four aircraft, despite Yerevan’s initial […]
For the Philippines, the JAS-39 could be a better option than the Gripen or the F-16.
It is known that the Philippines is looking for a new fighter plane. Since 2019, the government in Manila has been trying to make its choice. The main reason for the delay is finance. But immediately from the start, the Philippine Department of Defense made it obvious that two fighters would be competing against each […]
The B-21 Raider, the first sixth-generation aircraft, can penetrate the toughest defenses anywhere in the world.
The B-21 “Raider” bomber was unveiled in Palmdale, California, on early December 2. With a range of 9,600 kilometers and a payload of about 10 tons, it is capable of fighting China and staying out of the range of its missiles. A hallmark of America’s unrivaled lead in stealth aviation is a frontal view of […]