China was the last user country to reach a military equipment export deal with the Soviet Union before the disintegration of the Soviet Union. In 1991, three Su-27SK fighter jets landed at the Chinese airport , becoming the first and last batch of Soviet-made advanced fighter jets that the People’s Liberation Army obtained from the Soviet Union.… Continue reading China acquired these 3 top-tier fighters before the Soviet Union collapsed.
After MiG-29 Ukraine now equipped its Su-27 fighter jet with American AGM-88 HARM anti radiation missiles, which is a huge threat to Russian armed forces radar and air defence system. The pilots of the Ukrainian Air Force hit Russia with AGM-88 HARM missiles not only from MiG-29 fighters but also with Su-27. A picture of… Continue reading After MiG-29 Ukraine fitted its Su-27 with American AGM-88 missiles, and only India & Israel has the technology
A video published by a Wall Street Journal reporter made headlines this week for depicting a truly extraordinary scene in the skies over Ukraine. The widely-circulated footage depicts a Ukrainian Su-27 Flanker engaging in close aerial combat with a Russian fighter jet in the Donbas region. Matthew Luxmoore, the capturer of the scene, tweeted “A literal dogfight in the… Continue reading Dramatic Video of a Russian Fighter Jet and a Ukrainian Su-27 Flanker “Dogfighting”
With the same aircraft, Ukraine and Russia are battling head to head. The Su-27 is being used by both sides. The Ukrainian version of the Su-27 has not been improved or modernised to the same extent as the Russian variant. To keep up with the Russian Su-27s, Ukrainian pilots must rely on their brains and… Continue reading Russian Su-27 Vs Ukrainian Su-27: Fierce Battle in Ukraine Sky
On 25th February a Ukrainian Su-27 jet was shot down by the Russian S-400 Triumph Air Defence Missile System over Kyiv. although this has not been officially confirmed. On the second day of the Russian-Ukrainian war, the Russian army launched the second round of missile strikes on Ukrainian targets, which focused on capital Kyiv. But… Continue reading S-400 missile set a record: Shoot down the Ukrainian Su-27 from 150 km away
Russian combat aircraft entered Swedish airspace on 2 March, close to the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea. Announced by the Swedish Armed Forces, the incursion saw a pair of Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) Sukhoi Su-27/30-series ‘Flanker’ multirole combat aircraft and two Sukhoi Su-24 ‘Fencer’ strike aircraft enter national airspace during bilateral Swedish and… Continue reading Ukraine conflict: Russian warplanes enter Swedish airspace
It is difficult to imagine two front-line fighters of Soviet-made fighter jets that could confront each other in a battle. Actually, That happened in the skies of Africa. For many years, the two fourth-generation fighters, the MiG-29 and the Su-27, were the backbone of the Soviet and Russian Air Forces. The MiG-29 (Fulcrum) light tactical… Continue reading Unbelievable confrontation between MiG-29 and Su-27 in the sky over Africa
The 4th generation fighter aircrafts are still the backbone of many countries’ air forces, while Russia and the US are still the two world’s number one powers in terms of production of fighter aircraft. Fighter aircraft are one of the key components of almost all armed forces in the world. These weapons can help states maintain deterrence… Continue reading Check out the most produced 4th generation fighter jets in the world