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Russia develops new single-engine fighter aircraft

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Russian plane maker Sukhoi is developing a next-generation single-engine fighter, an industry source has told TASS news agency. According to TASS, Russian state aerospace company Sukhoi is now developing new light tactical fighter aircraft. “The Sukhoi company is developing a single-engine light tactical plane with the takeoff weight of up to 18 tonnes. The plane’s maximum […]

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Russian Navy shadows U.S. warship in the Black Sea

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The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine has released a photo showing the Russian Navy’s latest patrol vessel Pavel Derzhavin (363) shadowing the Legend-class national security cutter USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) of the U.S. Coast Guard in the Black Sea.  According to the plan of joint exercises, the warships of the U.S. Coast Guard and […]

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Russian Su-57 fighters cause mysterious sound that frightened Moscow residents

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Numerous people reported hearing the strange high-pitched ringing sound during a rehearsal of the Victory Day Parade in Moscow, while the four newest Russian Su-57 Felon fighter jets appeared in the sky. A Moscow resident has described hearing a mysterious ‘scary’ noise in the skies above the city as ‘like something a real howl’. The […]

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Russian heavy flame-throwing launcher crashes into guardrail

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A Russian TOS-1A thermobaric artillery rocket system crashed into a guardrail during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade in Moscow. No one was injured when a heavy military vehicle crashed into a guardrail in the Moscow district Khoroshevo-Mnevniki early Friday afternoon, according to local media. Gazeta.Ru has reported that one of the heavy flame-throwing […]

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Russian Navy weapon test ended in failure after cruise missile failed

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A Russian Navy upgraded frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov tried and failed to launch a test Kalibr-NK cruise missile during trials. The Marshal Shaposhnikov, Russia’s upgraded project 1155M frigate, tried to launch a test version of the Kalibr cruise missile, but almost immediately after launch, the missile went into uncontrolled flight and crashed close to the ship […]

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U.S. Secretary of State says U.S. allies should refrain from new purchases of Russian weapons

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On Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken stated that Turkey and all U.S. allies should refrain from making further purchases of Russian weaponry, according to Reuters. Reuters has reported that speaking at a virtual event at Foreign Press Center (FPC), Blinken warned Ankara and others from further purchases weapon systems from Russia. “It’s also […]

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Russia announces withdrawal of its troops from border with Ukraine

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Russian media on Tuesday reported that Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu instructed the commanders to begin withdrawing troops deployed on the border with Ukraine and in the occupied Crimean Peninsula on April 23. Speaking during snap readiness exercises in occupied Crimea, Shoigu ordered the general staff of the armed forces, military chiefs and the airborne troops to […]

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Russia tries to jam signals from U.S. Air Force RQ-4 surveillance drone

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According to U.S. officials, Russia trying to find a way to jam and block signals from U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk remotely piloted and unarmed, aerial reconnaissance system. In the past few months, high-flying RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned spy planes have been highly active in the European theater, along the western borders of Russia. […]

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Northrop Grumman secures $2,3B contract for Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded the contract for sustaining engineering support and program management support services for the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) propulsion subsystem, according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements. The contract, from Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center and announced on Tuesday, is valued at more than $2,3 billion. The deal […]

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Pentagon raise concerns over Russian military build-up on the border with Ukraine

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Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby has released a statement expressing concern that Kremlin’s military build-up on the border with Ukraine is even bigger than in 2014 when Russia invaded Crimea. He also described the deployment as “very seriously concerning.” “It is the largest buildup we’ve seen certainly since 2014, which resulted in the violation […]

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