Russia hands fighter jets to its unexperienced mercenaries in Libya U.S. military officials have characterized the presence of Russian weapons in Libya as a potential threat to NATO.
13:00, 20 June 2020
Two U.S. bombers fly over Ukraine in integration with Ukrainian fighter jets (Photo) The flight also included integration and interoperability training with Polish F-16s and MiG-29s and Romanian F-16s and MiG-21s.
21:59, 29 May 2020
U.S. accuses Russia of sending jets to Libya Russian military aircraft are likely to provide close air support and offensive fires for the Wagner Group PMC that is supporting the Libyan National Army's fight, the report states.
15:40, 27 May 2020
Security operatives in Ukraine foil attempt to smuggle Su25 fighter jet components to Russia The parts had been stolen from Ukrainian military bases, the investigation says.
18:40, 18 December 2019
Russia sought to build air base in Belarus in exchange for fighter jets Minsk has turned down Moscow's offer, saying a new Russian base "will not address issues of Belarusian air force development."
12:00, 14 November 2019
Turkey denies reports on plans to buy Russian Su-35 fighter jets The top defense official says Turkey remains a U.S. partner on F-35 development.
12:45, 30 October 2019
Turkey, Russia could launch joint production of fighter jets, air defense systems Putin and Erdogan met near Moscow at MAKS 2019 Airshow.
22:30, 27 August 2019
Turkey mulling purchases of Russian Su-35 fighter jets – media Ankara has not yet provided official comments on the possible deal.
12:20, 12 August 2019
RFE/RL: Bulgaria gives final green light to biggest military acquisition since fall of communism The eight F-16 jets are expected to be delivered to Bulgaria in 2023 and 2024 to replace the Bulgarian Air Force’s fleet of Soviet-built MiG-29s.
22:57, 31 July 2019
Russia offers Turkey its Su-35 instead of U.S. F-35 fighter jets – media Turkey is being removed from the U.S. F-35 fighter jet program after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system last week.
22:55, 18 July 2019
Turkey has to make a choice on missile purchase: U.S. NATO envoy U.S. officials see Ankara's purchase of the missile system as a pivot toward warmer ties with Moscow.
11:00, 05 June 2019
U.S. State Department OKs possible sale of F-16 fighters to Bulgaria – media The prime contractor will be Lockheed Martin Corp.
10:49, 04 June 2019
NATO fighter jets to conduct training flights in Estonian airspace Since late August of 2018, German fighter jets have been guarding the skies over the Baltic countries.
21:05, 10 February 2019
Two Su-34 jets collide mid-air in Russia's Far East – media A search and rescue operation is underway why the fate of the crew remains unclear.
09:40, 18 January 2019
Over dozen Russian fighter jets land at Belbek air base in occupied Crimea – media According to Russian media, Commander of the Russian Southern Military District's Air Force and Air Defense Army Viktor Sevostyanov has arrived there by one of the planes.
21:05, 22 December 2018
U.S. sanctions China for buying Russian fighter jets, missiles – media The sanctions are related to China's purchase of 10 SU-35 combat aircraft in 2017 and S-400 surface-to-air missile system-related equipment in 2018, the State Department said.
11:16, 21 September 2018
U.S. fighters escort Russian bombers over Bering Sea – media The Russian Defense Ministry on September 7 confirmed the incident.
16:20, 07 September 2018
NATO fighter jets scramble eight times to intercept Russia aircraft over Baltic Sea On June 5, NATO fighter aircraft were scrambled four times to intercept Russian military aircraft in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.
23:33, 11 June 2018
RAF Typhoon fighters to patrol airspace over Black Sea Such air policing missions ensure the Alliance would be able to rapidly and efficiently tackle any potential aggression or threat.
17:55, 01 May 2018
Russian war pilots to practice landing on highway near Ukraine border <p>The air task unit of the Fourth Air and Air Defense Forces Command has kicked off this year’s first training missions at the Kuban and Rostov regional airports where pilots will train to land on a Rostov Region highway, Southern Military District Spokesman Vadim Astafyev told TASS on Friday.</p>
19:10, 16 January 2018