Monthly Archives: December 2022

Russia Further Expanding Production of Su-57 Fighters: Why New Fifth Generation Jets Are in High Demand

The Russian state owned United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) is currently further expanding its capacity to produce Su-57 Felon fifth generation fighters, according to a December 28 statement by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov. “Systemic decisions made at the

U.S. Reassures Russia: Patriot Missiles to Ukraine Won’t Have American Troop ‘Shields’: A Green Light to Strike?

The United States has informed Russia that Patriot missile systems set to be delivered to the Ukraine in 2023 will not be accompanied by U.S. Military personnel, according to a statement by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on December 28. These assurances were reportedly provided by Washington

Russia’s Top Fighter Plant Completes Year’s Su-57 and Su-35 Production: What Does 2023 Hold For the Two Programs?

The Russian state run United Aircraft Corporation has completed its 2022 program to produce Su-57 and Su-35 fighter jets to meet Defence Ministry orders, according to a statement by Director General Yury Slyusar. “Our plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur has completed this year’s program to produce the

As Iran Prepares to Receive Su-35s – Israel Grounds Its Top Fighters: F-35 Issues Widespread From Korea to Texas

The Israeli Air Force grounded 11 of its F-35A fighter jets on December 25, following multiple incidents with the class throughout the year. The decision has further increased already prevalent concerns regarding the aircraft’s ability to counter near term challenges to Israeli security – and by

Russia and America’s Top Strategic Bomber Bases Both Facing Serious Problems: Tu-160s and B-2s Vulnerable

Amid ongoing high tensions between Russia and the United States, and as U.S. forces, intelligence services and military contractors maintain a sizeable presence in Ukraine supporting the ongoing war effort against Moscow, the primary strategic bomber bases of both countries have suffered serious

Russian Fleet to Receive Most Dangerous Bomber Yet Before 2023: First Post Soviet Tu-160 Becomes Operational

The Russian Air Force is set to receive the first newly built Tu-160M bomber before the beginning of 2023, marking the beginning of a new set of acquisitions expected tor reach over 50 aircraft. The new bomber notably represents the very first its class completely built in Russia since the Soviet Union’s disintegration. Head of the state run United Aircraft Corporation