Tag: Sokhoi Su-35

“Russian Su-35 carried out an unsafe intercept of a U. S. Navy P-8A over the Mediterranean Sea,” the Pentagon says
The crew of the P-8A reported wake turbulence following the interaction. The duration of the intercept was approximately 28 minutes. On Jun. 4, 2019, a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft flying in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea was intercepted by a Russian Su-35 three times. The first and third interaction were deemed...
USAF F-22 Raptors intercept Russian Tu-95 bombers escorted by Su-35 fighters off the coast of Alaska
The bombers exited and then re-entered the Alaskan ADIZ accompanied by two Su-35 fighter jets. On May 21, 2019 two pairs of F-22 fighter jets, each with an E-3 Airborne Early Warning and Control System aircraft, from the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) positively identified and intercepted Russian Tu-95 bombers and Su-35 fighter...
Turkey to receive first F-35 on Thursday despite opposition from Congress
The sale of the F-35 to Turkey is particularly controversial, because Ankara also plans to purchase the sophisticated Russian-built S-400 missile system On Aug. 13, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump has signed into law a defense policy bill that will hold up the transfer to Turkey of 100 F-35 fighter jets, deepening a rift between the two countries over the...
Lockheed Martin sends out invitations to Turkey for the official handover of the first Turkish F-35A on Jun. 21
"Lockheed Martin would be happy to see you by our side during ‘The Republic of Turkey F-35 Delivery Ceremony' at Fort Worth on June 21," Lockheed Martin official invitation letter Lockheed Martin has sent out invitations to Turkey for the official handover of the first Turkish F-35A on Jun. 21, 2018. "Lockheed Martin would be happy to see you by our...
Video shows Su-24 Tail Number 29 "damaged" in Syria last December taxing at Hmeymim air base few days after the supposed rebel attack 
Russian daily Kommersant said in January that at least four Su-24 fighter bombers, two Su-35S fighters and an An-72 transport plane, as well as an ammunition depot, were destroyed by rebel shelling Last January we reported that at least seven Russian warplanes were destroyed by rebel shelling at the Hmeymim air base in Syria on Dec. 31, 2017. According to Russian daily Kommersant the attack caused the single biggest...
Russia has deployed two Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighters to Syria
Russia will sign the contract for the delivery of the first batch of 12 Su-57s this year. The first two aircraft are due to enter service in 2019 Taken on Feb. 21 the interesting video in this post shows two Russian Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighters deploying to Khmemeim Air Base, Syria. The fighters were joined by four Su-35s, four Su-25s...
“Russian Su-35 carried out an unsafe intercept of a U. S. Navy P-8A over the Mediterranean Sea,” the Pentagon says
This enhanced Russian flight activity could be a response to the Trump administration's strike against Shayrat Airbase, Syria, conducted on Apr. 7, 2017 by means of 59 BGM-109 cruise missiles As reported by CBS News on May 3, 2017 Russia Tupolev Tu-95 long-range bombers have approached Alaska with Sukhoi Su-35 fighters acting as escorts for the first time. According to Fox News,...