Su-25 Frogfoot

Iraqi Air Force fighter jets were buried in the desert by Saddam Hussein before Operation Iraqi Freedom started. Here’s why.

Iraqi Air Force fighter jets were buried in the desert by Saddam Hussein before Operation Iraqi Freedom started. Here’s why.

No Iraqi Air Force opposition during Operation Iraqi Freedom. On Mar. 20, 2003, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) began with preemptive… Read More

8 months ago

USAF Aircraft Armament System Specialist explains why the A-10 Warthog can’t effectively provide CAS in a near-peer war

The A-10 retirement As already reported US Air Force (USAF) Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown Jr. said on Mar.… Read More

11 months ago

The day a Russian Su-25 attack aircraft purposely nearly collided with a USAF F-22 Raptor stealth fighter (and the other close calls between Russian and NATO aircraft over Syria)

On Dec. 13, 2017, two F-22 Raptors intercepted two Su-25s inside the airspace considered as `US controlled’: one of the… Read More

1 year ago

The story of the Su-25 formation that simulated a single transport aircraft and performed a daring strike against Mujahedeen in Pakistan during the Soviet war in Afghanistan

This daring strike, in November 1986, was mounted at dawn so that the Su-25 pilots would have sufficient visibility to… Read More

2 years ago

Su-25 Vs A-10: here’s why the Frogfoot might be better suited than the Warthog for CAS

How does the Su-25 compare to the A-10? The Sukhoi Su-25 (NATO reporting name: Frogfoot) was Russia’s answer to the… Read More

3 years ago

Remembering the Iraqi Air Force fighter jets found buried in the desert by American Forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom

“When United States and coalition forces invaded Iraq in 2003 [during Operation Iraqi Freedom], they faced no Iraqi Air Force… Read More

3 years ago

Air war over North Macedonia – how Ukrainian mercenary pilots fought against separatists

Mi-24V helicopters, piloted by foreign pilots, proved to be the most important air asset used in combat. After the conflict… Read More

4 years ago

Video Shows Chadian Su-25 Accidentally Firing rocket and barely missing French C-130 Hercules

According to the video description, the rocket reportedly hit and destroyed the house of a senior Chadian Army officer killing… Read More

4 years ago

The Story of Alexander Rutskoy the Soviet Su-25 Pilot that was Shot Down twice in Afghanistan (one By Pakistani F-16s)

Although the Su-25 pair attempted defensive manoeuvring, spiralling towards the ground after detecting that they had been 'painted' by the… Read More

4 years ago

VIDEO SHOWS RUSSIAN SUKHOI Su-57 STEALTH FIGHTERS DEPLOYING TO SYRIA

Russia will sign the contract for the delivery of the first batch of 12 Su-57s this year. The first two… Read More

6 years ago

VIDEO SHOWS RUSSIAN SU-25 FROGFOOT ATTACK AIRCRAFT BEING SHOT DOWN BY SYRIAN REBELS 

Although the Su-25 pilot survived the crash he was killed in a ground fight, Moscow said A Russian Sukhoi Su-25… Read More

6 years ago