Sukhoi Su-25

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

4 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

8 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

11 months ago

The failure of Air Power during the Russia-Ukraine War

After watching at least two dozen of videos released over the last few days — I remain unimpressed by the… Read More

2 years ago

“Buy Me A Fighter Jet:” Ukraine Launches online Crowdfunding Campaign to buy fighter jets to repel the Russian invasion

Buy Me A Fighter Jet An online crowdfunding campaign to buy fighter jets has been launched by Ukraine. Called “Buy… Read More

2 years ago

Photos and video of Russian Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot attack aircraft that safely landed after being hit by Ukrainian MANPADS

As the video and the photos in this post show, a Russian pilot managed to safely land his Sukhoi Su-25… Read More

2 years ago

Know Your Enemy: why the Russian Air-Space Force is not meant to fight the way Western Air Forces do and Why it rules the Ukrainian skies – above the frontline

Stop trying to understand and explain the Russian Air-Space Force by Western – especially US – way of thinking. Some… Read More

2 years ago

Sukhoi Su-34 Pilot who stood next to Assad and Putin in 2016 Photo was flying one of the eight Russian Aircraft shot down over Ukraine today

It looks like it's raining in Ukraine today: A Mi-24 was shot down, then a Su-30SM, a Su-34, another Su-34,… Read More

2 years ago

The Bayraktar TB2 Drone is so effective against Russian vehicles that the Ukrainians made a pop song about it. And the Official Video is going viral on YouTube.

The Ukrainians have even made a pop song about the Bayraktar TB2, probably one of the first songs ever written… Read More

2 years ago

The MiG-29s and Su-25s that EU could donate to Ukraine and Why the Russians have not achieved ‘Total Aerial Superiority’ in the Ukrainian skies

In the night prior to the Russian aggression, it dispersed its aircraft and helicopters on airfields in the west and… 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

2 years ago

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

In 2015, the government of the Russian Federation embarked its military forces on an intervention in Syria. Ever since, there… Read More

2 years ago

During the I Karabakh War of 1992-1994 both Armenia and Azerbaijan claimed lots of ‘MiG-25’ shot downs. But most of jets were either L-39s or Su-25s

During the I Karabakh War both sides were claiming a lots of 'MiG-25s' as shot down - almost all by… Read More

3 years ago

Armenian Su-25 attack aircraft was most probably shot down by an Azeri MiG-29 (and not by a Turkish F-16)

In a Facebook post, the Armenian Defence Ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan, said the Turkish F-16 was 60km (37 miles) deep… 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