Tag: Sukhoi Su-27

Two Russian Su-34 fighter bombers crash after colliding over the Sea of Japan. Both Crew Members ejected safely
The two Su-34 fighter bombers were performing a training mission The Russian Defense Ministry says that two Su-34 fighter bombers have collided in midair in the Far East on Jan. 18, 2019. According to the Russian military the two Su-34 fighter bombers were performing a training mission when they...
Interesting footage shows the Su-57 Operating in Syria
According to Sukhoi, the Su-57's radar cross section RCS is reduced to an average figure of 0.3-0.4m2 compared to 15m2 for the Su-27 The interesting footage in this pots shows Russian Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighters operating in Syria. Noteworthy as we have already reported the Russian Air and Space Force (RuASF) has deployed the first two Su-57s to Khmemeim Air Base last...
"Russian Su-27 performs safe but unprofessional intercept of U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon," officials say
During the encounter, that lasted about nine minutes, the Su-27 came within about 20 feet of the Poseidon On May 2, 2018 a Russian Su-27 Flanker fighter jet performed an "unprofessional" intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane while it was flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, two defense officials told CNN. According one of the officials...
Here are some cool photos of PLAAF J-11 jet fighters conducting night flight training missions
The Shenyang J-11 is a single-seat, twin-engine jet fighter, whose airframe is based on the Soviet-designed Sukhoi Su-27 air superiority fighter Taken on Mar. 9, 2018 the beautiful photos in this post show J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) under the PLA Eastern Theater Command conducting night flying training missions...
"The video shows the Russian Su-27 intercepting the EP-3 from a very close position, at the same altitude, and with an estimated wingtip-to-wingtip horizontal separation as little as five feet at times,” U.S. Navy Capt. Bill Ellis, commander of Task Force 67 As we have recently reported on Jan. 29, 2018 a U.S. Navy EP-3E Aries II surveillance aircraft was...
Russian Su-27 fighter comes within 5 feet from U.S. Navy EP-3E over the Black Sea
The EP-3E Aries II curtailed its mission and returned to base According to USNI News on Jan. 29, 2018 a U.S. Navy EP-3E Aries II surveillance aircraft was intercepted at close range by a Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter over the Black Sea. In fact as first reported by the CNN the Su-27 came within 5 feet from the EP-3E. The fighter...
Russian Su-30 fighter jet makes unsafe intercept of U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft
The Su-30 crossed P-8 flight path from right to left with its afterburners engaged. The maritime patrol aircraft had no way of avoiding its jet wash and experienced a 15-degree roll and violent turbulence. The Pentagon complained that a Russian Su-30 fighter jet had carried out an unsafe intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon on Nov. 25 over the Black...
Russia to develop new single seat fighter bomber based on Su-34
The new strike aircraft will feature the same engines as the Su-34 and will replace the Su-25 Chairman of Russia’s Federation Council Defense and Security Committee, Viktor Bondarev, disclosed that Russia might one day have a new single-seat attack jet based on the Su-34. The former head of the Russian Air and Space Force (RuASF) added that the new jet will...
USS Ronald Reagan carrier scrambles multiple F/A-18s to intercept Russian Tu-95 bombers near North Korea
"The interaction between the U.S. F/A-18s and Russian Tu-95s were safe and professional and it took place more than 80 miles from the carrier," Lt. Cmdr. Nicole Schwegman According to Fox News, Russian nuclear bombers approaching the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) off the coast of North Korea have been intercepted at more than 80 miles from the...
"U.S. spy planes often fly at 10-15 km from Russia's south border" Russian official says
RQ-4 Global Hawk drones along with RC-135 and P-8A Poseidon spy planes approach the southern Russian border at 10-15 km distance According to Lieutenant-General Viktor Sevostyanov, Commander of the 4th Air Force and Air Defense Army of Russia’s Southern Military District, U.S. spy planes often fly very close to the Russian border during their flights over the Black Sea. In fact...

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