Japan’s military aircraft intercepted Russian spy airplane

Japan’s military aircraft intercepted Russian spy airplane

Japan’s military scrambled fighter aircraft to intercept Russian Ilyushin Il-20M radar reconnaissance and electronic intelligence aircraft, it said on 14 August. According to the statement, Japan scrambled fighter jets on Friday to warn Russian IL-20M (RF-75936) warplane it said had entered its air space identification zone over the neutral waters of the Sea of Japan. The […]

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Speedboats The Backbone of Iran's Naval Strategy

Speedboats: The Backbone of Iran’s Naval Strategy

Interest in GEV appears to be experiencing a renaissance, with both China and Russia also considering new GEV designs. Here’s What You Need To Remember: The little vehicles probably aren’t intended to strike the enemy directly, but instead would enable Iran’s asymmetric naval strategy to shut down the Strait of Hormuz in the event of […]

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U.S. Air Force partners Hermeus to develop hypersonic military aircraft

On Thursday, aerospace company Hermeus has announced that it partnered with the U.S. Air Force and the Presidential and Executive Airlift Directorate to work toward hypersonic travel for the Department of Defense.   Hermeus has awarded an $1.5 million contract to evaluate potential hypersonic military transports for a 9-19-seat aircraft, including for the executive airlift […]

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Troops spotted heading into Belarus capital Minsk

Troops spotted heading into Belarus capital Minsk

Belarus troops were spotted heading into the capital Minsk, in military trucks around today. The trucks, armoured and tactical vehicles were spotted and recorded on video on the streets ahead of the presidential election. Also, Radio Free Europe correspondents reported that at the entrances to Minsk, were spotted armored vehicles and police which stop and […]

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Check Out This B-52 Stratofortress Carrying Two AGM-183 Hypersonic Test Missiles

The B-52 involved in the tests, 60-0050 “Dragon’s Inferno,” has been seen with increasingly elaborate modifications associated with the ARRW test program. These include a number of apertures for filming test launches, which are painted in customary day-glow orange that is a staple of the Air force’s flight test community. The aircraft has flown with […]

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