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Russian Shaheed-136 Kamikaze UAV Retrieved by Ukraine
Unmanned Systems

Russian Shaheed-136 Kamikaze UAV Retrieved by Ukraine

One of Russia’s widely used Shaheed-136 type kamikaze UAVs was retrieved intact by the Ukrainian soldiers.

OSINT Catches Russian GPS Jam from Kaliningrad Enclave
E/W

OSINT Catches Russian GPS Jam from Kaliningrad Enclave

Russia appears to have been testing an electronic warfare device for several months from the Kaliningrad enclave.

Ukraine May Have Hit the IL-76 that Carries its Own PoW
Air

Ukraine May Have Hit the IL-76 that Carries its Own PoW

The Russian Il-76 transport aircraft, which crashed with Ukrainian Prisoners of War (PoW) on board, might be the victim of Ukrainian Air Defence Systems.

JASDF Conducts 555 Sorties Against RuAF and PLAAF Aircraft
Air Bilateral Relations

JASDF Conducts 555 Sorties Against RuAF and PLAAF Aircraft

Japanese MoD stated that 555 sorties were conducted in total in the last nine months of 2023, mostly against Russian and Chinese aircraft.

Russian Ilyushin-76 Aircraft Crashes Carrying Ukrainian PoWs
Air

Russian Ilyushin-76 Aircraft Crashes Carrying Ukrainian PoWs

A Russian Ilyushin-76 military plane carrying Ukrainian POWs has crashed in the southern Belgorod Oblast, 40 kilometres north of the Ukrainian border.

Why does Russia Want Alaska back from the U.S.?
Regional / Strategy Analysis

Why does Russia Want Alaska back from the U.S.?

The last move in the struggle to dominate the trade route between the U.S. and Russia came from Russia. Putin wants to claim the sale of Alaska “invalid”.

Putin Claims Alaska as Russian Territory
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Putin Claims Alaska as Russian Territory

Putin declares Russia’s 1867 sale of Alaska to the U.S. is ‘illegal’ and wants it back. He, therefore, signed a decree to make the request official.

Russia Lost Command and Control, and a-50 AEW&C, Two Aircraft
Air

Russia Lost Command and Control, and a-50 AEW&C, Two Aircraft

Ukraine claimed that Russia lost an Il-22M command and control and an A-50 AEW&C aircraft around the Sea of Azov.

Russia’s 2024 Naval Priorities: Design Bureaus
Navy / Maritime

Russia’s 2024 Naval Priorities: Design Bureaus

Russia’s 2024 defence priority will be naval design bureaus to recreate future Russian naval fleets as a new aircraft carrier is on the horizon.

Russia Set to Produce Drel Glide Bomb in 2024
Ammunition

Russia Set to Produce Drel Glide Bomb in 2024

Rostec State Corporation will start producing the Drel glide bomb that can avoid radar detection in 2024 as it passes all the tests.

Iran Introduces New Kamikaze UAV for Russia
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

Iran Introduces New Kamikaze UAV for Russia

Iran reportedly introduced a new Kamikaze UAV, which is called Shaheed-107, for the Russian Armed Forces.

Russia Wants to Build a New Aircraft Carrier
Navy / Maritime Air

Russia Wants to Build a New Aircraft Carrier

Russia has revealed plans to build a new aircraft carrier, according to Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Nikolay Yevmenov.

Ukraine Shows Proof of Russia’s Use of North Korean Missiles
Weapon / Missile

Ukraine Shows Proof of Russia’s Use of North Korean Missiles

Ukrainian authorities released the images of fragmentations of a missile suspected to be made by North Korea that was used in a recent attack.

Russia to Develop MiG-UTS Jet Trainer
Air

Russia to Develop MiG-UTS Jet Trainer

The Russian Mikoyan (MiG) design bureau is developing a new low-cost jet trainer that Russia's aviation forces will use.