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Kinzhal’s Patriot Revenge
Weapon / Missile

Kinzhal’s Patriot Revenge

Russian hypersonic missile Kinzhal has damaged the Ukrainian Patriot Air Defence System near Kyiv.

The Su-57 Felon controls S-70 Okhotnik UCAVs
Air Unmanned Systems

The Su-57 Felon controls S-70 Okhotnik UCAVs

Sukhoi Su-57 Felon stealth fighter jet will control four S-70 Okhotnik UCAVs on a combat mission and control up to a range of 1,500 km.

Leaked Documents Totters JDAM's Reputation
Ammunition E/W

Leaked Documents Totters JDAM's Reputation

The leaked top-secret Pentagon documents highlight the failure of US-made JDAM bomb kits against high-value Russian military targets.

Black Sea: UAV Challenge Part Two
Air Unmanned Systems

Black Sea: UAV Challenge Part Two

Russia recently took down a U.S. MQ-9 Reaper UAV in the Black Sea. In a war with Ukraine, Russia has attempted to take down a much lighter Bayraktar TB-2 over the Black Sea near the coast of Crimea using jet technique wash this time.

U.S. Resumes Reaper Flights Over Black Sea
Air Unmanned Systems

U.S. Resumes Reaper Flights Over Black Sea

The U.S. had resumed surveillance drone flights over the Black Sea region following a Russian fighter jet intercept that resulted in the downing of a drone.

U.S. Claims Drone Recovery is Difficult
Air Bilateral Relations Unmanned Systems

U.S. Claims Drone Recovery is Difficult

Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley said the MQ-9 Reaper drone sank in an area of the Black Sea with depths up to 1,500 metres.

Who Saves the Drone that Crashes into the Black Sea?
Air Country Unmanned Systems

Who Saves the Drone that Crashes into the Black Sea?

A Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted on March 14 an MQ-9 Reaper while flying in international airspace over the Black Sea. The Russian crashed into the propeller of the MQ-9 Reaper, causing the UAV to fall.

A Su-27 Downed an MQ-9 Reaper on the Black Sea
Air Unmanned Systems

A Su-27 Downed an MQ-9 Reaper on the Black Sea

U.S. European Command informed that a Russian Su-27 aircraft struck the propeller of a U.S. MQ-9 drone operating over international waters over the Black Sea.

Iran Has Finalised the Deal to Buy Su-35 from Russia
Air Bilateral Relations

Iran Has Finalised the Deal to Buy Su-35 from Russia

Iran has reportedly finalised a deal to acquire Sukhoi Su-35 fighters from Russia, state media IRNA reports. Iran is expected to acquire 24 Su-35 fighters.

Russia Fires “AWACS Killer” R-37M Against Ukrainian Fighter Jets
Weapon / Missile

Russia Fires “AWACS Killer” R-37M Against Ukrainian Fighter Jets

Russia has started to use the R-37 long-range air-to-air missile, also known as RVV-BD (Raketa Vozduh-Vozduh Bolyshoy Dalnosty or Long-Range Air-to-Air Missiles), to control Ukrainian airspace. The missile, with NATO code AA-13 Axehead, is also called “AWACS Killer”.

SIPRI Published 2022 Arms Trade Report: U.S. Dominates Arms Trade
Country

SIPRI Published 2022 Arms Trade Report: U.S. Dominates Arms Trade

SIPRI published its global arms trade report for 2022. The report indicates increased arms imports to Europe while US domination increases.

Russia’s 60-Year-Old Tanks on Ukraine Front
Land Country

Russia’s 60-Year-Old Tanks on Ukraine Front

According to the most recent British intelligence claims, the Russian military has started deploying BTR-50 armoured personnel carriers in Ukraine and T-62 Main Battle Tanks. This move comes as Russia's armoured vehicle fleet continues to suffer significant losses.

Russia Deploys New UPAB-1500B Smart Bomb on Ukraine
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

Russia Deploys New UPAB-1500B Smart Bomb on Ukraine

It is suspected that the Russian Air Force, for the first time, has used the newest guided bomb known as UPAB-1500B (K029B), weighing 1,500 kg.

Russian Navy Submarine fired a Kalibr missile in the Sea of Japan
Weapon / Missile

Russian Navy Submarine fired a Kalibr missile in the Sea of Japan

Russian Defence Ministry announced that the diesel-electric submarine Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky fired a Kalibr cruise missile in the Sea of Japan.