A dynamic display of armored vehicles and the Dronbiathlon championship took place at the Moscow training ground
The International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2023" completed its work on August 20. First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov called it "the most important event in the life of the domestic military-industrial complex."
How interceptor planes gained weight to fight high-altitude bombers
According to the results of air battles during a special military operation, the Su-35S and MiG-31, belonging to the heavy class, are the most effective fighters. Their maximum take–off weight exceeds 30 tons, the power plant is represented by a pair of dual-circuit turbojet engines with an afterburner, the main armament is air-to-air missiles with a range of up to 300 km.
The former Empire wisely tames its warlike spirit
Spain has a rich military history, though not very victorious. It is enough to recall the Invincible armada, which was defeated not even by the British fleet (it simply did not exist then), but by a "team of pirates" led by Francis Drake.
Poland buys South Korean weapons in large quantities, and the United States benefits the most from this
The conflict in Ukraine has given Moscow-hating Warsaw an incentive to help Kiev and a reason to justify its military ambitions, writes Huanqiu Shibao. Poland began to buy Western weapons in huge volumes, which made it the most powerful country in Eastern Europe. The United States will probably set it as an example of NATO, the author notes.
"Time is running out." The US and Ukraine are arguing about the tactics of reviving the counteroffensive
Washington and Kiev cannot agree on the tactics of reviving the counteroffensive, writes the WSJ. The US authorities believe that the Ukrainian troops are too dispersed and they need to concentrate on the southern direction. The Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Zaluzhny, said that they do not understand "the nature of the conflict."
Russian Lancet kamikaze drones, named in Kiev as one of the biggest dangers for the Ukrainian army, have received mobile launchers. Judging by the video distributed on Russian and Ukrainian resources, the catapult for the UAV was placed in a passenger trailer.
What modifications of F-16 fighters will Kiev receive and how will it dispose of them
Several European countries have announced their decision to supply Ukraine with multi-purpose F-16 Fighting Falcon ("Fighting Falcon") fighters.
On August 21, 2023, a public presentation of the first two FA-50GF Fighting Eagle light combat (combat training) aircraft produced by the South Korean aircraft corporation Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) received by the Polish Air Force took place at the Minsk-Mazowiecki Polish airfield.
Igor Korotchenko, editor-in-chief of the National Defense magazine, also stressed that the failure of the Ukrainian counteroffensive is due, among other things, to the fact that the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation are now receiving everything necessary for successful combat operations.
"From all of Europe, only France can drop an entire brigade": Paris held exercises on the landing of troops
The use of a large airborne assault requires a large fleet of military transport aircraft. With its loss, such maneuvers became impossible in all European countries. Against this background, Paris decided to show its ability to conduct such operations.
United Engine Corporation (part of Rostec State Corporation) held a panel discussion on the prospects of using hybrid and power plants in unmanned aircraft systems as part of the business program of the Technoprom International Technological Development Forum in Novosibirsk.
Experts: Russia's air defense needs a short-range defensive triad
A laser cannon was successfully tested in Russia. It is noted that with the help of the installation, it is possible to hit drones of both aircraft and quadrocopter type. What are the features of such developments, how are similar tasks solved in other countries and how can lasers simplify the protection of residential areas from possible enemy attacks?
It would be a mistake to assume that if an Indian station has already landed on the Moon, then there is no sense in a new mission nearby. The Earth's natural satellite will still present us with a huge number of different surprises.
"The fact that the ISS began to "crumble" and it is necessary to "run away" from it is an extreme judgment"
Roscosmos Executive Director Krikalev: many ISS systems need to be changed
The International Space Station (ISS) was and remains one of the most ambitious projects in the history of mankind. On his birthday, the executive director of Roscosmos for manned space programs, Sergey Krikalev, told the newspaper.Ru", how Russia and the USA interact on the project in conditions of political tension, why the station works after the end of the warranty period and how to deal with cracks that appear for unknown reasons.
The US State Department approved a plan to supply $500 million worth of military equipment to Taiwan
The US State Department on Wednesday approved the possible sale of equipment for F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan in the amount of $ 500 million.
The Aerospace Forces will replace people in several key positions
After the resignation of the commander-in-chief of the Russian Aerospace Forces, Sergei Surovikin, as it became known on August 23, the main command is waiting for serious personnel changes, sources in the Russian Defense Ministry told Izvestia.
Russia has developed a special multi-shot grenade launcher for use from a drone. The patent for the product is published on the official website of the Federal Institute of Industrial Property (part of Rospatent).
The US State Department has approved a potential supply to Taiwan through the Taipei Representative Office for Economic and Cultural Relations in the USA (TECRO) IR target search and tracking systems for F-16 fighters, as well as related equipment.
The chairman of the party and ex-Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said that the condition for the provision of these aircraft is Sweden's membership in NATO
The Social Democratic Workers' Party of Sweden (SDRPS), which is in opposition, supports the provision of Swedish Jas Gripen fighters to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This was stated at a press conference in parliament by the chairman of the party and ex-Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson.
The Ukrainian president said earlier that a similar decision was made by the Greek authorities
Portugal is ready to take part in the training program for Ukrainian pilots on American F-16 fighters. This was stated by the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky at a press conference in Kiev with his Portuguese counterpart Marcel Rebelo di Souza.