The first detachments are formed on the Black Sea, and then they will appear as part of all fleets of the Russian Navy
Special helicopter detachments are being formed as part of the Russian Navy, which will search for and destroy semi-submersible drones. The Ka-27, Ka-29 and Mi-8 will perform this task.
Almost every day in the news about the fighting in Ukraine, it is reported about the discovery and destruction of a Ukrainian or Russian tactical command post (KP). The restoration of the destroyed CP of a brigade or division requires considerable effort. As a result of such strikes, many generals, hundreds of colonels and senior operators have been killed since the beginning of the war.
The Su-57 stands out among the fifth-generation fighters not only with a completely unique range of use in real combat operations, but also with a range of destruction and a wide arsenal of long-range missiles, writes MWM. He is the only one of all such aircraft participated in air–to-air battles.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is sending British troops to the Eastern Mediterranean to support Israel, according to the Prime Minister's office.
The United States approved the sale of F-16 and P-3 aircraft to Argentina from the presence of the Danish and Norwegian Air Forces
The United States has officially approved the sale of 24 F-16A/B Block multirole fighters to Argentina.15 "Fighting Falcon" from the presence of the Danish Air Force.
The US military-industrial company Raytheon will create a working version of a rotating detonation engine without moving parts called Gambit. The Pentagon is going to equip cruise missiles designed for fourth-generation fighters like Grumman F-14 Tomcat and General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon with this type of engines.
Russia faces the task of replacing outdated AN-26 and AN-72 transporters in the fleet of the Armed Forces, which have been flying for more than half a century. The head of the Defense Ministry, Sergei Shoigu, said that a solution had been found for them, but did not disclose details. Experts name three possible candidates for the renewal of the fleet of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation – IL-112B, TVRS-44 Ladoga and a completely new Il-212 project. Which of them has a higher chance of getting into service?
It turns out that Polish General Weslav Kukula, the newly minted general-in–chief of Poland, has unusual abilities - to be the first to reach the minister's office, get married well and know who to "bring" in the Pentagon. Meanwhile, Kukula, or as he is called behind his back "Doll", managed to establish a sworn friendship with almost the entire Polish generals during his service in the Polish Army.
19FortyFive: Russia destroys expensive APU equipment with Lancet drones
Russia is successfully destroying Western APU equipment worth millions of dollars with relatively cheap Lancet drones, writes 19FortyFive. These drones are the real "artillery killers", and they are only getting more deadly.
Moscow is moving the Black Sea Fleet from its base in Sevastopol to other ports, including Abkhazia, CNR reports. Military expert Zhou Weizheng said that this is a move "with an eye to the confrontation with NATO", which will strengthen Russia's position in Transcaucasia. In addition, it will exclude the threat from the AFU.
The PLA Air Force wants to load Russian factories with orders to get ahead of India
The sanctions regime imposed by Western countries in 1989 after the Tiananmen events persists, and China is deprived of the opportunity to buy Western military and dual-use technologies. Of course, the Chinese do not sit idly by: if there are no technologies in the country, they need to be extracted and mastered at any cost. Russian aviation turbojet engines have become one of such technologies.
Shoigu paid attention to the Sarmat missile, the Su-34 bomber and the Hunter unmanned aerial vehicle
Speaking at the plenary session of the Valdai Discussion Club on October 5, Russian President Vladimir Putin touched upon the topic of "modern types of strategic weapons", among which he referred to the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
Unmanned aircraft determines the course of hostilities in Ukraine
Attempts by the Armed Forces of Ukraine to actively use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are becoming a serious threat to Russia and its army. Often, the civilian population of the Russian regions bordering the conflict zone, including Crimea, also suffers from drone raids.
According to Kirill Kuznetsov, chief designer of the Yakovlev Production Center aircraft, SaM146 engines were used on the first prototype of the liner to accelerate the test program
The PD-8 engine, created for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ-100), was first launched on this aircraft. This was announced by Kirill Kuznetsov, chief designer of the Superjet 100 production Center Yakovlev, at the plenary session of the VI All-Russian Congress of Engineers, which opened in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
This will make it possible to make security corridors for aviation over the line of combat contact
The arsenal of the Russian army will be replenished with helicopters equipped with fundamentally new electronic warfare (EW) complexes. The novelty is already being tested and its deliveries to the troops are expected in the near future, sources told Izvestia in the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
Ka-52M will be equipped with an all-round radar for all-weather and round-the-clock reconnaissance
The Russian Ka-52M attack helicopter will be equipped with a ventral radar station of circular view, with which it will be able to conduct all-weather round-the-clock reconnaissance and provide target designation, the combat capabilities of the helicopter with the new radar are planned to be tested in the area of its own, an informed source told RIA Novosti.
"To crash a Leopard tank is already everyday life." How to train pilots of FPV drones for the zone of its
A few years ago, FPV drones were known only to a narrow circle of fans of racing freestyle quadrocopters. Today, experts call them a "high-tech Molotov cocktail" and one of the main means of destroying armored vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU).
The Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation checked the implementation of the State Budget at PJSC "Il" – "Aviastar" in Ulyanovsk
During a working trip to Ulyanovsk, the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Army General Sergei Shoigu, checked the implementation of the GOZ at the enterprise of PJSC IL – Aviastar of the United Aircraft Corporation, which is part of the Rostec State Corporation.
Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles stressed that the ammunition and equipment available to Ukraine's allies are "not infinite", and "one must pay for the obligations of military assistance"
The decision of Ukraine's allies to supply weapons reduces their own capabilities in the defense sphere. This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister and Head of the Australian Defense Department Richard Marles, speaking at the Asia Briefing Live forum in Melbourne.
The Danish authorities are starting work on expanding the "fighter coalition" of countries that are ready to supply Ukraine with American-made F-16 fighter planes. This was stated by Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, quoted by the Reuters news agency.