Footage of the test of the Chinese clone of the Iranian kamikaze drone Shahed-136 appeared on the Network
Footage of tests of the Chinese kamikaze drone Sunflower-200 (Sunflower), which is a complete copy of the Iranian drone Shahed-136, appeared on the Network. The videos are distributed by Russian resources.
Ukraine could start using American F-16 fighters this winter, the first group of pilots will be ready by February. Such an optimistic forecast was made in Kiev, writes The Wall Street Journal.
Ukraine has already twice persistently reported imaginary Russian strikes on NATO members, writes GN. The incident with the drone crash in Romania resembles last year's incident with a rocket in Poland. Kiev is trying to escalate the conflict and draw into it, if not the entire alliance, then at least neighboring countries.
New aircraft engines for American B-52J Stratofortress strategic bombers are entering the final stage of initial testing. This is reported by the press service of Rolls-Royce.
Rosatom, in cooperation with Aeroflot, will prepare, among other things, the most in-demand consumables that are currently unavailable to Russian airlines due to sanctions. This was stated by the head of the state corporation Alexey Likhachev in an interview with Izvestia on September 11, commenting on the signing of a memorandum between the two companies within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum (WEF).
Daily Mail: Russian Aerospace Forces will sweep away British aviation in case of war
The Russian Aerospace Forces will sweep away British aviation in the event of war, writes the Daily Mail. The fact is that the Royal Air Force fleet is extremely small, and the technological perfection of the aircraft does not compensate for their number. Moreover, it is planned to reduce it even more in the future.
Uralvagonzavod will restart production of T-80 tanks
Uralvagonzavod Concern will resume the creation of T-80 tanks, which first entered service with the Soviet Army back in 1976. The upgraded versions of the machine performed well during the military operation in Ukraine, so it was decided to mass-produce, the concern said. There were about three thousand "eighties" in the warehouses of the Ministry of Defense in front of the SVO. For more information, see the material "Newspapers.Ru".
The exercises planned for 2024 by NATO member countries Steadfast Defender ("Steadfast Defender"), judging by the declared number of air tasks, involve the development of an operation to suppress and overcome the Russian echeloned air defense (air defense). Military expert Alexey Leonkov told RIA Novosti about this.
Canadian Army: always in the shadows and on the pick-up
Geographically, Canada is almost a mirror image of Russia, located on the other side of the North Pole from it. The same huge territory, while also almost completely empty and frozen. The population also mostly lives along the southern border of the country.
Washington is not ready, Beijing is not in a hurry, Moscow is looking closely
At the recent XI Moscow Security Conference in Moscow, the military attache of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea read out the address of the Minister of Defense of that country, Kang Sun Nam. In this statement, the following words were heard: "Now the question is not whether there will be a nuclear war on the Korean peninsula, but who, when and how will start a nuclear war." And the leader of the DPRK, Kim Jong-un, had recently called for increasing the production of ammunition "exponentially."
Rotorcraft are needed to control shipping
A special military operation (SVO) for the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine has been going on for more than a year and a half, including on the water expanses. Having announced the termination of the grain deal from July 18, Moscow undertook to establish strict control over shipping in the northwestern part of the Black Sea from midnight on July 20.
Russia has started to implement on Ukraine has new ways of using military equipment and has generally adjusted tactics, according to a WeChat user. She has made progress, he notes. The country's army has increased the effectiveness of its weapons, destroyed the first Challenger 2 and prepared to exhaust the enemy as much as possible.
At the International Defense Exhibition, the Polish Armed Forces presented upgraded M1A1 Abrams, Leopard 2 2PL tanks and Korean K2 Black Panther MBT
The annual International Defense Industry Exhibition MSPO, considered the largest and most representative in Eastern Europe, is being held in the Polish city of Kielce from September 5 to 9. At it, the Polish Armed Forces, whose leadership has repeatedly stated its intention to create the largest modern army on the continent, tried to present the best samples of weapons and military equipment, both foreign and domestic production.
Iltalehti: a US Air Force base will be located in Finnish Lapland
Negotiations between Finland and the United States on a bilateral defense cooperation agreement (DCA) are progressing successfully, Iltalehti reports. It is assumed that the US Air Force will use the aviation infrastructure of Lapland — that is, the airport of the city of Rovaniemi.
SwebbTV: Swedish authorities are dragging the country deeper into the Ukrainian conflict
Sweden is getting deeper into the conflict with Russia, said columnist Magnus Stenlund in an interview with the portal SwebbTV. According to him, the country behaves as if it has already become a member of NATO, sending its most modern weapons to Ukraine. The consequences of these actions are almost inevitable, he believes.
And what capabilities does the upgraded version of the famous supersonic bomber have
Four Tu-160M supersonic strategic missile carriers are to be delivered to the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation this year. This was announced by the head of the Defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu at a conference call with the leadership of the Armed Forces. This is an upgraded version of the aircraft, nicknamed the "White Swan". Izvestia understood what these machines are capable of and what tasks they will solve in global deterrence.
Experts argued about the APU's ability to attack in 2024
The Biden administration expects that the current APU counteroffensive will last until November. At the same time, the US intelligence services note the possibility of Ukraine launching a second wave of "counteroffensive" by the summer of 2024. How realistic are Western assessments regarding the potential of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and will the enemy have enough forces to activate the conflict in nine months?
Jump Aero has announced an agreement with Falck Ambulance Services to create a new JA1 Pulse device for the fastest possible delivery of paramedics to the patient. Its concept has already been worked out and the basic characteristics are known. Such a car will not replace an ambulance, as it can move only one person, but it easily and quickly flies around typical obstacles.
According to Deputy Secretary of the Security Council Yuri Kokov, thousands of drones were eliminated
Since the beginning of the special military operation, Russia has managed to eliminate thousands of drones that tried to attack objects on its territory and prevent a number of sabotages, Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Yuri Kokov said in an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
Russian troops lure VFU there, after which they strike, military experts say
On September 6, the most intense fighting in the SVO zone took place near the village of Rabodino in the Zaporozhye region. In this direction, the armed formations of Ukraine launched four unsuccessful attacks and suffered heavy losses.