A US Navy P-8A Poseidon, an anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare aircraft, flying over the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday was intercepted by a Russian Su-35 fighter jet, the Navy said. “The interaction was determined to be unsafe due to the SU-35 conducting a high-speed, inverted manoeuvre, 25 ft. directly in front […]
A Russian fighter jeopardized the safety of the airmen aboard a US Navy surveillance plane during an “unsafe” intercept near Syria. The Sukhoi Su-35 buzzed the US P-8A Poseidon at high speed in international airspace. Russia has denied any form of misconduct. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. A Russian […]
Two sets of two Russian Tupolev Tu-95 strategic bombers, one of which was escorted by a pair of Su-35 fighter jets, were intercepted off the coast of Alaska on Monday. Four US Air Force F-22 stealth fighters supported by an E-3 Sentry aircraft were sent out to shadow the Russian […]
The US has hit China with sanctions for Beijing’s dealings with Russian weapons makers. The move is related to Beijing’s purchase of advanced aircraft and anti-aircraft systems. It’s the first time the US has imposed sanctions under a law meant to punish Russia for its actions abroad, including interference in […]
The top American and Russian fighter jets this week had their first run-in in the skies above Syria, and the incident favoured the Russian jet if combat were to break out. The US’s F-22 doesn’t visibly store weapons, and it relies on stealth, so coming face to face with an […]
Russian Defence Ministry accused the US on Saturday of interfering with Russian bombing runs on ISIS positions in Syria, citing an example between an F-22 and an Su-35. The US Air Force denies the allegations, and said they were only in response to US accusations of Russian fighters flying unsafely. […]
Israeli satellites on Saturday revealed two Russian Su-57s at its Hmeimim air base in Syria. A Russian official said the Su-57s were deployed to the war-torn country as a deterrent “for aircraft from neighbouring states, which periodically fly into Syrian airspace uninvited.” Additional satellite images from July 2017 also showed […]
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