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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited a Russian air base at Hmeymim in western Syria on Tuesday, his first visit to the base from which Russian jets have supported his war effort. According to theSANA news agency, Syrian President was accompanied by Russian chief of staff General Valery Gerasimov. Bashar al-Assad sat at...
A high energy laser mounted on an Apache AH-64 attack helicopter acquired and hit an unmanned target. The test was conducted by Raytheon and the U.S. Army Apache Program Management Office in collaboration with U.S. Special Operations Command at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. It was the first time a fully integrated laser system...
The Russian Ka-52 combat helicopters will participate in the July 3 Independence Day military parade in Minsk, Belarus. On June 24, Ka-52 helicopters of the Russian Aerospace Forces landed at the Machulishchi airfield. Helicopters of the Russian Armed Forces will participate in the Independence Day military parade in Minsk, which...
State Enterprise «PLANT 410 CA», which is the part of the SC “UkrOboronProm”, hosted the official handover ceremony of overhauled Antonov An-26 military transport aircraft to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. That was reported by ukroboronprom.com.ua. For the Armed Forces of Ukraine, An-26 is one of the main military transport aircraft,...
The PZL W-3 Sokol military helicopter of Polish army crashed at Massanzago, in the Veneto province of Padua, during an exercise on Thursday, sources said. The six military personnel aboard, five Poles and a French national, got out alive and did not suffer serious injury, the sources said. The aircraft...
The first of five U.S.-made aircraft acquired by Poland to transport Polish government officials arrived in the country on Wednesday. That was reported by Ministry of National Defence Republic of Poland. The first of the new Polish Air Force’s G550 VIP jets (with the second one expected to be received in...
J-10B fighter jets conduct training at a military training ground of a brigade under the air force of the PLA Northern Theater Command in preparation for the upcoming "Aviadarts" competition event of the 2017 International Army Games(IAG)from July 29 to August 12. The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force...
Cadets from of the Kharkiv Ivan Kozhedub Air Force University participated in the field training exercise to assist them in building their flying skills, as well as developing their personal confidence near Ivano-Frankivsk in western Ukraine. Cadets work out different tasks during the flights, that was reported by West Air Force Command. “For...

Russian defence company unveiled “Terminator 2” armoured fighting vehicle for Syrian...

The new BMPT-72 fire support armoured fighting vehicle, also known as Terminator 2, was unveiled at Russian air base at Hmeymim in western Syria, during the visit...

Syrian President visits Russian air base at Hmeymim in western Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited a Russian air base at Hmeymim in western Syria on Tuesday, his first visit to the base from which...

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