Saturday, April 20, 2024

Aviation

Leaked files: China deploys WZ-8 spy drones to fly over Taiwan

According to classified papers cited by The Washington Post, the WZ-8 drone, capable of flying at speeds three times faster than the speed of...

Ukraine provides details of operation to down Tu-22M3 bomber

Ukraine's Defense Intelligence Directorate (GUR) revealed details of the operation that led to the successful interception of a Russian Tu-22M3 bomber, which launched Kh-22...

Chinese mystery drone spotted attached to H-6 bomber

Observers have spotted a Chinese new WZ-8 high-speed reconnaissance drone under the fuselage of a People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Xian H-6 bomber. The...

China’s secret drone spotted over Philippine waters

A high-altitude reconnaissance drone, believed to be China's WZ-7 Soaring Dragon, was spotted near the Philippines. This is the first time the Chinese WZ-7 spy...

Russian sources confirm downing of Tu-22M3 by Ukrainian Forces

Multiple Russian sources have confirmed reports that a Russian Tu-22M3 long-range bomber was struck by a Ukrainian surface-to-air missile and subsequently crashed while attempting...

Ukraine intercepts Russian Kh-22 missiles for the first time

The Ukrainian Air Force, led by Commander Mykola Oleshchuk, announced via social media that they have successfully intercepted Russian Kh-22 missiles for the first...

Russian Tu-22M3 bomber crashes after night strike on Ukraine

A Tu-22M3 Backfire swing-wing bomber crashed in the Stavropol Krai of Russia, shortly after conducting a missile strike on Ukraine, as reported by Russian...

US Air Force B-1B bombers arrive at Incirlik base in Türkiye

Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers executed a routine training mission, designated as Bomber Task Force 24-2, flying from Morón Air Base, Spain,...

US B-52 bombers land at international airport

U.S. Air Force long-range B-52 bombers from the 20th Bomb Squadron executed a landing at a civilian airfield as part of exercise Bayou Vigilance...

Ukrainian forces destroy Russian air defense systems in Crimea

On April 17, Ukrainian forces launched a series of missile strikes targeting the Russian military airfield in Dzhankoi, located in the occupied Crimea. The precision...

Russia hits one of Ukraine’s largest power plants amid shortage of missile defenses

Last week, Russian forces targeted and destroyed one of Ukraine's largest power plants, the Trypilska plant, exacerbating an already dire situation exacerbated by a...

Israel’s Arrow defense system proves effective amidst Iran’s attack

Israel recently announced the successful interception of a majority of surface-to-surface missiles targeting its territory, thanks to the Arrow aerial defense system, in conjunction...

Israel’s F-35I fighters defend national airspace amid Iran attack

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) recently showcased the operational prowess of its newest F-35I Adir stealth fighter jets, revealing how these advanced aircraft are...

Russia uses secret stealth missiles in devastating strike on Ukraine

In a devastating blow to Ukraine's critical infrastructure, Russia targeted and destroyed the largest power-generating plant in the Kyiv region in a missile attack...

Honduras orders more H145 helicopters from Airbus

The Ministry of Defense of Honduras has contracted Airbus to supply two additional Airbus H145 helicopters. According to a press release from Airbus, these versatile...

Russia appears to shoot down its own gunship helicopter

A Russian Hind gunship helicopter was mistakenly shot down by Russian air defenses, according to reports from the HelicopterPilot channel on Telegram, known for...

Russian forces get new batch of Su-34 fighter-bombers

The Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS, to give its Russian acronym) recently received its new batch of Su-34 Fullback fighter-bombers, according to the Rostec state...

Hezbollah downs Israeli spy drones over Lebanon

Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed militant group, claimed responsibility on Saturday for shooting down two Israeli spy drones flying over Lebanese airspace. The downing of the advanced...

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