Thursday, June 1, 2023

Topic: Il-96

Colombian fighters intercepts Il-96 aircraft of Russia’s main security agency

The Colombian Air Force scrambled jet fighters to intercept Ilyushin Il-96-400VPU aircraft with tail number RA-96104 assigned to Russia's main security agency, or FSB. In a release late Monday, Colombian Air Force...

Russia to develop a new ‘doomsday plane’

Russia plans to develop a new highly specialized aircraft to replace Cold War-era Il-80 “doomsday“ plane. New Airborne Command Post aircraft will be built on the basis of an Il-96-400M long-range...