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VIDEO: Carrier ops on the Kuznetsov

Great video was posted Saturday on YouTube showing carrier operations by the Russian Navy Su-33s aboard the Kuznetsov. It seems to come from the same filming session that caught a nearly out of control Su-33 barely avoiding disaster, although that clip isn’t included here. But you’ll not see a better glimpse of Russian carrier operations.

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First glimpse of Chinese fighter, or Russian rip-off?

China has allowed the carrier-based J-15 to be photographed (above) and videotaped (below) for the first time after reportedly achieving first flight last August. The J-15 is credited by the Chinese as indigenous development, but the Russians consider it a rip-off of a Sukhoi Su-33 that China acquired from the Ukraine. Moscow also has complained […]

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