All Russian Air Force articles – Page 3

  • OSCE Camcopter - Schiebel

    Russia establishes military UAV unit


    ​Russia has reportedly established a dedicated unmanned air vehicle unit in the Eastern region of Chukotka, believed to stem from a $9.2 billion investment in the technology that was pledged by the defence ministry in May.

  • Il-76MD-90A flies - United Aircraft

    Russia's re-engined Il-76MD makes flight debut


    ​Russia’s air force remains on track to receive its first Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A airlifter before the end of this year, after the type completed a 4h 20min flight debut from the Aviastar SP production site in Ulyanovsk on 3 October. The aircraft’s crew performed checks on its general handling, engine performance ...

  • Il-76MD-90A - Aviastar SP

    Russia's first new-generation Il-76 nears delivery


    ​The Russian air force’s first of an eventual 39 Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A transports has emerged from the Aviastar SP production plant in Ulyanovsk, following the completion of equipment installation and fuel system tests.

  • MiG-29SMT - RAC MiG

    Russia considers funding MiG-29 successor


    ​Russia is to build a new lightweight fighter, deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin told parliamentary deputies on 11 December.