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RIA NovostiTu-95MS Bear-H strategic bomberCanadian Air Force intercepts Russian bombers over Atlantic

09:56 31/07/2010 Canadian Air Force fighters intercepted two Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic Ocean, CBC television reported, citing Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay.>>

RIA NovostiIran to engage all Air Force bases for major drillsIran to engage all Air Force bases for major drills

03:22 31/07/2010 Iran’s Air Force will engage its all bases for massive week-long drills, which kick off on Saturday.>>

RIA NovostiMiG-29Russia’s defense spending to rise by 60% by 2013 – paper

09:34 30/07/2010 Russian defense spending will increase by 60 percent, to more than 2 trillion rubles ($66.3 million) by 2013 from 1.264 trillion ($42 million) in 2010, a leading Russian business daily said on Friday.>>

RIA NovostiTu-95MS Bear-H strategic bomberRussian Tu-95 strategic bombers set new flight duration record

00:28 30/07/2010 Two Russian Tu-95MS Bear-H strategic bombers have carried out a record-breaking 40-hour patrol over three oceans.>>

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Indian SU-30MKIs & Singaporean F-16s in France soon

Sukhoi Su-30 MKI - Photo: 1st Lt. George Tobias - www.af.mil

By Frontier India | June 7th, 2010

An Indian Air Force contingent of 230 Air Warriors was flagged off from Air Force Station Bareilly by Air Marshal S Varthaman, Senior Air Staff Officer, Central Air Command at a formal ceremony today. The IAF contingent would be taking part in Exercise Garuda scheduled from 14 Jun to 25 Jun 2010, at Istres Air Base, France.

The IAF assets taking part in exercise include 6 Sukhoi-30MKIs Air Dominance fighter aircraft , 3 Ilushin-78 Flight Refueller Aircraft & 1 Ilushin-76 Heavy Lift Transport Aircraft.

Photo from US Air Force Link

READ FULL ARTICLE >>>>> Further information on this site: Brute Gorilla: IAF TEAM FOR EX – GARUDA FLAGGED OFF and here:Brute Gorilla: French Naval Ship Tonnerre (Mistral Class) at Cochin

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Russian arsenal to be displayed on 9th May 2010

RIA Novosti
Military hardware to take part in VE-Day paradeMilitary hardware to take part in VE-Day parade

01:47 01/05/2010 Description of military hardware to take part in VE-Day parade on Red Square on May 9, 2010>>

Click on the picture above. Once on the infographic, click on the arrows on your right to scroll the aircraft, vehicules, tanks, and weapons that are to be shown that day. Then, hover over (or put your pointer on) the object to read its characteristics

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Russia’s next generation bomber

РИА Новости
Exhibition to mark 120th birthday of Andrey TupolevTupolev aircraft maker to develop Russia’s new strategic bomber

17:24 19/08/2009 The Russian Defense Ministry and the Tupolev aircraft maker have signed a contract on the development of a new-generation strategic bomber>>

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Russia – Air Force prospects

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Пилотажная группа Commander outlines future of the Russian Air Force

19:11 05/08/2009 New and modernized aircraft will comprise 70% of the Russian Air Force by 2020, the Air Force commander said on Wednesday.>>

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