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Finnish military suspected two Russian su-27 in violation of the border

The Ministry of defence of Finland said that two Russian fighter su-27 today, allegedly violated the country's airspace.

"Two Russian fighter su-27 are suspected of violating the airspace of Finland on Tuesday, 28 July. The alleged violation took place in the Gulf of Finland from Helsinki in the afternoon about 14.00", - stated in the message Department.

"The West can not repeat": what will be the new Russian interceptor

The speed is close to hypersonic, all kinds of missiles and exceptional combat performance — promising aviation complex long-range interception (PAK DA) will be created on the basis of fighter MiG-31. The project started in 2017 and is currently under development work. Several options for long-term interceptor of the Ministry of defence has already chosen. On what will be a new "hound" — in the material RIA Novosti.

According to the developer, to reduce the visibility of the aircraft in design will use the most modern materials, in addition, will significantly increase the range, improve the altitude and speed performance.

In the Syrian port of Tartus was a parade of Russian warships in honor of Navy Day

The parade of warships and support vessels of Russian Navy was held at anchor in the Syrian port of Tartus, the festive event was attended by nine warships, boats and support vessels of the Russian Navy, 14 Russian aircraft and two missile boats of the Navy Syria, said on Sunday the Russian defense Ministry.

"In the parade were involved in modern combat ships of the Russian Navy diesel – electric submarine of project 636.3 "Novorossiysk", the frigate "Admiral Makarov", seagoing minesweeper "Vice-Admiral Zakhar'in" and vessels of auxiliary fleet – kollektorno the ship KIL-158 and rescue tug SB-36. In some parts of the military-sports festival participated in anti-sabotage boats of the type "Raptor" and "Rook" ... the festival events was attended by nine warships, boats and support vessels of the Russian Navy, 14 aircrafts of Air and space forces and naval aviation of the Russian Navy, two missile boats of the Navy of Syria", - is spoken in the message.

Il-76 delivered to the Kyrgyzstan medical equipment to help in the fight against COVID-19

The Il-76 aircraft of Russian air force delivered to Kyrgyzstan medical equipment and six medical and nursing teams of the defense Ministry to help in the fight against coronavirus, according to the Russian defense Ministry.

It is noted that the military Intensivists and infectious disease specialists will provide consultative and practical assistance to Kyrgyz physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with coronavirus and organize preventive and disinfection measures to prevent the spread COVID-19.

The Il-76 aircraft redeployed to the Kuban and in the Rostov region

The Il-76 military transport aviation of Russian air force has deployed personnel and military equipment of the intelligence units involved in a sudden check of combat readiness of the Tver region on airfields in the Krasnodar territory and Rostov region, reports the Ministry of defence.

In Russia, President Vladimir Putin, on 17 July announced the sudden checking of the troops of the southern and Western military districts, and separate connections under the Central government, Navy and marine corps.

Posted a video of the firing of su-25СМ3

TV channel "Zvezda" published a video of the firing of su-25СМ3 the Russian space forces.

The footage, shot from the cockpit, shows a missile strike on a simulated enemy, as well as formation flying stormtroopers.

The interception of a US air force aircraft Russian fighters took video

The Ministry of defence has published a video escort reconnaissance aircraft of the U.S. air force over the sea of Japan by Russian fighters.

The footage, shot from fighter jets, seen American Board.

"Can protect from meteorites". Focus told about the Russian "Prometheus"

Russian anti-aircraft missile system s-500 "Prometheus" is ahead of Western counterparts by 15-20 years, writes the German edition of Focus.

"The stealth aircraft will also become an easy target for the latest complex", — stated in the article.

The General spoke about the development of Russian anti-aircraft missile troops

Anti-aircraft missile troops (SMP) recently developed ahead of time, their tasks become more complicated, weapons are constantly improving, responding to the development of means of air attack, including those that will appear in the future, said Wednesday RIA Novosti former head of the anti-aircraft missile troops Russian air force Lieutenant General Alexander Gorkov.

Sixty years ago, July 8, 1960, was based anti-aircraft missile troops. On this day in the office of the chief of air defense forces of the USSR introduced a new post – the commander of anti-aircraft missile air defense forces.

"NATO surprised": the arm the new Russian fighter

The destruction of targets at a distance of several hundred kilometers, pinpoint accuracy bombing and the protected equipment, together with the latest bombs and missiles aviation complex of the fifth generation su-57 will receive advanced electronics for their guidance. The plane will be able to avoid enemy traps and to break through the wall radar interference. About the service the advanced machine — in the material RIA Novosti.

The fifth generation fighter, the su-57 is not just the aircraft, but a combat system that includes the latest air attack. The list of weapons is classified, however, it is known that the enterprises of the military-industrial complex to develop about fifteen samples.

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