The amount of debris in the tank of the upper stage "Fregat" exploded in space in may, has nearly tripled from 65 to 175, follows from the data of the U.S. air force published on the dedicated website space-track.org.
According to the American military tank "Frigate" exploded in orbit on may 8, this resulted in 65 of the wreckage. Roskosmos confirmed the destruction, noting that the debris threatened the International space station and Russian satellites.
Russian su-27 intercepted the approaching to the border of Russia an American reconnaissance aircraft in the Black sea, the defense Ministry reported.
The crew approached the aircraft objects and identified them as a strategic reconnaissance aircraft RC-135 of the U.S. air force and the plane of base patrol aircraft P-8A "Poseidon".
The actions of the air force of the United States against an Iranian passenger aircraft are "aviatrissa", said Wednesday Iran's President Hassan Rouhani.
"Is it possible to in the international air corridor on the existing route to the passenger plane, where adults, children and women who flew fighter, intimidating them. No doubt – this aviatiors," said Rouhani during a meeting of the government shown on television.
To detect, to specify the coordinates, identify the target and transmit the command to destroy American defense Agency advanced development DARPA has announced a competition to create technology to automatically detect moving ground vehicles and even to determine its type. This development is part of the global concept of "mosaic war." About the features of the new strategy of the Pentagon — in the material RIA Novosti.
DARPA invites all interested companies to submit algorithms that will help the synthetic aperture radar to pinpoint the location of ground vehicles in motion. In the specification it is specified that the speed of the tank or the APC can be very small — such targets are difficult to detect. The new technology is planned to test drones that will teach you to find your own camouflaged on the ground armored vehicles.
New Russian submarines and cruise missiles pose a "serious problem" for the United States, said Lieutenant General U.S. air force Glen van Herc.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Committee on the armed forces, discusses the candidacy of van Herc for the position of commander of the Northern command of the United States (NORTHCOM), in whose sphere of responsibility includes the territory of the country in North America.
The Pentagon believes that in case of war with Russia and China on the American aircraft will have difficulty with the transfer of cargo and soldiers for short distances. Therefore the USAF are seriously interested in the program of so-called helicopter of the future, implemented in the interests of the army. That kind of machine — in the material RIA Novosti.
Today in the U.S. air force about 200 helicopters is search and rescue HH-60 in various modifications, multi-purpose UH-1N and training TH-1H. Rotary-wing technology to transport cargo and perform other tasks in the air force there. According to experts, this will severely limit their opportunities in large-scale armed conflict.
The Minister of defence of the United Kingdom Ben Wallace stressed the importance of reconsidering the foreign policy of great Britain, as well as policy in the fields of defense, security and development because of fears of threats in space by Russia and China.
The head of the British space program Vice-Marshal Harvey Smith this week after the space command of the United States has accused Russia of carrying out the July tests in space of anti-satellite weapons. Space command, the U.S. said it has evidence that Russia held a "non-destructive testing anti-satellite space weapons". According to American data, July 15, from the Sputnik "Kosmos-2543" separated another object. As stated by the us military, the launch of the "object" was held next to another Russian satellite.
The international coalition led by the United States on Saturday handed over to Iraqi military control over a military base Besmaya, this is the seventh base handed over to the Iraqis, according to the joint command of the armed forces of Iraq.
He noted that the Spanish military stationed at this base, will train the Iraqi. "The Spanish military will leave Iraq upon completion of their mission," said al-khafājī.
On the basis of the US air force Hurlburt field in Florida shooting occurred, he said the command base in Facebook.
"Today, at our base there were armed internal unrest, in which one person was killed and one was injured," wrote the commander of the 1st special operations wing air force base Jocelyn Schermerhorn.
The United States reserves the right to retaliate in the event of a threat in space, said assistant Secretary of state for international security and nonproliferation Christopher Ford.
"Our policy is to warn and restrain, and if necessary, respond appropriately to threats to our objects in space, are important components of our space infrastructure... if there are such attacks or the threat, of course, we reserve the right to reply in the wrong place at the wrong time and in a manner which we deem necessary", - said Ford at a press briefing, answering a question on possible responses to Russia's actions.
The actions of the U.S. air force against the Iranian passenger plane was dangerous, said the official representative of Iranian foreign Minister Abbas Mousavi, calling them "playing with human lives."
According to him, the flight of American planes was "dangerous and adventurous" violate the norms of air travel. The presence of American forces in Syria illegally, said the representative of the Iranian foreign Ministry, in connection with the execution of American planes was illegal, and nobody gave the US the right to inspect a passenger plane.
Iranian airline Mahan Air commented on the actions of the U.S. air force against his passenger plane, saying that the Iranian aircraft was flying in accordance with the rules of air navigation.
In a published release about the incident with one of its planes flying from Iran to Lebanon, the company Mahan Air, called the actions of the two American fighters against a passenger airliner threatening.
The us military should expect severe consequences for its "provocative behavior" with the Iranian passenger plane, said assistant to the Chairman of the Iranian Parliament for international Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian.
According to him, the approaching American fighters to Iranian passenger aircraft has shown that the presence of foreign forces in the region poses a serious threat to peace and security in the Middle East.
Evaluation of the West about Russia allegedly test ASAT funds were part of a campaign to discredit the space activities of the Russian Federation, instead of stuffing propaganda American and British colleagues have to show professionalism and to discuss all the problems of outer space activities, Moscow is ready for this, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
As said in comments posted on the website of the Russian foreign Ministry, the Russian foreign Ministry drew attention to statements by us and British officials in connection with the conduct of Russia July 15 test of the spacecraft, for allegedly possessing weapons capability.
Russia is committed to the complete demilitarization of space, said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov, commenting on allegations about the US tests Russian anti-satellite weapons.
"You know that Russia has always been and remains a country committed to the complete demilitarization of space and the deployment in space of any weapons", - told reporters Sands.
F-15 aircraft, the U.S. air force escorted the Iranian airliner from a distance of one kilometer, taking into account international norms, stated in the press service of the U.S. Central command (CENTCOM).
It noted that after the pilot of the F-15 identified the aircraft as passenger aircraft Mahan Air, an American fighter moved away to a safe distance.
Question about deploying anti-satellite weapons will be the main on the negotiations with Russia on strategic stability in Vienna, said the U.S. special envoy Marshall Billingsley.
Recording he put the message Space command of the United States, in which Russia was accused of conducting anti-satellite weapons tests.
Space command, the U.S. accused Russia of holding the July tests in space of anti-satellite weapons, according to the official statement of the command.
"Space command of the United States has evidence that Russia has carried out non-destructive tests anti-satellite space weapons," - said in a statement.
Between the military of the United States and Russia in the East of Syria there was no significant conflict situations, very rarely misunderstanding leads to communication in a raised voice, told reporters Wednesday Deputy commander joint combined task force operation "Steadfast resolve" major General U.S. air force Kenneth Ekman.
"In Eastern Syria on the tactical level, at the level of the soldier-the soldier is always the risk of misunderstandings. We didn't have really significant opposition between the two forces. We are watching this very carefully, " - he admitted.
USA buy destined Turkey the F-35 after the cancellation of the program of cooperation for their production due to the purchase by Ankara of the Russian s-400, according to the Pentagon.
Eight aircraft F-35A Lightning II will be repurchased under 862 million contract from the manufacturer Lockheed Martin "due to the removal of the Republic of Turkey of the F-35," says the message of the Pentagon. In addition, the deal included six cars for the U.S. air force.
In the skies over the Barents and Black seas on Tuesday was discovered by aircraft reconnaissance Norway and the USA, climbed to intercept Russian fighter jets, according to the National control centre defense of the Russian Federation.
"The fourteenth of July, the Russian means of control of air space over the Barents and Black seas has been detected aerial target flying in the direction of the state border of the Russian Federation", - stated in the message.
Long-range, accurate, powerful — the fall of the American group Northrop Grumman will receive from the military budget of the country the first tranche of $ 85 billion allocated for the creation of new Intercontinental ballistic missiles. It is expected that by the middle 30's, this weapon will completely replace all 450 ICBM silo-based Minuteman III force strategic deterrence of the United States. About what is known about promising rocket — in the material RIA Novosti.
The competition for the new silo-based ICBMs in the US announced in 2016. For the order decided to fight two industrial giants, such as Boeing and Northrop Grumman. In 2017, the company received money from the budget on the sketch plan 349 and 329 million dollars respectively.
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.
Air defenses have detected a reconnaissance plane of the U.S. air force RC-135 over the sea of Japan. This was announced by the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.
To intercept in the air raised the su-35S and MiG-31BM from the composition of the active-duty air defense forces of the Eastern military district.
A court in the US decided that Iran must pay 879 million dollars compensation to the victims and families of American soldiers killed in the attack in a residential complex Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia in 1996, according to the publication Air Force Times.
Then killed 19 U.S. air force personnel and local staff, nearly 500 people were injured.
A US resident pleaded guilty to illegal possession of secret information to national security Agency U.S. (NSA) and the kidnapping of a child, according to the U.S. Department of justice.
It is noted that 47-year-old Elizabeth Jo Shirley, a resident of West Virginia, pleaded guilty on two counts in the indictment: "the intentional storage of information on national defence" and "international child abduction by one parent".
The US President Donald trump has taken a massive air parade in honor of independence Day, held over the White house, the broadcast led the White house website.
Before the performance of trump in the air flying "air force one" - the presidential Boeing 747, and then on the lawn in front of Lincoln's monument landed military parachutists. After the speech, trump aerial parade continued. The era of the Second world war represented a military transport C-47, followed by Boeing B-17 "Flying fortress", accompanied by the famous fighter "Mustang" (North American P-51). Was submitted bombers B-25 Mitchell and the giant B-29 Superfortress - planes of this model have carried out the nuclear bombing of Japan.
Fighter jets of the naval aviation of the black sea fleet flew to intercept American spy plane, reported in Department of information support a press-service of the southern military district.
On-duty air defense forces detected the American aircraft at a considerable distance from the border and continuously watched him with radar controls. To intercept in the air up multi-purpose fighters su-27.
The closest US ally in the Pacific region for the first time refused to Washington in the placement of military facilities on its territory. In Tokyo, canceled a deal with the Pentagon to deploy missile defense systems Aegis Ashore. Formally, this is explained by the desire to protect residential neighborhoods from possible falling pieces of missiles. However, many specialists are sure there are other reasons. Why Japan gave overseas patrons the gate turn — in the material RIA Novosti.
To put two us ground-based Aegis Ashore, the Japanese decided in 2017 — after a series of test launches of North Korean ballistic missiles. The complexes were planning to send to the province of Akita in the North-West and Yamaguchi in the South-West.
Russian anti-submarine aircrafts Tu-142MK conducted flights over the Barents and Norwegian seas, as well as over the Pacific, they were accompanied by fighters of the USA and Norway, according to the defense Ministry.
"The twenty-seventh June 2020 three distant antisubmarine aircraft Tu-142MK carried out planned flights over the Barents and Norwegian seas," - said in the message.
The defense Ministry has posted a video of the interception by American military aircraft over neutral waters of the Black sea.
The footage can be seen of the P-8A Poseidon us Navy, strategic reconnaissance aircraft RC-135 tanker aircraft KC-135 the U.S. air force.
The system of air defense of the southern military district detected the reconnaissance planes of the U.S. air force over neutral waters of the Black sea, according to the defense Ministry.
The Ministry said that on-duty air defense forces in a timely manner, revealed the actions of the us military.
Aerospace defence command North America (NORAD) reported that the F-22 for the U.S. air force with support from refueling aircraft KC-135 Stratotankers intercepted two Russian anti-submarine aircraft Il-38 in the district of Alaska.
It is reported that the Russian aircraft remained in international airspace.
The U.S. military has prepared to be sent to Ukraine cargo through military assistance, including missiles for anti-tank Javelin, said in a Sunday message on Twitter of the Transport command of the United States.
"The soldiers of the U.S. air force assigned to the air base, "Dover", loaded weapons in the line of foreign military sales the aircraft, Atlas Air Worldwide, to be sent to Ukraine. The U.S. committed to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine", - is told in the message.
. The first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir Jabbarov has commented on the interception of U.S. bombers over the sea of Okhotsk.
According to him, such flights are conducted to check the readiness of air defense systems, and tracking systems.
Published footage of the escort of American bombers B-52H Russian fighters.
The air defense forces of the Eastern military district found a U.S. air force aircraft in the skies over neutral waters of the sea of Okhotsk. To intercept the bombers picked up the su-30, su-35 and MiG-31.
The Russian air force was raised in the air fighters to intercept American bombers-52N over the sea of Okhotsk, Russian border they are not violated, stated in the National control centre defense of the Russian Federation.
Meanwhile, over the past 1.5 weeks, the U.S. air force themselves twice raised the fighters in the air to escort Russian strategic bombers Tu-95MS in the same area, near the border of Russia and the USA.
The inspector General of the U.S. air force began an investigation of possible irregularities in the use of reconnaissance aircraft to monitor the protests in Washington and Minneapolis, reports the New York Times.
According to the publication, a request for an investigation, apparently, came from congressmen concerned about the actions of the Pentagon. In their opinion, the use of reconnaissance aircraft to monitor the protests could violate the civil rights of mostly peaceful demonstrators who oppose police abuse against African Americans.
The flight of Russian strategic bombers Tu-95MS at the US border did not violate any international norms and is a response to the increasing activity of the U.S. air force on the Western borders of the Russian Federation, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, a member of the Supreme Council of the organization of the "Strong Russia" the Hero of Russia, test pilot Anatoly Knyshov.
Previously, the defense Ministry said that the fighter aircraft USAF F-22 was accompanied by four Russian strategic bomber Tu-95MS near the border of Russia and the USA.
Silent, accurate, deadly — the American aircraft fire support AC-130 to 2022-mu will receive a 60-kilowatt laser system. According to Western experts, it will allow you to hit the ground unarmored target without unnecessary noise and dust. About why the US air force ordered a flying laser — in the material RIA Novosti.
Work to modernize the AC-130 started in 2015. For the so-called Gasimov began to develop heavy missiles, conventional missiles, guided ammunition for 30-mm automatic guns and two laser units with a capacity of 120 and 60 kilowatts. The first complex is planned to replace on Board the 105-millimeter howitzer to fight against lightly armored targets targets, planes, helicopters and infantry. The laser could operate in non-lethal mode, blinding enemy soldiers.
The Ministry of defence released video of the interception of U.S. bombers over the Baltic sea.
Earlier the defense Ministry reported that on-duty air defense forces of the Western military district has recorded over neutral waters of the strategic bombers b-52H and foreign spy planes.
American fighter pilot F-15C that crashed in the North sea, killing, reported in the verified Twitter account housed in the UK, 48th fighter wing United States air force.
"Pilot of crashed F-15C Eagle was found. Confirmed that he died. This is a tragic loss," - said in the message.
A search team found the wreckage of the fallen in the North sea fighter of the us, the search for the pilot continues, reported the press group of the 48th squadron of the U.S. air force, which was missing the plane.
The accident occurred on Monday morning off the coast of Yorkshire. The F-15C, carrying out training flight in the group of four fighters, fell into the sea. The fate of the pilot unknown, in the area of the crash is a British coast guard.
Air defenses revealed In the strategic-52H US air force and aircraft reconnaissance aircraft over the neutral waters of the Baltic sea and escorted by Russian fighter jets, reported Russian defense Ministry.
"Fifteenth of June, 2020, the duty air defense forces of the Western military district were promptly identified actions of the strategic bombers b-52H US air force and aircraft reconnaissance aircraft of foreign States over neutral waters of the Baltic sea and they were accompanied by Russian fighters", - is spoken in the message.
The latest hypersonic missile nearly departed in free flight tests in the US, but was in time destroyed, according to the publication Aviation Week.
According to the newspaper, the incident occurred with a missile, developed under a joint program of the office of advanced research projects of defense (DARPA) and US air force. Under the program, known as the HAWC, is created hypersonic missile of air basing.
Four people were injured when a state of emergency in Iraq with military transport aircraft of the U.S. air force, which skidded off the runway while landing, told RIA Novosti press-service of the coalition for combating grouping "Islamic state"*.
According to the coalition, fire and rescue team of the airport was at the scene within 4 minutes, she extinguished the fire and assisted in the evacuation of the aircraft.
Bombers and F-15E Strike Eagle have been tested for the ability to carry nuclear bombs B61-12, said Monday Sandia national laboratory, USA.
The tests were conducted jointly with the U.S. air force. The bomb was tested at all stages of the application, and the team of laboratories have "exceptional confidence" that the bombs suitable for use on these bombers, said the representative of the laboratories Steven Samuels, whose words are reported.
Russia has a powerful layered air defense that can shoot down on the distant approaches, including bombers B-52H Stratofortress United States air force: the practice of the teachings, destroyed 80-90% of the targets.
About it RIA Novosti said on Monday former Deputy commander of the air force of Russia the General-Lieutenant Aitech Bizhev, commenting on the Ukrainian consulting company Defense Express. She wrote that Stratofortress can hit "strategic targets in the Arctic and parts of Siberia", without entering the airspace of Russia.
State Duma Deputy Ruslan Balbec called ignorant Ukrainian experts, who talked about the U.S. capability to strike at Siberia.
Earlier, Ukrainian experts on the site Defense Express stated that the missile armed strategic bombers B-52H Stratofortress of the U.S. air force is able to "strike a blow" for Russia without entering the aircraft in a controlled C-400 area airspace and the existing missiles "enough to attack major strategic targets of Russia in the Arctic and parts of Siberia."
The first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense Franz Klintsevich in an interview with radio station "Moscow speaking" called the statement of the Ukrainian consulting company Defense Express about the U.S. capability for "blow" in Siberia speculation and try to keep background information.
Also Klintsevich said that the us missiles can attack any point of the globe.
Missiles strategic bombers B-52H Stratofortress of the U.S. air force is able to "strike a blow" for Russia without entering the aircraft in a controlled s-400 "Triumph" area airspace. So Ukrainian consulting company Defense Express, commented on their recent flight over the Arctic, near the border with Russia.
The article says that the range of start installed on aircraft, cruise missiles, 980, and more than 1200 kilometers respectively.
The wreckage of the tank of the upper stage "Fregat" exploded in space in may not threaten the International space station and the Russian satellites, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the Roscosmos.
Previously 18 squadron space surveillance USAF announced that the LHC "Frigate" exploded in orbit on may 8 with the formation 65 of the wreckage. Later in the press service of the Roscosmos RIA Novosti confirmed the destruction of the tank and announced that the head of the scientific Institute of a state Corporation, the Institute says the number and orbital parameters of the debris.
The debris tank of the Russian upper stage "Fregat" exploded in space in may, flew thousands of kilometers, from the data, posted on the dedicated website of the U.S. air force space-track.org.
Previously 18 squadron space surveillance the U.S. air force announced that the LHC "Frigate" exploded in orbit on may 8, fallen into 65 pieces. Later in the press service of the Roscosmos RIA Novosti confirmed the destruction of the tank and announced that the head of the scientific Institute of a state Corporation, the Institute says the number and orbital parameters of the debris.
The American strategic bomber B-1B in the sky over the Black sea Russian detection means have detected before it approaches the border, despite the "stealth" technology, said to RIA Novosti honored pilot of the Russian Federation member of all-Russian organization "Officers of Russia" Yury Sytnik.
Earlier American edition of the Drive published an article, according to which the bombers B-1B Lancer U.S. air force during a flight over the Black sea worked launch anti-ship missiles AGM-158C Long Range Anti-Ship Missile that can "present a particularly serious problem for the Russian Navy." The Russian defense Ministry said that the air defense system has recorded the B-1B over the Black and Baltic seas, after which the su-27P and su-30CM approached them at a safe distance and accompanied until they changed course.
American strategic bombers B-1B Lancer equipped with anti-ship missiles AGM-158C, in the event of a real threat to the black sea fleet of the Russian Federation can be neutralized by modern means of Russian air defense, told RIA Novosti chief editor of the magazine "national defense" Igor Korotchenko.
Earlier American edition of the Drive published an article, according to which the bombers B-1B Lancer U.S. air force during a flight over the Black sea worked launch anti-ship missiles AGM-158C Long Range Anti-Ship Missile that can "present a particularly serious problem for the Russian Navy."
Strategic bombers B-1B Lancer Military-air forces of the USA during the may flights with the allies over the Black sea practiced the use of anti-ship missiles AGM-158C Long Range Anti-Ship Missile to destroy targets a potential enemy, according to The Drive.
According to the publication, demonstrated the United States and partners capabilities can "provide a particularly serious problem for the Russian Navy." According to The Drive, sending the B-1B in the black sea region is "clear signal" to Russia.
Fighters VKS forced the bombers B-1B Lancer the US air force to turn away from the Russian border, the defense Ministry reported.
The Ministry said that the air defense system gave the American military aircraft over the Black and Baltic seas.
Flights of US air force bombers in the Baltic and Black seas create tension in the relevant Russian regions, Russia will be forced to respond accordingly, said RIA Novosti Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on defence Yury Shvydkin.
Previously, the defense Ministry of Russia reported that the Russian air defense forces on Friday found the strategic bombers b-1B U.S. air force over the Black and Baltic seas. The Ministry added that Russian fighter jets over the Black sea and the Baltic approached the American bombers, b-1B, after which they turned in the direction from the border of Russia.
Sending your bombers to the borders of Russia, the United States will not reach its goal to intimidate Russia, but put its European allies, from whose airfields fly these aircraft, said RIA Novosti, first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir Jabbarov.
Earlier, the defense Ministry said that the air defense forces on Friday found the strategic bombers b-1B U.S. air force over the Black and Baltic seas, fighter VC of the Russian Federation forced them to turn aside from the Russian border.