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Iran Air Force MiG-29 Fighter Jet Crashes Near Mount Sabalan Killing Two Pilots

Iran Air Force MiG-29 Fighter Jet Crashes Near Mount Sabalan Killing Two Pilots

Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) Mikoyan MiG-29 fighter jet crashed under unknown circumstances near Mount Sabalan, Lesser Caucasus range – Iran. According to the semi-official ILNA news agency report, both pilots died in the crash. A helicopter from the Red Crescent has been dispatched to the crash site …

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Russian Fighter Jets Buzzed U.S. Navy Destroyer In The Black Sea

Russian Fighter Jets Buzzed U.S. Navy Destroyer In The Black Sea

A United States Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer operating in international waters in the Black Sea experienced several close interactions by Russian aircraft on December 23. USS Ross (DDG 71) encountered multiple, aggressive flight maneuvers by Russian aircraft that were performed within close proximity of the ship. Two Russian SU-24 …

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Russia’s New Sukhoi Su-57 Stealth Fighter Jet Crashes During Testing

Russia’s Su-57 Stealth Fighter Is Reportedly Undergoing Unmanned Flight Testing

The newly developed Russian Sukhoi Su-57 fifth-generation stealth fighter jet crashed 111 km off Dzyomgi airfield under unknown circumstances while performing a test flight. The pilot ejected safely. The black boxes of the crashed jet were being recovered. The crash occurred during an engines test, a local government representative reported. …

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Myanmar Air Force Receives First Two JF-17B Thunder Fighter Trainer Aircraft

Myanmar Air Force Receives First Two JF-17B Thunder Fighter Trainer Aircraft

On 15 December 2019, the first two JF-17B Thunder fighter trainer aircraft was officially handed over to the Myanmar Defence Force at Mandalay-Meiktila airport during the celebration of the 72nd Defence Force Day. This year’s celebration saw the introduction of two JF-17B Thunders (serials 1706 and 1707), two unknown Mi-35P …

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U.S. Planning To Buy 22 Retired Swiss F-5E/F Tiger Fighter Jets For Around $40 Million

U.S. Planning To Buy 22 Retired Swiss F-5E/F Tiger Fighter Jets For Around $40 Million

F-5F mit Ericson Vista5, Swiss Air Force Competition 2003 (SAFC) in Emmen – Credits: Hornet Driver via Wikipedia  U.S. Navy representatives and the Swiss defense procurement agency, known as Armasuisse, discussed the deal for the procurement of 22 Retired Swiss F-5E/F Tiger Fighter Jets For Around $40 Million. U.S. lawmakers …

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U.S. Navy RQ-4A Drone Suffers Major Damage During Takeoff In Middle East

U.S. Navy RQ-4A Drone Suffers Major Damage During Takeoff In Middle East

U.S. Navy RQ-4A BAMS-D (Broad Area Maritime Surveillance – Demonstrator) drone suffered major damage during a takeoff attempt while operating in the Middle East. The incident, first reported by USNI News on December 12, happened on Nov. 26, 2019. The service’s $180-million RQ-4A Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator (BAMS-D) was attempting to …

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