US to withdraw from Open Skies Treaty

The Trump administration has officially determined that the US will withdraw its involvement in the Open Skies Treaty in six months, citing alleged Russian violations of the agreement as the reason behind the move.

UAC delivers modernised Tu-160s to Russia

Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has returned a pair of recently upgraded Tupolev Tu-160M1 Blackjack supersonic-capable strategic missile carriers to the Russian Ministry of Defence.

Russia accepts first Orion UAVs

The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has accepted its first three Orion long-range medium- to high-altitude unmanned combat air vehicles (UCAVs) from the Kronstadt Group.

Russian Su-25SM3s crews employ ‘Solt-25’

Sukhoi Su-25SM3 ground attack aircraft crews, belonging to Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS-RF) units in the Kuban region in the Southern Military District, have trained using a new sighting and navigation system, known as ‘Solt-25’.

Russian Candids assist in Italy

Russian military specialists and equipment were transported to Italy to assist in the fight against the coronavirus on March 22-23.

Black Sea Fleet naval pilots begin Ka-31R flight training

The Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet has started training crews to fly its new Kamov Ka-31R airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) helicopter.

First Be-200ES for Russian Navy makes first flight

The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has announced the successful maiden flight of the first Beriev Be-200ES amphibious aircraft destined to serve the Russian Navy.

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Special Report: 'Felon' Down

The first series production Su-57 ‘Felon’ crashed last December shortly before it was to have been handed over to the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) for initial military evaluation.

Russian Helicopters signs production roadmap for Ka-226T in India

Russian Helicopters – a subsidiary of the Rostec State Corporation – has signed an events roadmap with Indo-Russian Helicopters Ltd (IRHL) for the localisation of Ka-226T helicopter production in India.

Modernised Tu-160M makes first flight

Tupolev – part of the United Aircraft Corporation – has announced the successful first test flight of the Tupolev Tu-160M – a modernised variant of its supersonic, variable-geometry strategic bomber family.

Qatar Airways responds to Russia probe

Two former Qatar Airways employees based in Russia have been found guilty of charges relating an abuse of authority.

First Look: Aeroflot A350 Breaks Cover

RUSSIAN FLAG carrier Aeroflot’s maiden Airbus A350 has been spotted leaving the paint shop sporting the company’s new corporate livery.